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Easy-to-use resource scheduling software

Spanish distributor Konoges

A successful collaboration between Target Skills and Distributor Konoges Konoges


Konoges is now the official distributor of the Target Skills products in Spain.


Some of our references using our planning software in Spain are as follows: Tetra Pak, Vicente Rent a Car, Windsurf Fornells, Iberkaba...

Konoges provides the following services:

- Sales of PlanningPME and PlanningPME Web Access

- Training and consultancy on Target Skills planning products

- Installation in remote or on-site


For any information in Spanish, you can contact directly Konoges:


KonoGes, Soluciones y Servicios, SL (NIF - B-97.773.808)
Fax. 96.346.5931


Successful partnership with our Dutch Distributor

A successful collaboration between Target Skills and PC-Computing

Distributor PC-Computing

Thanks to our partnership with our Dutch distributor PC-Computing, PlanningPME is now used by more than 200 Dutch Clients.

Some of our references using our planning software are as follows: Atos Origin, T-Mobile etc...

PC-Computing provides the following services:

- Sales of PlanningPME and PlanningPME Web Access

- Training and consultancy on Target Skills planning products

- Installation in remote or on-site

- Documentation in Dutch available on their website

For any information in Dutch, you can contact directly our software reseller  PC-Computing:

PC-Computing BV
De Bergkamp 24
5825 AG Overloon

Phone : +31 (0)478 642422
Fax : +31 (0)478 649015
Email :

Value Added Reseller

Join our partners network and become a value added reseller!

Nowadays, PlanningPME is used by more than 1500 clients from different sectors of activity such as:

Administration: Town Hall, Associations, Chamber of commerce, Hospitals…

Industry:  Equipment manufacturing, Machines trading, Automobile…

Energy & buildings: Electricity, Chemistry, Heating, …

Services:  Training centers, Health institutes, Translation centers, Insurance companies…

Here are the different planning needs identified:

- Time tracking
- Days off management
- Appointments management
- Management of interventions and technicians
- Rooms and Equipments booking
- Trainings management
- Projects management

If you are an integrator or a value added reseller specialised in one particular sector of activity, join our partners network.

Contact us and we will give you all the information about our value added reseller program.

Network Management Software

Share the information with your colleagues thanks to a good network management scheduling software

You can network the program PlanningPME in order to share the information on real time. Any modifications will appear on your planning board on real time.

The number of users is not limited. For a better and faster connection, SQL Server, MySQL or Oracle will work better than MS Access.

1- Network the management software PlanningPME

You just need to save the database on your network or on a shared folder.

Then, to know more about the way to install PlanningPME on your network, have a look at this installation page.

Network management software

2- Benefits of a networked software

-> Have access to real time scheduling

-> Save time

-> Improve your productivity

-> Avoid double booking mistakes

Skills management

Find out skilled resources easily to complete a job!

Create and assign skills to your resources and to your tasks depending on the job to do.
Find out the right resource for the right task thanks to our planning tool PlanningPME.

1- How to set up your skills

First, create specific skills to your sector and/or profession from the menu “Data” -> “Skill" of your scheduling software PlanningPME.

Skills management settings

2- How to assign skills to your resources ?

You can assign skills to your resources in just some clicks. Open the card of a resource and go to the tab "Skills".

Click on the button "Assign skills" at the bottom of this window.

Skills management resources

3- Skills filter

Then, manage the skills of your resources easily filtering the planning:

Skills management filter

4- Search for available skilled resources

Search for skilled resources in just some clicks via this search window:

Skills management search

Human Resources management becomes clearer with Planning PME !

Read more about skills management:

- PDF on Skills management

- Example of training planning


Excel planning

Change your Excel planning for a good planning software!

Your Excel planning looks like this and you would like to change it?

Excel planning

Cancelling or postponing your appointments take a lot of time and you would like to check easily the availability of your resources?

 From Excel to Planning PME

Then, try our easy-to-use and visual planning software PlanningPME:

Planning Overview

Have access to a lot of features as: 

- Organize your activity
- Share the schedule on the network

- Publish the planning on HTML pages for visualization
- Manage Days Off and unavailabilities
- Create several schedules and edit Excel reports

- Choose your languages:
French, English, Spanish, German, Dutch, Italian, Portuguese, Swedish, Polish, Hungarian…

Become our partner

Become our partner

Target Skills, software editor has more than 1 800 customers worldwide.

The user-friendly interface makes PlanningPME a pleasant and easy-to-use planning tool: Nowadays, PlanningPME Tool is adapted to many companies from many different sectors of activities and sizes.

Different types of schedules: Time tracking, Days off management, Meeting and appointment, Rooms booking, Maintenance, Trainings …

Different activities: Energy, Administration, Workshop, Training centers, Drugstores, Public Institutes, Industrial maintenance, Renting, Transport, Chemistry…


Some references: Segafredo, DELL, Tetra Pak, SPEEDY, AGFA, Mercedes, Scania, Merck…

PlanningPME is sold worldwide: Mainly in Europe (France, The Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Switzerland…) but also in America, Canada, Australia, Asia…

Therefore we are still looking for partners to resell our products. 


Do not hesitate and take contact with us to have futher information and become our software reseller.



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Employee scheduling software

The number of employees working in your company is growing and you need now a powerfull tool to organize your activity.

PlanningPME, an employee scheduling software, will help you to manage your human resources management.

In just some clicks you know what your employees are working on.

