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Likelihood to Recommend

Ceridian Dayforce HCM

Dayforce is great for large or small companies, allows for thorough auditing of payroll, and gives you the option to update configurations on your own by teaching the users how to use the system to its full capabilities, rather than relying on the HCM company to constantly have to hand-hold and make configurations for the users. However, they have failed to timely remit tax payments or tax withholdings at all, which have caused significant headaches for our company.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

DATABASICS Time

Easy to use with lots of customization. The PTO request and calendar is a great tool with real-time balances easy to access. The validation table is large enough to handle hundreds of projects with dozens of sub-categories. We also like the ability to send notices on our own schedule.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Human Resource Management

Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.7
DATABASICS Time
Employee demographic data
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
8.0
DATABASICS Time
Employment history
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
8.1
DATABASICS Time
Job profiles and administration
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.6
DATABASICS Time
Workflow for transfers, promotions, pay raises, etc.
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.9
DATABASICS Time
Organizational charting
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.2
DATABASICS Time
Organization and location management
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.3
DATABASICS Time
Compliance data (COBRA, OSHA, etc.)
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.6
DATABASICS Time

Payroll Management

Ceridian Dayforce HCM
8.2
DATABASICS Time
Pay calculation
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
8.8
DATABASICS Time
Support for external payroll vendors
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.6
DATABASICS Time
Off-cycle/On-Demand payment
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
8.4
DATABASICS Time
Benefit plan administration
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.9
DATABASICS Time
Direct deposit files
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
8.7
DATABASICS Time
Salary revision and increment management
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
8.2
DATABASICS Time
Reimbursement management
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.9
DATABASICS Time

Leave and Attendance Management

Ceridian Dayforce HCM
8.1
DATABASICS Time
Approval workflow
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
8.3
DATABASICS Time
Balance details
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
8.1
DATABASICS Time
Annual carry-forward and encashment
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
8.0
DATABASICS Time

Employee Self Service

Ceridian Dayforce HCM
8.2
DATABASICS Time
View and generate pay and benefit information
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
8.7
DATABASICS Time
Update personal information
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
8.6
DATABASICS Time
View company policy documentation
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.9
DATABASICS Time
Employee recognition
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.4
DATABASICS Time
View job history
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
8.4
DATABASICS Time

Asset Management

Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.0
DATABASICS Time
Tracking of all physical assets
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.0
DATABASICS Time

HR Reporting

Ceridian Dayforce HCM
6.8
DATABASICS Time
Report builder
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
6.8
DATABASICS Time
Pre-built reports
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.2
DATABASICS Time
Ability to combine HR data with external data
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
6.3
DATABASICS Time

Onboarding

Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.7
DATABASICS Time
New hire portal
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.7
DATABASICS Time
Manager tracking tools
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.6
DATABASICS Time

Performance and Goals

Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.5
DATABASICS Time
Corporate goal setting
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.4
DATABASICS Time
Individual goal setting
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.5
DATABASICS Time
Line-of sight-visibility
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.5
DATABASICS Time
Performance tracking
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.7
DATABASICS Time

Performance Management

Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.7
DATABASICS Time
Performance plans
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.7
DATABASICS Time
Performance improvement plans
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.6
DATABASICS Time
Review status tracking
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.7
DATABASICS Time
Review reminders
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.8
DATABASICS Time
Multiple review frequency
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.7
DATABASICS Time

Succession Planning

Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.5
DATABASICS Time
Create succession plans/pools
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.5
DATABASICS Time
Candidate ranking
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.5
DATABASICS Time
Candidate search
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.6
DATABASICS Time
Candidate development
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.4
DATABASICS Time

Recruiting / ATS

Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.8
DATABASICS Time
Job Requisition Management
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
8.0
DATABASICS Time
Company Website Posting
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
8.2
DATABASICS Time
Publish to Social Media
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.7
DATABASICS Time
Job Search Site Posting
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
8.0
DATABASICS Time
Duplicate Candidate Prevention
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.7
DATABASICS Time
Applicant Tracking
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.7
DATABASICS Time
Notifications and Alerts
Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.6
DATABASICS Time

