Dynamic factors make workforce planning a challenging task for organizations. The planner has to match available head count, skills and time while optimizing its cost. A lot of time is spent after forecasting, budgeting and assigning shifts to employees. This ultimately increases chances of flaws and reduces productivity of managers. Matrix Roster Management is an intensive comprehensive tool to automate workforce planning. It expedites proper forecasting and budgeting of staffing requirements. Matrix Roster Management simplifies the process of defining and managing employee’s duties and timings. Moreover, managers can generate comprehensive workforce analysis reports and export data to third party applications.
Roster Management is the need of the hour for proper workforce planning. Matrix Roster Management is further divided into Shift Patterns and Shift Matrix. Shift Pattern needs to be configured when an employee has to work on multiple profiles in a given day while Shift Matrix is useful when the schedule of an employee remains the same over a range of period. Shift Matrix is an accumulation of shifts and shift patterns over a range of period. This feature saves manager’s time by eliminating repeated assignment of shifts.
To achieve accurate attendance data, Matrix Roster Management allows defining flexible attendance policies such as maximum number of punches allowed, latein/ late-out, early-in/early-out and break late-in/late-out. To facilitate precise attendance data, Matrix Roster Management provides web based portal for employees and managers.
Organizations differ from one another in their structure and policies and follow their own leave management policies with customized parameters. Matrix Roster Management offers flexible options to create different types of leave policies such as fixed or slab-wise accrual policy, leave accrual for bi-weekly or monthly schedule, leave group formation and leave encashment facility.
Matrix Roster Management helps managers in forecasting employee requirements and the cost associated with them. Employee forecasting is done using three parameters such as designation of employee, category of employee based on skills and number of employees. Additionally, automatic department-wise rostering is done on weekly or monthly basis.
Matrix Roster Management provides a range of reports to analyse workforce planning. It provides a list of work schedules, unavailable employees, departmentwise unmanned positions in shifts, wage level, roster details, etc. by applying various filters. Further, it generates master reports to view the database of policy sets in various file formats such as CSV, Text, Excel and XML.
Organization need to integrate payroll software for error free and quick salary payments. Matrix Roster Management allows creating a customized template with employee working hours and other details to integrate it with third party payroll software. This saves a lot of time and prevents errors by eliminating all manual data entry in the payroll software.