3 Ratings
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Score 7.3 out of 100
2 Ratings
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Score 3.8 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Darwinbox

I am able to see all the HR details about my employment through this app:
  • Manage my organization profile.
  • Add my certificates and details.
  • Process my performance evaluation.
  • Apply leaves and fill the timesheet.
  • Search any employee of the organization and find their role, team, hierarchy.
  • View any tax letters, HR letters, etc.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Iris HR Software (formerly Octopus HR)

I would definitely recommend Octopus HR if companies need every employee, not just one HR team, to use it. I think it's too much and would suggest something like Taleo for one team to use.Key questions would be: Do you need a simple platform? Are you using this just for your HR team or will everyone need access? Is the way employees request PTO at your company disorganized?
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Human Resource Management

Darwinbox
5.0
Iris HR Software (formerly Octopus HR)
Employee demographic data
Darwinbox
1.0
Iris HR Software (formerly Octopus HR)
Employment history
Darwinbox
3.0
Iris HR Software (formerly Octopus HR)
Job profiles and administration
Darwinbox
6.0
Iris HR Software (formerly Octopus HR)
Workflow for transfers, promotions, pay raises, etc.
Darwinbox
3.0
Iris HR Software (formerly Octopus HR)
Organizational charting
Darwinbox
9.0
Iris HR Software (formerly Octopus HR)
Organization and location management
Darwinbox
8.0
Iris HR Software (formerly Octopus HR)

Payroll Management

Darwinbox
5.5
Iris HR Software (formerly Octopus HR)
Pay calculation
Darwinbox
4.0
Iris HR Software (formerly Octopus HR)
Support for external payroll vendors
Darwinbox
4.0
Iris HR Software (formerly Octopus HR)
Off-cycle/On-Demand payment
Darwinbox
5.0
Iris HR Software (formerly Octopus HR)
Benefit plan administration
Darwinbox
4.0
Iris HR Software (formerly Octopus HR)
Salary revision and increment management
Darwinbox
8.0
Iris HR Software (formerly Octopus HR)
Reimbursement management
Darwinbox
8.0
Iris HR Software (formerly Octopus HR)

Leave and Attendance Management

Darwinbox
8.7
Iris HR Software (formerly Octopus HR)
Approval workflow
Darwinbox
9.0
Iris HR Software (formerly Octopus HR)
Balance details
Darwinbox
9.0
Iris HR Software (formerly Octopus HR)
Annual carry-forward and encashment
Darwinbox
8.0
Iris HR Software (formerly Octopus HR)

Employee Self Service

Darwinbox
7.0
Iris HR Software (formerly Octopus HR)
View and generate pay and benefit information
Darwinbox
7.0
Iris HR Software (formerly Octopus HR)
Update personal information
Darwinbox
9.0
Iris HR Software (formerly Octopus HR)
View company policy documentation
Darwinbox
9.0
Iris HR Software (formerly Octopus HR)
Employee recognition
Darwinbox
4.0
Iris HR Software (formerly Octopus HR)
View job history
Darwinbox
6.0
Iris HR Software (formerly Octopus HR)

Asset Management

Darwinbox
4.0
Iris HR Software (formerly Octopus HR)
Tracking of all physical assets
Darwinbox
4.0
Iris HR Software (formerly Octopus HR)

Pros

Darwinbox

  • Easy to use and navigate.
  • Simple and intuitive interface.
  • Covers all HR needs in one software.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Iris HR Software (formerly Octopus HR)

  • It's simple. I really appreciate that the layout of Octopus HR isn't something I have to question. I know where to look for something because it's clearly labeled, that's more than I can say for a lot of other HR systems I've seen.
  • Support. If I ever have a question about setting something up, or if something goes wrong, they're always on top of it. For instance, I had no idea how to set up employee photos on our accounts. I tweeted them and they responded right away, I'm based in LA and they're a UK company, I was impressed that they were able to respond right away. They make sure their customers are taken care of.
  • Great self guide. If there's ever an ordinary question I need answered their "Octopus Guide" is very thorough and walks you through everything.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Darwinbox

No answers on this topic

Iris HR Software (formerly Octopus HR)

  • Adding employee photos. That's definitely something I think is hard to figure out on your own.
  • An easier way for users to retrieve their passwords. Sometimes I notice even when employees put in all the correct information, the system doesn't recognize it.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Darwinbox

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Iris HR Software (formerly Octopus HR)

Iris HR Software (formerly Octopus HR) 8.0
Based on 1 answer
Employees don't complain about it! If anything they've commented on how nice of a tool it is to have.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Darwinbox

No answers on this topic

Iris HR Software (formerly Octopus HR)

Very different platforms. You get a lot of bang for your buck using Octopus HR. It's a much more modern and simple layout and that's something forward thinking companies definitely enjoy.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Darwinbox

  • The ability to view the organization structure and functional structure for the entire company.
  • One-stop solution for talent acquisition, payroll, leaves, reimbursements, attendance (time-sheet), holidays, etc. So I don't have to open a lot of different apps.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Iris HR Software (formerly Octopus HR)

  • Employee efficiency. There's never a question of who I request my time off with. The program sets up line managers who take in all the requests.
  • Less wasted time. Contact info and photo are very visible and easily accessed.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Screenshots

Iris HR Software (formerly Octopus HR)

Pricing Details

Darwinbox

General

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

Darwinbox Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Iris HR Software (formerly Octopus HR)

General

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

Iris HR Software (formerly Octopus HR) Editions & Modules

Edition
Basic$1.501
  1. Per User Per Month
Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Darwinbox
6.0
Iris HR Software (formerly Octopus HR)
8.0

Likelihood to Renew

Darwinbox
Iris HR Software (formerly Octopus HR)
8.0

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