Compare Deputy and 7shifts - Apr 2022

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Apr 24, 2022

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

7shifts is more expensive to implement (TCO) than Deputy, and 7shifts is rated with the same score (90/100) as Deputy (90/100). Deputy offers users more features (10) 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 are primarily concerned about the real total cost of implementation (TCO), the full list of features, vendor reliability, user reviews, and the pros and cons. In this article we compare between the two software products:

Deputy.Com Vs. 7shifts

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...

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...

Who is more expensive? Deputy or 7shifts?

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

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

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

Which software includes more/better features?

We've compared Deputy Vs. 7shifts based on some of the most important and required Employee Scheduling features.

Deputy: Basic Reports, Data Import/Export, Online Customer Support, Automated Scheduling, Employee Scheduling, Absence Management, Employee Time Clock, FMLA Tracking.

7shifts: Mobile Access, Budgeting & CPM, Automated Scheduling, Employee Database, Group Scheduling.

Target customer size

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

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.

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, Enterprise Resource Planning.

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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

7shifts: 9 Features

Mobile Access
Budgeting & CPM
Automated Scheduling
Employee Database
Group Scheduling
Multi-Location Support
Hourly Employee Tracking
Sick Leave Tracking
Scheduling
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
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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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7shifts
ITQlick rating
4.7/5
Score
90/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$17.99 per location/month
Functionality
22
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 Lavi is an entrepreneur and founder of ITQlick.com. He holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information Systems Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 17 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant and implementation expert for small, medium and large-sized (global) companies. Shlomi’s goal is to share the best knowledge and news about information systems so you can make smarter buying decisions for your business.