RUN Powered by ADP® vs. Advanced Cloud HR

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
RUN Powered by ADP®
Score 8.5 out of 10
Small Businesses (1-50 employees)
RUN powered by ADP is a benefits administration and payroll platform for small businesses with light additional HR features. It runs on a cloud-based platform with mobile accessibility.N/A
Advanced Cloud HR
Score 9.3 out of 10
N/A
OpenHR from UK company Advanced is a complete human resource management system (HRMS). Integration with OpenPeople, the vendor's payroll processing system, presents a complete automated HR solution.N/A
Pricing
RUN Powered by ADP®Advanced Cloud HR
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
RUN Powered by ADP®Advanced Cloud HR
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Community Pulse
RUN Powered by ADP®Advanced Cloud HR
Top Pros
Top Cons
Features
RUN Powered by ADP®Advanced Cloud HR
Payroll Management
Comparison of Payroll Management features of Product A and Product B
RUN Powered by ADP®
8.3
214 Ratings
1% above category average
Advanced Cloud HR
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Ratings
Pay calculation9.4206 Ratings00 Ratings
Support for external payroll vendors7.763 Ratings00 Ratings
Off-cycle/On-Demand payment8.8136 Ratings00 Ratings
Benefit plan administration8.089 Ratings00 Ratings
Direct deposit files9.5199 Ratings00 Ratings
Salary revision and increment management9.2154 Ratings00 Ratings
Reimbursement management5.138 Ratings00 Ratings
Human Resource Management
Comparison of Human Resource Management features of Product A and Product B
RUN Powered by ADP®
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Advanced Cloud HR
8.6
1 Ratings
9% above category average
Employee demographic data00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Employment history00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Job profiles and administration00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Workflow for transfers, promotions, pay raises, etc.00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Organizational charting00 Ratings7.01 Ratings
Organization and location management00 Ratings7.01 Ratings
Compliance data (COBRA, OSHA, etc.)00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Leave and Attendance Management
Comparison of Leave and Attendance Management features of Product A and Product B
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Advanced Cloud HR
10.0
1 Ratings
21% above category average
Approval workflow00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Balance details00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Annual carry-forward and encashment00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Employee Self Service
Comparison of Employee Self Service features of Product A and Product B
RUN Powered by ADP®
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Advanced Cloud HR
8.6
1 Ratings
6% above category average
View and generate pay and benefit information00 Ratings6.01 Ratings
Update personal information00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
View company policy documentation00 Ratings7.01 Ratings
Employee recognition00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
View job history00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
HR Reporting
Comparison of HR Reporting features of Product A and Product B
RUN Powered by ADP®
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Advanced Cloud HR
6.7
1 Ratings
13% below category average
Report builder00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Pre-built reports00 Ratings6.01 Ratings
Ability to combine HR data with external data00 Ratings4.01 Ratings
Onboarding
Comparison of Onboarding features of Product A and Product B
RUN Powered by ADP®
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Advanced Cloud HR
4.5
1 Ratings
56% below category average
New hire portal00 Ratings4.01 Ratings
Manager tracking tools00 Ratings5.01 Ratings
Performance and Goals
Comparison of Performance and Goals features of Product A and Product B
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Advanced Cloud HR
8.3
1 Ratings
1% above category average
Corporate goal setting00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Individual goal setting00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Line-of sight-visibility00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Performance tracking00 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Performance Management
Comparison of Performance Management features of Product A and Product B
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Advanced Cloud HR
7.8
1 Ratings
2% below category average
Performance plans00 Ratings6.01 Ratings
Performance improvement plans00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Review status tracking00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Review reminders00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Multiple review frequency00 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Succession Planning
Comparison of Succession Planning features of Product A and Product B
RUN Powered by ADP®
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Advanced Cloud HR
8.3
1 Ratings
5% above category average
Create succession plans/pools00 Ratings7.01 Ratings
Candidate ranking00 Ratings6.01 Ratings
Candidate search00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Candidate development00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Recruiting / ATS
Comparison of Recruiting / ATS features of Product A and Product B
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Advanced Cloud HR
6.6
1 Ratings
17% below category average
Job Requisition Management00 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Company Website Posting00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Publish to Social Media00 Ratings4.01 Ratings
Job Search Site Posting00 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Duplicate Candidate Prevention00 Ratings7.01 Ratings
Applicant Tracking00 Ratings6.01 Ratings
Notifications and Alerts00 Ratings4.01 Ratings
Best Alternatives
RUN Powered by ADP®Advanced Cloud HR
Small Businesses
Patriot Software
Patriot Software
Score 9.1 out of 10
Patriot Software
Patriot Software
Score 9.1 out of 10
Medium-sized Companies
Paypro Workforce Management
Paypro Workforce Management
Score 9.6 out of 10
Paypro Workforce Management
Paypro Workforce Management
Score 9.6 out of 10
Enterprises
Infor Human Resources
Infor Human Resources
Score 7.2 out of 10
Infor Human Resources
Infor Human Resources
Score 7.2 out of 10
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User Ratings
RUN Powered by ADP®Advanced Cloud HR
Likelihood to Recommend
8.5
(280 ratings)
8.0
(1 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
9.8
(19 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Usability
9.8
(12 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Availability
9.2
(7 ratings)
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(0 ratings)
Performance
8.4
(7 ratings)
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(0 ratings)
Support Rating
8.4
(22 ratings)
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(0 ratings)
In-Person Training
9.6
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Online Training
9.6
(2 ratings)
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(0 ratings)
Implementation Rating
9.4
(10 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Configurability
8.2
(4 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Ease of integration
9.1
(1 ratings)
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(0 ratings)
Product Scalability
9.1
(8 ratings)
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(0 ratings)
Vendor post-sale
9.4
(3 ratings)
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(0 ratings)
Vendor pre-sale
8.3
(4 ratings)
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(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
RUN Powered by ADP®Advanced Cloud HR
Likelihood to Recommend
ADP