You can filter by departments in order to have a clearer overview of your activity.



Opt for our scheduling software to manage your activity.

Appointment scheduling software


Schedule your appointments in just some clicks!

Download our free trial version of our appointment scheduling software PlanningPME and follow this course to schedule your appointments.

1- Create an appointment

Draw a rectangle directly on the planning board or right click with your mouse.

The following window appears.

Select the task, the date and time and save your setting.

Then, your new appointment will be created:

2- Shift or Postpone an appointment

Just select it and drag and drop it:

It will then be assigned to another resource:

3- Delete an appointment

Just select it, right click and select delete:

4- Go further with our scheduling software

There are plenty of functions that will save a lot of time: Lock your tasks, creating recurring bookings, synchronize your appointment with Outlook...

Maintenance planning

Schedule your technicians easily with our maintenance planning software PlanningPME

1- Technicians view of the planning

You can easily manage the schedule of your technicians with PlanningPME: Appointments in site for installation, revision, repair puposes.

You can also check in advance who is available or not to complete a job.

2- Clients view of the planning

Have also a view of the clients planning:


You also have the possibility to import all your clients list to save some time. 

3- View of all the jobs allocated


Contact us to know more about the best way to set up your planning.

Task assignment

Most of the time, your resources have to carry out one task at the same time. It means that you wont be allowed to create a second task at the same time for this ressource and will have to choose another one. Furthermore, PlanningPME informs you that the resource is already busy as shown in the following picture:

But it can happen that in a company, resources have to work out more than just one task at the same time.

With PlanningPME, you have the possibility to assign several tasks to a resource.

To activate this option, go to 

Then untick 'assign only one task at the same time to one resource' in order to be allowed to create to events for this resource.

Providing that the option is untick, the resource can have more than just 1 task to carry out as shown below.



 You also have the possibility to zoom on periodical tasks to have a precise overview of recurrences.

Here are some informations and tips about task creation and modification.

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Location of the database in Windows Vista

Location of the database in Windows Vista

Where is my MS Access database (pp file) in Windows Vista?

PlanningPME is working on Windows vista, Windows XP and older version.

Here is how the planning will look like after this installation:

You are trying to copy your planning (PlanningPME.pp) and you can not find it? Some files are hidden in Windows Vista.

Here is the location of the database:

C:\Users\%User%\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files\PlanningPME

The database is on the "user" folder.


Change Language

Change the language in PlanningPME

You have our scheduling software PlanningPME displayed in French and you would like to have it in your own language?

You can change the language of the software PlanningPME easily in just some clicks.

To do so, go to the menu "Outils" -> "Langue"

Then, select your language from the list. You can select: French, English, Spanish, German, Dutch, Swedish, Italian...

Then, the interface of PlanningPME will change immediately.

For example, in Swedish:


Related Posts:

- Multi-language planning tool

- Download our scheduling software PlanningPME

Planning department creation with PlanningPME

You have a lot of resources to manage in your company and you don't want to display them all at the same time on your screen because it would be unreadable? The solution for your business planning is Planning department creation with PlanningPME

With PlanningPME, you can create easily departments in order to have a better overview of your activity and extract the Planning for each department from your overall schedule


First create your department in Date -> Department

Following window appears :

Enter the name of your departments clicking on add and select directly from this window the resources belonging to this department


In the department window you can now the your departments and the number of resources in each department



Then, you can display on your screen one department for a better overview clicking on the combo box in the menu bar and selecting the department you want to appear on your screen.


Only the resources of this department will be displayed

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Human resources management

Manage your resources easily with PlanningPME!

You can create as many human resources as you want in PlanningPME.
Human resources can be: technicians, trainers, employees, instructors and any kind of staff.


Features to manage efficiently your human resources

- Human resource department: Group your resources by department and filter the planning by department in order to display specific resources.

- Resource profile: Create a standard weekly profile for each employee and  visualize working days of your staff.

- Employee agreement: Create job contracts for each employee

- Skills management: Assign skills to resources and find out skilled resources easily

- Time Tracking: Track the time or your employees each day, week or month

Office project management

You are overworked and don't know anymore how to handle with your office project management.

PlanningPME will help you to schedule your projects easily thanks its powerful office project management tool : at a glance you can see the activity of your resources and set priorities to the tasks to be done.

You will then save time and have a better overview of the urgent project to complete.

To manage task dependencies and priorities,  link your tasks easily within PlanningPME.

You will find a video here.

A free trial is available on our web site as well as examples according your needs.


Script visual basic

Synchronize your data via Visual Basic Scripts developed by Target Skills

Do you want to avoid typing all your data on resources, clients, tasks and projects?

Then, ask Target Skills for some specific developments or integration in order to save time.

Examples of integration via Visual Basic scripts:

Visual Basic Script

A lot of possibilities of Import and synchronisation for those fields:

- Resources

- Clients

- Tasks

- Projects





Related Posts:

- Import your clients via VB scripts

- Integration


Schedule planning

You need to organize the activity of your staff in order to improve your rentability.

Furthermore, you want to have a clear overview of the work to be done. The scheduling software PlanningPME is the tool you are looking for. It will help you in your daily activity thanks its powerful functions .


Easy to use, you can manage the numbers of worked hours and the days off for each resource with this schedule planning in just some clics



You can easily change the view to diplay precise information wether you prefer a daily schedule or a weekly schedule or more, up to one year overview.