DATABASICS Time vs. Dayforce Powerpay

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
DATABASICS Time
Score 7.7 out of 10
Mid-Size Companies (51-1,000 employees)
DATABASICS is a web-based time tracking and project management solution for freelancers, employees, and small companies alike used to track time on projects without the need to install software. Time tracking, time sheets, and time management are notoriously time consuming and inefficient. DATABASICS is a time tracking software solution that saves time and improves efficiency by making time tracking easier and more transparent. Users can collect timesheets from employees, and track…
$800
per month
Dayforce Powerpay
Score 7.6 out of 10
N/A
Dayforce Powerpay allows small businesses to pay and manage employees. It is used to simplify and automate payroll processes with automatic payroll calculations and remittances to the CRA and RQ, and streamlines payroll with connected time and attendance tracking to help ensure people are paid accurately.N/A
Pricing
DATABASICS TimeDayforce Powerpay
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
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Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesNo
Entry-level Setup FeeRequiredNo setup fee
Additional DetailsAnnual subscription Billed monthly or quarterly in advance Starting at $800/month Pricing based on volume (see above) with negotiated monthly minimum and overage rates Fixed fee for implementation and other projects Technical support included in monthly subscription
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Features
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Payroll Management
Comparison of Payroll Management features of Product A and Product B
DATABASICS Time
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Ratings
Dayforce Powerpay
7.9
6 Ratings
4% below category average
Pay calculation00 Ratings9.06 Ratings
Support for external payroll vendors00 Ratings8.82 Ratings
Off-cycle/On-Demand payment00 Ratings8.83 Ratings
Benefit plan administration00 Ratings8.83 Ratings
Direct deposit files00 Ratings9.06 Ratings
Salary revision and increment management00 Ratings8.84 Ratings
Reimbursement management00 Ratings2.23 Ratings
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User Ratings
DATABASICS TimeDayforce Powerpay
Likelihood to Recommend
9.0
(2 ratings)
9.0
(6 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(1 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(1 ratings)
Performance
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(1 ratings)
Support Rating
9.0
(2 ratings)
8.6
(3 ratings)
Implementation Rating
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(1 ratings)
Contract Terms and Pricing Model
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(1 ratings)
Professional Services
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(1 ratings)
Vendor post-sale
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(1 ratings)
Vendor pre-sale
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
DATABASICS TimeDayforce Powerpay
Likelihood to Recommend
DATABASICS
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.
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Dayforce
With Powerpay you are not 'wondering' if your input will have the desired effect on an employee's pay cheque. You can actually see what the employee will be paid, what their tax burden is for the month! Not many payroll companies offer this feature. It's terrific to process payroll and know that the employee will receive the correct remuneration. No 'retro payments' to keep track of
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Pros
DATABASICS
  • 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.
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Dayforce
  • ROE creation and amendment
  • Self Service
  • T4
  • the layout for entering time
  • payroll/year end reports
  • Security Log
  • Payroll Preview Report - details at a glance
  • Menu setup navigation
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Cons
DATABASICS
  • The site is pretty plain and boring to look at.
  • I hear there is a mobile app in the works?
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Dayforce
  • Response surveys to a service call should come after the next payroll run to verify all adjustment have in fact been made.
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Likelihood to Renew
DATABASICS
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Dayforce
Powerpay exceeds my expectations: it's easy to use and does not 'eat' my time by wondering what the end result will be. I can see what each employee's pay statement will look like before I submit the payroll for processing. Monthly processing fees are not exorbitant and the service from support it top notch, quick and awesome when you need it! What's not to like? It's a terrific company to have on your side!
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Usability
DATABASICS
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Dayforce
Powerpay is easy to use and is a logical online system. Nothing is overly complicating. Doing payroll is not overly complicated and this system is user friendly and easy to understand and use. And if you get stuck, there is a great support system to help you navigate and understand what you need to do.
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Reliability and Availability
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Dayforce
I have never experienced application errors or unplanned outages. I do know that I could phone Dayforce Powerpay and give them hours and other deductions and they would do the payroll and I could either have them deliver the completed payroll by courier (there are small extra charges for this) or I could download the completed payroll on pay day. I have also been able to complete payroll our payroll at home instead of at the office. Dayforce is very accessible by phone or online.
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Performance
DATABASICS
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Dayforce
Pages online load in seconds. Click and it's instantly there! I have never had pages not loading properly or taking time to load. Payroll reports also downloads quickly. We do not interface Dayforce Powerpay with anything else
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Support Rating
DATABASICS
Good value of money. Sped up the month-end closing time.
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Dayforce
Generally, Ceridian Powerpay support is strong, with the edge given to the telephone staff, which is prompt and always helpful. When I have had to reach out via telephone, I am greeted quickly and provided with a quick resolution to my issue. The email support leaves a bit to be desired, though, as my experience with change requests result in long waits for confirmation and completion, with some instances not even being given a resolution to an issue without requiring additional follow-up. I shouldn’t have to stay on top of the support in addition to providing the details needed, and it should just get done.
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Online Training
DATABASICS
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Dayforce
I have used Powerpay before (at a previous employer) but a few years had elapsed. I had a quick online training session (less that 30 minutes) to recover basic knowledge and I was away. I still from time to time have to do something that i am not quite sure of and pick up the phone! Every one that works at Ceridian - now Dayforce - have been able to answer my question and tell me where to go in the program, click on what and do what I need to do. The support is out-of-this-world good!
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Implementation Rating
DATABASICS
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Dayforce
I initiated the implementation. I answered all the questions I was asked, prepared the documentation and sent it off and it was done! Quickly, efficiently and done well!
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Alternatives Considered
DATABASICS
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.
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Dayforce
Wagepoint has made errors in the past. ADP has terrible customer service. QuickBooks Online is convenient however the Dayforce Powerpay pricing is better for larger payrolls. Payworks has no "run as is" option
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Contract Terms and Pricing Model
DATABASICS
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Dayforce
Pretty standard contract terms. Unit pricing is about 30% less than the previous provider - service is about 150% better with Dayforce Powerpay that with the previous provider! We are billed twice per month as we do payroll twice per month.
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Scalability
DATABASICS
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Dayforce
We have a small staff of less than 20 employees. We moved our payroll from a previous provided because of terrible and expensive service. Dayforce is much, much easier to use and costs about 30% less than the previous provider. Dayforce Powerpay also seem to have people that speaks clearly and are efficient in everything they do so that less time is wasted by phone calls that has you on hold for 3 hours!
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Professional Services
DATABASICS
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Dayforce
They are all professional, knowledgeable, very pleasant to interact with and extremely helpful. They consistently take customer services to a higher level. Great people to deal with!
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Return on Investment
DATABASICS
  • Easy for staff to submit timesheets.
  • Leave management is a good tool to track leave days.
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Dayforce
  • The return on investment has been substantial for our company. Having a payroll system that calculates everything for you, processes important documents, and only takes minimal time and effort allows us to focus more time on running the business and generating revenue.
  • Instead of having a user spend half a day (or potentially a full day) processing payroll, it only takes a couple hours (obviously depending on how many employees need to be processed).
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ScreenShots

DATABASICS Time Screenshots

Screenshot of Tracks all employee timesheetsScreenshot of Clock in and out on mobileScreenshot of Enter hours for the whole week on mobileScreenshot of Track time to multiple projectsScreenshot of Use a phone, tablet, or desktop to manage timesheets