People Planning

Simply and effectively manage your people for projects – anytime, anywhere

At a glance

Unit4 People Planning (formerly Resource Planning) gives you a fast, visual overview, by project or department, of the availability and planned activities of your people resources, even in times of change.

  • Smart tools and intuitive user interface give you a comprehensive overview.
  • Whether planning new projects or handling daily administrative details affecting a project, you have all the information you need.
  • Available anytime and anywhere – on PC, Mac and tablet computer.
  • Seamless integration with Unit4 ERP and Financials applications, as well as other ERP, Finance and Payroll applications.

A better solution

From our experience of delivering best-in-class resource planning and time management solutions to more than 300 businesses around the world we have developed a solution that:

  • Provides visual overview of available capacity at all levels of the organization.
  • Ensures better use of resources.
  • Helps informed decision making, related to future workforce needs/workforce planning.
  • Provides an overview of requested and planned resources.
  • Enables planning on both detailed and aggregated levels.
  • Connects with any ERP backbone and other best-in-class systems.
  • Provides enhanced visibility and control over assignments.
  • Is easy to use, with no training required.
  • Enables self-planning, with personal calendar for all employees.

Cloud at your Speed

Enabling your team to fully control your move to the Cloud securely – at the speed you require.

  • Flexible: you choose if and when to transition your solutions to the Cloud, with minimal effort.
  • Standardized: Easy to implement and use, with low implementation costs, and vastly reducing the time to value.
  • Ready to use: Access your software anywhere, anytime, with any device without delay.
  • Business continuity: Continually benefit from the latest innovations with our Cloud options – without extra configuration or extensive testing.

With Cloud at your Speed, you have full control of what goes on the Cloud, and when it gets there.

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Optimized use of people resources

Unit4 People Planning enables intuitive, efficient operational planning and scheduling of your people resources and gives you the information you need to make effective business decisions about issues such as whether the people needed to start a new project are available.

Controlling projects and resources

Smart tools and an intuitive, user-friendly web interface, give project managers and the owners and coordinators of people resources a comprehensive overview of planned activities and available capacity, all in the same view.

Track progress

The solution also makes it possible to track the progress of projects by comparing planned hours against budgets and remaining hours ‒ directly in the planning view.  A straightforward overview of requests about available people resources from project managers or other departments is available for resource owners,

Put your employees in control of their own schedules

Unit4 People Planning gives all staff access and editing rights to their own personal calendar, which has an overview of their scheduled tasks. They can, for example, record holiday and absence requests, or update or make changes to planned activities.

Key capabilities

  • Effective, optimised scheduling and use of people resources.
  • Graphic overview of resource requests.
  • Visual, single-screen view of all activities, capacity and availability.
  • Available anytime and anywhere – on PC, Mac and tablet computer.
  • Rapid connection with any ERP backbone and other best-of-breed systems.
  • Role-based dashboard displays a straightforward overview of non-conformities and key statistics.
  • Multi-lingual capabilities.
  • A cloud-based Software as a Service (SaaS) solution and can also be installed on-premise within a customer’s own infrastructure.