Advanced Cloud HR vs. Workday Human Capital Management

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
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
Workday HCM
Score 8.1 out of 10
N/A
Workday Human Capital Management is built as a cloud-based system with global consistency in user experience. Workday HCM is part of a broader system with other Workday products.
$100
per year per user
Pricing
Advanced Cloud HRWorkday Human Capital Management
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Advanced Cloud HRWorkday HCM
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
Advanced Cloud HRWorkday Human Capital Management
Top Pros
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Features
Advanced Cloud HRWorkday Human Capital Management
Human Resource Management
Comparison of Human Resource Management features of Product A and Product B
Advanced Cloud HR
8.6
1 Ratings
9% above category average
Workday Human Capital Management
8.2
96 Ratings
4% above category average
Employee demographic data8.01 Ratings8.381 Ratings
Employment history10.01 Ratings8.291 Ratings
Job profiles and administration10.01 Ratings8.093 Ratings
Workflow for transfers, promotions, pay raises, etc.8.01 Ratings8.688 Ratings
Organizational charting7.01 Ratings8.987 Ratings
Organization and location management7.01 Ratings8.484 Ratings
Compliance data (COBRA, OSHA, etc.)10.01 Ratings6.859 Ratings
Leave and Attendance Management
Comparison of Leave and Attendance Management features of Product A and Product B
Advanced Cloud HR
10.0
1 Ratings
21% above category average
Workday Human Capital Management
8.3
74 Ratings
2% above category average
Approval workflow10.01 Ratings8.473 Ratings
Balance details10.01 Ratings8.373 Ratings
Annual carry-forward and encashment10.01 Ratings8.159 Ratings
Employee Self Service
Comparison of Employee Self Service features of Product A and Product B
Advanced Cloud HR
8.6
1 Ratings
6% above category average
Workday Human Capital Management
8.1
94 Ratings
0% below category average
View and generate pay and benefit information6.01 Ratings8.683 Ratings
Update personal information10.01 Ratings8.592 Ratings
View company policy documentation7.01 Ratings7.373 Ratings
Employee recognition10.01 Ratings7.757 Ratings
View job history10.01 Ratings8.583 Ratings
HR Reporting
Comparison of HR Reporting features of Product A and Product B
Advanced Cloud HR
6.7
1 Ratings
13% below category average
Workday Human Capital Management
8.0
78 Ratings
5% above category average
Report builder10.01 Ratings8.474 Ratings
Pre-built reports6.01 Ratings8.276 Ratings
Ability to combine HR data with external data4.01 Ratings7.564 Ratings
Onboarding
Comparison of Onboarding features of Product A and Product B
Advanced Cloud HR
4.5
1 Ratings
56% below category average
Workday Human Capital Management
8.3
56 Ratings
3% above category average
New hire portal4.01 Ratings8.352 Ratings
Manager tracking tools5.01 Ratings8.452 Ratings
Performance and Goals
Comparison of Performance and Goals features of Product A and Product B
Advanced Cloud HR
8.3
1 Ratings
1% above category average
Workday Human Capital Management
8.1
60 Ratings
1% below category average
Corporate goal setting8.01 Ratings8.350 Ratings
Individual goal setting8.01 Ratings8.359 Ratings
Line-of sight-visibility8.01 Ratings7.451 Ratings
Performance tracking9.01 Ratings8.258 Ratings
Performance Management
Comparison of Performance Management features of Product A and Product B
Advanced Cloud HR
7.8
1 Ratings
2% below category average
Workday Human Capital Management
8.5
63 Ratings
6% above category average
Performance plans6.01 Ratings8.562 Ratings
Performance improvement plans8.01 Ratings8.354 Ratings
Review status tracking8.01 Ratings8.458 Ratings
Review reminders8.01 Ratings8.858 Ratings
Multiple review frequency9.01 Ratings8.651 Ratings
Succession Planning
Comparison of Succession Planning features of Product A and Product B
Advanced Cloud HR
8.3
1 Ratings
4% above category average
Workday Human Capital Management
7.5
40 Ratings
6% below category average
Create succession plans/pools7.01 Ratings8.434 Ratings
Candidate ranking6.01 Ratings7.135 Ratings
Candidate search10.01 Ratings7.638 Ratings
Candidate development10.01 Ratings6.837 Ratings
