changing shift patterns guide

Changing to new Shift Patterns

If your Company is thinking about changing to new Shift patterns. We describe the processes involved to do this. If you have any questions, please call us.

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What If Analysis

As well as the Staff Schedule, which is how most people will start off with, there are various ways in which Visual Rota can be used for analysis purposes. The alecrmation table contains definitions of your shifts(see Shift Wizard), and these definitions can be amended easily and quickly to enable you to experiment with changes to your usual schedule. This enables you to perform 'What If..' analyses, such as;

Before Visual Rota you would have had a lot of work to do to answer these questions. Now you can pose and answer these, and combinations of these, types of questions in seconds.


  1. Alter the alecrmation table
  2. Click on 'Update alec table' button.
  3. Click on 'Recalculation of all data' button.
  4. Check results.

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