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Easy-to-use resource scheduling software

Planning template

Your planning wouldn't be the same according to your activity. That is why PlanningPME provides you some planning template that you can download and try out. Discover how this software is user friendly.

Find examples according to your sector of activity:

Whatever the kind of planning you want to make, PlannningPME provides you the perfect match!

Download the trial version of PlanningPME today.

Do not hesitate to ask for an online demo.

Planning model

Your planning wouldn't be the same according to your activity. That is why PlanningPME provides you some planning models that you can download and try out. Discover how this software is user friendly.

Find examples according to your sector of activity:

Whatever the kind of planning you want to make, PlannningPME provides you the perfect match!

Download the trial version of PlanningPME today.

Do not hesitate to ask for an online demo.

Human resource planning

The planning and its sharing is the basis of an efficient human resource management. PlanningPME offers a good solution for solving any Human resource planning problem.

With this powerful tool, managing your employees will become easier than with your Excel planning. Furthermore, additional tools of the software will help you by sharing automatically any news or modifications in real time with the rest of your team, or consulting the planning from anywhere.

Among the many advantages you can benefit from using PlanningPME:

  • a good overview of your activity;
  • automatical sharing on network;
  • easy management of day-off;
  • resource planning at a glance;
  • precise and clear statistic edition;
  • Excel, Access, Word compatibility;
  • an efficient and reactive technical support.

Download the trial version of PlanningPME today.

Do not hesitate to ask for an online demo.

workload management

Imrpove your resources workload management within PlanningPME

You have several projects and tasks for one resource and you need to know if your resources are fully booked?

Our project management software PlanningPME will help you to manage your scheduling problems.

You can assign several tasks to a same resource. How?

First, you need to unselect the option "Assing only one task to the same time to one resource" from Tools -> Options -> General:


Then, on the menu Tools -> Options -> Task, select "display a percentage of assignment"


Result: you can select a percentage while creating a task:


Last, you have the workload while placing your mouse on the resource:


The workload is calculating in function of the number of worked hours you ddefined on the resource profile:


You can also have some reports from the statistics of the scheduling software PlanningPME in Tools -> Statistics.

Client Management

Improve Client Management within your company

 

You want to have a clear and precise view of the activity of employees to your clients' sites?

You want to be able to print some planning and have some reports on the number of worked hours?

client management

To answer these requirements, Target Skills puts forward its planning software: PlanningPME

Installed on network, this customer management software will allow you to make your business planning as simple as possible.

Thus, you gain time and productivity !


In fact, thanks to this software you will be able to:

  • Schedule your collaborators' planning and control their interventions to clients' offices
  • Visualize each customer's planning
  • Import client data and synchronise your customer file with PlanningPME's one (avoiding this way double booking)
  • Share the planning with your collaborators, even from a distance thanks to WebAccess version.

In a few years, Planning PME became the must-have planning software for customers file management.

Download the trial version of planning PME today.

Do not hesitate and ask for an online demo.

 

Outlook planning

Outlook is a software that is really useful in all companies' planning activities. Outlook planning has become a truly effective organization and communication tool and it contributes to collective efficiency. Planning PME is also a great achievement on planning software market as it shows itself among the leaders.


This software allows you to overcome the efficiency reached thanks to Outlook without loosing the benefits you already got, as both softwares are compatible.

Outlook synchronisation is one of the many advantages offered by Planning PME: all tasks on the planning will be synchronized automatically between both softwares.

Furthermore, there are two ways synchronization between Outlook and the planning.

Download the trial version of planning PME today.

Do not hesitate and ask for an online demo.
 

online planning

Share the information faster with a planning online!

Target Skills put at your disposal its web schedule : PlanningPME Web Access

No need to have anything installed on your computer!

You can have access to your web planning thanks to an Internet connexion and an interface that allows Web Pages (Smartphone, PC, Mac, Pocket PC…).

 

online planning

Benefits of an online planning:

- Have access to real-time modifications

Planning management


The planning management is by far one of the most important part in managing a company. A good planning management allows to have an efficient and rigorous use of the resources at your disposal.

To help managers is this crucial task, Target skills, well known specialist in business planning applications released powerful planning tools:

- Planning PME 2009;
- Planning PME Web Access;
- Planning PME HTML.

These complementary planning softwares allow an efficient and serene planning of resources as well as planning events.

Download the trial version of planning PME today.

Do not hesitate and ask for an online demo.

software reseller

Software Resellers network


Target Skills has developed a network of value added resellers in order to commercialize our planning products range worldwide.

Available in 8 languages, PlanningPME suits any kind of business from small companies to big companies such as Tetra Pak, DELL, Stanwell.

International collaboration is much easier as the software is networkable and the language of the software is chosen by user: It can be changed directly in the software from the menu Tools -> Options.

Read some of our successful stories with some of our europeans distributors:

- Spanish Distributor Konoges

- Successful partnership with our Dutch reseller PC-Computing


Become our partner and take benefits of our experience in planning scheduling solutions.

 

Scheduling software

 

A scheduling software

to manage rooms, appointments, employees...

Are you looking for a good scheduling software to manage efficiently your activity?

Then, Target Skills presents its fully cutomizable software PlanningPME to schedule your planning.

This multilingual scheduling management tool available in 8 languages is highly adaptable and suitable for all types of companies.

Eliminate unnecessary paperwork and cumbersome scheduling boards.

The software enables companies to manage scheduling easily and provides an accurate global schedule of human and material resource use in just one click.

Different types of schedules can be managed with PlanningPME:

- employee scheduling software

- appointment scheduling software

Visit the website and try out pre-set schedules such as:

- Training scheduling:

Training scheduling software


- Resource planning:

resource planning software

- And much more planning and scheduling examples.

