Kronos Workforce Vs Workday (Apr 2021)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Apr 29, 2021

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - Kronos Workforce or Workday?

Workday is more expensive to implement (TCO) than Kronos Workforce, Workday is rated higher (97/100) than Kronos Workforce (95/100). Kronos Workforce offers more features (15) to their users than Workday (0).

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 Kronos Incorporated compares with Workday?

Kronos Incorporated: It started off with a simple idea: there had to be an easier way to record employee time transactions. And then one innovation led to another and that idea grew into something we now call workforce management.

Workday: In 2005, software visionaries Dave Duffield and Aneel Bhusri met for brunch at a Truckee diner, a few miles north of Lake Tahoe. They decided to form a startup—one that would sell cloud-based finance and HR software. The two longtime friends had plenty of experience. Dave founded PeopleSoft in 1987 and served as the company's CEO and board chairma...

Who's more expensive? Kronos Workforce or Workday?

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 Kronos Workforce and Workday.

Kronos Workforce price starts at $6 per user/month , on a scale between 1 to 10 Kronos Workforce Central is rated 6, which is similar to the average cost of Human Resources software. Workday price starts at $100 per user/year , when comparing Workday to their competitors, the software is rated 6 - similar to the average Human Resources software cost.

Bottom line: Kronos Workforce cost is around the same cost of Workday.

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 Kronos Workforce Vs. Workday based on some of the most important and required Human Resources features. Kronos Workforce: this software is considered "feature-rich" with more than 10 important features, here is a partial list: Appraisal Performance, Benefits Administration, HR Management, LMS, Payroll, Performance Record, Recruiting, Software Customization. Workday: We are still working to collect the list of features for Workday.

Target customer size

More than thousand companies worldwide, use Kronos workforce management tools everyday to effectively manage their employees. and Workday's target customer size include: Small, medium and large size businesses.

Kronos Workforce

ITQlick rating
(4/5)

starts at $6 per user/month

Kronos Workforce Management is a cloud-based comprehensive set of Human Resource and workforce management applications including standard ones like HRMS, Payroll, Time and Attendance, Absence Management to name...

Categories: Applicant Tracking, Attendance Tracking, Benefits Administration, Employee Recognition.

Workday

ITQlick rating
(4.3/5)

starts at $100 per user/year

Workday is a cloud-based scalable enterprise resource management platform that enables companies of various sizes and capacities to effectively handle administrative duties such as Financial Management, Human R...

Categories: Human Resources, Workforce Management.

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Kronos Workforce: 15 Features

Appraisal Performance
Benefits Administration
HR Management
LMS
Payroll
Performance Record
Recruiting
Software Customization
Timesheet
Calculation Approval
Flextime Tracking
Labor Cost Reporting
Multiple Pay Rates
Project Time Tracking
Salaried Time Tracking

Workday: 0 Features

We are working to collect the information
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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Kronos
ITQlick rating
4/5
Score
95/100
Pricing
6/10
License pricing
$6 per user/month
Functionality
30
Review
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Workday
ITQlick rating
4.3/5
Score
97/100
Pricing
6/10
License pricing
$100 per user/year
Functionality
3
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
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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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.