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Can SMART automation revolutionize my scheduling practices?

Working smarter not harder is a mantra endorsed in most organizations. We want our teams to find ways to optimize efficiency in every task. Particularly when they are tasks that are repeated many times throughout each day. In fact, we often pay significant dollars to consultants to make our organizations SMART-er and LEAN-er. We know in the end, efficiency and effectiveness [...]

Managing Incoming Calls

Effectively managing incoming calls is a very important process. Information needs to be recorded properly, forwarded to the right people and then followed up on in a timely fashion. Now do it thousands of times each day with hundreds of possible call routes. The ability to efficiently navigate this process becomes quite challenging and nerve-wracking.  

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 [...]

How Andgo Smart Call provides Call Out Automation

Before reading this article check out the informative article:  ‘Automating the Call Out Process’   Using data and programming logic, Andgo Smart Call automates and facilitates the process of finding the right employee to cover a shift when a member of the team calls in sick. Based on a configurable rules engine (skill-set, seniority, status availability,

Going Beyond Automated Call Outs by Process Automation

According to StatsCan, the industry with the highest rate of employee absenteeism is Healthcare.  With Healthcare employees being essential to patient care, these absences need to be filled as quickly as possible.  Most Healthcare organization fill these absences the same way: manually calling employees one at a time to see if they want to work.  This is a very time [...]

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