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ADP SmartCompliance

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Likelihood to Recommend

ADP SmartCompliance

ADP SmartCompliance is great at making sure that all the necessary information is where it needs to be.
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DATIS

Our agency has a number of federal and private grants tied to personnel costs and allocations. DATIS e3 is extraordinary at allowing the end user to slice information as needed for complex reporting.
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Feature Rating Comparison

Payroll Management

ADP SmartCompliance
9.0
DATIS
9.4
Pay calculation
ADP SmartCompliance
9.1
DATIS
10.0
Support for external payroll vendors
ADP SmartCompliance
9.1
DATIS
Benefit plan administration
ADP SmartCompliance
9.1
DATIS
9.0
Direct deposit files
ADP SmartCompliance
9.1
DATIS
10.0
Salary revision and increment management
ADP SmartCompliance
9.1
DATIS
8.0
Reimbursement management
ADP SmartCompliance
8.6
DATIS
10.0

Human Resource Management

ADP SmartCompliance
DATIS
8.7
Employee demographic data
ADP SmartCompliance
DATIS
6.0
Employment history
ADP SmartCompliance
DATIS
8.0
Job profiles and administration
ADP SmartCompliance
DATIS
9.0
Workflow for transfers, promotions, pay raises, etc.
ADP SmartCompliance
DATIS
9.0
Organizational charting
ADP SmartCompliance
DATIS
10.0
Organization and location management
ADP SmartCompliance
DATIS
9.0
Compliance data (COBRA, OSHA, etc.)
ADP SmartCompliance
DATIS
10.0

Leave and Attendance Management

ADP SmartCompliance
DATIS
8.7
Approval workflow
ADP SmartCompliance
DATIS
8.0
Balance details
ADP SmartCompliance
DATIS
8.0
Annual carry-forward and encashment
ADP SmartCompliance
DATIS
10.0

Employee Self Service

ADP SmartCompliance
DATIS
9.0
View and generate pay and benefit information
ADP SmartCompliance
DATIS
10.0
Update personal information
ADP SmartCompliance
DATIS
10.0
View company policy documentation
ADP SmartCompliance
DATIS
10.0
Employee recognition
ADP SmartCompliance
DATIS
5.0
View job history
ADP SmartCompliance
DATIS
10.0

Asset Management

ADP SmartCompliance
DATIS
9.0
Tracking of all physical assets
ADP SmartCompliance
DATIS
9.0

HR Reporting

ADP SmartCompliance
DATIS
6.7
Report builder
ADP SmartCompliance
DATIS
8.0
Pre-built reports
ADP SmartCompliance
DATIS
6.0
Ability to combine HR data with external data
ADP SmartCompliance
DATIS
6.0

Onboarding

ADP SmartCompliance
DATIS
9.0
New hire portal
ADP SmartCompliance
DATIS
8.0
Manager tracking tools
ADP SmartCompliance
DATIS
10.0

Performance and Goals

ADP SmartCompliance
DATIS
7.5
Corporate goal setting
ADP SmartCompliance
DATIS
8.0
Individual goal setting
ADP SmartCompliance
DATIS
8.0
Line-of sight-visibility
ADP SmartCompliance
DATIS
6.0
Performance tracking
ADP SmartCompliance
DATIS
8.0

Performance Management

ADP SmartCompliance
DATIS
8.0
Performance plans
ADP SmartCompliance
DATIS
7.0
Performance improvement plans
ADP SmartCompliance
DATIS
6.0
Review status tracking
ADP SmartCompliance
DATIS
10.0
Review reminders
ADP SmartCompliance
DATIS
10.0
Multiple review frequency
ADP SmartCompliance
DATIS
7.0

Succession Planning

ADP SmartCompliance
DATIS
7.8
Create succession plans/pools
ADP SmartCompliance
DATIS
6.0
Candidate ranking
ADP SmartCompliance
DATIS
10.0
Candidate search
ADP SmartCompliance
DATIS
7.0
Candidate development
ADP SmartCompliance
DATIS
8.0

Recruiting / ATS

ADP SmartCompliance
DATIS
7.6
Job Requisition Management
ADP SmartCompliance
DATIS
9.0
Company Website Posting
ADP SmartCompliance
DATIS
8.0
Publish to Social Media
ADP SmartCompliance
DATIS
5.0
Job Search Site Posting
ADP SmartCompliance
DATIS
5.0
Duplicate Candidate Prevention
ADP SmartCompliance
DATIS
7.0
Applicant Tracking
ADP SmartCompliance
DATIS
9.0
Notifications and Alerts
ADP SmartCompliance
DATIS
10.0

Pros

  • Provides a Tax Summary
  • Timely filing and paying of taxes
  • Research of agency notices
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  • Position management
  • Payroll solutions
  • Open Enrollment/benefits management
Tami Lewis-Ahrendt, PHR, SHRM-PC profile photo

Cons

  • Some of the SmartCompliance modules (i.e. Aline) are fairly new, thus can be a little buggy in the initial usage. Items like historical data from the prior PAT system are slow to move over, meaning multiple log ins are still needed to access history
  • Customer Service support is great, but sometimes it can be difficult to get Technical Support involved to assist with things like troubleshooting data integration issues or site specifications to build/improve data flow.
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  • Supervision documentation is difficult to use if the supervisor doesn’t adhere to the rigid schedule
  • Applicant site doesn’t automatically integrate with outside recruitment tools, so tracking of recruitment data is complicated.
  • DATIS has struggled with customer service support unless you have a dedicated contact
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Likelihood to Renew

ADP SmartCompliance9.1
Based on 2 answers
I use ADP more often than anyone in our company, and it has saved a great deal of time, money, and effort in payroll tax.
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Usability

ADP SmartCompliance7.9
Based on 3 answers
Its easy to use just need additional changes to make some functions easier to find on the interface
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Support

ADP SmartCompliance7.3
Based on 3 answers
The account managers have too many clients to give great customer service all the time. I had to complain to get better customer service
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No answers yet
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Implementation

ADP SmartCompliance6.4
Based on 2 answers
almost everything went smoothly, but I needed to check everything, and make some corrections later
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No score
No answers yet
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Alternatives Considered

ADP is a leader in the industry for a reason
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DATIS e3 is a different kind of system that may not be the solution for someone who is looking for an “off the shelf” solution. It is flexible and customizable to meet the specific needs of your organization. It is robust and thorough. They could benefit from spending money on a mobile solution.
Tami Lewis-Ahrendt, PHR, SHRM-PC profile photo

Return on Investment

  • ADP has only provided positive impact as it's the system we use to ensure our reports are available timely and accurately.
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  • DATIS has allowed us to spend less time on payroll processing and accounting of payroll
  • Better grant management allowing us to minimize the risk of unclaimed revenue
Tami Lewis-Ahrendt, PHR, SHRM-PC profile photo

Pricing Details

ADP SmartCompliance

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Required
Additional Pricing Details
Pricing varies based upon modules deployed and features enabled.

DATIS

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