Well, it’s a new year and with it comes new and exciting things for Avanti.

We’ve been reimagining our entire product and user experience, top to bottom. Through a combination of thoughtful research and design, we’re developing new features and functionality based on the changing needs of today’s workforce.

Making a good thing better – one step at a time.

Avanti has been in the business of Canadian payroll and workforce management for over 40 years. In the past four decades we’ve gone through many iterations of our experience; updating with every legislative change, growing within the Human Capital Management (HCM) landscape, and innovating at each stage.

This year marks the beginning of a new chapter for our team, and our product. It’s about continuously optimizing our solutions to ensure every new feature or enhancement helps you perform your job more efficiently.

This is the first roll-out of a series of releases that will take place throughout the year.

Let’s break it down

The new Avanti experience is a commitment to our clients and future clients. We’ve decided to place our focus on building out and improving the performance of our cloud-based platform versus our on-premise solution.

So, what does that mean for you? Moving to a cloud-based software means that your Avanti product is hosted by remote servers on the internet rather than on local servers or your personal computers.

Making this switch allows us to be more agile and push updates, new features, and product enhancements more regularly with less disruption to your workday. Overall, you get a more secure, cost efficient, and user-friendly people management platform.

Our product design principles

When reevaluating our approach, we knew we needed to create a solid foundation before we started building. Keeping the needs of our customers at the forefront, we’ve created a new set of design principles to guide us throughout the development of the new Avanti.


The Avanti platform should be intuitive, with minimal training and support required.


When completing a task, the workflow should be completed with as few steps and minimal complexity as possible.


After completing a task, you should be able to easily remember how to do it all over again.


Everybody makes mistakes, we want to make it easy for you to get back on track if your run into any issues.


We want your experiences with Avanti to inspire great work through clarity, simplicity, and appealing design.

Here’s a sneak peek of what’s to come

In-product new experience tours
In-product new experience tours

Easily see what’s new and try out new features with guided product tours and tool tips.

Modernized design and layout
Modernized design and layout

We’re taking a close look at design across the entire customer journey and improving the look and feel of your Avanti experience.

Modernized design and layout
New, easy-to-use menus

We’re making it clearer for you to find what you need faster.

Employee directory
Employee directory

We've reformatted how employee information is laid out in our web experience, so you can view, edit and even delete more intuitively.

Improved accessibility
Improved accessibility

We’re making our product more inclusive to a wider range of abilities, including accommodations for blindness and low vision.

Improved accessibility
Responsive design

Experience your Avanti tools the best way no matter what device you’re on. We’re working on creating dynamic content, optimized text and images to enhance usability.

Want to see the new experience? Check out some videos of the new look and feel.

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