Namely Vs BambooHR (Apr 2021)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Apr 29, 2021

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - Namely or BambooHR?

Namely is more expensive to implement (TCO) than BambooHR, BambooHR is rated with the same score (97/100) as Namely (97/100). BambooHR offers more features (11) to their users than Namely (10). There is a clear winner in this case and it is BambooHR!

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 Namely compares with BambooHR?

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...

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' ...

Who's more expensive? Namely or BambooHR?

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 Namely and BambooHR.

Namely price starts at $15 per employee/month , on a scale between 1 to 10 Namely is rated 6, which is similar to the average cost of Human Resources software. BambooHR price starts at $6 per user/month , when comparing BambooHR to their competitors, the software is rated 2 - much lower than the average Human Resources software cost.

Bottom line: Namely 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 Namely Vs. BambooHR based on some of the most important and required Human Resources features. Namely: Dashboard, Talent Management, Payroll, Employee Scheduling, Absence Management, Employee Time Clock, FMLA Tracking, Overtime Tracking. BambooHR: Employee Self-Service, HR Management, Payroll, Performance Record, Software Customization.

Target customer size

Namely's typical customers include: SMBs, BambooHR offers its intuitive online HR software to medium and small businesses.

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.

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, Compensation Management.

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Namely: 10 Features

Dashboard
Talent Management
Payroll
Employee Scheduling
Absence Management
Employee Time Clock
FMLA Tracking
Overtime Tracking
Vacation Tracking
Customizable Questions

BambooHR: 11 Features

Employee Self-Service
HR Management
Payroll
Performance Record
Software Customization
Timesheet
Applicant Tracking
Document Management
Email Integration
Mobile Access
Recruiting Management
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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Namely
ITQlick rating
4.1/5
Score
97/100
Pricing
6.8/10
License pricing
$15 per employee/month
Functionality
22
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
Kronos
ITQlick rating
4.1/5
Score
98/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$6 per user/month
Functionality
32
Review
Workday
ITQlick rating
4.3/5
Score
97/100
Pricing
6/10
License pricing
$100 per user/year
Functionality
3
TribeHR
ITQlick rating
3.4/5
Score
95/100
Pricing
5.6/10
License pricing
$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.