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People Insights: FAQ


The People Insights option is designed for larger organisations to create additional reporting insights from absence and leave data.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is People Insights?

A: At it's simplest level it creates advanced insights into your edays data to provide you with additional information to help you understand your employees leave and absence patterns. These insights can be used to help better manage the health and wellbeing of your employees. furthermore, there is a natural language query interface, so you can request information using a more natural approach to the question, rather than needing to 'understand' all the data to build the report. furthermore, it offers advanced filtering of the data to help you focus on the exact information which you want.

Q: What sort of reports does People Insights create?

A: There are four primary categories for the advanced reporting:

  • Planned Leave
  • Unplanned Leave
  • Time Recording
  • Working Locations

For more information on the reports available, see here.

Q: Is People Insights easy to set up?

A: Yes. To set up People Insights, there is a step-by step guide here, which will take you through the process.

Q: Is People Insights free?

A: No. This is a paid-for option.

Q: How much does the People Insights option cost?

A: The cost of the People Insights depends on the size of your organization, contact your sales representative or Customer Success Manager to learn more. There is a minimum cost to smaller organizations of £500.

Q: Can everyone use People Insights?

A: People Insights is available for everyone, however it is purchased in license packs of 5 users at a time. It is primarily HR personnel who benefit most from the analysis and reporting.

Q: What size organization benefits most from People Insights?

A: While any organisation would benefit from using the People Insights, we have found that larger ones (100+ user licenses) get the fastest return on their investment (ROI).

Q: Will more reports be added in the future?

A: Yes. The initial set of People Insights reports were put together using feedback from our customers. We will continue to gather feedback and look to release further reports over time.

Q: Can I create my own reports?

A: No, not at the moment. We offer a great deal of flexiblity in being able to refine the existing reports and will gather feedback on requests for new reports which may be released in the future.

Q: Is there an online demo of People Insights?

A: We have a recorded webinar which provides a great overview of the solution and the benefits it creates. The webinar can be found here.

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