Workday Vs Workforce Ready (Apr 2021)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Apr 29, 2021

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - Workday or Workforce Ready?

Workday is more expensive to implement (TCO) than Workforce Ready, Workforce Ready is rated higher (98/100) than Workday (97/100). Workforce Ready offers more features (16) to their users than Workday (0). There is a clear winner in this case and it is Workforce Ready!

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 Kronos Incorporated?

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...

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? Workday or Kronos Workforce Ready?

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 Kronos Workforce Ready.

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. Kronos Workforce Ready price starts at $6 per user/month , when comparing Kronos Workforce Ready to their competitors, the software is rated 2 - much lower than the average Human Resources software cost.

Bottom line: Workday is more expensive than Kronos Workforce Ready.

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. Workforce Ready 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. Kronos Workforce Ready: Benefits Administration, HR Management, Payroll, Performance Record, Recruiting.

Target customer size

Workday's typical customers include: Small, medium and large size businesses, Kronos Labor force Ready is especially developed for small as well as midsize services who wish to automate a lot of their workforce management processes with great functions like real-time staff member data as well as scheduling.

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.

Workforce Ready

ITQlick rating
(4.1/5)

starts at $6 per user/month

Kronos Workforce Ready is a cloud-hosted human resources system that integrates workforce management and HCM (human capital management) capabilities in one platform. The system covers organizations of all sizes...

Categories: Human Resources, Applicant Tracking, Attendance Tracking, Benefits Administration, Compensation Management.

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Compare features

Workday: 0 Features

We are working to collect the list of features

Kronos Workforce Ready: 16 Features

Benefits Administration
HR Management
Payroll
Performance Record
Recruiting
Timesheet
Biometric
Labor Cost Reporting
Manual Time Entry
Multiple Pay Rates
Offline Timesheets
Online Timesheets
Overtime Calculation
Telephone Time Reporting
Time Categorization
Work History
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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Workday
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
97/100
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
6/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$100 per user/year
Functionality
3
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Kronos
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
98/100
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
2/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$6 per user/month
Functionality
32
Review
Namely
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
97/100
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
6.8/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$15 per employee/month
Functionality
22
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BambooHR
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
97/100
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
2.2/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$6 per user/month
Functionality
27
TribeHR
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
95/100
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
5.6/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$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.