Workday Vs Dayforce HCM

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Jun 22, 2021

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - Workday or Dayforce HCM?

Dayforce HCM is more expensive to implement (TCO) than Workday, Workday is rated higher (97/100) than Dayforce HCM (92/100). Dayforce HCM offers more features (5) 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 Workday compares with Ceridian?

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...

Ceridian: Ceridian Corporation is a business services company that helps its customers maximize the power of their people, lower their costs and focus on what they do best. Ceridian's suite of innovative managed human resource solutions includes payroll and compensation, employee benefits administration, staffing, compliance, HR administration (human resour...

Who's more expensive? Workday or Dayforce HCM?

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 Dayforce HCM.

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. Dayforce HCM price starts at $11.50 per user/month , when comparing Dayforce HCM to their competitors, the software is rated 8 - higher than the average Human Resources software cost.

Bottom line:Dayforce HCM is more expensive than 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 Workday Vs. Dayforce HCM 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. Dayforce HCM: HR Management, Applicant Tracking, Recruiting Management, Attendance Management, Employee Database.

Target customer size

Workday's typical customers include: Small, medium and large size businesses, Customers of the software include small and medium businesses as well as large enterprises.

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.

Dayforce HCM

ITQlick rating
(4.3/5)

starts at $11.50 per user/month

Dayforce HCM is a web based human resource management solution for businesses of all sizes. It offers such services as benefits management, employee self-service, learning management, and others. The software w...

Categories: Applicant Tracking, Benefits Administration, Employee Management, Employee Recognition, Employee Scheduling.

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Compare features

Workday: 0 Features

We are working to collect the list of features

Dayforce HCM: 5 Features

HR Management
Applicant Tracking
Recruiting Management
Attendance Management
Employee Database
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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Dayforce
ITQlick rating
4.3/5
Score
92/100
Pricing
8.6/10
License pricing
$11.50 per user/month
Functionality
15
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.