Planning application

 

Planning PME is the must-have planning application for windows. It allows to create quickly a planning and to share it with your colleagues on network.

Whatever your activity sector or use (technicians, training, vacation tracking), this planning application fits to your needs:

- Planning PME 2009
- Planning PME Web
- Planning PME HTML


With its fancy ergonomics whatever your Windows version, Planning PME will help you through your planning job as the reference among planning softwares.


Download the trial version of planning PME today.

Do not hesitate and ask for an online demo.

Calendar reminder

 

How to activate a calendar reminder within PlanningPME?


Instead of having a drop down menu like in Outlook to activate an alarm before the beginning of a task, you can activate a reminder via a calendar.

- Standard reminder in PlanningPME: Activation of the alarm before the beginning of the task as in Outlook ( 15 minutes, 1 h or more)

task-reminder-outlook

- Activation of the option to have a calendar reminder

Go to the menu Tools -> Options and select "Task reminder using a date"

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- The reminder is now a calendar where you can select a date and time at your convenance

calendar reminder

- Visualisation of the reminder message you get

reminder message

Technician software

Technicians management can be highly improved with a good technician software that help you schedule jobs and appointments easily.

Lots of companies like Tetra Pak, Skyguide, Agie Charmilles and also SME's trust in the technician scheduling software PlanningPME.

Plan the maintenance of your technicians to your clients sites.

Import your clients database directly in the software and save time.

Improve your productivity thanks to a good and precise overview of your activity.

Visualize not only your technicians planning but also their tasks, vacations and availability.

Looking for a technician software? Have a look at our technicians management example and contact Target Skills for any information or a demo on our scheduling tools.

Vacation tracking

Track the vacations of your employees easily!


With PlanningPME, you can track easily the vacations of your employees.

Have a global overview of the unavailabilities of your staff as shown.


Advantages of our vacation tracking application:

- Avoid double booking

- Track the remaining holidays for each employee

- Filter the planning by type of unavailability

 

 

 

Meeting planning

 

Planning PME is a software designed for people that need to have an effective meeting planning. In effect, you will be able to manage efficiently your meetings avoidng double booking and shifting your appointments easily.

This appointment scheduling software allows you to see clearly your daily/weekly/monthly schedule.

Moreover, Planning PME WebAccess, its web designed version, grants you a permanent access to your business planning (you just need to have an Internet connexion and an interface that allows Web Pages as SmartPhones or Pocket PC).

Your team can keep in touch with an updated planning wherever they are.

 

Download the trial version of planning PME today.

Do not hesitate and ask for an online demo.

 

 

Business planning

 

It's not the plan that is important, it's the planning.”

Dr Graeme Edwards

Because time is money, you might want to optimise your human resources management. Planning PME is designed to help you carrying out your business planning and client management. Whatever the size of your company, Planning PME enables you to plan your whole activity simply and precisely (eg. meeting planning, room booking...). It even fits your needs if you are looking for a planning software to complete your business plan software.

Whether you want to manage simple meeting agenda or a whole department planning, Planning PME allows you to get the step ahead that shows your professionalism.


Download the trial version of planning PME today.

Do not hesitate and ask for an online demo.

Human resources management

With the world globalisation and the incredibly fast information sharing, human resources management is a real challenge for any company nowadays.

Managing human resources efficiently is essential to save time and improve productivity within any kind of business.

Computerizing human resource management is  a mandatory step to consider seriously.

Well managed with a powerful planning tool, human resources are a considerable source of creativity and innovation.

From all those observations, Target Skills is pleased to present its resource scheduling software:

PlanningPME

 

Advantages of PlanningPME :
  • Avoid double booking
  • Complete skills management
  • Group your human resources by department and have a good overview of the planning
  • Share the information easily thanks to a networkable tool
  • Control the work with Excel statistics

 

 Download for the free trial version of PlanningPME 

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Extend trial

Would you like to have more uses of PlanningPME

in order to go on with your tests?

If you still don't know wether to buy software license or not, you can extend the trial. First, contact Target Skills and we will give you a login and a password.

Then, follow this process below in order to have 30 more uses for the application PlanningPME.

1- Open PlanningPME
2- Go to the Menu File -> Identification

3- Enter the login and the password provided by Target Skills and press "OK

4- Then, go to the menu File -> Registration via Internet

5- You have the message saying that your counter is back to zero.

6- Close the application and open it again: Your planning is back!

NB: all the information you fill will be saved and you will be able to use the same schedule if you decide to purchase PlanningPME. So, do not hesitate to enter your real data.

Clients Data Import

Do you want to import and update all your clients easily from your Excel file into PlanningPME?


Save time in client management by importing all your clients data in our planning tool PlanningPME.

You can import your clients from any Excel file into PlanningPME via the menu File -> Import -> Clients.

The Excel file should look like the one below:

 

Make sure one line represents one client.


Then, save your Excel file as a text file with Tab delimited:

clients-import-tab-delimited

Then, go to the menu File -> Import Clients and select your Txt file with the arrow at the top of the window.

Then, associate the different fields.

clients-import-association

Click on the button "Import".

All your clients will then be imported on the menu Data -> Client of PlanningPME.

client-import


Related posts:

- Clients synchronization via VB scripts

- Documentation PlanningPME

Task creation and modification

Tips on PlanningPME: Task Creation and Modification

How to know who created a task and last modified it?


For each task created on the planning, it is possible to know when it was created, by which user and also who last modified it, just pointing the mouse on the text "Access" at the bottom left corner of the task window. This way, task assignment is made easier and clearer.


How to activate this option?

It is just easy: You just need to create some users and activate the users rights while opening PlanningPME from the menu Data -> User.