Software developed by XIMES: The Shift Plan Assistant (SPA)
The software for duty scheduling and shift planning - even under complex requirements
Good shift plans have a positive effect on health and plan quality and reduce the planning effort!
With the software XIMES Shift Plan Assistant, various working time models can be played through in the shortest possible time. At the push of a button, legal requirements, ergonomic recommendations, employee wishes or even costs can be checked.
Due to the speed of the calculations and checks, this software can be used particularly well in working groups involving employers and employees for the joint development of shift or duty roster models.
ATTENTION: This tool is NOT a software for personnel resource planning (PEP-Tool)! However, there is the possibility to print out created plans via Excel or to pass them on to PEP-Tools (see list below under "Interfaces").
The software XIMES Shift Plan Assistant: easy development and verification of shift plans / duty rosters!
At the push of a button, work and leisure sequences can be created, evaluated and checked.
The most important functions of the software XIMES Shift Plan Assistant
Building consensus on working time models
Shift schedules / duty rosters / master schedules for homogeneous groups ... if persons are to be distributed to groups with the same planned weekly working hours
Shift schedules / duty rosters / master schedules for complex groups ... if full-time and part-time employees are to be mixed or if special consideration is to be given to certain qualifications
Shift schedules / duty rosters / master schedules including on-call duty ... if on-call duty (both stand-by and on-call duty) is to be considered
Shift plans / duty rosters / master schedules including reserve ... if a working time model is to be planned in which substitutions for absences or peak demand are to be stored (e.g. Springer groups, substitutions within the own group, flexible reserve shifts, ...)
Shift schedules / duty rosters / master schedules for flexibility requirements and (seasonally) fluctuating requirements ... if the same master schedule is not always used. Two or more plans can be linked!
with shift plans / duty rosters / framework plans checked for law and ergonomics ... if plans drawn up are to be checked for legal requirements and findings from the field of ergonomics
with shift plans / duty rosters / framework plans estimated on the basis of costs or individual remuneration ... if it is to be estimated what plans cost
Highly automated support for the development of shift and frame shift plans
Optimized plans regarding reserve planning, flexibility planning, holidays, fairness, costs, ...
Examination of framework plans on the basis of the current legal situation
Evaluation of plans according to labour science findings and recommendations on shift work (e.g. ergonomics) and the Working Hours Act
Easy to learn thanks to intuitive user interface
Continuous further development for more than 20 years
For more detailed information please:
... download a brochure
... or arrange a free online presentation with a XIMES consultant: Send e-mail to XIMES
Test license incl. e-learning
Try the XIMES SPA - Shift Plan Assistant
- Test license for 4 weeks
- 1 day e-learning:
Getting to know the functions and exercise examples
- No purchase obligation
Take advantage of our experience and the XIMES SPA
- Session-Workshop with 1 consultant
- Development of shift plans / duty rosters according to your requirements
- Examination of law, coverage, costs, ergonomics
- comprehensive documentation
XIMES SPA - Shift Plan Assistant
- additionally recommended: Software training consisting of 1 day e-learning + 2 days class training (for dates see events)
- For interface programming we are happy to offer a price according to requirements plus maintenance/update contract (€ 105,- monthly)
Price excl. tax.