An advantageous alternative view
is the "Wide view"!
Wide-view allows easy viewing
of patterns -- painful groupings, runs of free time, and busy
vs. free weekends.
Wide-view facilitates appropriate
who is off and who is working on any day
Readily see that someone who
is "off" is really unavailable due to an immediately
For example, imagine HDLR
calls in sick on the 1/17/2000 shift. Who can cover?
In a glance you can see who
is working, who is not, who works the day before and the day
after, and when!