Darwinbox vs. SumTotal Talent Development

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Darwinbox
Score 8.0 out of 10
N/A
Darwinbox headquartered in Hyderabad offers an end-to-end HRMS software provide core HR functionality (e.g. employee data management), support for recruitment and onboarding, payroll management, time & attendance tracking, as well as comprehensive talent management and employee engagement features.N/A
SumTotal Talent Development
Score 7.8 out of 10
Enterprise companies (1,001+ employees)
The SumTotal Core Platform (formerly elixHR) is a human resource information system (HRIS) integrable with the SumTotal Talent Expansion Suite of software: SumTotal (LMS), and the SumTotal Work workforce management and payroll system. All SumTotal software is now offered and supported by Skillsoft since the October 2014 acquisition.N/A
Pricing
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Editions & Modules
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Pricing Offerings
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Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoYes
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Darwinbox

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SumTotal Talent Development
Chose SumTotal Talent Development
SumTotal Talent Development is a very competitive product. In my opinion SumTotal Talent Development is better than Freshteams, Darwinbox, but not as good as Skillate, SAP SuccessFactors. SAP SuccessFactors is enterprise grade and used only by large organizations and has too …
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Features
DarwinboxSumTotal Talent Development
Human Resource Management
Comparison of Human Resource Management features of Product A and Product B
Darwinbox
9.4
3 Ratings
18% above category average
SumTotal Talent Development
1.9
1 Ratings
122% below category average
Employee demographic data9.93 Ratings1.01 Ratings
Employment history9.93 Ratings5.01 Ratings
Job profiles and administration9.93 Ratings2.01 Ratings
Workflow for transfers, promotions, pay raises, etc.8.93 Ratings1.01 Ratings
Organizational charting8.93 Ratings1.01 Ratings
Organization and location management8.93 Ratings1.01 Ratings
Compliance data (COBRA, OSHA, etc.)00 Ratings2.01 Ratings
Payroll Management
Comparison of Payroll Management features of Product A and Product B
Darwinbox
9.0
3 Ratings
11% above category average
SumTotal Talent Development
3.3
1 Ratings
84% below category average
Pay calculation9.03 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Support for external payroll vendors9.03 Ratings1.01 Ratings
Off-cycle/On-Demand payment9.03 Ratings00 Ratings
Benefit plan administration8.92 Ratings1.01 Ratings
Salary revision and increment management9.03 Ratings00 Ratings
Reimbursement management8.93 Ratings00 Ratings
Direct deposit files00 Ratings3.01 Ratings
Leave and Attendance Management
Comparison of Leave and Attendance Management features of Product A and Product B
Darwinbox
9.0
3 Ratings
10% above category average
SumTotal Talent Development
6.7
3 Ratings
19% below category average
Approval workflow9.03 Ratings8.52 Ratings
Balance details9.03 Ratings8.53 Ratings
Annual carry-forward and encashment9.03 Ratings3.01 Ratings
Employee Self Service
Comparison of Employee Self Service features of Product A and Product B
Darwinbox
9.5
3 Ratings
15% above category average
SumTotal Talent Development
3.0
1 Ratings
92% below category average
View and generate pay and benefit information9.03 Ratings5.01 Ratings
Update personal information8.93 Ratings2.01 Ratings
View company policy documentation9.93 Ratings00 Ratings
Employee recognition9.93 Ratings00 Ratings
View job history9.93 Ratings2.01 Ratings
Asset Management
Comparison of Asset Management features of Product A and Product B
Darwinbox
9.0
3 Ratings
14% above category average
SumTotal Talent Development
-
Ratings
Tracking of all physical assets9.03 Ratings00 Ratings
HR Reporting
Comparison of HR Reporting features of Product A and Product B
Darwinbox
9.3
2 Ratings
20% above category average
SumTotal Talent Development
7.2
3 Ratings
6% below category average
Report builder9.92 Ratings7.03 Ratings
Pre-built reports8.02 Ratings6.52 Ratings
Ability to combine HR data with external data9.92 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Onboarding
Comparison of Onboarding features of Product A and Product B
Darwinbox
9.9
2 Ratings
21% above category average
SumTotal Talent Development
8.2
2 Ratings
2% above category average
New hire portal9.92 Ratings8.02 Ratings
Manager tracking tools9.92 Ratings8.52 Ratings
Performance and Goals
Comparison of Performance and Goals features of Product A and Product B
Darwinbox
9.7
2 Ratings
17% above category average
SumTotal Talent Development
8.8
1 Ratings
7% above category average
Corporate goal setting9.92 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Individual goal setting9.92 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Line-of sight-visibility9.02 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Performance tracking9.92 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Performance Management
Comparison of Performance Management features of Product A and Product B
Darwinbox
9.9
2 Ratings
21% above category average
SumTotal Talent Development
8.2
2 Ratings
3% above category average
Performance plans9.92 Ratings8.02 Ratings
Performance improvement plans9.92 Ratings7.52 Ratings
Review status tracking9.92 Ratings8.02 Ratings
Review reminders9.92 Ratings8.52 Ratings
Multiple review frequency9.92 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Succession Planning
Comparison of Succession Planning features of Product A and Product B
Darwinbox
9.7
2 Ratings
20% above category average
SumTotal Talent Development
7.0
1 Ratings
12% below category average
Create succession plans/pools9.92 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Candidate ranking9.92 Ratings00 Ratings
Candidate search9.92 Ratings7.01 Ratings
Candidate development8.92 Ratings6.01 Ratings
Recruiting / ATS
Comparison of Recruiting / ATS features of Product A and Product B
Darwinbox
9.6
2 Ratings
20% above category average
SumTotal Talent Development
7.9
2 Ratings
1% above category average
Job Requisition Management9.92 Ratings8.02 Ratings
Company Website Posting9.92 Ratings7.52 Ratings
Publish to Social Media9.92 Ratings8.02 Ratings
Job Search Site Posting8.92 Ratings8.52 Ratings
Duplicate Candidate Prevention8.92 Ratings6.52 Ratings
Applicant Tracking9.92 Ratings8.02 Ratings
Notifications and Alerts10.02 Ratings8.52 Ratings
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User Ratings
DarwinboxSumTotal Talent Development
Likelihood to Recommend
9.0
(3 ratings)
7.5
(9 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
6.0
(5 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
2.0
(2 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
3.0
(2 ratings)
User Testimonials
DarwinboxSumTotal Talent Development
Likelihood to Recommend
Darwinbox
Darwinbox provides multiple functions and features related to Human resources and I Like the best where it maintains Attendance records and employees smartly. Darwinbox helps us to brings all the organization level activity on one platform which helps the management to take the crucial decisions. Sometimes it hangs and does not function properly due to an internet connectivity issue.
