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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

Expansions for the Saskatchewan Health Authority

Building off their earlier expansion of Andgo services and in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) was looking to expand the new provincial response site to include filling open shifts related to COVID-19. The pandemic hit in the middle of shifting from a regional technology system to a system that encompasses the entire province. In [...]

How Andgo responded to the toll-free challenges created by COVID

New challenges are coming up with the COVID-19 pandemic. Many businesses have shifted to working remotely, and telephone and communication channels are being put to the test. Toll-free lines are opening up to the many public queries coming in due to the pandemic. Governments and Health Regions needed a way to effectively communicate with the public in an efficient way. [...]

Meaningful Work: What to do with the time savings 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