Pros

Ceridian Dayforce HCM

  • Benefits and Payroll Integration - changes happen in real time.
  • Workflows - still working on creating some but we created some so that when employees make changes, we are notified and that's great so nothing goes unnoticed.
  • Site is easy for employees to navigate and has a 'clean' presentation.
Dana Lyons | TrustRadius Reviewer

DATABASICS Time

  • I can use a mobile phone to submit timesheets.
  • The approver can approve from a mobile phone.
  • Can force organization policies in the system.
  • Notify users about holidays.
Mohammad Hourani, MBA, CMA, CIA, CertIFR | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Ceridian Dayforce HCM

  • It can be difficult for managers of people in different timezones to track hours
  • To my knowledge, Dayforce does not allow for the input of an off-standard work schedule - it cannot be used as a scheduling tool.
  • It would be nice if Dayforce allows other pertinent employee information to also be stored in the system.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

DATABASICS Time

  • The site is pretty plain and boring to look at.
  • I hear there is a mobile app in the works?
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Ceridian Dayforce HCM

Ceridian Dayforce HCM 9.0
Based on 76 answers
We are highly invested in Ceridian's Dayforce product. It give us the flexibility and scaling that our growing company needs. Its potential reaches beyond the basic HR functions to the decision making that our Management Team needs. Ceridian is always innovating the employee and employee experiences to offer cutting edge options.
Priscilla Midkiff | TrustRadius Reviewer

DATABASICS Time

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Usability

Ceridian Dayforce HCM

Ceridian Dayforce HCM 7.9
Based on 53 answers
I think it's very usable for the employee. I don't think it is as easy for the HR/PR admins - especially if there is an issue. There are so many setup screens that need to be looked at to try to figure out why payroll isn't calculating properly, hours aren't feeding over correctly, or benefits are not calculating properly. For the most part, they can't do their own troubleshooting. The same is true for the managers. Our managers find it cumbersome to go into make any schedule changes after the schedules have been generated.
MariBeth Theusch | TrustRadius Reviewer

DATABASICS Time

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Reliability and Availability

Ceridian Dayforce HCM

Ceridian Dayforce HCM 9.5
Based on 23 answers
We have never experienced a total/unplanned outages that effected our ability to process payroll. However, there are times when the application's speed is significantly effected - and processing a payroll may take up to twice as long as normal.
Bethann DuBois | TrustRadius Reviewer

DATABASICS Time

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Performance

Ceridian Dayforce HCM

Ceridian Dayforce HCM 5.4
Based on 25 answers
We haven't noticed any slow-down due to the integration of Dayforce WFM with our Ceridian HPL products (HRIS and Payroll). The new HTML view of the timesheets don't load as quickly as the old Silverlight view - however, we have gotten used to the change.
Bethann DuBois | TrustRadius Reviewer

DATABASICS Time

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Support Rating

Ceridian Dayforce HCM

Ceridian Dayforce HCM 6.9
Based on 99 answers
Most of the time the support is great; it's not always super efficient but I always get the help I need. Occasionally it takes a lot longer than we had hoped or get conflicting responses. We had one ticket recently where we were told we would have to pay the service team to support us on the project and then another person called the next day with the solution to our query and was able to find a solution easily. Generally, though, the response is great and they either walk me though how to do something via a Zoom Meeting or they email step-by-step instructions on how to do it and say if I have questions we can set up a meeting to discuss further.
Karen Henry | TrustRadius Reviewer

DATABASICS Time

DATABASICS Time 9.0
Based on 3 answers
Good value of money. Sped up the month-end closing time.
Mohammad Hourani, MBA, CMA, CIA, CertIFR | TrustRadius Reviewer

In-Person Training

Ceridian Dayforce HCM

Ceridian Dayforce HCM 7.1
Based on 11 answers
Because the training we reviewed at Insights has changed how we use the system everyday. This is a key factor in our training.
Dr. Anita Martin | TrustRadius Reviewer

