actiPLANS Software Review: Overview – Features – Pricing

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actiPLANS is a leave and absence management software for companies of all sizes. It aims to streamline the leave management process by providing a centralized system for leave requests and approval, paid time-off balance accrual and calculation. It also provides a complete view of resource information: who is in the office, who is currently on leave, and who has upcoming leaves. Managers are able to make plans for work schedule, making sure efforts are constantly and consistently directed to achieve company goals without overloading available resources.

Features, Benefits, Product Strengths

  • Leave Request ManagementactiPLANS leave and absence management software is the automated way for employees to quickly and easily submit and modify leave requests, and for managers to give approval or disapproval. Shared charts also allow employees to see who is present and to coordinate leaves among themselves. The online and intuitive interface enables employees to monitor and control their paid time off (PTO) balance. The software also manages the communication regarding leave requests and approvals between employees and managers. Managers are able to track employee leave time more accurately and conveniently. A Leave Time History allows the viewing of a user’s history of the times and types of leaves taken in the past.
  • Automatic PTO and Sick Day Balance Calculation – For both employees and managers, this leave and absence management software does the automatic calculation and processing of paid time-off and sick day accrual, balance calculation and usage. The software allows the setting and configuration of what the different PTOs will include, such as for vacation, personal and family illness, doctor appointments and others. A separate sick days balance is also possible, depending on specific company policies and practice. Manual correction is also possible for setting and correcting defined values.
  • Email Notifications, actiTIME Integration, and Mobile Applications – actiPLANS has a built-in email notification feature for request approvers and regular users, with configurable message parameters. It integrates smoothly with actiTIME time tracking tool for a complete time and leave management system. Leaves are automatically booked in the time-tracking tool. Free mobile apps for both iOS and Android platforms are available.

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Pricing

actiPLANs is free for a small team of 5 users. On their online price calculator page, premium plans start with a minimum of 10 users. Payment periods can be per month, or every 3, 6 or 12 months, with advance payments resulting in lower prices. A maximum of 10 users on a monthly basis is priced at $2.10 per user per month, or a total of $21 per month. A free 30-day trial period is also offered.

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Target Market

actiPLANS is ideal for teams and companies of at least 5 employees to have the greatest benefit. actiTIME users can also take advantage of the smooth integration with the leave and absence management software.

Supported Language

English

Some of their Clients

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Testimonials

Kevin Liew stated that tool is very easy to use and has flexible settings. It is a great tool for reducing unscheduled absences and human error while eliminating the need to send dozens of emails for requesting and granting a leave.

Why actiPLANS

actiPLANS is easy to use, flexible, scalable, and with just the right intuitive, configurable and visual features for effectively managing and simplifying the leave and absence process of employees in an organization.

Company Info

actiPLANS is a product of Actimind Inc., a privately held computer software company with offices in Toronto, Canada and St. Petersburg, Russia. It is an international software company providing custom application development for over 15 years since it was founded in 2000. It is the same company that provides the actiTIME online project time tracking software. Just like actiTIME, the leave and absence management software is a result of the company’s experience in web-based software development and as software-as-a-service provider. It is their policy to enhance and evolve their products based on user feedback and most requested features.

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Jose Maria Delos Santos

Jose Maria Delos Santos

Jose is a subject matter expert and member of the writing team for Project-Management.com. He has written hundreds of articles including project management software reviews, books reviews, training site reviews, and general articles related to the project management industry.

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