247HRM vs. PDS Vista

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
247HRM
Score 8.1 out of 10
N/A
The 247HRM HR management and payroll software features Document Management, Salary Budgeting, Skill Bank, automated generation of letters and email, custom MIS & Trending reports. It can be used along with other modules documents, salaries, leave data etc. It is developed by Interbiz Solutions, headquartered in Hyderabad.
$25.67
per month includes 30 employees
PDS Vista
Score 6.3 out of 10
Enterprise companies (1,001+ employees)
Vista® is a human resource, benefits, payroll, recruiting, and self-service software. Functional elements include recruitment, staffing, position and training management, compliance, and performance and compensation.N/A
Pricing
247HRMPDS Vista
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
247HRMPDS Vista
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoYes
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional DetailsLicense pricing is based on the number of full and part-time active employees within bands (e.g. 751-1,000). SaaS pricing is based on PEPM.
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Community Pulse
247HRMPDS Vista
Top Pros

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Top Cons

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Features
247HRMPDS Vista
Human Resource Management
Comparison of Human Resource Management features of Product A and Product B
247HRM
8.9
3 Ratings
12% above category average
PDS Vista
7.7
18 Ratings
2% below category average
Employee demographic data8.93 Ratings9.017 Ratings
Employment history9.13 Ratings9.018 Ratings
Job profiles and administration8.93 Ratings9.014 Ratings
Workflow for transfers, promotions, pay raises, etc.9.13 Ratings7.012 Ratings
Organizational charting8.23 Ratings7.013 Ratings
Organization and location management9.13 Ratings7.016 Ratings
Compliance data (COBRA, OSHA, etc.)00 Ratings6.011 Ratings
Payroll Management
Comparison of Payroll Management features of Product A and Product B
247HRM
8.8
3 Ratings
9% above category average
PDS Vista
8.0
18 Ratings
0% below category average
Pay calculation9.13 Ratings8.216 Ratings
Support for external payroll vendors8.53 Ratings7.39 Ratings
Off-cycle/On-Demand payment9.12 Ratings00 Ratings
Benefit plan administration8.53 Ratings8.216 Ratings
Direct deposit files8.53 Ratings8.217 Ratings
Salary revision and increment management9.13 Ratings8.213 Ratings
Reimbursement management9.13 Ratings8.25 Ratings
Leave and Attendance Management
Comparison of Leave and Attendance Management features of Product A and Product B
247HRM
9.1
3 Ratings
12% above category average
PDS Vista
8.2
13 Ratings
1% above category average
Approval workflow9.13 Ratings8.27 Ratings
Balance details9.13 Ratings8.213 Ratings
Annual carry-forward and encashment9.13 Ratings8.212 Ratings
Employee Self Service
Comparison of Employee Self Service features of Product A and Product B
247HRM
8.9
3 Ratings
9% above category average
PDS Vista
7.1
17 Ratings
14% below category average
View and generate pay and benefit information8.53 Ratings8.216 Ratings
Update personal information9.13 Ratings7.314 Ratings
View company policy documentation9.13 Ratings7.38 Ratings
Employee recognition8.72 Ratings7.25 Ratings
View job history8.93 Ratings5.84 Ratings
Asset Management
Comparison of Asset Management features of Product A and Product B
247HRM
9.1
3 Ratings
16% above category average
PDS Vista
7.3
7 Ratings
6% below category average
Tracking of all physical assets9.13 Ratings7.37 Ratings
HR Reporting
Comparison of HR Reporting features of Product A and Product B
247HRM
8.6
3 Ratings
12% above category average
PDS Vista
8.0
16 Ratings
5% above category average
Report builder8.93 Ratings8.014 Ratings
Pre-built reports9.13 Ratings8.016 Ratings
Ability to combine HR data with external data7.73 Ratings8.013 Ratings
Onboarding
Comparison of Onboarding features of Product A and Product B
247HRM
8.2
3 Ratings
2% above category average
PDS Vista
7.3
1 Ratings
10% below category average
New hire portal7.93 Ratings7.31 Ratings
Manager tracking tools8.53 Ratings00 Ratings
Performance and Goals
Comparison of Performance and Goals features of Product A and Product B
247HRM
8.7
3 Ratings
6% above category average
