Workforce Planning

Unify HR, finance, and operational business data to optimise and execute workforce planning strategies

The key to obtaining the right workforce at the right time

Workforce planning is an essential process to make sure your organisation is on track to achieving its strategic corporate objectives. By aligning your organisation's expectations with the real needs and capacity of your workforce, you can ensure your objectives are achieved. An organisation’s workforce is both its greatest asset and its largest single cost.

Key processes to acquiring and retaining your business's talent include:

  • Collaborate with executives and managers across operational groups, HR and finance, to ensure accurate and synchronised workforce plans.
  • Run what-if scenario analyses to determine the most effective workforce plans in line with your business objectives.
  • Foster collaboration and engagement on workforce and budget decisions in line with your strategic objectives and priorities.
  • Utilise analytics to explore key workforce metrics, and drill-down into granular detail to reveal actionable insights.

Spreadsheets and legacy planning platforms are frequently being outpaced by the influx of data in modern business – relying on these outdated platforms will likely cause your workforce plans to be out of sync with corporate and finance plans.

Build a resilient, productive workforce with MODLR’s Workforce Planning Solution

Ensure flexible workforce plans

Keep your workforce plans on track with your business objectives and budget. Enable rapid and effective pivoting of your short and long term workforce plans, ensuring you can overcome any new obstacles.

Forecast your workforce demand

Model out multiple, different scenarios to detail and understand the drivers of demand for your workforce. Use third-party labour data to reinforce your models.

Assess the impact of changes

Utilise “what-if” analyses to break down the impact of changes to your workforce dimensions or assumptions. Rapidly identify and assess your workforce gaps and the most efficient method to close them.

Ensure a Seamless Production Plan with the MODLR Cloud

Use MODLR archive function to store workforce levels/rosters & compare to actual performanceCompare to actualsCalculate workforce ratios and revise the plan in response Calculate key ratios Determine the future time period of workforce plans Establish planning horizonCollaborate with area managers to establish optimal level of resources Open planning round Establish the baseline of trading days Establish trading days Import hours or FTE data alongside revenue Import timesheets and billing data Automatically import employee and payroll data from HR systems Import payroll data

ERP Integration

Connect to your ERP to automatically pull the most recent actuals

Excel Integration

Plan and Report on MODLR models from within Excel Workbooks.


View Audit reporting of who changed what, and when

Variance Analysis

Collect commentary on variances between actuals, budgets and forecasts

Globally Apply Logic

Apply business logic across models globally, not in fits and starts across specific cells in certain spreadsheets

Notification Support

Send emails or SMS alerts when submissions are made to the budget

Driver-based Planning

Quantify the financial impact of your changing operational drivers

Flexible Budgeting

MODLR can adapt to different types of budgeting styles and methods, such as zero-based budgeting

Workforce Planning Software

Unify workforce plans

See how MODLR's Workforce Planning Solution can support HR and Finance teams in adapting to today's changing workplace, from planning new starters to reviewing the financial summary with key HR metrics and everything in-between - all in one place.

Link FTE plans to the corporate budget

Effectively forecast FTE by department, position and time periods to draw accurate budgets that maximise both your workforce's time and profitability.

Workforce Planning Solution
Workforce Planning Software

Keep your workforce adaptable

Provide your line managers with a flexible solution to achieve the right resourcing at the right time. Plan for contractors to ensure your workforce aligns with the changing needs of your business.


See MODLR’s Workforce Planning Solution in Action