Alight Planning Enterprise Vs Sage 50 Simple Payroll (May 2021)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / May 03, 2021

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - Alight Planning Enterprise or Sage 50 Simple Payroll?

Alight Planning Enterprise is more expensive to implement (TCO) than Sage 50 Simple Payroll, Alight Planning Enterprise is rated higher (91/100) than Sage 50 Simple Payroll (86/100). Alight Planning Enterprise offers more features (16) to their users than Sage 50 Simple Payroll (3).

Looking for the right Accounting & Finance 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 Alight Planning Enterprise compares with Sage?

Alight Planning Enterprise: Alight Planning takes the budgeting and planning process beyond spreadsheets with a multi-user system designed for executives, financial staff, and line managers who collaborate in developing financial plans and reviewing financial and operating results.With Alight Planning, financial planning is fast and effective, allowing integration of strategi...

Sage: The Sage Group plc is a leading global provider of business management software to small and medium sized companies, creating greater freedom for them to succeed. Sage understands how and why each business is unique. We provide products and services that suit varying needs, are a pleasure to use and are secure and efficient. Formed in 1981, Sage wa...

Who's more expensive? Alight Planning Enterprise or Sage 50 Simple Payroll?

The real total cost of ownership (TCO) of Accounting & Finance 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 Alight Planning Enterprise and Sage 50 Simple Payroll.

Alight Planning Enterprise price starts at $6,000 per license , on a scale between 1 to 10 Alight Planning Enterprise is rated 4, which is lower than the average cost of Accounting & Finance software. Sage 50 Simple Payroll price starts at $50.58 per user/month , when comparing Sage 50 Simple Payroll to their competitors, the software is rated 4 - lower than the average Accounting & Finance software cost.

Bottom line: Alight Planning Enterprise cost is around the same cost of Sage 50 Simple Payroll.

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 Alight Planning Enterprise Vs. Sage 50 Simple Payroll based on some of the most important and required Accounting & Finance features. Alight Planning Enterprise: this software is considered "feature-rich" with more than 10 important features, here is a partial list: Budgeting & Forecasting, Fund-Accounting, Ad-Hoc Analysis, Ad-Hoc Reporting, Automatic Scheduled Reporting, Customizable Dashboard, Customizable Features, Dashboarding. Sage 50 Simple Payroll: Data Import/Export, Basic Reports, Online Customer Support.

Target customer size

Just 4 years after it was founded Alight has manage to gather over 250 customers from different business segments. Sage 50 Payroll is suitable for small businesses with up to 50 employees.

Alight Planning Enterprise

ITQlick rating
(3.9/5)

starts at $6,000 per license

Alight Planning Enterprise is an on-premise and cloud-based integrated enterprise resource planning solution that takes the budgeting and financial planning beyond spreadsheets. Alight Planning is a perfect veh...

Categories: Core Accounting, Budgeting & CPM, Business Intelligence.

Sage 50 Simple Payroll

ITQlick rating
(4/5)

starts at $50.58 per user/month

Sage 50 Simple Payroll is a cloud-based payroll software solution that streamlines complexities that surround payrolls and tax compliance within the small business as well as mid-sized business. Some of the fea...

Categories: Core Accounting.

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Alight Planning Enterprise: 16 Features

Budgeting & Forecasting
Fund-Accounting
Ad-Hoc Analysis
Ad-Hoc Reporting
Automatic Scheduled Reporting
Customizable Dashboard
Customizable Features
Dashboarding
Forecasting & Budgeting
Graphic Benchmark
Issue Indicators
Multy Languages
Performance Measurements
Predictive-Analysis
Profit Analysis
Trend Indicators

Sage 50 Simple Payroll: 3 Features

Data Import/Export
Basic Reports
Online Customer Support
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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Alight
ITQlick rating
3.9/5
Score
91/100
Pricing
5.8/10
License pricing
$6,000 per license
Functionality
19
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Sage
ITQlick rating
4/5
Score
86/100
Pricing
4.4/10
License pricing
$50.58 per user/month
Functionality
4
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Denali
ITQlick rating
4.1/5
Score
93/100
Pricing
2.6/10
License pricing
$99 per month
Functionality
16
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MoneyDesktop
ITQlick rating
4.7/5
Score
92/100
Pricing
5.2/10
License pricing
Pricing not available
Functionality
4
MultiCHAX
ITQlick rating
3.4/5
Score
92/100
Pricing
7/10
License pricing
$99 per license
Functionality
5
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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.