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Jack Klott, SHRM-SCP
Real User
VP Human Resources at Independent Bank
May 10 2017

What is most valuable?

The integrated business intelligence tool (IBM Cognos) is by far the absolute best reporting tool I have ever used in... more»

How has it helped my organization?

The UltiPro application's configurability allowed us to create a more impactful and meaningful performance review... more»

What needs improvement?

The Time Management module currently lacks the same look and feel of the UltiPro application and the other modules that... more»

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

At the end of the day, most HR/payroll applications are pretty much the same. Each system is going to have its quirks... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

The previous solution we were using did not fit with the goals and values that we felt would be necessary for us to... more»

What other advice do I have?

Stop waiting on hold and partner with a company that values you as a client and as an organization.
Adhir Mandal
Real User
Sr. Director (Technical) at a media company with 501-1,000 employees
Jan 15 2017

What is most valuable?

The functional knowledge is the most valuable feature. Oracle EBS has many different problems, but I think the main feature is the functionality, how it works together. You can... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We needed to use financial software, anyway. I think it comes from the historical fact that we had Oracle software; we always had Oracle Database. So, from a licensing point of... more»

What needs improvement?

Their UI is not the best. It is an area with room for improvement, big time. I think they can go completely out of Java, the applet version. If they make it completely browser... more»

What other advice do I have?

You have to have patience, and be willing to spend more time due to the fact that eventually it pays off. Sometimes, the first impression is the best impression. Oracle EBS is not... more»
Anonymous User
Real User
Hcm Team Lead at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Feb 01 2017

What is most valuable?

SF Learning and Employee Central are the most valuable modules in my experience. SF Learning is a key element in making... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It enables active talent development by the employees, instead of driven by HR.

What needs improvement?

I would like more functionality in time registration, calculation and payroll.

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

Don’t go for the traditional implementation approach with remote/offshore consulting. Use an experienced implementation... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

We were using SAP Talent and Taleo. We switched to SF because of the SAP/SF roadmap strategy and insufficient... more»

What other advice do I have?

Choose an implementation partner wisely for the long term. One who has a proven record in SF implementations and... more»
Anonymous User
Real User
Manager, Business Systems at a tech vendor with 201-500 employees
Mar 17 2017

What is most valuable?

* Employee self-service * Time-off management * Global calendars * Reporting * Organization charts * HR forms... more»

How has it helped my organization?

* Consolidated global HR departments * Streamlined communication * HR access for all employees

What needs improvement?

* Improvement in system response time * More design and configuration options * More efficient implementation plan

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

Plan out licensing through implementation! Depending on your scope, you will be sitting on shelfware for some time, so... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

Our previous solution was extremely limited and had a low utilization rate.

What other advice do I have?

Learn as much upfront as possible. Be careful working with service partners! They have their own way of setting up the... more»
Anonymous User
Real User
Experienced Full Cycle Remote at a healthcare company with 5,001-10,000 employees
Jun 27 2017

What do you think of IBM Kenexa?

What is most valuable?: I like how we can copy a req as we have many duplicates. That saved a lot of time when opening reqs. • What needs improvement?: I felt like we could have customized it better for our business. • For how long have I used the solution?: I have used Kenexa for two years. • What do I think about the stability of the solution?: Here and there we did have stability issues. • What do I think about the scalability of the solution?: There were functions we couldn't customize and needed to. • How is customer service and technical support?: I would give technical support a rating of 7/10. • Which solutions did we use previously?: We used ATS and switched to Kenexa to update to a web interface. Our company then switched to Taleo. We are...

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