BambooHR Vs SuccessFactors (May 2021)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / May 01, 2021

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - BambooHR or SuccessFactors?

SuccessFactors is more expensive to implement (TCO) than BambooHR, BambooHR is rated higher (97/100) than SuccessFactors (94/100). SuccessFactors offers more features (19) to their users than BambooHR (11).

Looking for the right Human Resources 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 BambooHR compares with SuccessFactors Ltd.?

BambooHR: We're a group of hard-working and fun-loving people who are passionate about building great web-based software. Members of our team have worked for small successful companies, as well as publicly-held giants like Disney, Intuit, Intel, Novell, Omniture (an Adobe company), and HP. We're working hard to create tools that make our customers' ...

SuccessFactors Ltd.: The SuccessFactors Management Team is led by Shawn Price, president of SuccessFactors. The team aims to fulfill the company’s mission of helping organizations of all sizes run their business better.SuccessFactors has established significant relationships with industry leaders in sales, consulting, and complementary business solutions through our gl...

Who's more expensive? BambooHR or SuccessFactors?

The real total cost of ownership (TCO) of Human Resources 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 BambooHR and SuccessFactors.

BambooHR price starts at $6 per user/month , on a scale between 1 to 10 BambooHR is rated 2, which is much lower than the average cost of Human Resources software. SuccessFactors price starts at $8 per user/month , when comparing SuccessFactors to their competitors, the software is rated 6 - similar to the average Human Resources software cost.

Bottom line:SuccessFactors is more expensive than BambooHR.

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 BambooHR Vs. SuccessFactors based on some of the most important and required Human Resources features. BambooHR: this software is considered "feature-rich" with more than 10 important features, here is a partial list: Employee Self-Service, HR Management, Payroll, Performance Record, Software Customization, Timesheet, Applicant Tracking, Document Management. SuccessFactors: Appraisal Performance, Employee Self-Service, HR Management, Payroll, Performance Record.

Target customer size

BambooHR offers its intuitive online HR software to medium and small businesses. SuccessFactors is a cross industry system which supports scalability for all business sizes by offering three different software suits: Small Business for less than 200 employees, SMEs with 200-1500 employees, and Enterprise companies with larger employee bases.

BambooHR

ITQlick rating
(4.5/5)

starts at $6 per user/month

BambooHR is an integrated, cloud-hosted human resource software solution built to serve small, medium and large enterprises. The platform is a comprehensive suite of HR functionalities that include applicant tr...

Categories: Human Resources, Applicant Sources & Marketplace, Applicant Tracking, Benefits Administration.

SuccessFactors

ITQlick rating
(4/5)

starts at $8 per user/month

SuccessFactors is a cloud-based human resource software that is provided for use in businesses only. The software is provided as a suite with it containing a talent management system, and a performance appraisa...

Categories: Applicant Tracking, Cloud LMS, Compensation Management, Employee Management, Employee Recognition.

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BambooHR: 11 Features

Employee Self-Service
HR Management
Payroll
Performance Record
Software Customization
Timesheet
Applicant Tracking
Document Management
Email Integration
Mobile Access
Recruiting Management

SuccessFactors: 19 Features

Appraisal Performance
Employee Self-Service
HR Management
Payroll
Performance Record
Recruiting
LMS
Collaboration Management
Content Management
Course Authoring
Course Catalog
Course Interactivity
Custom Functionality
Defined User Roles
eLearning
Skills Assessment
Training Metrics
User Access Controls
Virtual Classroom
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
Software review
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BambooHR
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
97/100
Pricing
2.2/10
License pricing
$6 per user/month
Functionality
27
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SuccessFactors
ITQlick rating
4/5
Score
94/100
Pricing
7.4/10
License pricing
$8 per user/month
Functionality
35
Kronos
ITQlick rating
4.1/5
Score
98/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$6 per user/month
Functionality
32
Review
Namely
ITQlick rating
4.1/5
Score
97/100
Pricing
6.8/10
License pricing
$15 per employee/month
Functionality
22
Review
Workday
ITQlick rating
4.3/5
Score
97/100
Pricing
6/10
License pricing
$100 per user/year
Functionality
3
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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.