What’s new in Bridgit Bench – A look back at winter 2022

What’s new in Bridgit Bench – A look back at winter 2022

At Bridgit, we work with our customers and move fast to deliver meaningful features to further streamline the workforce planning process. So fast that it’s sometimes difficult to keep up. Here’s a look at some of the best things we introduced to Bridgit Bench in the first half of 2022.

New to Bridgit Bench in the winter of ’22

Bench Cost Reporting

Located in the Forecasting Dashboard, the Bench Cost report will show the financial impact of underutilized employees broken down month over month.

The report will also reflect any people filters applied to the Forecasting Dashboard. Want to see if underutilized Project Managers are costing you money? No problem. Learn more about Bench Cost and people financials.

Forecasting - Bench Cost Report

Idle Time Insights

Located in the dashboard, Idle time displays the availability of your team, broken down by title, over the next three months. At a glance, you can understand how available your team members are to take on more work. Any people filters applied to the dashboard will also be reflected here.

Idle time insights in Bridgit Bench

Location Maps

Included in the Projects section of Bridgit Bench, customers will now be able to access a Project Location Map that displays all active, upcoming, and pursuit projects.

Project filters can be applied, and any filters added to the Project List or Gantt views will be reflected on the map. Click on any project to display project information to make changes directly from the map view.

Project location map in Bridgit Bench

Saved filters

For faster access to relevant information, Bench customers now have the ability to create Saved Filters across all Project and People views, as well as the Forecasting Dashboard.

Simply create a Saved Filter, give it a name, and access it anytime.

Saved filters in Bridgit Bench

Project and People Gantt Updates

We’ve introduced a new Gantt timeline that provides 1-day intervals for projects and roles that require more granular planning. 

Custom Gantt reports will also reflect the displayed timelines so you can take a closer look at the month ahead with your larger team.

1 Month gantt timeline in Bridgit Bench