PDS Vista
5.8
2 Ratings
34% below category average
Corporate goal setting9.13 Ratings5.52 Ratings
Individual goal setting9.12 Ratings5.52 Ratings
Line-of sight-visibility8.63 Ratings00 Ratings
Performance tracking7.93 Ratings6.42 Ratings
Performance Management
Comparison of Performance Management features of Product A and Product B
247HRM
8.4
3 Ratings
5% above category average
PDS Vista
7.3
4 Ratings
9% below category average
Performance plans8.63 Ratings7.32 Ratings
Performance improvement plans8.13 Ratings7.31 Ratings
Review status tracking8.83 Ratings7.32 Ratings
Review reminders8.83 Ratings7.23 Ratings
Multiple review frequency7.93 Ratings7.32 Ratings
Succession Planning
Comparison of Succession Planning features of Product A and Product B
247HRM
8.6
3 Ratings
8% above category average
PDS Vista
3.6
1 Ratings
75% below category average
Create succession plans/pools8.83 Ratings3.61 Ratings
Candidate ranking8.23 Ratings3.61 Ratings
Candidate search8.53 Ratings3.61 Ratings
Candidate development8.83 Ratings3.61 Ratings
Recruiting / ATS
Comparison of Recruiting / ATS features of Product A and Product B
247HRM
8.4
3 Ratings
8% above category average
PDS Vista
2.5
3 Ratings
103% below category average
Job Requisition Management9.13 Ratings3.13 Ratings
Company Website Posting8.53 Ratings3.13 Ratings
Publish to Social Media7.23 Ratings00 Ratings
Job Search Site Posting8.23 Ratings00 Ratings
Duplicate Candidate Prevention8.93 Ratings1.92 Ratings
Applicant Tracking8.23 Ratings2.33 Ratings
Notifications and Alerts8.93 Ratings2.02 Ratings
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User Ratings
247HRMPDS Vista
Likelihood to Recommend
8.5
(3 ratings)
8.0
(23 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
9.1
(2 ratings)
9.1
(7 ratings)
Usability
9.1
(1 ratings)
8.2
(2 ratings)
Availability
-
(0 ratings)
9.5
(2 ratings)
Performance
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
Support Rating
9.1
(2 ratings)
8.2
(3 ratings)
Online Training
-
(0 ratings)
9.0
(2 ratings)
Implementation Rating
-
(0 ratings)
7.3
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
247HRMPDS Vista
Likelihood to Recommend
Interbiz Solutions
It is well suited for the manufacturing, Pharma, Educational and Retail sectors. They are second to none when supporting large companies. Small companies and people looking for employee engagement may not be the right fit.
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Personnel Data Systems (PDS)
As Vista HRMS is fully customizable to suit your needs, a company should determine if they have a current employee who can do the work themselves otherwise they will need to consider the additional cost of asking PDS to do the customizations for them. There are additional modules that we aren't currently making use of, but each company should learn about the functionality of each of them as some may be more beneficial than others. When gathering your questions, ask all potential users of the system what they would want to see in an HRMS. We did so before selecting Vista HRMS and we got pages and pages of questions and comments and made sure that each item was addressed beforehand and was something that we would be able to incorporate into the system. You have the option of taking the system in house or being a hosted client. Make sure you figure out what resources your IT department has available. If you have a dedicated administrator who will do all the upgrades and enhancements great, otherwise you may need PDS to help out and having PDS host may be a better option
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Pros
Interbiz Solutions
  • We used to take half a day to onboard new staff during our employee onboarding. We would collect necessary forms like aadhar, education certificates, experience certificates, and other forms. With 247HRM, it takes two hours. We cut the onboarding time in half. Can you imagine half a day saved for one employee onboarding?
  • I don’t stress about paying my people on time or accurate payroll because my experience with both the 247HRM product and its services helps give me the confidence in paying payroll on time. 2 clicks and I am done with payroll, generating a paysheet, pf ecr, esi upload and PT challan. All these in a span of 2 or 3 hours.
