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15Five

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Score 8.7 out of 100
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Score 9.9 out of 100

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

Development Dimensions

When I got hired on at my company, we needed some quick wins and instant content to get some of the initiatives going. Having the facilitator and participant materials all ready to go (Training in a box) was extremely helpful. What would have taken me years to put together myself, I was able to put together in a few months. The materials are very user friendly.
Mike Burnett | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Performance and Goals

15Five
8.2
Development Dimensions
8.3
Corporate goal setting
15Five
7.6
Development Dimensions
9.0
Subordinate goal setting
15Five
8.4
Development Dimensions
8.0
Individual goal setting
15Five
9.0
Development Dimensions
8.0
Line-of sight-visibility
15Five
8.3
Development Dimensions
Performance tracking
15Five
7.8
Development Dimensions
8.0

Performance Management

15Five
7.9
Development Dimensions
8.5
Performance plans
15Five
8.3
Development Dimensions
9.0
Plan weighting
15Five
6.7
Development Dimensions
Manager note taking
15Five
8.6
Development Dimensions
Performance improvement plans
15Five
7.4
Development Dimensions
8.0
Review status tracking
15Five
8.2
Development Dimensions
Rater nomination workflow
15Five
6.8
Development Dimensions
Review reminders
15Five
9.3
Development Dimensions
Workflow restrictions
15Five
6.3
Development Dimensions
Multiple review frequency
15Five
8.6
Development Dimensions
Reporting
15Five
8.3
Development Dimensions

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

Development Dimensions

  • I enjoyed the process of getting certified to teach topics from DDI. Our master instructor was excellent. He gave wonderful feedback and provided an environment where we could practice our skills and be ready to teach.
  • The facilitator and participant materials are very professional and well laid out. They are easy to follow. Especially as a facilitator of the course. The facilitator guide provides very detailed content of what to say and how to teach the topic.
  • I love the additional job aids, videos, surveys and reinforcement of training tools they provide for you to use with your learners. They also are provided in various formats (mobile, hard copy, etc.)
Mike Burnett | 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

Development Dimensions

  • Some of the courses are a bit out of date. They don't always stay up with the times of current trends in the business world.
  • I would like to have the option of using the participant materials in a mobile format instead of having to call in and order hard copy participant materials for each course I teach.
  • I would like to see more courses converted to Industrial format. I work for an Industrial type company and some of the courses are not relevant or do not hit home for our learners. They say they cannot relate to the case studies, videos, etc.
Mike Burnett | 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

Development Dimensions

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

Development Dimensions

No score
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Support Rating

15Five

15Five 8.3
Based on 23 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

Development Dimensions

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

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

Development Dimensions

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

Development Dimensions

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

Development Dimensions

I like OpenSesame for the numerous options of topics you have to choose from. However, my DDI rep really helped me drill down the topics we needed to focus on. DDI simplified the process for me so it was not so confusing on where to start and what to use. We mapped out a plan together on how to support our employees and leaders in their development.
Mike Burnett | 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

Development Dimensions

  • We are a part of a dealer network. Before we rolled out the training and materials using DDI, we ranked 38 out of 52 dealers for our dealer loyalty score. We are now ranked #2.
  • We are seeing our leaders confidence go up. They feel much more confident in how to lead their teams. The environment within the teams has improved. They are having more effective conversations with team members. 1x1s are happening in a more consistent basis.
  • Our leaders have more tools than they have had before in how to lead and support their teams. Checklists, templates, surveys, etc.
Mike Burnett | 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

Development Dimensions

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

15Five
8.7
Development Dimensions
10.0

Likelihood to Renew

15Five
9.5
Development Dimensions

Usability

15Five
9.5
Development Dimensions

Support Rating

15Five
8.3
Development Dimensions

Online Training

15Five
10.0
Development Dimensions

Implementation Rating

15Five
10.0
Development Dimensions

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