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15Five

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Score 8.9 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

TINYpulse

Well-suited for companies looking to get better feedback from employees. It's probably perfect for my organization (around 80 employees) because our COO can respond directly to our concerns. It might be less effective for larger organizations, but I can't speak much to that.
Tanner Walters | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Performance and Goals

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

Performance Management

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

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

TINYpulse

  • TINYpulse provides a nice, prepackaged survey platform with a library of suggested questions to use and hard-coded timelines and processes... so it is truly a "plug and play" tool.
  • The platform produces some graphics and other methodology for assisting HR in delivering survey results to the rest of the executive team and/or to share with employees.
  • TINYpulse does a DYNAMIC job in selling the message that the employee's responses are anonymous. Not sure if it is a generational issue or the result of younger generations watching a parent go thru a RIF or other job elimination, but the notion of radically-candid feedback is not one which I've found to be present with many Millennials (here or in past organizations), so this is a big selling point for TINYpulse.
  • The TINYpulse platform offers a "Cheers for Peers" program, allowing the company to promote another form of peer-to-peer recognition which can even be linked to Slack (or nearly any business-based instant messaging system) to create a constant feed for all to see those receiving recognition for going above-and-beyond.
Brad Holliday, PHR, SHRM-CP, CBM, MBA | 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

TINYpulse

  • TINYpulse sometimes makes updates to their app and website, and when navigating as an admin, I have found some of the links to be broken after an update.
  • The pricing structure of TINYpulse has changed since we first began using it, changing from a pay per user amount to a bulk-buy amount. This led to some confusion when we went to add more users.
Dave Becker | 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

TINYpulse

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

TINYpulse

TINYpulse 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Very intuitive and simple, it didn't require any external training for me to use
Tanner Walters | TrustRadius Reviewer

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

TINYpulse

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

TINYpulse

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

TINYpulse

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

TINYpulse

I haven't used any competitors
Jessica Rich | 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

TINYpulse

  • TINYpulse allowed us to retire old-fashioned ways of employee reviews (which nobody liked). It lets us centralize and organize efficiently.
  • TINYpulse ensures all employees can speak up comfortably and anonymously when desired.
  • TINYpulse gives all employees the chance to give immediate cheers to others for going above and beyond!
Michael Jacobson | 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

TINYpulse

General

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

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