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Humanity Rolls Out AI-Powered Capabilities to Optimize Shift-Based Scheduling

By HR Tech Outlook | Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Humanity’s new scheduling features will enable organizations to generate conflict-free and smarter schedules.

FREMONT, CA: Cross-referencing and managing thousands of sheets of employee data, such as skills, availability, certifications, overtime, preferred working hours, leave request, and other such requirements are complex and consume a significant amount of time. Moreover, the frequent changing labor laws often leave organizations with different requirements and standards that can affect the management of everyday operations. Humanity's latest artificial intelligence (AI) feature set enables the automation of the process. It helps in filling empty seats and simultaneously optimizing existing shift assignments, assigning breaks and open slots, which results in increased employee productivity an enhanced operation.

A cloud-based employee shift scheduling solutions provider, Humanity enhances schedule creation by up to 80 percent. The company offers organization of all sizes with relevant insights into operations and actionable data based on sales forecast and historical sales.

Humanity’s new scheduling features equipped with AI include Auto-Fill Schedule and Location-Based Break Rules developed to optimize and customize shift-based scheduling. Auto-Fill Schedule enables organizations to generate conflict-free, smarter schedules by assigning filling and shifts slots as per custom-built rules which are relevant to an enterprise.

Auto-Fill Schedule allows the integration of personalized guidelines to speed-up the scheduling process and designing schedules to better fit an organization’s specific requirements. Managers can enhance schedules by including critical data such as budget, local and federal regulations, and essential metrics of business to assign shifts as per a custom set of variables like certifications, seniority, and employment type to counter overstaffing and understaffing, ensure fair work divisions and eliminate scheduling conflicts.

The other feature, Location-Based Break Rules, helps organizations to automatically include breaks to shifts and enable them to align with the state labor regulations. It provides five predefined location-specific options to managers helping them to seamlessly oversee breaks and make sure that they are in line with labor regulations in Oregon, California (two-rules), Washington, and Massachusetts. The features also cover aspects such as conflict alerts that immediately notify managers if schedule breaks are not in line to break the rules, enabling them to stay aware and in easier conflicts resolution.

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