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"Its price is pretty high. It is more expensive than what is offered by other competitors in the market.""You have the license fee per module, and then you have a kind of annual training fee, which is a kind of add-on. I wouldn't say it is exhaustive; it is minor. Licensing is pretty transparent for most of the part.""The pricing is good from an HR perspective, although management gets upset after spending $500,000 a year, every year."

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Reviews
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Average Words per Review
685
Rating
8.3
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Kronos Manager
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Overview
The Kronos Workforce Central® suite of workforce management solutions are purpose-built for your industry to help drive business outcomes by engaging your employees, controlling labor costs, increasing productivity, and minimizing compliance risk. Manage your workforce on a proven cloud platform that is secure, scalable, and mobile — allowing you to do business when or where you choose to access its power.

Workday is a cloud-based software solution that specializes in developing applications for capital and finance management applications. The system is built to work in global workforces and is adaptable. The global system ensures that users are up to date and can manage internal career-related information, and everyday business problems like timesheets, payrolls, and time off.

“A Pioneer in Software-as-a-Service”

Workday Human Capital Management tool is designed to simplify and streamline your work. It leverages machine learning to adapt capital management to a changing environment.

The Workday model is based on delivering a single system that uses a single source of data and a single security model to deliver a unique user experience. The system is user-friendly and ensures that employees and management can use it from any and all devices. Workday HCM integrates into a central system that includes financial management, payroll, recruiting, learning, and planning. Managers and employees can provide feedback to one another, too.

Workday’s features include:

  • Flexible framework that lets you organize your staff according to different criteria. You can group employees by function, hierarchy, or department.
  • Personalized career guidance: Knowledge management and career guidance that can be easily customized for each staff member and also done at scale.
  • Augmented reporting and analytics: Configure, change, update, and publish reports, scorecards, and dashboards. The system centralizes the transactional and analytical data so you can act on the data from anywhere.
  • Compensation tools: Compensatio, payroll, and time tracking are automated and simplified.
  • Workforce planning allows you to uncover and address talent gaps and get visibility of your staff.
  • Mobile-first ensign approach: Users can access all resources from any device, and they are always in sync.
  • Machine learning capabilities enable personalized enterprise experiences and faster business processes.

Workday smart platform consists of the following modules:

  • Human resource management
  • Business process management
  • Reporting and analytics
  • Benefits administration
  • Compensation management
  • Talent management
  • Survey framework
  • Employee and management self-service

Reviews from Real Users

Many organizations choose Workday because it provides an all-in-one modular solution for human capital and finance management. Our users say they like the ease of use for time-off requests, career and development segments, and overall HR management. The records and reporting capabilities are another popular feature.

"The solution was very good at reconfiguration and customization of their software. It helped us to meet federal regulations," said one user. Another said that the best feature is the optimization of the work day experience with a unified platform that can be applied across different business units. “You will never find a use case that cannot be covered," said a third.

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Sample Customers
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AAA, Allied Global, Avago Technologies Limited, Aviva, Cardinal Health, CareFusion, Chiquita Brands International, Equifax, Flextronics, HP, Life Time Fitness, McKee Foods, MGM Resorts International, Sanofi, ServiceSource International, Symantec, TripAdvisor, Yahoo!
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company35%
Comms Service Provider16%
Government8%
Energy/Utilities Company7%
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm31%
Manufacturing Company8%
Insurance Company8%
Transportation Company8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company29%
Comms Service Provider13%
Financial Services Firm6%
Manufacturing Company5%
Company Size
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REVIEWERS
Small Business30%
Midsize Enterprise11%
Large Enterprise59%
Find out what your peers are saying about Oracle, Workday, SAP and others in Benefits Administration. Updated: November 2021.
554,382 professionals have used our research since 2012.

Kronos Workforce Central Software [EOL] is ranked unranked in Benefits Administration while Workday is ranked 3rd in Benefits Administration with 8 reviews. Kronos Workforce Central Software [EOL] is rated 0.0, while Workday is rated 8.2. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Workday writes "Simple to use with easy report creation and excellent AI". Kronos Workforce Central Software [EOL] is most compared with Oracle HCM Cloud, SAP HCM, PeopleSoft and Ceridian Dayforce HCM, whereas Workday is most compared with SAP SuccessFactors, PeopleSoft, SAP HCM, Oracle HCM Cloud and Oracle Taleo.

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