ABILITY Network SMARTFORCE vs. Sling

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
ABILITY Network SMARTFORCE
Score 8.9 out of 10
N/A
ABILITY Network, an Inovalon company (acquired 2018) offers the SMARTFORCE suite of employee scheduling applications for healthcare. The technology is based on the former ShiftHound product and company, which was acquired by ABILITY Network in 2017.N/A
Sling
Score 8.4 out of 10
N/A
Sling, from the company of the same name in Brooklyn, is presented by the vendor as an easy way to schedule and communicate with non-desk employees. It allows users to organize, communicate, and administer all aspects of a business, to stay on top of things and keep everything in one place without juggling multiple platforms.
$2
per month
Pricing
ABILITY Network SMARTFORCESling
Editions & Modules
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Premium
$2.00
per user, per month
Business
$4.00
per user, per month
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
ABILITY Network SMARTFORCESling
Free Trial
NoYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoYes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
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User Ratings
ABILITY Network SMARTFORCESling
Likelihood to Recommend
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(0 ratings)
8.0
(3 ratings)
User Testimonials
ABILITY Network SMARTFORCESling
Likelihood to Recommend
Inovalon
No answers on this topic
Sling, Inc
Sling offers enough customization I can see it working in most any scheduling scenarios. The ability to build job types into each employee gives you the control to match employee skills with the need for any particular position. Time of day templates makes it easy to select various shift times.
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Pros
Inovalon
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Sling, Inc
  • Ease of access for managers & employees alike.
  • Sling staff always reply almost right away when I have had questions in the past.
  • We love utilizing the different colors for the schedule, so it's easier to see who's what and where/when.
  • Easy for staff to apply for shifts.
  • Free version does everything we need it to!
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Cons
Inovalon
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Sling, Inc
  • Notification system is weird
  • Limited features for free
  • Confusing layout at first
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Alternatives Considered
Inovalon
No answers on this topic
Sling, Inc
(it has been 3+ years since I evaluated other programs, I don't recall the names)
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Return on Investment
Inovalon
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Sling, Inc
  • It has been much easier to fill shifts faster
  • It's easy to train new staff on with ease
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Screenshot of Sling Employee and Shift Scheduling for Businesses of All SizesScreenshot of Sling with Mobile Management of Employees Shifts and Tasks