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Score 8.5 out of 100
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Score 10 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

PiiQ by Cornerstone

Well suited for:
  • A busy environment where you want learners to be self-sufficient and to be able to access learning solutions at a time that suits them.
  • For anyone who wants to access learning using different platforms such as iPad, mobile, PC, etc
  • Anyone who needs a more in-depth learning solution rather than an overview of key learning points.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Viventium Software

Love Viventium, can't say enough positive things about our experience. Of course, this is really in comparison to our old vendor. It was easy to implement, has been easy to maintain on a daily basis. There is some functionality that I think could be changed, however, it is minor. Processing payroll, which was our one main pain in the past has become very easy to do, errors are non-existent. While our main payroll person was out, the substitute didn't submit payroll, the error wasn't noticed until 9 am on the day of payroll. The Viventium customer service staff saw to it that everyone was paid that day by 5 pm. Win! Functionality moving around in Viventium has been great, it is easy to move from one employee to the next, or even one screen type between employees. Customization is easy and wonderful.I would say that Viventium is great for a company that wants hands-on customer service in the implementation process. Budget wise, paying per employee per month was a much better pricing model for us, it has saved me in the long run. I am able to run extra checks in the year without having to worry about the expense.
Sabrina Fedorowich | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Learning Management

PiiQ by Cornerstone
6.6
Viventium Software
Course authoring
PiiQ by Cornerstone
6.0
Viventium Software
Course catalog or library
PiiQ by Cornerstone
6.8
Viventium Software
Player/Portal
PiiQ by Cornerstone
6.7
Viventium Software
Learning content
PiiQ by Cornerstone
6.5
Viventium Software
Mobile friendly
PiiQ by Cornerstone
7.9
Viventium Software
Progress tracking & certifications
PiiQ by Cornerstone
6.2
Viventium Software
Assignments
PiiQ by Cornerstone
6.6
Viventium Software
Compliance management
PiiQ by Cornerstone
5.8
Viventium Software
Learning administration
PiiQ by Cornerstone
6.6
Viventium Software
Learning reporting & analytics
PiiQ by Cornerstone
6.8
Viventium Software

Payroll Management

PiiQ by Cornerstone
Viventium Software
10.0
Pay calculation
PiiQ by Cornerstone
Viventium Software
10.0
Benefit plan administration
PiiQ by Cornerstone
Viventium Software
10.0
Direct deposit files
PiiQ by Cornerstone
Viventium Software
10.0
Salary revision and increment management
PiiQ by Cornerstone
Viventium Software
10.0
Reimbursement management
PiiQ by Cornerstone
Viventium Software
10.0

Pros

PiiQ by Cornerstone

  • Enables employees to draft work goals and collaborate with their supervisors on a final version - improves mutual understanding right up front.
  • Combines performance goal ratings with competency ratings and provides a blended score. Simplifies the goal weighting so you don't have to do any calculations.
  • 9-box matrix provides useful definitions and descriptions so managers can prepare development notes or plans for individual employees.
Gene Aldava, SPHR | TrustRadius Reviewer

Viventium Software

  • Feeds your job openings to several different job boards.
  • Allows onboarding to be sent electronically.
  • Payroll is able to be integrated with scheduling software.
  • All new hires are automatically uploaded from the talent acquisition side into the payroll side.
Rachel Garcia | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

PiiQ by Cornerstone

  • Would be good to have have a virtual "top level" (eg board) user built in to allow senior execs without a direct manager to be able to be set up with KPIs instead of having to create a dummy user
  • Reports have difficulty downloading if pop ups disabled or in some browser environments
  • When competencies are updated while a cycle is open, any changes don't effect that open cycle but only future ones. Would be nice to be able to have the option to apply changes to existing "open" cycles
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Viventium Software

  • Slight layout improvements
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

PiiQ by Cornerstone

PiiQ by Cornerstone 3.0
Based on 2 answers
It's not that CSB isn't a decent performance management system, but we have decided to go with just one vendor (Workday) for an HRIS/performance management/payroll system so we can directly relate pay to performance. We are more interested in having just one system that "talks" to the other pieces instead of having to work with several vendors. It reduces the hassle of having to communicate with different support teams, having different contracts, and so on.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Viventium Software

Viventium Software 9.0
Based on 1 answer
No answer on this topic is available.