Recruiting / ATS
Comparison of Recruiting / ATS features of Product A and Product B
Advanced Cloud HR
6.6
1 Ratings
17% below category average
Workday Human Capital Management
8.2
48 Ratings
4% above category average
Job Requisition Management9.01 Ratings8.145 Ratings
Company Website Posting8.01 Ratings8.439 Ratings
Publish to Social Media4.01 Ratings8.434 Ratings
Job Search Site Posting8.01 Ratings8.540 Ratings
Duplicate Candidate Prevention7.01 Ratings7.539 Ratings
Applicant Tracking6.01 Ratings8.040 Ratings
Notifications and Alerts4.01 Ratings8.444 Ratings
Payroll Management
Comparison of Payroll Management features of Product A and Product B
Advanced Cloud HR
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Ratings
Workday Human Capital Management
8.3
80 Ratings
3% above category average
Pay calculation00 Ratings8.068 Ratings
Support for external payroll vendors00 Ratings8.156 Ratings
Off-cycle/On-Demand payment00 Ratings9.118 Ratings
Benefit plan administration00 Ratings7.763 Ratings
Direct deposit files00 Ratings8.169 Ratings
Salary revision and increment management00 Ratings8.566 Ratings
Reimbursement management00 Ratings8.843 Ratings
Asset Management
Comparison of Asset Management features of Product A and Product B
Advanced Cloud HR
-
Ratings
Workday Human Capital Management
7.6
25 Ratings
3% below category average
Tracking of all physical assets00 Ratings7.625 Ratings
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Score 9.2 out of 10
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Score 9.6 out of 10
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Score 9.6 out of 10
Enterprises
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Infor Human Resources
Score 7.2 out of 10
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Score 7.2 out of 10
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User Ratings
Advanced Cloud HRWorkday Human Capital Management
Likelihood to Recommend
8.0
(1 ratings)
8.9
(108 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
9.0
(18 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
7.0
(13 ratings)
Availability
-
(0 ratings)
6.6
(8 ratings)
Performance
-
(0 ratings)
7.3
(7 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
8.0
(22 ratings)
In-Person Training
-
(0 ratings)
9.6
(6 ratings)
Online Training
-
(0 ratings)
7.0
(7 ratings)
Implementation Rating
-
(0 ratings)
8.0
(11 ratings)
Configurability
-
(0 ratings)
7.5
(2 ratings)
Ease of integration
-
(0 ratings)
8.2
(1 ratings)
Product Scalability
-
(0 ratings)
7.3
(1 ratings)
Vendor post-sale
-
(0 ratings)
7.0
(1 ratings)
Vendor pre-sale
-
(0 ratings)
5.0
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
Advanced Cloud HRWorkday Human Capital Management
Likelihood to Recommend
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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Workday
Workday human capital management is well suited for organizations to manage their employee records. It is also well suited for managing the employee's salary details, also the details of past salary changes, promotions, etc. It has options to keep track of employees' goals for the year, where they can keep track of their progress, and also managers can view the progress or share feedback. This is very helpful for tracking career progress and providing feedback. Other options, like training assigned to employees, can also be seen in Workday; users will get alerts by email for any new assignments or due assignments, etc.
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Pros
Advanced
  • Robust employee problems addressal.
  • Self accessible admin tasks.
  • Employee reporting is very easy.
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Workday
  • Groups employees in management hierarchies and creates Org Charts that are easy to navigate and allow for visualizing management chains regardless of employee locations
  • Intuitive and easy to use. The Workday search functionality works very much like Google; one can search for anything that they have access to in the database and drill down into the various details. All information is connected through hyperlinks and users can easily keep digging into the details for as far as their security access would take them.