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Personnel Data Systems (PDS)
  • Vista HRMS is very flexible, it does everything we need for HR, benefits and payroll. It’s user-friendly and intuitive to use, when we roll out new self-service items our employees have no problems and require minimal training or documentation.
  • PDS has excellent customer service and support. We get answers to the majority of our questions and problems quickly, within the day that we call. More complex issues that may require PDS’ technical support are usually addressed within a few days. We were upgrading our production servers to Windows 2012 over a weekend and a key person in our organization was on leave. When we checked with PDS to see what cost would be involved if we needed their help, they said it was included in our regular maintenance, no extra cost.
  • The PDS User’s Conference is an excellent learning opportunity for training on everything Vista does, including using Crystal Reports for custom reporting. You also get to meet and talk to the executive and development staff and have direct input into the future product development.
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Cons
Interbiz Solutions
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Personnel Data Systems (PDS)
  • Typical of any system built for the unknown requirements of hundreds or thousands of customers with varying needs, PDS sometimes doesn't fit our processes precisely out of the box. However, this con is far outweighed by the ability to configure and customize the system.
  • The most significant pet peeve of our users is the necessity for so many clicks to navigate between different areas or the system or to review applicants. These items are being addressed based on feedback from the user community in an upcoming release.
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Likelihood to Renew
Interbiz Solutions
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Personnel Data Systems (PDS)
I feel so invested in Vista HRMS that I don't really want to try other options. I know we as an organization are not using this product to it's full potential and that is just due to us lacking the resources to be able to invest the time into breaking it apart and making it work to the best ability for us. The system works great as is, but there are a lot of implementations we can put into place to help us out even more. For example, we would love to start using Workflow to create more efficiencies. I personally have a very good relationship with our hosted vendor who supports Vista HRMS and can help me with any issues and concerns, this is a big part of the reason that I would renew with this product and continue to be an advocate for Vista HRMS.
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Usability
Interbiz Solutions
It is very easy to use and few clicks to complete your tasks
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Personnel Data Systems (PDS)
The interface is intuitive, even if it does require some extra clicks to get to where you are going. The screens are consistently designed and formatted. There is a logical flow and organization to the application layout and menuing systems.
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Support Rating
Interbiz Solutions
Come rain or shine, 247HRM support team is always available to support you whenever you need assistance.
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Personnel Data Systems (PDS)
PDS has excellent customer service and support. We get answers to the
majority of our questions and problems quickly, within the day that we
call. More complex issues that may require PDS’ technical support are
usually addressed within a few days
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Online Training
Interbiz Solutions
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Personnel Data Systems (PDS)
The resources and online tools that PDS provide are extremely thorough and helpful in our training and learning.
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Implementation Rating
Interbiz Solutions
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Personnel Data Systems (PDS)
Ask lots of questions, ensure you fully understand the functionality (particularly history records) and train, train, train the users for correct and complete utilization of the system.
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Alternatives Considered
Interbiz Solutions
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Personnel Data Systems (PDS)
I've used Peoplesoft HCM in the past. The products have some similarities, but they are marketed to different sized companies, so it's a bit of apples to oranges. Peoplesoft was very complex and challenging to manage and support. Vista HRMS should require fewer technical resources and still provide robust features for HR and Payroll. We selected Vista HRMS because it met the majority of our requirements and was priced to enable us to purchase and implement it within our budget. Also, it's an integrated system (although not truly one system when you count Vista Time) which is an improvement over our current state.
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Return on Investment
Interbiz Solutions
  • Accurate Payroll
  • Paperless Employee Onboarding
  • Paperless office
  • onboarding to exit automation
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Personnel Data Systems (PDS)
  • Positive impact would definitely be self-service for both employees and managers to view and update selected data.
  • Through some analytics our managers are able to track turnover for their site/department by many criteria (length of service, reason, etc) and can view a number of other analytical reports such as headcount and demographics which help them to make informed decisions about their department.
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