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15Five

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Likelihood to Recommend

15Five

15Five is a great platform, but it's very simplified and in the 4+ years that I've used it as an employee, I don't feel it has been changed or improved at all. While I'm sure there have been some minor updates, it has stayed virtually the same, which again leads me back to the feeling of "Groundhog day". Data collection plants the seeds for the future of any business, and the need is obviously there, but the monotony of it from an employee's perspective can also contribute to a decline in job joy. Overloading employees with reporting tasks across dozens of software platforms can lead to a major lack of productivity. As for where this platform is suited - in any organization that has a large number of entry-level employees who are all learning at different paces, with a great deal of upward mobility potential, this could be a very useful way to collect feedback and focus career development. In an organization full of senior-level employees with limited upward mobility who are results (or income) focused, this will be seen as an absolute waste of time and disrespectful to senior employees.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Awardco

Awardco has something for everyone. I have employees in a variety of age groups and some want to travel, some want a tangible item, and others feel like they don't really need/want anything so they choose a gift card so they can use it how and when they choose. Awardco allows that flexibility. Also, if the individual isn't ready to make a selection right away, they can save their points to use at a later time. If an individual would like to select an item larger than their award amount, they are not able to add dollars to their personal account, which may cause some frustration to an individual.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Performance and Goals

15Five
8.2
Awardco
Corporate goal setting
15Five
7.5
Awardco
Subordinate goal setting
15Five
8.4
Awardco
Individual goal setting
15Five
9.1
Awardco
Line-of sight-visibility
15Five
8.1
Awardco
Performance tracking
15Five
7.9
Awardco

Performance Management

15Five
7.9
Awardco
Performance plans
15Five
8.4
Awardco
Plan weighting
15Five
6.8
Awardco
Manager note taking
15Five
8.8
Awardco
Performance improvement plans
15Five
7.4
Awardco
Review status tracking
15Five
8.3
Awardco
Rater nomination workflow
15Five
6.6
Awardco
Review reminders
15Five
9.3
Awardco
Workflow restrictions
15Five
6.3
Awardco
Multiple review frequency
15Five
8.7
Awardco
Reporting
15Five
8.3
Awardco

Pros

15Five

  • The technology - 15Five manages all the organization of questions/submissions, and reminders.
  • Simplicity - 15Five isn't difficult to set up. And all of our users found it very easy to interface with.
  • Great features - You can add as many answers as you want. You can tag people. You can do a lot with it.
Rocky Kev | TrustRadius Reviewer

Awardco

  • Allows users to save rewards they're interested in.
  • Notifies you when your item has been shipped and keeps you up to date on location.
  • Diversity of awards available.
Barbara Slay | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

15Five

  • Although I mentioned customization as a positive aspect, it could use some improvements. The backend process of updating the questions, and setting them to a certain schedule, can be a bit confusing. This process could be streamlined.
  • The commenting process can be a bit confusing. If a person is tagged/mentioned in a comment, they are typically sent an email notifying them. However, it can be difficult to locate where you can reply and continue the conversation. Although a simple issue, it seems it could be easily rectified.
  • I would like to see more integration of the team portion of 15Five. It seems this feature is not as prominent, so you can easily get stuck in just your specific 15Five information.
Erin Holm | TrustRadius Reviewer

Awardco

  • I would love if I could award points as a manager.
  • Ordering Amazon products directly from the Awardco site does not come with tracking for your items.
  • The products ordered directly from the Awardco site take a really long time to arrive at your home.
Marquis C. Brantley | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

15Five

15Five 9.5
Based on 2 answers
15Five offers a full feature solution that provides managers the flexibility to use the system that best fits the needs of their department.
Jason Watts, CF.APMP | TrustRadius Reviewer

Awardco

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Usability

15Five

15Five 9.5
Based on 2 answers
It's very simple to use - not overly complicated. You wouldn't need training to use. There are some features I never use because I don't understand -- like one on ones. However we use without and still find a lot of value in it!
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Awardco

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

15Five

15Five 8.4
Based on 24 answers
The 15Five support team is amazing. They were always willing to speak with me when I did something wrong in the system and never had a harsh or placing judgment tone in their voices. They respond quickly and promptly and allowed me to learn something new each time I cross lines with them. I am thankful for their knowledge and customer service they shared with me when I needed it.
Ty Johnson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Awardco

Awardco 8.3
Based on 3 answers
Someone has always been available when I reach out or they will call me back in less than 24 hours if they aren't available when I call. If I have an urgent need to reach someone, there is always someone who is willing to help in the absence of my primary contact.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Online Training

15Five

15Five 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Very helpful webinar training. They answer questions, the slides are all very helpful, and they send you the presentation once the webinar is complete so that you can share with your team.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Awardco

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Implementation Rating

15Five

15Five 10.0
Based on 1 answer
It was very easy and support was super helpful!
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Awardco

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

15Five

I've used Asana and Jira. Jira has too much functionality for a team like ours and Asana didn't have enough gamification for our team. At the end we chose 15Five because it was simple to use and easy to follow, it also allowed the manager to review each individual on the team quickly and effectively.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Awardco

In the past, we have used sites like Coupa to order products & prizes for employees who we want to reward or who have earned prizes during competitions. We enjoyed the program, but there were many steps involved & many layers to go through. It was a time-consuming process to reward an employee, but now we don't spend any time at all on things like this since every employee has their own Awardco account.
Marquis C. Brantley | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

15Five

  • For me, the ROI is immeasurable. I don't know how I could manage my team without it.
  • For the second year running, my team has been rated as "most engaged" by our annual HR survey. For a company with well over 1,000 people globally, I'm proud of this! Without 15Five, I dont know if it would be the same.
Shane Murphy | TrustRadius Reviewer

Awardco

  • Has fixed the employee complaint of more award diversity.
  • Has allowed for HR to award year of service awards virtually.
Barbara Slay | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

15Five

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional

15Five Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Awardco

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Awardco Editions & Modules

Edition
Awardco ProfessionalFree1
Awardco EnterpriseVaries2
  1. Under 100 users
  2. Recognition program needs
Additional Pricing Details
Awardco Enterprise is priced fairly depending on your recognition program needs, and is often much lower than the industry standard. Our previous customers have found that they can use a portion of their previous recognition budget to implement and utilize Awardco, and the rest of the funds can be directed immediately back to their employees, thus rewarding them even more than before.

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