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Score 8.5 out of 100

Workday HCM

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Score 8.2 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

    Human Resource Management

    Hadoop

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    8.3

    Workday HCM

    83%
    Workday Human Capital Management ranks higher in 7/7 features

    Employee demographic data

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.3
    83%
    66 Ratings

    Employment history

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.5
    85%
    74 Ratings

    Job profiles and administration

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.2
    82%
    76 Ratings

    Workflow for transfers, promotions, pay raises, etc.

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.6
    86%
    73 Ratings

    Organizational charting

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.8
    88%
    71 Ratings

    Organization and location management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.6
    86%
    71 Ratings

    Compliance data (COBRA, OSHA, etc.)

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.9
    69%
    46 Ratings

    Payroll Management

    Hadoop

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    8.6

    Workday HCM

    86%
    Workday Human Capital Management ranks higher in 7/7 features

    Pay calculation

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.6
    86%
    55 Ratings

    Support for external payroll vendors

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.4
    84%
    44 Ratings

    Off-cycle/On-Demand payment

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.0
    90%
    6 Ratings

    Benefit plan administration

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.3
    83%
    52 Ratings

    Direct deposit files

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.1
    81%
    56 Ratings

    Salary revision and increment management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.0
    90%
    53 Ratings

    Reimbursement management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.8
    88%
    31 Ratings

    Leave and Attendance Management

    Hadoop

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    8.7

    Workday HCM

    87%
    Workday Human Capital Management ranks higher in 3/3 features

    Approval workflow

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.0
    90%
    59 Ratings

    Balance details

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.6
    86%
    59 Ratings

    Annual carry-forward and encashment

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.5
    85%
    47 Ratings

    Employee Self Service

    Hadoop

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    8.2

    Workday HCM

    82%
    Workday Human Capital Management ranks higher in 5/5 features

    View and generate pay and benefit information

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.7
    87%
    68 Ratings

    Update personal information

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.8
    88%
    76 Ratings

    View company policy documentation

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.6
    76%
    58 Ratings

    Employee recognition

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.5
    75%
    44 Ratings

    View job history

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.4
    84%
    67 Ratings

    Asset Management

    Hadoop

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    8.5

    Workday HCM

    85%
    Workday Human Capital Management ranks higher in 1/1 features

    Tracking of all physical assets

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.5
    85%
    17 Ratings

    HR Reporting

    Hadoop

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    7.8

    Workday HCM

    78%
    Workday Human Capital Management ranks higher in 3/3 features

    Report builder

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.2
    82%
    60 Ratings

    Pre-built reports

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.8
    78%
    62 Ratings

    Ability to combine HR data with external data

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.5
    75%
    52 Ratings

    Onboarding

    Hadoop

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    8.5

    Workday HCM

    85%
    Workday Human Capital Management ranks higher in 2/2 features

    New hire portal

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.7
    87%
    42 Ratings

    Manager tracking tools

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.3
    83%
    41 Ratings

    Performance and Goals

    Hadoop

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    7.7

    Workday HCM

    77%
    Workday Human Capital Management ranks higher in 4/4 features

    Corporate goal setting

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.9
    79%
    39 Ratings

    Individual goal setting

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.2
    82%
    48 Ratings

    Line-of sight-visibility

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.9
    69%
    41 Ratings

    Performance tracking

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.8
    78%
    47 Ratings

    Performance Management

    Hadoop

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    8.3

    Workday HCM

    83%
    Workday Human Capital Management ranks higher in 5/5 features

    Performance plans

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.3
    83%
    49 Ratings

    Performance improvement plans

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.2
    82%
    41 Ratings

    Review status tracking

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.6
    86%
    45 Ratings

    Review reminders

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.3
    83%
    45 Ratings

    Multiple review frequency

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.3
    83%
    39 Ratings

    Succession Planning

    Hadoop

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    8.1

    Workday HCM

    81%
    Workday Human Capital Management ranks higher in 4/4 features

    Create succession plans/pools

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.8
    88%
    26 Ratings

    Candidate ranking

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.9
    79%
    26 Ratings

    Candidate search

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.0
    80%
    27 Ratings

    Candidate development

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.7
    77%
    26 Ratings

    Recruiting / ATS

    Hadoop

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    8.4

    Workday HCM

    84%
    Workday Human Capital Management ranks higher in 7/7 features

    Job Requisition Management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.3
    83%
    32 Ratings

