• Labor Forecasting

    Author: Geoffrey McLennan In previous blog posts, we have detailed our progress in our Labor Forecasting tool, which is currently in its Beta phase. This tool has features that allow users to create events that...

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  • Accelerated Web App

    Authors: Gillian Leung and Godot Bian Have you ever found yourself waiting for apps to load? While data traveling between servers is measured in milliseconds, in today’s fast-paced world, we find ourselves tapping our fingers...

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  • How to Showcase your App

    Step 1: Make sure your product name is visible! Your product name is one of the first things that needs to be there.                   Step 2: Include...

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  • Schedule Xpress UI Preview

    Schedule Xpress UI Preview Author: Merry Chen Celayix is working hard to bring you the new Visual Scheduler with a completely brand new interface design and user experience. We want to make scheduling easy for you....

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  • Cloud Computing

    Cloud Computing In the past, we wrote about how we are migrating our software from a desktop interface to a web interface. We are also migrating our technology from Celayix-hosted computing to cloud computing. What...

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  • Online Schedule Maker

    Today’s world is constantly on the go, and many businesses run 24/7.  In this type of competitive environment, you need something that separates you from the competition. There is a requirement for many businesses to...

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  • In The Cloud

    Author: Gurpreet Banwait Anyone that has come into the office, loaded up their computer and seen the “blue screen of death” knows that it’s going to be a long day. The first thing you attempt...

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  • Time & Attendance and Biometrics

    Author: Victor Reyes Biometric verification is any means by which a person can be uniquely identified by evaluating one or more distinguishing biological traits. The oldest form of biometric verification is fingerprinting. With the advent...

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  • Payroll-Based Journal Reporting

    WHAT IS PBJ? The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will soon be requiring all nursing facilities to submit staffing information electronically. The CMS has instituted a system for providers to electronically submit their...

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  • Automation of Schedule Change Communications

    Employee Scheduling challenge: Making changes in already published to employee schedule – ensure employees knows when and where to show up and when not to show up for work! An advanced employee scheduling software, such...

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  • Mobile First or Mobile Only?

    The desktop – laptop – mobile device trinity has been a common sight at school and in the workplace for the past decade. A person may have a desktop at home for personal use, a...

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  • The Technology Behind Our New Voice Xpress

    Authors: Gillian Leung and Godot Bian Our new Voice Xpress application utilizes two database technologies from Amazon; DynamoDB and SimpleDB to meet our performance and workflow requirements. Within the application, DynamoDB stores session information and SimpleDB stores the logging...

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  • Workflows in an Organization

    Author: Jeff Morris What is a workflow? A workflow, in simplest terms, is a series of steps which must be followed in a particular order so that an objective is met. There are many workflows...

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  • Celayix’s Highly Reliable Infrastructure

    Celayix’s Highly Reliable Infrastructure By Andriy Kudelya and Aleksey Grischenko The modern IT world has high standard requirements for business data storage and data processing technologies. Business data must be available 24/7 for processing and...

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  • Schedule Xpress Preview

    Celayix is working hard to bring you the new Visual Scheduler, with a completely brand new interface design and user experience. We want to make employee scheduling easy for you. You can expect all the...

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  • Classification and Organization of Data

    In scheduling software, a shift is the basic building block of a schedule. A shift has many built-in attributes to support the classification, planning, and retrieval activities. Typical attributes are employee, customer, site, service and...

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  • Better API’s

    When humans interact with computer programs, they use different interfaces for the application: the graphical user interface voice user interface like Apple’s iPhone, iPad Siri or  Google voice search phone-based interfaces, like Celayix Voice Xpress...

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  • Managing Difficulties

    Author: Ian Stewart Imagine the following scheduling scenario. You have a number of open shifts and you want to schedule employees to them. Your business is open on weekends, so different employees have many different...

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  • Secure Your Account – New Reset Password

    Authors: Gillian Leung and Godot Bian As technology continues to permeate into every facet of modern life, information security has become a big concern. At Celayix, we take account security seriously and keep our security...

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  • How Can Businesses Prepare

    Author: Dat Le Oregon’s proposed “predictive scheduling law” is currently at the epicenter of the workers’ rights movement. The goal of this is to allow workers to have a more stable and predictable work schedule....

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  • Automating Attendance Matching

    Authors: Neofit Neofitov and Gurpreet Banwait One of the tasks that someone at your company will need to do for payroll and billing is calculating the hours that employees have worked. This usually involves reviewing...

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  • Authentication and Buddy Punching

    Author: Dinesh Adithan Buddy punching is a time & wage theft that is common amongst hourly workers. An employee gets another employee to punch the time clock for him (or her) because they are late...

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  • Introducing Time Xpress

    Author: Gurpreet Banwait, Product Manager Celayix is proud to announce the release of Time Xpress, our new supervisor portal. With Time Xpress, supervisors have the ability to manage employees and make adjustments on the go...

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  • It Pays to be Flexible

    Author: Gavin Petch, Implementation Specialist In this day and age, the demands from customers is ever changing, therefore you want a software suite that can adapt to your business needs quickly and easily. We believe...

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  • Visual Patterns

    Employee scheduling can be a complex and time-consuming process. The schedule has to satisfy multiple requirements, and finding a good solution is challenging and maybe even impossible in some cases. Generic scheduling solutions for requirements such...

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  • Templates for the Hospitality Industry

    Author: Geoffrey McLennan, Developer At Celayix, we’ve noticed a common pattern in how our scheduling software is used by our customers in the hospitality industry. Very often, the type or number of shifts that need...

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  • Where’s your staff?

    Authors: Calvin Ng, Developer and Merry Chen, UX Designer We’ve talked about what geofencing is in a previous blog post, but how does it all work under the hood? As it turns out, geofencing is...

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