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Feature update: Annual Vacation Enhancements

Andgo is excited to announce the release of some exciting new enhancements to our Annual Vacation module. These enhancements will fine-tune functionality and provide enhanced overall usability and navigability.  New Admin Tools A key portion of the enhancements we tackled this year focused on providing organizations more autonomy before and during their annual vacation [...]

What is IVR?

Interactive Voice Response (IVR) is an automated phone system. It can be customized to meet individual organizational needs. It is a technology that helps guide employees through an interactive menu to ensure they are reaching the department they need. The messages are pre-recorded and prompt employees to use their touch-tone keypad or speak up so

Andgo’s Annual Vacation Improves the Employee Experience

Gone are the days of the endless paperwork associated with annual vacation. Not only have we found a way to alleviate the back and forth headache and hours spent shuffling requests for vacation, we’re keeping it green as well! The Annual Vacation Bidding module is a seamless extension of the Andgo platform. Organizations are able

Improve employee engagement and mental health through meaningful work

Automation and the use of AI to streamline and innovate scheduling practices not only create operational savings, but it also gives valuable time back to scheduling staff which can be used toward more meaningful work. In working closely with our Healthcare customers, we understand the demands on scheduling staff, and what aspects of the jobs and tasks associated with [...]

Broadcast helps the SHA mobilize a team to go North

Saskatchewan recently saw a spike in COVID-19 cases in a northern community. It was imperative to mobilize a team of healthcare professionals as quickly as possible to assist the Northern Inter-Tribal Health Authority in managing the outbreak. The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) needed to get support to the north immediately, so they turned to Broadcast for help. 

Meaningful Work: What to do with the time saved from Andgo Smart Call?

Healthcare organizations using Andgo Smart Call find themselves with an abundance of Scheduling resources at their disposal. One partner previous to using Andgo Smart Call required 16 Scheduling Staff to fill the 300 unplanned absences that would occur within their organizations each day. After Andgo Smart Call was implemented, 4 Scheduling Staff were able to manage the [...]

Methods of Communicating to Employees

Manual callout processes are time and resource consuming. The manual callout process generally follows these steps: Record absence Build an appropriate call-in list Phone first name on the call-in list Ask the employee if they want to work shift If yes, the process stops, if no call next employee Repeat step 4 until an employee