Updated: Feb 23
Rostering has always been a difficult task for many businesses.
Thankfully, today, there are online software options that can assist with this challenging task. If you’re thinking about using rostering software for your business, here are some things you might want to consider;
Is the software right for your business?
It’s well known that customers often choose software systems on the basis of features, in the false belief they are getting more bang for their dollar.
However, how many buttons do you use on your toaster?
Simplicity is often the best route or option.
Who else is using the software and can I talk to them?
Often talking to similar businesses, like your own, that have used the product, can reveal pitfalls or advantages with the software.
What’s happening in the future?
What might we need in the future and would the software still be suitable for us?
What do the software developers have planned and what’s on their product roadmap?
What are the support options?
What happens if something goes wrong and I need assistance? Can I speak to somebody?
How are people trained to use the software?