    Company Website Posting

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.6
    86%
    26 Ratings

    Publish to Social Media

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.7
    97%
    23 Ratings

    Job Search Site Posting

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.9
    89%
    27 Ratings

    Duplicate Candidate Prevention

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.6
    66%
    26 Ratings

    Applicant Tracking

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.4
    84%
    27 Ratings

    Notifications and Alerts

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.5
    85%
    31 Ratings

    Attribute Ratings

    • Apache Hadoop is rated higher in 3 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Usability, Performance
    • Workday Human Capital Management is rated higher in 3 areas: Likelihood to Renew, Support Rating, Online Training

    Likelihood to Recommend

    8.3

    Hadoop

    83%
    37 Ratings
    8.2

    Workday HCM

    82%
    91 Ratings

    Likelihood to Renew

    9.6

    Hadoop

    96%
    8 Ratings
    10.0

    Workday HCM

    100%
    17 Ratings

    Usability

    8.5

    Hadoop

    85%
    5 Ratings
    8.0

    Workday HCM

    80%
    11 Ratings

    Availability

    Hadoop

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.6

    Workday HCM

    66%
    16 Ratings

    Performance

    8.0

    Hadoop

    80%
    2 Ratings
    7.3

    Workday HCM

    73%
    14 Ratings

    Support Rating

    7.4

    Hadoop

    74%
    6 Ratings
    8.1

    Workday HCM

    81%
    42 Ratings

    In-Person Training

    Hadoop

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.6

    Workday HCM

    96%
    6 Ratings

    Online Training

    6.1

    Hadoop

    61%
    2 Ratings
    7.0

    Workday HCM

    70%
    7 Ratings

    Implementation Rating

    Hadoop

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.0

    Workday HCM

    80%
    33 Ratings

    Product Scalability

    Hadoop

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.3

    Workday HCM

    73%
    1 Rating

    Likelihood to Recommend

    Hadoop

    Altogether, I want to say that Apache Hadoop is well-suited to a larger and unstructured data flow like an aggregation of web traffic or even advertising. I think Apache Hadoop is great when you literally have petabytes of data that need to be stored and processed on an ongoing basis. Also, I would recommend that the software should be supplemented with a faster and interactive database for a better querying service. Lastly, it's very cost-effective so it is good to give it a shot before coming to any conclusion.
    Peter Suter | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Workday HCM

    Workday Human Capital Management is well suited for day-to-day human resources tasks as well a future planning regarding goals, quarterly check-ins, and career growths. It is useful to have multiple features and available tasks in the overall dashboard. It is helpful that learning paths and courses are also integrated in the platform.
    Jill Dickert | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pros

    Hadoop

    • Handles large amounts of unstructured data well, for business level purposes
    • Is a good catchall because of this design, i.e. what does not fit into our vertical tables fits here.
    • Decent for large ETL pipelines and logging free-for-alls because of this, also.
    Joe Hughes | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Workday HCM

    • 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.
    Monika Ganeva | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Cons

    Hadoop

    • Less organizational support system. Bugs need to be fixed and outside help take a long time to push updates
    • Not for small data sets
    • Data security needs to be ramped up
    • Failure in NameNode has no replication which takes a lot of time to recover
    Bharadwaj (Brad) Chivukula | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Workday HCM

    • 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?
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pricing Details

    Hadoop

    General

    Free Trial
    Free/Freemium Version
    Yes
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services
    Entry-level set up fee?
    No

