CloudPay vs. Workday Human Capital Management

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
CloudPay
Score 8.5 out of 10
N/A
CloudPay is a payroll management tool designed specifically for organizations that have an international workforce. They offer payroll automation services, an earned wage access platform as well as global treasury services to ensure any employee no matter their location gets the money they have earned.N/A
Workday HCM
Score 8.0 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
CloudPayWorkday Human Capital Management
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
CloudPayWorkday 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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Features
CloudPayWorkday Human Capital Management
Human Resource Management
Comparison of Human Resource Management features of Product A and Product B
CloudPay
-
Ratings
Workday Human Capital Management
7.7
91 Ratings
2% below category average
Employee demographic data00 Ratings8.077 Ratings
Employment history00 Ratings7.486 Ratings
Job profiles and administration00 Ratings7.288 Ratings
Workflow for transfers, promotions, pay raises, etc.00 Ratings7.984 Ratings
Organizational charting00 Ratings8.383 Ratings
Organization and location management00 Ratings7.881 Ratings
Compliance data (COBRA, OSHA, etc.)00 Ratings6.956 Ratings
Payroll Management
Comparison of Payroll Management features of Product A and Product B
CloudPay
-
Ratings
Workday Human Capital Management
7.7
76 Ratings
4% below category average
Pay calculation00 Ratings7.465 Ratings
Support for external payroll vendors00 Ratings7.553 Ratings
Off-cycle/On-Demand payment00 Ratings8.215 Ratings
Benefit plan administration00 Ratings7.060 Ratings
Direct deposit files00 Ratings7.466 Ratings
Salary revision and increment management00 Ratings8.063 Ratings
Reimbursement management00 Ratings8.439 Ratings
Leave and Attendance Management
Comparison of Leave and Attendance Management features of Product A and Product B
CloudPay
-
Ratings
Workday Human Capital Management
8.0
70 Ratings
1% below category average
Approval workflow00 Ratings8.369 Ratings
Balance details00 Ratings8.269 Ratings
Annual carry-forward and encashment00 Ratings7.456 Ratings
Employee Self Service
Comparison of Employee Self Service features of Product A and Product B
CloudPay
-
Ratings
Workday Human Capital Management
7.8
90 Ratings
4% below category average
View and generate pay and benefit information00 Ratings8.279 Ratings
Update personal information00 Ratings8.188 Ratings
View company policy documentation00 Ratings7.169 Ratings
Employee recognition00 Ratings7.455 Ratings
View job history00 Ratings8.279 Ratings
Asset Management
Comparison of Asset Management features of Product A and Product B
CloudPay
-
Ratings
Workday Human Capital Management
6.8
23 Ratings
13% below category average
Tracking of all physical assets00 Ratings6.823 Ratings
HR Reporting
Comparison of HR Reporting features of Product A and Product B
CloudPay
-
Ratings
Workday Human Capital Management
7.7
76 Ratings
1% above category average
Report builder00 Ratings8.172 Ratings
Pre-built reports00 Ratings7.874 Ratings
Ability to combine HR data with external data00 Ratings7.262 Ratings
Onboarding
Comparison of Onboarding features of Product A and Product B
CloudPay
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Ratings
Workday Human Capital Management
8.1
54 Ratings
1% above category average
New hire portal00 Ratings8.250 Ratings
Manager tracking tools00 Ratings8.050 Ratings
Performance and Goals
Comparison of Performance and Goals features of Product A and Product B
CloudPay
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Ratings
Workday Human Capital Management
7.7
57 Ratings
6% below category average
Corporate goal setting00 Ratings8.047 Ratings
Individual goal setting00 Ratings8.056 Ratings
Line-of sight-visibility00 Ratings7.149 Ratings
Performance tracking00 Ratings7.855 Ratings
Performance Management
Comparison of Performance Management features of Product A and Product B
CloudPay
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Ratings
Workday Human Capital Management
8.2
60 Ratings
3% above category average
Performance plans00 Ratings8.259 Ratings
Performance improvement plans00 Ratings7.951 Ratings
Review status tracking00 Ratings8.255 Ratings
Review reminders00 Ratings8.555 Ratings
Multiple review frequency00 Ratings8.449 Ratings
Succession Planning
Comparison of Succession Planning features of Product A and Product B
CloudPay
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Ratings
Workday Human Capital Management
7.0
37 Ratings
12% below category average
Create succession plans/pools00 Ratings7.732 Ratings
Candidate ranking00 Ratings6.633 Ratings
Candidate search00 Ratings7.335 Ratings
Candidate development00 Ratings6.634 Ratings
Recruiting / ATS
Comparison of Recruiting / ATS features of Product A and Product B
CloudPay
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Ratings
Workday Human Capital Management
8.0
44 Ratings
3% above category average
Job Requisition Management00 Ratings8.242 Ratings
Company Website Posting00 Ratings8.435 Ratings
Publish to Social Media00 Ratings8.131 Ratings
Job Search Site Posting00 Ratings8.436 Ratings
Duplicate Candidate Prevention00 Ratings7.035 Ratings
Applicant Tracking00 Ratings7.736 Ratings
Notifications and Alerts00 Ratings8.440 Ratings
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User Ratings
CloudPayWorkday Human Capital Management
Likelihood to Recommend
8.0
(5 ratings)
8.7
(103 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
CloudPayWorkday Human Capital Management
Likelihood to Recommend
CloudPay
In my organization, we have replaced all paperwork with this software, for the case of payroll, treasury, or on-demand payment. And from the backend, we have requested to enhance the feature like deductions and reimbursements. So in this way, it comes as a single tool to automate the whole payroll process. Which can be accessed, stored, update, and monitored from anywhere. So the whole organization and communications seem just to be a click away. Since we have switched to the cloud pay for payroll management, a lot of finance things are still there which need to be integrated with this system to make everything intact and altogether but cloud pay, as of now, do not have room to accommodate, and that's an issue to us, as a manager. So it's a request and suggestion as well to consider other finance-related things and try to fit in the same application, I know it's a big ask, but can be tried.
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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
CloudPay
  • Global Payroll Basic
  • Earned Wage Access
  • Global Treasury Service
  • Payroll Efficiency Index
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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
CloudPay
  • Fees
  • Tech support
  • Size restraints
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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
CloudPay
No answers on this topic
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
CloudPay
No answers on this topic
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
CloudPay
No answers on this topic
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
CloudPay
No answers on this topic
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
CloudPay
No answers on this topic
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
CloudPay
No answers on this topic
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
CloudPay
No answers on this topic
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
CloudPay
No answers on this topic
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
CloudPay
It allows the feature of flexible payment methods to complete of the payment of termination and the payment to be process on time which is recognized worldwide. The card payment process time is 3 days faster than the normal bank payment process, and you can stop easily. It integrates your payment procedures with a global cash flow solution that ensures the timely payments to regulate authorities like your employees, local authorities or to the third parties.
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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
CloudPay
No answers on this topic
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
CloudPay
  • The positive impact is, a lot of manual work is automated now, which is saving a lot of time and man-hours.
  • Requests and demands can be accessed, monitored, and raised anytime from anywhere. So a lot of dependencies have been resolved.
  • Human resources and all finance is been integrated which is resulting in less work at the desk.
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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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ScreenShots

CloudPay Screenshots

Screenshot of A screenshot of the Calendar tool within CloudPay that keeps track of all of payroll activities across all locations.