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Likelihood to Recommend

EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool

As a 360 assessment it rates very well when compared to our previous vendor. 360-Degree Feedback is more affordable so it allows departments to avail themselves of the opportunity to help their team members learn more about themselves, which would have been cost-prohibitive with our previous vendor.The support department has been FANTASTIC! Quick responses on all any small issues and easy to work with for customizing templates. The system allows us to add rater groups and increase the group sizes easily.
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SilkRoad Life Suite

SilkRoad Life is well suited for hiring new employees and bringing them onboard quickly.
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Feature Rating Comparison

Performance and Goals

EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool
6.0
SilkRoad Life Suite
Corporate goal setting
EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool
6.0
SilkRoad Life Suite
Subordinate goal setting
EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool
6.0
SilkRoad Life Suite
Individual goal setting
EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool
6.0
SilkRoad Life Suite
Line-of sight-visibility
EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool
6.0
SilkRoad Life Suite
Performance tracking
EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool
6.0
SilkRoad Life Suite

Performance Management

EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool
7.0
SilkRoad Life Suite
Performance plans
EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool
7.0
SilkRoad Life Suite
Plan weighting
EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool
7.0
SilkRoad Life Suite
Performance improvement plans
EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool
7.0
SilkRoad Life Suite
Review status tracking
EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool
7.0
SilkRoad Life Suite
Rater nomination workflow
EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool
7.0
SilkRoad Life Suite
Review reminders
EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool
7.0
SilkRoad Life Suite
Workflow restrictions
EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool
7.0
SilkRoad Life Suite
Multiple review frequency
EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool
7.0
SilkRoad Life Suite
Reporting
EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool
7.0
SilkRoad Life Suite

Onboarding

EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool
SilkRoad Life Suite
5.8
New hire portal
EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool
SilkRoad Life Suite
7.6
Manager tracking tools
EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool
SilkRoad Life Suite
5.1
Compliance tracking and reporting
EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool
SilkRoad Life Suite
4.6

Pros

  • EchoSpan was extremely supportive in the initial training portion and is extremely quick to offer support when required.
  • Filled our request for customization and were easy to work with.
  • Excellent on-line training videos
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  • Ease of use for anyone, even with little systems experience. Great UI experience.
  • Task assignment is now owned by someone who claims it.
  • Ability to track the status of each tasks whether if they are overdue or on target.
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Cons

  • It would be beneficial if the system automatically reported if an email was returned because of an incorrect address.
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  • Access level could use some improvement for the users. i.e. limited documents tab access vs. eforms tab vs limited portal editing access.
  • Ability to give their administrators more access. i.e. manage and edit team members
  • Ability to give their administrators more access for control over paid e-forms
  • User friendlier way to upload regular documents.
  • Reporting!!!
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Likelihood to Renew

EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool9.6
Based on 2 answers
Customer support and the cost of the product would be my number one reasons. Customer support is fantastic!
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SilkRoad Life Suite2.0
Based on 1 answer
Our HR Director is looking to go with another company.
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Usability

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SilkRoad Life Suite6.5
Based on 2 answers
Excellent onboarding tool. Easy to set up
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Performance

EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool9.0
Based on 1 answer
The system is easy to use, the Echospan support is fantastic and the cost is very competitive.
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SilkRoad Life Suite2.0
Based on 1 answer
No answer on this topic is available.

Alternatives Considered

Both EchoSpan and the other vendor supplied comparable products, so the major difference was the cost involved. EchoSpan is much more affordable and offers a very similar quality of report.
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SilkRoad is very far behind PeopleSoft!
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Return on Investment

  • It has allowed feedback from many employees so certain issues that needed to be dealt with became more transparent.
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  • Definitely increased employee onboard efficiency
  • Central location for applicants to apply
  • Better Applicant tracking for our AAP plan
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Pricing Details

EchoSpan 360-Degree Feedback Tool

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

SilkRoad Life Suite

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
Additional Pricing Details