    Starting Price

    Workday HCM

    General

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

    Starting Price

    Likelihood to Renew

    Hadoop

    Hadoop 9.6
    Based on 8 answers
    Hadoop is organization-independent and can be used for various purposes ranging from archiving to reporting and can make use of economic, commodity hardware. There is also a lot of saving in terms of licensing costs - since most of the Hadoop ecosystem is available as open-source and is free
    Bhushan Lakhe | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Workday HCM

    Workday HCM 10.0
    Based on 17 answers
    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
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Usability

    Hadoop

    Hadoop 8.5
    Based on 5 answers
    Great! Hadoop has an easy to use interface that mimics most other data warehouses. You can access your data via SQL and have it display in a terminal before exporting it to your business intelligence platform of choice. Of course, for smaller data sets, you can also export it to Microsoft Excel.
    Blake Baron | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Workday HCM

    Workday HCM 8.0
    Based on 11 answers
    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
    Amanda Easton | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Reliability and Availability

    Hadoop

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Workday HCM

    Workday HCM 6.6
    Based on 16 answers
    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.
    Jeff Greening | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Performance

    Hadoop

    Hadoop 8.0
    Based on 2 answers
    No answer on this topic is available.

    Workday HCM

    Workday HCM 7.3
    Based on 14 answers
    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
    Jeff Greening | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Support Rating

    Hadoop

    Hadoop 7.4
    Based on 6 answers
    We went with a third party for support, i.e., consultant. Had we gone with Azure or Cloudera, we would have obtained support directly from the vendor. my rating is more on the third party we selected and doesn't reflect the overall support available for Hadoop. I think we could have done better in our selection process, however, we were trying to use an already approved vendor within our organization. There is plenty of self-help available for Hadoop online.
    Gene Baker | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Workday HCM

    Workday HCM 8.1
    Based on 42 answers
    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.
    Linda Buckley | TrustRadius Reviewer

    In-Person Training

    Hadoop

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Workday HCM

    Workday HCM 9.6
    Based on 6 answers
    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
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Online Training

    Hadoop

    Hadoop 6.1
    Based on 2 answers
    Hadoop is a complex topic and best suited for classrom training. Online training are a waste of time and money.
    Bhushan Lakhe | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Workday HCM

    Workday HCM 7.0
    Based on 7 answers
    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
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Implementation Rating

    Hadoop

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Workday HCM

    Workday HCM 8.0
    Based on 33 answers
    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.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Alternatives Considered

    Hadoop

    Not used any other product than Hadoop and I don't think our company will switch to any other product, as Hadoop is providing excellent results. Our company is growing rapidly, Hadoop helps to keep up our performance and meet customer expectations. We also use HDFS which provides very high bandwidth to support MapReduce workloads.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Workday HCM

    Its core strengths met our functional, technical and implementation requirements, getting in early saved us money without putting it off and waiting until we HAD to select and implement. SAP doesn't stack up well and we wanted a US system. The cloud and its excellent functionality benefits for the Human Resources and Payroll departments was clear, and the users appreciate its generally good user interfaces and ease of movement within the system.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Scalability

    Hadoop

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Workday HCM

    Workday HCM 7.3
    Based on 1 answer
    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
    Jeff Greening | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Return on Investment

    Hadoop

    • There are many advantages of Hadoop as first it has made the management and processing of extremely colossal data very easy and has simplified the lives of so many people including me.
    • Hadoop is quite interesting due to its new and improved features plus innovative functions.
    Chantel Moreno | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Workday HCM

    • Gave us almost 4 hours per HR rep back on new hire day 1. We have a start date every 4 weeks and the manual entry of paperwork that was able to be eliminated with Workday has allowed us to put more HR reps in the classroom to aid with more important day 1 tasks.
    • Simplified search - the backend information is now housed in a simple database that allows me to pull with employee first or last name, or user ID.
    • We paid more for this solution, but we've seen a 33% increase in employee interaction since doing so.
    Zach Wasson | TrustRadius Reviewer

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