In the age of shrinking budgets, effective workforce planning is essential. The same applies to the use of technical resources, such as production studios, transmission vehicles, equipment etc. AutoCast is the standard planning tool of the radio and television industry. Matured through many installations, the following modules are available:
- Personnel Database
- Automatic and manual service planning
- Rotating schedule assignments
- Planning of shift and control services
- Automatic fee compilation at the end of the month
- Holiday planning, and other absences
- Date of declaration of readiness for self-employed (as a web service)
- Production planning for studios, OB vans, etc.
- For larger companies: the collective bargaining agreement as an accompanying set of rules
- Interfaces with MS Office, accounting software etc.
- User database: MS SQL Server