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Abacus

Abacus has been great for our small startup of 37 employees, it has grown with our team since we were very small. Since we have not experienced it as a bigger company, I am not sure what the scalability would be like. If you're looking for a site with a cleaner look that is easy to use, Abacus is it. I haven't had to reach out to customer service yet because I haven't had any issues. If that isn't proof positive of how easy it is to use, I don't know what is!
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Journyx

Users cannot update their own time sheet if mistakes are made or things change after submitting. The time sheet must be rejected by the reviewer before the user can update the time sheet. It would be much better for the user to be able to update the time sheet and resubmit, barring approval, instead of the upfront action of the reviewer rejecting the time sheet.
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Pros

  • It is very easy for employees to upload their expense receipts to abacus.
  • Abacus has an easy UI.
  • We haven't had any issues with their customer service team not responding when asked.
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  • Keyword Searching
  • Web based application
  • Expense management
  • Professional Services Automation
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Cons

  • When you upload a receipt to abacus it would be great to port in the information from the receipt to the text fields.
  • It would be good to have a more automated way for Abacus to integrate in with other payroll systems.
  • It would be nice to have more levels of permissions, e.g. manager level, administer level and employee level.
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  • Leave management ability can be improved to offer more functions and reporting.
  • Administration function of adding new clients can be difficult and time consuming.
  • Maybe at times too much customization. It is difficult to administrate all the activities and tasks if we have future changes.
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Journyx8.5
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All depending on cost for renewal. This is very expensive as a reporting tool, as we do not recover the cost through billing
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Usability

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Journyx6.0
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Back end, administration or set up on the software.
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Reliability and Availability

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Journyx8.0
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Yes, it's there when I need it.
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Performance

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Journyx5.0
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Can be slow at times.
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Online Training

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Journyx7.0
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Good training overall, some areas we do use.
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Implementation

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Journyx5.0
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It takes a lot of planning and it's time consuming.
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Alternatives Considered

I used expensify in my last role, however it was at a bigger company so I was not involved in the process besides being a user. Abacus seems easier to use from a user perspective. It would be great to have a better integration with our payroll system, but it seems like with all softwares, you can't have it all
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Journyx is easy to use - intuitive with customizable drop down menus and with multiple report options, useful for a variety of purposes.
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Scalability

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Journyx7.0
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Server issues at first.
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Return on Investment

  • It does seem like they are still working out some kinks in the web and mobile apps – a few times the app has crashed. But they're also very fast to push updates.
  • The benefits are simple. No one likes taking time out of their day to do expense reporting. Abacus speeds that process up considerably. The interface is clean, and I'm able to see what expenses are pending vs. expenses that are already cleared.
  • The benefit from a user standpoint is that it adds an element of organization to a process that is typically disorganized. It has saved us numerous hours.
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  • Easier and more efficient cost fund allocation.
  • Requires employee time reporting on activity, cost center and other custom fields synced with payroll so records are submitted, reviewed and approved every two weeks.
  • Funders are confident in our ability to appropriately allocate funds.
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Pricing Details

Abacus

General
Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
No
Abacus Editions & Modules
Abacus
Edition
Abacus
$51
1. Per User per Month
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Journyx

General
Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional
Journyx Editions & Modules
Journyx
Additional Pricing Details
Both our hosted and on-premise solutions are priced on a per license, per month basis. We have a base solution, Journyx, with additional products and add-ons that we offer based on your specific requirements. Pricing is highly dependent on your business requirements. We're happy to discuss your needs in detail so we can provide you with a solution that meets those needs.

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