BC Restaurant News: Schedulefly Engages Restaurant Employees, Making Scheduling And Staff Communication Easier

An article in the Feb/Mar 2010 issue of BC Restaurant News talks about how Linkedin, Facebook and Schedulefly are using their social applications to help restaurants find, manage and communicate with their staff. We are thrilled to be included in such great company! “…Schedulefly may just be the tool that gets rid of your staffing…

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The Faces of Schedulefly…

One thing we’ve learned is that people care a lot more about what our users say about Schedulefly than what we say about it. In fact, we’re very focused on letting our users do as much talking as possible for us – they are the true “Faces of Schedulefly.” After all, who cares what we…

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Got Coverage?

About a year ago, a lot of our quick service and fast casual restaurant customers were asking for a bar graph view of their staff schedules. They wanted an easy way to see of they had any gaps in coverage. We thought a simple graph view would be useful to most or all of our…

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Schedulefly’s Interview On UrbanBacon.com

Wes Aiken, Schedulefly’s founder, was recently interviewed by the guys at UrbanBacon.com – a new service that lets you search for restaurant deals in your city. They also have a great blog where they discuss restaurant trends, social media, and how technology is helping the industry. The interview covers the story of Schedulefly, why it…

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We Feel We Can Do It In House

Recently a restaurant group checked out Schedulefly. On paper, they could not have been a better fit: 20 locations, nice casual, full service, generally young staff. But after some internal meetings, they told me: “We have a very talented IT department and we feel we can build something just like this in house.” There are…

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Dial Into Schedulefly On the Fly

Need to blast a critical message to all staff’s cell phones but your not at the computer? Need to approve a schedule change that you were just alerted to – but your running errands? No sweat. It is terribly simple to do on our mobile site. Just point your favorite mobile device at http://m.schedulefly.com and…

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Fun Data Center Field Trip!

We made a quick day trip to Raleigh yesterday to slip a new Dell server into the rack at our data center. We co-locate our web and database servers in Raleigh NC at a company called Hosted Solutions. The SAS 70 Type II certified data center is impressive. We only spent about 20 minutes at…

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