RUN is a great option if you are a mid to small sized company. Due to the functionality, it seems to be designed for companies that are about that size. I do not think it would be suited for a large company or enterprise as the reporting and Payroll procedures can be somewhat limited.
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Advanced
Advanced Cloud HR helps to solve problems with diversified magnitude and changing needs of an organization, the ones which are faced by the HR department obviously. This tool is a simple solution to most of the challenging HR tasks like leave application, Training tracking, Career progression, and many others. This makes it enough solution to cater to all the existing and futuristic HR problems.
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Pros
ADP
  • Keeps accurate payroll data for employees as well as the business
  • Provides 24/7 access to employees for their personal needs
  • Keeps us informed of changes in the laws/regulations/rules pertaining to hiring, minimum wage, etc.
  • Submits wages reports to Federal and State authorities
  • Helps us find answers to questions regarding hiring out-of-state employees (remote workers).
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Advanced
  • Robust employee problems addressal.
  • Self accessible admin tasks.
  • Employee reporting is very easy.
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Cons
ADP
  • Being a small company and as a designated owner, the employee who processes payroll is the only person that gets the notification that payroll is submitted. As the "Owner," it would be best if the "owner" could also get a copy of the processing of payroll. I have to log in to review what was actually submitted...so if incorrect and I miss checking immediately, an employee could be paid incorrectly.
  • The PTO / vacation accrual product does not have the ability to provide a "liability" report of what the accrual balances owed are. I started using the product only to find out that a liability report was not available, nor could it be created.
  • Employee change form is only available after payroll is submitted. It would be more helpful to have the change form available before submission so any potential incorrect changes could be identified before running a final payroll.
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Advanced
  • User interface and navigation.
  • Ready training material not available easily.
  • Could add employee feedback functionality.
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Likelihood to Renew
ADP
It is much better than the payroll system I used previously. The integrations that RUN has for on-boarding new hires are very convenient when they work properly. It saves a tremendous amount of time being able to email a link to new employees that allows them to enter much of their own demographic information. Payroll feature alerts me when someone's pay is significantly less or more than usual.
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Advanced
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Usability
ADP
I have been using this system for years and they have actually made it easier and easier. The system is always making great upgrades that don't necessarily require any additional information or training. I love when I log in and see a new feature or button that I get to use to make my life easier!
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Advanced
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Reliability and Availability
ADP
I have never had an instance of an outage. It is always available as I have added data while travelling, on weekends, and in after work hours. Retrieving pdf's is also available at any time for employees and benefit participants.
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Advanced
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Performance
ADP
ADP Run loads a bit slowly at times, once I put in my credentials. However, that said, I think my perception of the time it takes is impacted by our "instant gratification" expectation of being able to get into everything quickly.
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Advanced
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Support Rating
ADP
At times it takes a few minutes to reach someone and sometimes the ADP automated voice prompt does not recognize my name when I say it. Also, sometimes I am forwarded to different departments and I have to explain my issue 2 or 3 times. It is hard to know whether it is an ADP Run/payroll processing issue versus an ADP Time and Attendance issue. Over the last year or so that I have called ADP, sometimes I am left on hold for a very long time.
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Advanced
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In-Person Training
ADP
they helped up with the 1st payroll after that we were fine - it is very user friendly- they wanted to be sure everything had imported correctly.
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Advanced
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Online Training
ADP
very easy to learn i think it took maybe one payroll to have it down and we were up and running
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Advanced
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Implementation Rating
ADP
Make sure there's plenty of time between payrolls for the implementation and be sure to test all the manually inputted fields.
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Advanced
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Alternatives Considered
ADP
RUN Powered by ADP® blows Paychex Flex out of the water. The ease of using the app and the website is so much better! The detail we are able to see in the payroll section is much improved. Probably the biggest improvement between the two is the customer service. We feel heard, understood, appreciated, and cared for since switching to RUN Powered by ADP®.
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Advanced
This is a cloud-native application and it's very easy to implement and deploy across multiple platforms. This makes it a go-to tool for many organizations. However, the above-mentioned tools are no way less. They are the market leaders in the HRM department and are already established, players. But considering the price tag, they carry on license Advance Cloud HR is absolutely a no-brainer choice for organizations looking to get value for money.
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Scalability
ADP
Every summer, we hire three new college interns who have to be entered into the system. They can enter their information themselves, which takes a load off me. The onboarding is quite straightforward, and today's college kids are techy enough to be able to understand it.
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Advanced
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Return on Investment
ADP
  • Providing my clients with the easy to use platform has freed up 2 days worth of work per month for me.
  • It allows clients to have their employees submit onboarding documentation directly into the system saving client confusion/frustration and limiting calls coming into my office.
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Advanced
  • Excellent purchase considering the problems that the tool can address.
  • One stop solution to all the major HR activities.
  • It has the capability to enhance and adapt to changing Employee related data challenges.
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ScreenShots

RUN Powered by ADP® Screenshots

Screenshot of the RUN Dashboard with the business' key info front-and-centerScreenshot of the payroll interfaceScreenshot of access to payroll reports and liability amountsScreenshot of the RUN Powered by ADP mobile app, used to process payroll on the goScreenshot of the ADP mobile app, where employees can access their historical payroll statements and year-end tax documents

Advanced Cloud HR Screenshots

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