Workday Vs BambooHR (Apr 2021)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Apr 29, 2021

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - Workday or BambooHR?

Workday is more expensive to implement (TCO) than BambooHR, BambooHR is rated with the same score (97/100) as Workday (97/100). BambooHR offers more features (11) to their users than Workday (0). 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 Workday compares with BambooHR?

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...

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? Workday 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 Workday and BambooHR.

Workday price starts at $100 per user/year , on a scale between 1 to 10 Workday 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: Workday 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 Workday Vs. BambooHR based on some of the most important and required Human Resources features. Workday: We are still working to collect the list of features for Workday. BambooHR: Employee Self-Service, HR Management, Payroll, Performance Record, Software Customization.

Target customer size

Workday's typical customers include: Small, medium and large size businesses, BambooHR offers its intuitive online HR software to medium and small businesses.

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.

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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Compare features

Workday: 0 Features

We are working to collect the list of features

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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Workday
ITQlick rating
4.3/5
Score
97/100
Pricing
6/10
License pricing
$100 per user/year
Functionality
3
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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
Namely
ITQlick rating
4.1/5
Score
97/100
Pricing
6.8/10
License pricing
$15 per employee/month
Functionality
22
Review
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.