Workforce Ready Vs Namely (Sep 2020)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Sep 07, 2020

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - Workforce Ready or Namely?

Namely is more expensive to implement (TCO) than Workforce Ready, Workforce Ready is rated higher (98/100) than Namely (97/100). Workforce Ready offers more features (16) to their users than Namely (10). There is a clear winner in this case and it is Workforce Ready!

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 Namely ?

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.

Namely : Namely is the leading HR platform for the world's most exciting companies. Based in New York, the company was founded in 2012 by Matt Straz, the serial entrepreneur and former media executive. Today, Namely is in use in over 20 countries and offers a full suite of HR tools including HRIS, payroll, benefits administration and performance management...

Who's more expensive? Workforce Ready or Namely?

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 Workforce Ready and Namely.

Workforce Ready price starts at $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. Namely price starts at $15 per employee/month , when comparing Namely to their competitors, the software is rated 6 - similar to the average Human Resources software cost.

Bottom line:Namely is more expensive than Workforce Ready.

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 Workforce Ready Vs. Namely based on some of the most important and required Human Resources features. Workforce Ready: this software is considered "feature-rich" with more than 10 important features, here is a partial list: Benefits Administration, HR Management, Payroll, Performance Record, Recruiting, Timesheet, Biometric, Labor Cost Reporting. Namely: Dashboard, Talent Management, Payroll, Employee Scheduling, Absence Management.

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. and Namely's target customer size include: SMBs.

Workforce Ready

ITQlick rating
(4.1/5)

starts at $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.

Namely

ITQlick rating
(4.1/5)

starts at $15 per employee/month

Namely is a human capital management solution for businesses of all sizes. Its capabilities include workflow management, profile management, document management, calendar management, and others. The sof...

Categories: Human Resources, Attendance Tracking, Benefits Administration, Employee Engagement, Employee Recognition.

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Workforce Ready: 16 Features

Benefits Administration
HR Management
Payroll
Performance Record
Recruiting
Timesheet
Biometric
Labor Cost Reporting
Manual Time Entry
Multiple Pay Rates
Offline Timesheets
Online Timesheets
Overtime Calculation
Telephone Time Reporting
Time Categorization
Work History

Namely: 10 Features

Dashboard
Talent Management
Payroll
Employee Scheduling
Absence Management
Employee Time Clock
FMLA Tracking
Overtime Tracking
Vacation Tracking
Customizable Questions
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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Kronos
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
98/100
Pricing 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
32
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Namely
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
97/100
Pricing 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
22
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BambooHR
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
97/100
Pricing 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
27
Workday
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
97/100
Pricing 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
3
TribeHR
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
95/100
Pricing 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
5.6/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$5 per user/month
Functionality
23
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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.