Workforce Ready Vs Kronos Workforce (Jul 2020)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Jul 13, 2020

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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:

Vendor comparison

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.

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.

Pricing/cost comparison

The real cost of Human Resources software includes the software license, subscription fees, software training cost, customization cost, required hardware, and the cost of maintenance & support and other related services. It's critical that you account for all of these costs to gain an understanding of the system's "total cost of ownership". We prepared a total cost calculator for Workforce Ready TCO and Kronos Workforce Central total cost to help with the total cost of ownership calculation.

Workforce Ready price Starting from $6 per user/month , on a scale between 1 to 10 Kronos Workforce Ready is rated 2, which is much lower than the average cost of Human Resources software. Kronos Workforce Central price Starting from $6 per user/month , when comparing Kronos Workforce Central to their competitors, the software is rated 6 - similar to the average Human Resources software cost.

Bottom line:Kronos Workforce Central is more expensive than Workforce Ready.

Features and functionality

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 Workforce Ready Vs. Kronos Workforce based on some of the most important and required Human Resources features.
Workforce Ready: Benefits Administration, HR Management, Payroll, Performance Record, Recruiting, Timesheet, Biometric, Labor Cost Reporting, ..
Kronos Workforce Central list of features include the following: Appraisal Performance, Benefits Administration, HR Management, LMS, Payroll, .

Target customer size

Kronos Workforce Ready is specifically designed for small and midsize businesses who want to automate most of their workforce management processes with great features like real-time employee data and scheduling. More than thousand companies worldwide, use Kronos workforce management tools everyday to effectively manage their employees.

Workforce Ready

ITQlick rating
(4.1/5)

Starting from $6 per user/month

Kronos Workforce Ready is a cloud-hosted human resources system that integrates workforce management and HCM (human capital management) capabilities in one platform. The system covers organizations of all sizes...

Categories: Human Resources, Applicant Tracking, Attendance Tracking, Benefits Administration, Compensation Management.

Kronos Workforce

ITQlick rating
(4/5)

Starting from $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, Employee Scheduling.

Compare specifications

Workforce Ready Specifications

Name: Workforce Ready
Score: 196/100
Company: Kronos Incorporated
Address Chelmsford, MA
Pricing: Starting from $6 per user/month
Website:Visit Workforce Ready website
Platforms: Desktop, Mobile, Cloud

Kronos Workforce Specifications

Name: Kronos Workforce Central
Score: 190/100
Company: Kronos Incorporated
Address Chelmsford, MA
Pricing: Starting from $6 per user/month
Platforms: Desktop, Mobile, Cloud

Compare features

Workforce Ready: 8 Features

Benefits Administration
HR Management
Payroll
Performance Record
Recruiting
Timesheet
Biometric
Labor Cost Reporting

Kronos Workforce Central: 8 Features

Appraisal Performance
Benefits Administration
HR Management
LMS
Payroll
Performance Record
Recruiting
Software Customization
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 ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick Score
98/100
Pricing score Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
2/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$6 per user/month
Functionality score
32
Software review
Kronos
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick Score
95/100
Pricing score Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
6/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$6 per user/month
Functionality score
30
Software review
Namely
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick Score
97/100
Pricing score Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
6.8/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$15 per employee/month
Functionality score
22
Software review
BambooHR
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick Score
97/100
Pricing score Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
2.2/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$6 per user/month
Functionality score
27
Software review
Workday
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick Score
97/100
Pricing score Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
6/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$100 per user/year
Functionality score
3
Software review
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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.