Usability

PiiQ by Cornerstone

PiiQ by Cornerstone 8.3
Based on 37 answers
There are specific things within the goals and competencies that are user-friendly. For example, the rating slider isn't great in my opinion. You can slide in between ratings which can create some odd scoring (if you use scoring). It seems a better solution would be a drop down where you select your rating.There are also some glitches in the system and have been told Cornerstone is aware of them but are focused on delivering new features. There are workarounds, but that doesn't seem to be a great answer.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Viventium Software

No score
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Reliability and Availability

PiiQ by Cornerstone

PiiQ by Cornerstone 10.0
Based on 1 answer
So far 100%.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Viventium Software

No score
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Performance

PiiQ by Cornerstone

PiiQ by Cornerstone 7.0
Based on 1 answer
The saving process slows it down. It doesn’t auto save. If you leave a page, it will sometimes warn you, but not always. When you hit the save button, a window pops up that says creating/saving packets. It feels very archaic.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Viventium Software

No score
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Support Rating

PiiQ by Cornerstone

PiiQ by Cornerstone 8.8
Based on 36 answers
My assistant could better address this issue. My perception is that there is not immediate assistance, and that there can be a wait for help. That is not a negative, just a perception. I have not used support in two years.
John Gwynn | TrustRadius Reviewer

Viventium Software

No score
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Online Training

PiiQ by Cornerstone

PiiQ by Cornerstone 9.0
Based on 1 answer
We bought training provided by 3rd party – it was fabulous.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Viventium Software

No score
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Implementation Rating

PiiQ by Cornerstone

PiiQ by Cornerstone 9.0
Based on 2 answers
I think we could have done a better job of rolling out the tool to our managers. We were under a tight timeline. In the training, we showed them everything and said go do it by this date. Looking back, I would have done it in pieces: for example, 2 weeks to write goals, 2 weeks to get sign-off from direct reports. I just let them go at it. Since then we’ve moved to agile development environment and are applying the technique to everything. In future would only do through change sprint. It is a big change I didn’t take it seriously enough.

I had a team of 3 project managing. You need a champion from every department to make sure you’re getting it right and to make sure what’s happening is communicated. It’s not something you can do without input from department heads
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Viventium Software

No score
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Alternatives Considered

PiiQ by Cornerstone

Lesson.ly has been great to work with but it is a very clear and simple, user-friendly system that anyone can pick up with very little training as it is self-explanatory. It also has a great mobile interface and lots of different features that are easy to add for the admin but really impactful for the user.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Viventium Software

We used Paylocity previously to Viventium. I would say hands down, Paylocity has better functionality and more power. What they are lacking is customer service and accuracy. When it comes to payroll, those are the two things that are critical. Viventium has the backing of a long history of a payroll company, it all depends on what you are looking for. An HRIS, or a payroll company. I wanted a mix of both. I also wanted to move away from the per transaction pricing structure, with Paylocity, we were charged for every little thing. It got to be a hunt for the over charges
Sabrina Fedorowich | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

PiiQ by Cornerstone

  • It's tool and it's only as good as the person wielding it. The investment in PiiQ was accompanied by a quarterly cadence and manager feedback training. We feel like our employees are given regular feedback and bonuses are tied to objective accomplishment.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Viventium Software

  • Reduced time spent on payroll (data entry, overtime calculations).
  • Our hiring process is infinitely smoother and the ROI is phenomenal in regards to the time spent on vetting.
  • Increased efficiency on data entry with payroll as we are able to upload directly from our scheduling software.
Rachel Garcia | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

PiiQ by Cornerstone

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional
$1,000*

* per installation

PiiQ by Cornerstone Editions & Modules

Edition
PiiQ Performance$8.001
PiiQ Learning + Content & Performance$15.001
PiiQ Learning + Content$8.001
  1. per user per month
Additional Pricing Details

Viventium Software

General

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

Viventium Software Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

PiiQ by Cornerstone
8.5
Viventium Software
10.0

Likelihood to Renew

PiiQ by Cornerstone
3.0
Viventium Software
9.0

Usability

PiiQ by Cornerstone
8.3
Viventium Software

Reliability and Availability

PiiQ by Cornerstone
10.0
Viventium Software

Performance

PiiQ by Cornerstone
7.0
Viventium Software

Support Rating

PiiQ by Cornerstone
8.8
Viventium Software

Online Training

PiiQ by Cornerstone
9.0
Viventium Software

Implementation Rating

PiiQ by Cornerstone
9.0
Viventium Software

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