I'm actually doing some alterations in it to make it more user friendly
for our library (public) and I'll see if I can make the reporting
features and schedule changes more useful too. We don't have much in the
way of shift swapping here (that I know of), but I'll ask the managers
if that's ever the case.
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> Behalf Of Tom Keays
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> Subject: Re: [oss4lib-discuss] Staff Scheduling Software
> I've used an open source system called "Employee Scheduler"=20
> that is php/mysql based.
> It doesn't have much in the way of reporting features,no=20
> tracking of week-to-week schedule changes, and no shift swap=20
> boards. But it works nicely and is easy to set up -- I=20
> installed it on my server over my lunch hour, set up a few=20
> dummy service points, and entered a few test instances of=20
> employess -- basically enough that I could show it around the=20
> office at the end of an hour.
> The blurb says "The Employee Scheduler is a managment tool to=20
> help employees and supervisors create weekly work schedules.=20
> Employees can login and enter their preferred work schedule.=20
> Supervisors can see their employees' schedules and schedule=20
> them to work positions from their available hours. The=20
> program allows for multiple areas, supervisors, positions,=20
> and schedules.
> It was designed with the specific purpose of helping=20
> supervisors in the Brigham Young University Harold B. Lee=20
> Library schedule their student employees. However it should=20
> work nicely in many other environments."
> I was using version 1.4, but the website says beta 2.1 is=20
> out. They have a demo version running if you want to try it out.
> On 11/18/05, Erkens, Carol (LIB)=20
> <cerkens@...> wrote:
> > Has anyone written software for multi-location staff=20
> scheduling, with=20
> > part and full-time staff written in PHP with a MySQL or PostGRESql=20
> > database?
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