Namely Vs Kronos Workforce (Apr 2021)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Apr 29, 2021

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

Namely is more expensive to implement (TCO) than Kronos Workforce, Namely is rated higher (97/100) than Kronos Workforce (95/100). Kronos Workforce offers more features (15) to their users than Namely (10).

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 Kronos Incorporated?

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...

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.

Who's more expensive? Namely or Kronos Workforce Central?

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 Kronos Workforce Central.

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. Kronos Workforce Central price starts at $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: Namely cost is around the same cost of Kronos Workforce Central.

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. Kronos Workforce 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. Kronos Workforce Central: Appraisal Performance, Benefits Administration, HR Management, LMS, Payroll.

Target customer size

Namely's typical customers include: SMBs, More than thousand companies worldwide, use Kronos workforce management tools everyday to effectively manage their employees.

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.

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, Employee Scheduling.

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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

Kronos Workforce Central: 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
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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Kronos
ITQlick rating
4/5
Score
95/100
Pricing
6/10
License pricing
$6 per user/month
Functionality
30
Review
Kronos
ITQlick rating
4.1/5
Score
98/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$6 per user/month
Functionality
32
Review
BambooHR
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
97/100
Pricing
2.2/10
License pricing
$6 per user/month
Functionality
27
Workday
ITQlick rating
4.3/5
Score
97/100
Pricing
6/10
License pricing
$100 per user/year
Functionality
3
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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.