SAP Financials On Demand Vs Alight Planning Enterprise (Jul 2020)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Jul 22, 2020

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - SAP Financials On Demand or Alight Planning Enterprise?

Alight Planning Enterprise is more expensive to implement (TCO) than SAP Financials On Demand, Alight Planning Enterprise is rated higher (91/100) than SAP Financials On Demand (89/100). Alight Planning Enterprise offers more features (16) to their users than SAP Financials On Demand (3).

Looking for the right Accounting & Finance 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 SAP compares with Alight Planning Enterprise?

SAP: SAP ® AG is German software corporation that makes enterprise software to manage business operations and customer relations. SAP ® is the market leader in enterprise application software. The company's best-known software products are its enterprise resource planning application (SAP ® ERP), its enterpr...

Alight Planning Enterprise: Alight Planning takes the budgeting and planning process beyond spreadsheets with a multi-user system designed for executives, financial staff, and line managers who collaborate in developing financial plans and reviewing financial and operating results.With Alight Planning, financial planning is fast and effective, allowing integration of strategi...

Who's more expensive? SAP Financials On Demand or Alight Planning Enterprise?

The real total cost of ownership (TCO) of Accounting & Finance 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 SAP Financials On Demand and Alight Planning Enterprise.

SAP Financials On Demand price Starting from $49 per month , on a scale between 1 to 10 SAP Financials On Demand is rated 4, which is lower than the average cost of Accounting & Finance software. Alight Planning Enterprise price starts at $6,000 per license , when comparing Alight Planning Enterprise to their competitors, the software is rated 4 - lower than the average Accounting & Finance software cost.

Bottom line: SAP Financials On Demand cost is around the same cost of Alight Planning Enterprise.

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 SAP Financials On Demand Vs. Alight Planning Enterprise based on some of the most important and required Accounting & Finance features. SAP Financials On Demand: Cash Flow, Cash flow/cash budget, Real Time Comparisons. Alight Planning Enterprise: Budgeting & Forecasting, Fund-Accounting, Ad-Hoc Analysis, Ad-Hoc Reporting, Automatic Scheduled Reporting.

Target customer size

Financials OnDemand has been designed to target medium and large businesses and is primarily focused on the Finance departments in these organizations. Just 4 years after it was founded Alight has manage to gather over 250 customers from different business segments.

SAP Financials On Demand

ITQlick rating
(4.5/5)

Starting from $49 per month

SAP launched Financials OnDemand in late 2012 as a stand-alone financial management solution designed exclusively for the cloud. It tracks end-to-end financial transactions from order to cash and procurement to...

Categories: Billing & Invoicing, Budgeting & CPM, Core Accounting, Financial reporting.

Alight Planning Enterprise

ITQlick rating
(3.9/5)

starts at $6,000 per license

Alight Planning Enterprise is an on-premise and cloud-based integrated enterprise resource planning solution that takes the budgeting and financial planning beyond spreadsheets. Alight Planning is a perfect veh...

Categories: Core Accounting, Budgeting & CPM, Business Intelligence.

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SAP Financials On Demand: 3 Features

Cash Flow
Cash flow/cash budget
Real Time Comparisons

Alight Planning Enterprise: 16 Features

Budgeting & Forecasting
Fund-Accounting
Ad-Hoc Analysis
Ad-Hoc Reporting
Automatic Scheduled Reporting
Customizable Dashboard
Customizable Features
Dashboarding
Forecasting & Budgeting
Graphic Benchmark
Issue Indicators
Multy Languages
Performance Measurements
Predictive-Analysis
Profit Analysis
Trend Indicators
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)
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SAP
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
89/100
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
4.8/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
Pricing not available
Functionality
15
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Alight
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
91/100
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
5.8/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$6,000 per license
Functionality
19
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Denali
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
93/100
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
2.6/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$99 per month
Functionality
16
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MoneyDesktop
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
92/100
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
5.2/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
Pricing not available
Functionality
4
MultiCHAX
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
92/100
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
7/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$99 per license
Functionality
5
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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.