The objective of this tutorial is to help you understand key features and benefits of forecast.


Access from your: Computer
Applies to: Managers, Supervisors and Schedulers

Import external KPIs into the Humanity platform to forecast future scheduling needs and create optimal, data-driven schedules for your staff.

Things to know before you begin:

You need to get forecasting feature enable to use it.

Key Features and Benefits of Forecast

Integrate Vital KPIs

Import point of sale metrics and a variety of other key business data easily to create schedules based on confirmed business drivers.

Visualize Data Points (Over/Under Scheduling)

See graphical representations of your scheduling needs as you schedule to ensure that you’re never over or understaffed again.This helps maximize efficiency and increase productivity.

Demand Forecast Employee Scheduling

Enable demand/capacity-oriented schedule planning using key data and business drivers such as sales, store visitors, phone calls, ticket volume or anything other data you rely on – and plan your schedule based on this information to always have the right number of employees scheduled according to your most relevant KPIs.

Predict Future Needs

Our platform’s powerful engine allows you to use leverage past insights and scheduling data to create the perfect future schedule.

Rule-Based Scheduling

Easily customize scheduling rules to maximize the efficiency of your schedule, boost productivity and save money.

Compare Forecast to Actual Data

Forecast your demand needs and then come back to compare your forecast against the actual data to fine-tune your scheduling process.

Leveraging Historical Data

All of your past scheduling efforts are saved in Humanity, meaning that you can reference past schedules at any time. Why not use that to your advantage? Use Humanity’s engine to forecast data into the future in order to create optimal future schedules based on past scheduling data and trends.

You can also create multiple forecast types in order to perform comparisons. Leverage your historical scheduling data that’s stored in Humanity and revisit your past forecasts in order to gain insights and continue to improve and perfect your scheduling process.

If you have any further queries, please don't hesitate to reach us at support@humanity.com. Happy Scheduling!

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