Workday Competitors and Alternatives

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UshaKatyal
Real User
Owner at kaydex systems ltd
Oct 28 2019

What is most valuable?

Peoplesoft is the best payroll software in the market.

What needs improvement?

For HCM the editing criteria, especially for the time and labor section, the editing tool needs improvement. The 9.2 Time and Labor came with a lot of features. People didn't use them, instead, they used their own. The financial interface should be optimized. It's not the best way to do an interface… more »

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The licensing depends on the number of people using it. The fees are based on the number of users you have and the number of features or options you require. They can sell it based on the population. For example, if you have five thousand users they will charge a base amount per user. It's… more »

What other advice do I have?

It's important to know the product, but know the business, it's just as important. Most are going with cloud solutions because they don't want the IT departments. When you go with the cloud, you have to accept it, you can't change it. Anytime there is a change you have to pay for customization and… more »
Real User
Owner & Founder at a tech services company with 1-10 employees
Sep 02 2020

What is most valuable?

I like the talent, recruitment, and learning features the most.

What needs improvement?

I would like it to move more towards a single data space or a single data source. SAP as a platform relies on multiple data sources because traditionally, it has been bolted together by the acquisition of other products rather than a single database. That's why there are a lot of points of failure… more »

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

SAP is extremely expensive. The integration costs and customization costs are also a lot.

What other advice do I have?

I would recommend a more modern version of it. My experience of SAP is with earlier versions. SAP is an aging system, so it doesn't stack up against tools like Workday. I would rate SAP HCM a seven out of ten, but it really depends on the use cases. It depends on why and for what a company is… more »
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