Compare 7shifts and Deputy - Apr 2022

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Apr 24, 2022

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - 7shifts or Deputy?

Deputy is more expensive to implement (TCO) than 7shifts, Deputy is rated with the same score (90/100) as 7shifts (90/100). Deputy offers more features (10) to their users than 7shifts (9). There is a clear winner in this case and it is Deputy!

Looking for the right Employee Scheduling solution for your business? buyers like you are primarily concerned about the real total implementation cost (TCO), full list of features, vendor reliability, user reviews, pros and cons. In this article we compare between the 2 software products:

How 7shifts compares with Deputy.Com?

7shifts: 7shifts is the most intuitive employee scheduling and management software designed for the restaurant industry. Restaurant managers using 7shifts reduce labor costs and spend 80% less time on management logistics after switching from paper or Excel. With 7shifts, schedules pull in employee availability and eliminate scheduling conflicts. Employ...

Deputy.Com: Deputy was founded and created in 2008 by aviation entrepreneur Steve Shelley and technologist Ashik Ahmed. The genesis of our company was a work scheduling platform for an Australian airline ground services company. We have transformed Deputy into a platform that has social, mobile and cloud technologies at the centre of our offering. Our go...

Who's more expensive? 7shifts or Deputy?

The real total cost of ownership (TCO) of Employee Scheduling software includes the software license, subscription fees, software training, customizations, hardware (if needed), maintenance & support and other related services. When calculating the TCO it's important to add all of these "hidden cost" as well. We prepared a TCO calculator for 7shifts and Deputy.

7shifts price starts at $17.99 per location/month , on a scale between 1 to 10 7shifts is rated 2, which is much lower than the average cost of Employee Scheduling software. Deputy price starts at $2.50 per user/month , when comparing Deputy to their competitors, the software is rated 2 - much lower than the average Employee Scheduling software cost.

Bottom line: 7shifts cost is around the same cost of Deputy.

Which software includes more/better features?

As with any business software solutions, it’s important to consider the features & functionality. The tool should support the processes, workflows, reports and needs that matter to your team. To help you evaluate this, we've compared 7shifts Vs. Deputy based on some of the most important and required Employee Scheduling features. 7shifts: Mobile Access, Budgeting & CPM, Automated Scheduling, Employee Database, Group Scheduling, Multi-Location Support, Hourly Employee Tracking, Sick Leave Tracking. Deputy: Basic Reports, Data Import/Export, Online Customer Support, Automated Scheduling, Employee Scheduling.

Target customer size

The software is a viable solution for restaurants of all sizes and a variety of types. Deputy is suitable for small and midsize companies like storage firm, restaurants and healthcare solutions.

7shifts

ITQlick rating
(4.7/5)

starts at $17.99 per location/month

7shifts is a web based restaurant employee scheduling solution for businesses of all sizes. Its capabilities include labor cost forecasting, multi-location support, email notifications, and others. The software...

Categories: Budgeting & CPM, Financial reporting, Data Analysis Tools, Product Lifecycle Management.

Deputy

ITQlick rating
(4.7/5)

starts at $2.50 per user/month

Deputy is a cloud-based solution human resource software that is developed to be used by businesses that are either recruiting firms or human resource companies of any size. The solution can be used in small-si...

Categories: Attendance Tracking, Employee Scheduling, Video Interview, HR Department, Workforce Management.

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7shifts: 9 Features

Mobile Access
Budgeting & CPM
Automated Scheduling
Employee Database
Group Scheduling
Multi-Location Support
Hourly Employee Tracking
Sick Leave Tracking
Scheduling

Deputy: 10 Features

Basic Reports
Data Import/Export
Online Customer Support
Automated Scheduling
Employee Scheduling
Absence Management
Employee Time Clock
FMLA Tracking
Overtime Tracking
Vacation Tracking
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100, the calculation is based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing score pricing Score is a 1 to 10 (10 is high cost), based on the TCO (cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
Functionality score
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7shifts
ITQlick rating
4.7/5
Score
90/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$17.99 per location/month
Functionality
22
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Deputy
ITQlick rating
4.7/5
Score
90/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$2.50 per user/month
Functionality
17
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ScheduleBase
ITQlick rating
4/5
Score
92/100
Pricing
7/10
License pricing
$10 per month
Functionality
5
WinCalendar
ITQlick rating
4.3/5
Score
91/100
Pricing
6.4/10
License pricing
$32 per license
Functionality
4
Jolt
ITQlick rating
4.7/5
Score
88/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$79.99 per month
Functionality
22
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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.