New Version of the #1 Employee Scheduling Software - Visual Staff Scheduler® Pro 10 Now Available

November 19, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Technology News
FARGO, ND — November 19, 2007 - Atlas Business Solutions, Inc. (ABS), a leading provider of small business software, today announced the release of Visual Staff Scheduler® Pro 10 (VSS Pro 10). VSS Pro 10 is the affordable and easy-to-use staff scheduling software that makes creating and managing employee work schedules less time consuming and cumbersome.

"I am very excited about this release. VSS Pro 10 allows users to create work schedules even faster by providing easy functionality for rotating schedules and applying scheduling templates. Users will be able to track more shifts on-screen, allowing them to make sure staffing levels are being met. VSS Pro 10 also offers improved printing and publishing. This release really raises the bar on what employee scheduling software should do," said Jon Forknell, ABS vice president and general manager.

What is VSS Pro?
VSS Pro is the fast and easy way to schedule shifts. Over 70,000 department managers, supervisors, and business owners rely on VSS Pro daily, making it the most widely-used employee scheduling program. VSS Pro scheduling software gives users the power to:
• Create work schedules in minutes
• Pre-schedule shifts and time-off
• Ensure proper shift coverage
• Eliminate scheduling conflicts
• Make schedule changes with ease
• Track time-off and staff assignments
• Apply shift rotations and scheduling templates
• View staff availability and hours scheduled
• Reduce overtime

What's NEW in Version 10 of VSS Pro?
VSS Pro 10 has been designed to be the fastest and easiest employee scheduling software tool. With this new release, users can track more shifts, locations, or positions on-screen to assure proper staffing and reduce overtime. The new and powerful Copy Row feature can copy schedule information from one employee to another, or even to a group of employees in a single step, which makes rotating schedules or applying scheduling templates fast and easy. Another new feature is VSS Pro’s ability to add Microsoft Word documents to any work schedule. Users can now post important schedule notes or company announcements alongside their work schedules. VSS Pro also offers improved printing capabilities. Schedules and reports can be printed on paper up to size E (an equivalent of sixteen letter-size pieces of paper!). In addition, new version 10 allows users to import employee information from CSV or TXT files, which makes creating schedules for new departments, adding new employees to existing schedules, or updating personnel contact information much faster and easier. For a complete list of what's new in 10, please visit

How to get VSS Pro 10
VSS Pro 10 scheduling program can be purchased online at or by contacting ABS at 1-800-874-8801 (1-701-235-5226). Pricing for VSS Pro starts at $495 for a single-user license. Multi-user versions start at $695 for a 2-user license and additional licenses are $100 each. Upgrade pricing starts at only $199. Existing VSS Pro customers can purchase version 10 online at or by contacting ABS.

About ABS
Atlas Business Solutions, Inc. (ABS) is a leading provider of easy-to-learn, easy-to-use, and affordable business software. Since 1991, ABS helps customers directly reduce costs, save time and streamline business processes by providing employee scheduling software, human resource software, appointment scheduling software, and business plan software. ABS software titles include: Client Appointment Manager,Customer Appointment Manager®, HR Document Maker, Patient Appointment Manager, ScheduleAnywhere®, Staff Files®, Staff Files® Pro, Ultimate Business Planner®, Ultimate Financial Forecaster®, and Visual Staff Scheduler® Pro.

Customer Appointment Manager, ScheduleAnywhere, Staff Files, Ultimate Business Planner, Ultimate Financial Forecaster, and Visual Staff Scheduler are registered trademarks of Atlas Business Solutions, Inc. All other trademarks and registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.