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In terms of user experience, it is quite good.The performance goals and learning management solutions are the product's most valuable features.It has improved my organization by enabling us to efficiently manage our personnel.The performance of the solution is very good.The most valuable feature of this solution is the performance management module.The interface is user-friendly. It is very simple and intuitive, so it's good.The most important feature is the ability to follow up on the yearly performance of the team. It's very good for management to understand how people are performing.The best features that were working well for us was the Goal Management and Performance Management. They were the most valuable to our organization.

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It's intuitive, a very usable tool and it's easy to find the data you're looking for.The platform itself is very robust and I generally like the reporting and analytics capability.The user interface is good and very easy to use.This product is leaps and bounds above the competition. Part of the reason is that it is built with modern technology. It has no legacy coding in it at all.It's actually a cloud-native solution and based on the community for development. It is a very good open architecture and able to interconnect with other systems. And it is very stable and very fast in terms of response.The solution is extremely stable.Performance and good usability are the two most valuable features of this solution.We have fewer systems, less manual data entry, and less processing.

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There are a few features that are missing. There are specific features on the HTM, such as telecom safety, that just isn't there. It's not a very detailed solution in that sense. However, it is maybe not expected to have those kinds of features on the surface level of the product.The solution needs more localization, especially for the Middle East and Russia.Also, it would be helpful if they could improve its ability to localize the product to Nigeria.he user interface could be improved.The GUI needs to be enhanced to be in line with the latest and complete version of the solution.There should be more connectivity with other systems.LMS, Learning Management Systems, needs improvement because there were some stability problems.They should improve the reports.

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It's possible that the way things are integrated could be improvedThe UI, UX (user experience) is very bad. It is not very interactive.The security console should be made less complex.It is good that much of the development is based on community input but often that can lead to details being ignored and small, nagging issues are ignored.Reporting systems should be improved. If you want to report it on paper, if you want something more BI oriented, more high level predictive or more data-driven, it should be improved.Setting up reports can be a bit tricky.It has missing functionalities. Specific countries, like Germany, didn't have the option to do payroll. Now we need to look for another product for HR.There is a lot of complexity in the configuration of this solution.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
I don't want to comment on the license cost, to be honest. It could be about $1,000 approximately per customer. However, it's very flexible in terms of the licensing costs depending on the volume and depending on the deal of installation.The licensing fees are based on the number of modules that are being used, and the number of users.

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Workday is an expensive solution.

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Top Answer: Workday is excellent for global implementations where you want to have employees from different geographies on the same HCM platform. Workday gives you the comfort of end to end global implementation… more »
Top Answer: It has improved my organization by enabling us to efficiently manage our personnel.
Top Answer: The solution is subscription-based but companies do need to consider other ancillary costs, including upgrades, training, and general implementation costs.
Top Answer: Workday is more geared towards human capital management and salesforce is more geared towards CRM. Depends on what you need.
Top Answer: The platform itself is very robust and I generally like the reporting and analytics capability.
Top Answer: Licensing costs are tiered. When you add different modules, it adds to your cost. For example, you can pay for Payroll functionality or you pay for the Benefits module. The more pieces you add, the… more »
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Sample Customers
City of Cape Town, ADAMA Agricultural Solutions Ltd., TransAlta Corporation, Keolis, PT XL Axiata Tbk, National Football League (NFL), Plan International, Yoh, A Day & Zimmermann Company, China Talent Group (CTG TMO), Umicore S.A., Butterfield Bank, SkrilAAA, 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
Financial Services Firm13%
Manufacturing Company13%
Recruiting/Hr Firm13%
Computer Software Company13%
Computer Software Company43%
Comms Service Provider12%
Media Company7%
Manufacturing Company5%
Financial Services Firm27%
Consumer Goods Company9%
Insurance Company9%
Manufacturing Company9%
Computer Software Company33%
Comms Service Provider8%
Media Company6%
Manufacturing Company5%
Company Size
Small Business28%
Midsize Enterprise13%
Large Enterprise59%
Small Business23%
Midsize Enterprise14%
Large Enterprise64%
Small Business6%
Midsize Enterprise15%
Large Enterprise79%
Find out what your peers are saying about SAP SuccessFactors vs. Workday and other solutions. Updated: September 2020.
437,827 professionals have used our research since 2012.
SAP SuccessFactors is ranked 1st in Talent Management with 12 reviews while Workday is ranked 2nd in Talent Management with 8 reviews. SAP SuccessFactors is rated 7.8, while Workday is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of SAP SuccessFactors writes "Solid processes for talent Management, in General, supported with good analytics reports but needs more Localization when it's come to Master Data and Time Management". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Workday writes "Flexible solution with many valuable features like Business Processes, Human Capital Management, and Financial Management". SAP SuccessFactors is most compared with SAP HCM, Oracle HCM Cloud, PeopleSoft, Oracle Taleo and Cornerstone Learning, whereas Workday is most compared with SAP HCM, Oracle HCM Cloud, PeopleSoft, Ceridian Dayforce HCM and Ultimate Software UltiPro. See our SAP SuccessFactors vs. Workday report.

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