Ximble eliminated the need for multiple spreadsheets and calendars. We’re more organized and less stressed with a system that can do automated shift replacements and schedules.

Willy Harris
Hospital Manager, Alta Animal Hospital

The Challenge

With several employees, and constant open-shift availabilities, Alta Animal Hospital needed a simple, quick, and easy to use solution to the scheduling hassle. In addition, Alta wanted to do away with printed shift calendars, and move to a 100% mobile platform.

It was essential that Alta Animal Hospital find a solution that provided automatic scheduling functionality based on diverse staff roles, and a way to display all of this information in a concise, intuitive manner that was accessible for all staff members.

The Requirements

Alta Animal Hospital created a list of the most important features necessary to fit their specific needs:

  • User-friendly intuitive format
  • Clock-in and clock-out feature
  • Automated scheduling across mobile platform
  • Easy shift pick-up and request via cloud-based app
  • Auto-scheduling functionality
  • User-friendly format that would be quick to learn
  • Automatic shift anticipation features
  • Self-service employee scheduling capabilities
  • Shift changes and requests via mobile app
  • Multi-device mobile platform

The Solutions

Alta Animal Hospital hired Ximble to solve their day to day scheduling frustrations by enabling self-service employee scheduling and schedule management. Automatic shift scheduling, and intuitive shift coordination on a user-friendly, mobile platform were crucial to meeting Alta Animal Hospital needs. Ximble met all of their needs by providing an easy-to-use cloud-based app that can be accessed via desktop, tablet or phone.

  • Auto-schedule capabilities driven by preset business rules
  • Scalable and intuitive mobile app functionality
  • Comprehensive schedule and shift breakdown
  • Self-service open shift roster system
  • Fully archival smart templates

Alta Animal Hospital was able to custom tailor their account by developing a distinct set of user roles and business rules that automatically created shifts based on employee requirements. These shifts were then incorporated into all staff calendars via mobile, tablet, and desktop devices.

The Results

  • Eliminated scheduling confusion for all employees
  • Easy-to-use automated scheduling for staff and administration
  • Real-time clock-in/clock-out simplified time tracking
  • Drop shift pick up and requests in real time
  • Self-managed employees via the mobile app
  • User-friendly format for ease of use