SuccessFactors Vs Workday (May 2021)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / May 01, 2021

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - SuccessFactors or Workday?

SuccessFactors is more expensive to implement (TCO) than Workday, Workday is rated higher (97/100) than SuccessFactors (94/100). SuccessFactors offers more features (19) to their users than Workday (0).

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 SuccessFactors Ltd. compares with Workday?

SuccessFactors Ltd.: The SuccessFactors Management Team is led by Shawn Price, president of SuccessFactors. The team aims to fulfill the company’s mission of helping organizations of all sizes run their business better.SuccessFactors has established significant relationships with industry leaders in sales, consulting, and complementary business solutions through our gl...

Workday: In 2005, software visionaries Dave Duffield and Aneel Bhusri met for brunch at a Truckee diner, a few miles north of Lake Tahoe. They decided to form a startup—one that would sell cloud-based finance and HR software. The two longtime friends had plenty of experience. Dave founded PeopleSoft in 1987 and served as the company's CEO and board chairma...

Who's more expensive? SuccessFactors or Workday?

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 SuccessFactors and Workday.

SuccessFactors price starts at $8 per user/month , on a scale between 1 to 10 SuccessFactors is rated 6, which is similar to the average cost of Human Resources software. Workday price starts at $100 per user/year , when comparing Workday to their competitors, the software is rated 6 - similar to the average Human Resources software cost.

Bottom line: SuccessFactors cost is around the same cost of Workday.

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 SuccessFactors Vs. Workday based on some of the most important and required Human Resources features. SuccessFactors: this software is considered "feature-rich" with more than 10 important features, here is a partial list: Appraisal Performance, Employee Self-Service, HR Management, Payroll, Performance Record, Recruiting, LMS, Collaboration Management. Workday: We are still working to collect the list of features for Workday.

Target customer size

SuccessFactors is a cross industry system which supports scalability for all business sizes by offering three different software suits: Small Business for less than 200 employees, SMEs with 200-1500 employees, and Enterprise companies with larger employee bases. and Workday's target customer size include: Small, medium and large size businesses.

SuccessFactors

ITQlick rating
(4/5)

starts at $8 per user/month

SuccessFactors is a cloud-based human resource software that is provided for use in businesses only. The software is provided as a suite with it containing a talent management system, and a performance appraisa...

Categories: Applicant Tracking, Cloud LMS, Compensation Management, Employee Management.

Workday

ITQlick rating
(4.3/5)

starts at $100 per user/year

Workday is a cloud-based scalable enterprise resource management platform that enables companies of various sizes and capacities to effectively handle administrative duties such as Financial Management, Human R...

Categories: Human Resources, Workforce Management.

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SuccessFactors: 19 Features

Appraisal Performance
Employee Self-Service
HR Management
Payroll
Performance Record
Recruiting
LMS
Collaboration Management
Content Management
Course Authoring
Course Catalog
Course Interactivity
Custom Functionality
Defined User Roles
eLearning
Skills Assessment
Training Metrics
User Access Controls
Virtual Classroom

Workday: 0 Features

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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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SuccessFactors
ITQlick rating
4/5
Score
94/100
Pricing
7.4/10
License pricing
$8 per user/month
Functionality
35
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Workday
ITQlick rating
4.3/5
Score
97/100
Pricing
6/10
License pricing
$100 per user/year
Functionality
3
Kronos
ITQlick rating
4.1/5
Score
98/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$6 per user/month
Functionality
32
Review
Namely
ITQlick rating
4.1/5
Score
97/100
Pricing
6.8/10
License pricing
$15 per employee/month
Functionality
22
Review
BambooHR
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
97/100
Pricing
2.2/10
License pricing
$6 per user/month
Functionality
27
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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.