  • Tasks such as to do, review or approve items are sent to the user's Workday Inbox, very much resembling email. Notifications about outstanding "to do" items are also sent to each the user's work email address on a daily basis.
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Cons
Advanced
  • User interface and navigation.
  • Ready training material not available easily.
  • Could add employee feedback functionality.
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Workday
  • The web interface is awful
  • Terrible, terrible, UI. No modern features like auto-save. I can't count the times I have lost work.
  • Their UX team (if it even exists) must be aliens, because I can't see how humans would have come up with the UI conventions they have.
  • Who creates a website application where you can't open stuff in multiple browser windows and tabs easily?
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Likelihood to Renew
Advanced
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Workday
It is work to make one system the source of truth for our data, but now that it is done, there is less work involved in staying on this path. This means for us that maintaining and/or implementing new modules like performance, finance, talent, etc. is simple. It's a no-brainer
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Usability
Advanced
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Workday
Workday's on a great path in terms of user experience. Their goals is to deliver a use experience that doesn't require training or instruction, like Amazon on the consumer side for example. That's hard to do when you're talking about complex business processes and important and sensitive employee information, but they're doing it well
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Reliability and Availability
Advanced
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Workday
In 2014, Workday has changed the update process. There will be two updates a year; the updates will be delivered to customers typically in a 24 hour window during these two weekends a year. They also keep the Community up-to-date about any planned outages, etc. There is weekly scheduled downtime on Friday night.
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Performance
Advanced
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Workday
From my perspective, the system runs like a well oiled machine and I have not had any issues with customers complaining about speed. If a report is taking long to run, the report can run in the background and you can go about your business. For larger enterprises, there is additional space and machines to process the application in what Workday refers to it as Extended Configuration Tenant
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Support Rating
Advanced
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Workday
Workday is still learning about the needs of higher education. I have seen rapid improvement in support and knowledge over the last year so am confident this will continue to improve. Overall however, I have found the Support Team to be extremely responsive and Workday offers the advantage of having support across several timezones so that we never wait more than a few hours for a response.
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In-Person Training
Advanced
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Workday
Some training is offered online. Cost is per-person. This also gets quite expensive. Training doesn’t follow a logical path A to B. Starts in middle. When you try to do it afterwards at your desk, difficult.
• Training scenarios are not very real
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Online Training
Advanced
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Workday
I have done for report writing and mass imports (EIBs). They give materials and you run through examples, i.e. you don’t just watch them do tasks, so that is helpful. Training is expensive – a single reporting writing class is $600 per person for virtual training
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Implementation Rating
Advanced
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Workday
It was implemented before my joining the company. At my last company, we used Workday professional services.

Based upon my experience at my last company, I would rate the implementation experience an 8/10. There are different ways to set things up and we had different people telling us different things. It set us back a couple of times.

Regarding configuration advice, we could set things up where every manager has supervisory organizations, or have it financially based i.e. aligned to cost center/department. We chose the individual manager path and I think we should have chosen a department route. Going down the individual manager path, to maintain the information, we have to inactivate a supervisory org whenever a manager changes/leaves.
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Alternatives Considered
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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Workday
Unfortunately, I do not recall the brands of the other human capital management software programs or tools I used at my current company or workplaces prior. I do think that is a testament to Workday with its strong branding and compelling features. I was not part of the selection process of Workday but have enjoyed my experience.
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Scalability
Advanced
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Workday
Workday has released Financials and is continuing to develop it's Human Capital Management footprint with the addition of Workday Recruiting. I think customers will find that is easy to add on additional functionality in the system. Workday does make it easy for customers to make changes without relying on IT resources. The Business Process framework is a visual tool that allows functional resources to make changes and see the flow of the transaction
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Return on Investment
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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Workday
  • Positive ROI, we were one of the first organizations that went with Workday HCM, and we received numerous discounts. Cloud systems are the way to go and we feel the system is stable for our growing work force.
  • The user conferences have been helpful to network and learn more deepness in the modules and functionality.
  • Right off the bat, our implementation costs were lower than budgeted and we had less 'billing' surprises.
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