Why is assignment Napta the best alternative to your Excel files?
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Why is assignment Napta the best alternative to your Excel files?

Agathe Placet
Content manager
February 3, 2023
4 min

It's 2023 and you are still managing your assignment on Excel ? It's high time to put an end to it ! Excel is a bit like Cinderella's pumpkin. It can give the illusion of being a coach, but quickly its true nature takes over... And does not allow you to go to the end of your path. Napta reviews the advantages of choosing its solution, THE reference software for assignment . 

What appeals to companies when it comes to Excel

Of course, when you are starting out, you have to work with your budget. That's why Excel, or its connected brother Google Sheet, are favored by companies starting their business. The arguments in their favor are multiple:  

  • It is flexible and free (for Google Sheet at least);
  • It can store an unlimited database;
  • It allows the organization and the crossing of data in dynamic tables;
  • It can be easily shared with a third party, etc. 

However, all is not so rosy...

Let's remember that the original objective of the assignment softwareis toensure the creation of the most relevant project teams to carry out a project. However, Excel does not meet this definition at all! As soon as you use it for the management of assignment, you realize that : 

  1. No collaboration possible. Indeed, an Excel file can only be worked on by one person. The result? The file is exchanged countless times... We don't know which one is good, the data is updated without any consultation... This is the open door to manual errors that will taint the smooth running of your process of assignment. 
  2. An unlimited database kills the data. Quickly, you have to read X tabs, not touch such data, see your data altered, scattered or lost.... Eventually, they are no longer reliable, nor exploitable. 

➡️ Lack of data security and disorganization is detrimental to your assignment. Therefore, you should look for solutions that are designed FOR your assignment and not try to create it yourself... 

The software of assignment Napta offers everything... And even more

Napta is a software program from assignment that includes all the advantages you are looking for with Excel: the accumulation of data, their organization, the possibility of exchanging data, etc. But not only that! 

The software of assignment Napta offers essential functionalities to carry out its projects: 

Centralized AND organized data. In minutes, you can find it in a readable way. You cross-reference all the data you need to create your project teams.  

Real-time updated data, allowing you to manage your assignment without a hitch. You know everything about your employees: their availability, their skills, their current projects, their CJM/TJM, their desires for professional development, their interests... 

✅ An interconnected assignment tool. The assignment software is connected via API to all other software in the IT system. You no longer risk double data entry, the information is reliable and updated in real time.  

✅ A powerful search engine to help you find your way around. Do you have a deadline? A deadline to meet? Are you looking for rare skills? In two clicks, you've already found your ideal candidate. 

✅ A follow-up of available skills. The managers of assignment update the skills map and the wishes of employees during interviews conducted at the end of each assignment. The key? Satisfied employees who evolve by staying by your side. You experience less turnover for a higher rate of engagement 🎉

✅ S ecure software. Stored data is not at risk of being shared and/or disclosed to third parties. They are backed up and updated in real time: it is simply impossible to lose data. 

Visibility for everyone, not just the managers of assignment. A detail that is not a detail, since managers can see their team, employees can see and apply for projects, directors and leaders have a consolidated view of the entire activity...

Reporting to maximize margins by highlighting projects at risk of slippage, ensure that employees are not under assignment / over assignment, that all FTEs needed to complete future projects are available. 

And the list is long! With the software of assignment Napta, your teams are coordinated and interconnected, for even more performance (profitability, customer satisfaction, commitment rate, etc.).  

If you want to learn more about our software assignment, do not hesitate to contact the Napta team to request a demo!

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