DATABASICS Time

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Online Training

Ceridian Dayforce HCM

Ceridian Dayforce HCM 7.8
Based on 17 answers
The online training has been really good, I can do some online sessions/courses on my own time which is great for time management. The on line class type sessions have been really good too, they provide a great overview with some additional features or where and how to look to make some changes.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

DATABASICS Time

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Implementation Rating

Ceridian Dayforce HCM

Ceridian Dayforce HCM 6.1
Based on 72 answers
Have a strong internal team. Communicate with your implementation team - they are there to make it work for you. Take the time to really think about how you want the system to work for you - in some cases, you may need to rethink your own business practices to see if you are working harder when the system could do it for you
Brenda Lebo | TrustRadius Reviewer

DATABASICS Time

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Alternatives Considered

Ceridian Dayforce HCM

There are many other HRIS software companies that also offer 3rd party integration. Any time you can develop a one stop shop, your human resources team will be more efficient and productive and your records will be more complete. It would be more beneficial if more services were integrated with [Ceridian] Dayforce.
April Yates | TrustRadius Reviewer

DATABASICS Time

DATABASICS is the only system capable of handling our complex project dimensions. It's a basic system that's easy to use and easy to navigate. It does everything we need without being overcomplicated, unlike Deltek.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Ceridian Dayforce HCM

Ceridian Dayforce HCM 9.5
Based on 14 answers
Overall, we are extremely happy with the Dayforce WFM module. Our biggest pain point is concerning the twice annual software upgrades - which is the only reason I haven't rated them as a '10'. Because every customer is configured differently, the upgrades can sometimes have adverse effects on our current configured policies/rules. And although they roll-out the upgraded version in a test environment several weeks before go-live, not all testing is accurate in that environment. Some issues do not present themselves until you are working with live punches.
Bethann DuBois | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Return on Investment

Ceridian Dayforce HCM

  • There's no paper handling for employee's PTO requests, manager approvals, etc. This is a huge time-saving and hassle-saving aspect of the system.
  • Employees no longer print out their paychecks - it's all on the app. And we pay less for mailing checks all over the place.
  • Employees enroll in their benefits now, which was also a huge time, paper, and cost saving!
  • Employees attest that they received all of their meals and rests via the biometric clocks, so paper doesn't have to be kept - the system tracks that info now.
Jennifer Monson | TrustRadius Reviewer

DATABASICS Time

  • Easy for staff to submit timesheets.
  • Leave management is a good tool to track leave days.
Mohammad Hourani, MBA, CMA, CIA, CertIFR | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Ceridian Dayforce HCM

General

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

Ceridian Dayforce HCM Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

DATABASICS Time

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional
$4

DATABASICS Time Editions & Modules

Edition
DATABASICS Time$8001
  1. per month
Additional Pricing Details
When you purchase DATABASICS, you don’t pay for promises. You pay for results. Here’s our commitment to you: Our subscription rates are volume-based We do not exceed your anticipated costs without your approval Our standard package includes a fully customizable production environment, complete with sandbox We’ll never spring anything on you—if something costs extra, you’ll know up front Our goal is to get you up and running—quickly, efficiency and pleasantly. From there, we’re committed to establishing and maintaining a long-term relationship based on mutual trust and success.

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Ceridian Dayforce HCM
8.0
DATABASICS Time
9.0

Likelihood to Renew

Ceridian Dayforce HCM
9.0
DATABASICS Time

Usability

Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.9
DATABASICS Time

Reliability and Availability

Ceridian Dayforce HCM
9.5
DATABASICS Time

Performance

Ceridian Dayforce HCM
5.4
DATABASICS Time

Support Rating

Ceridian Dayforce HCM
6.9
DATABASICS Time
9.0

In-Person Training

Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.1
DATABASICS Time

Online Training

Ceridian Dayforce HCM
7.8
DATABASICS Time

Implementation Rating

Ceridian Dayforce HCM
6.1
DATABASICS Time

Scalability

Ceridian Dayforce HCM
9.5
DATABASICS Time

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