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SumTotal
Very good for learning and development and training of employees. For Applicant tracking, recuirement, onboarding, and enablement, I prefer SAP SuccessFactors or Skillate. I also found that the SumTotal app is not very friendly on android and crashes sometimes and it is not optimized for mobile. Hence I end up never using it.
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Pros
Darwinbox
  • Maintaining Attendance from payroll with HR.
  • Employees self portal to ask for PTO or to check hours.
  • User Interface is user friendly for our employees.
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SumTotal
  • Assign complete learning plans to users so they don't have to spend time searching for courses.
  • Export learner's transcripts so managers can easily see their employee's progress.
  • Embed Social Media feeds that are relevant to their business.
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Cons
Darwinbox
  • The app version is a bit lankier than the pc version.
  • Interface customization would be great for individuals wanting to change style.
  • No other real issue to improve, possibly lower the price but that's not too bad.
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SumTotal
  • Reporting
  • Mass importing of manual checks to be issued in California
  • Ability to fund pay cards immediately
  • Perform gross-up calculations within the payroll system automatically
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Likelihood to Renew
Darwinbox
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SumTotal
I have transitioned from a position who supported the product to a position where I use the product. I continue to be impressed with the robustness of the product and how efficient it is. It is a user friendly software that can be used to navigate and accomplish tasks to meet organizational requirements.
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Usability
Darwinbox
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SumTotal
I do not find SumTotal to be intuitive. I feel we need to adjust our needs to meet the functionality available in the tool.
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Support Rating
Darwinbox
No answers on this topic
SumTotal
We have our own IT support to assist in SumTotal issues, however, we have had to log in cases directly. Support is mediocre at best.
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Alternatives Considered
Darwinbox
Darwinbox helps to maintain all the things at one platform and easy to use too. It provide better usability compared with Moday.com. Darwinbox provides more functionality compared with monday.com. It is also user friendly as well. All the things we are getting one platform and on one place.
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SumTotal
When I came to my company, they had been using a "light" LMS called Articulate. It was cheap and bare bones; i.e. not a lot of features, really just a platform to launch eLearning from and not real interface for student to utilize. When I began to overhaul the training department, this was one of the first things I changed. Articulate would only run courses built in their software, and the software was not 508 compliant. In addition, we had no ability to create learning plans, house transcripts, customize the interface, or manage the students. I made the choice to select and LMS that was a true LMS with all of the features that were critical to our clients' needs. Thus far, SumTotal has been able to support all of our needs, except one; mobile learning that is media rich
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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.
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SumTotal
  • Clean front-end user interface for easier course catalog management.
  • Reporting has been more difficult than previous LMS.
  • Audience building has more variables making it more difficult to manage.
  • Slower overall client turnaround due to admin side interface.
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Screenshot of SumTotal Learning Management: Deliver the learning your organization needs including skilling/upskilling/reskilling, career planning & development. All delivered with our engaging learner experience across all modalities (desktop, tablet & mobile) and in the flow of workScreenshot of SumTotal Onboarding: Foster learning before day one with our robust onboarding solution. Build culture, complete necessary paperwork and begin the path to productivity for all your new and returning employees.Screenshot of SumTotal Performance: Performance management that meets the needs of today’s forward-thinking organizations. Align the goals and performance of your entire workforce with those of the broader organization for better business outcomes.Screenshot of SumTotal Succession: Make succession planning an organizational strength. SumTotal allows you to better understand your workforce now and better plan for your future with our intuitive succession planning tools.Screenshot of SumTotal Recruiting: A modern recruiting solution that delivers a powerful candidate experience, recruiter productivity, job matching and internal mobility.Screenshot of SumTotal Compensation: SumTotal makes compensation planning easier and less time consuming. Build a pay for performance culture that meets your organizations goals and objectives while keeping you competitive in the ever-changing marketplace.