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Likelihood to Recommend

DATIS

Our agency has a number of federal and private grants tied to personnel costs and allocations. DATIS e3 is extraordinary at allowing the end user to slice information as needed for complex reporting.
Tami Lewis-Ahrendt, PHR, SHRM-PC | TrustRadius Reviewer

QuickBooks Desktop for Mac

If you're a freelancer or running a very small business where you do your own bookkeeping I think this is a great option, especially if you're familiar with accounting and bookkeeping in general. If you're not so familiar with bookkeeping, I would say that the learning curve is too steep and you might want to look elsewhere for a more intuitive solution
Daniel Shatzkes CEO Entrepreneur, Manufacturer, Musician | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Human Resource Management

DATIS
8.7
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
Employee demographic data
DATIS
6.0
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
Employment history
DATIS
8.0
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
Job profiles and administration
DATIS
9.0
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
Workflow for transfers, promotions, pay raises, etc.
DATIS
9.0
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
Organizational charting
DATIS
10.0
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
Organization and location management
DATIS
9.0
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
Compliance data (COBRA, OSHA, etc.)
DATIS
10.0
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac

Payroll Management

DATIS
9.4
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
7.9
Pay calculation
DATIS
10.0
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
8.7
Benefit plan administration
DATIS
9.0
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
8.4
Direct deposit files
DATIS
10.0
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
8.0
Salary revision and increment management
DATIS
8.0
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
7.2
Reimbursement management
DATIS
10.0
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
7.0

Leave and Attendance Management

DATIS
8.7
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
Approval workflow
DATIS
8.0
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
Balance details
DATIS
8.0
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
Annual carry-forward and encashment
DATIS
10.0
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac

Employee Self Service

DATIS
9.0
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
View and generate pay and benefit information
DATIS
10.0
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
Update personal information
DATIS
10.0
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
View company policy documentation
DATIS
10.0
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
Employee recognition
DATIS
5.0
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
View job history
DATIS
10.0
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac

Asset Management

DATIS
9.0
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
Tracking of all physical assets
DATIS
9.0
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac

HR Reporting

DATIS
6.7
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
Report builder
DATIS
8.0
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
Pre-built reports
DATIS
6.0
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
Ability to combine HR data with external data
DATIS
6.0
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac

Onboarding

DATIS
9.0
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
New hire portal
DATIS
8.0
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
Manager tracking tools
DATIS
10.0
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac

Performance and Goals

DATIS
7.5
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
Corporate goal setting
DATIS
8.0
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
Individual goal setting
DATIS
8.0
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
Line-of sight-visibility
DATIS
6.0
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
Performance tracking
DATIS
8.0
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac

Performance Management

DATIS
8.0
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
Performance plans
DATIS
7.0
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
Performance improvement plans
DATIS
6.0
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
Review status tracking
DATIS
10.0
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
Review reminders
DATIS
10.0
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
Multiple review frequency
DATIS
7.0
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac

Succession Planning

DATIS
7.8
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
Create succession plans/pools
DATIS
6.0
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
Candidate ranking
DATIS
10.0
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
Candidate search
DATIS
7.0
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
Candidate development
DATIS
8.0
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac

Recruiting / ATS

DATIS
7.6
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
Job Requisition Management
DATIS
9.0
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
Company Website Posting
DATIS
8.0
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
Publish to Social Media
DATIS
5.0
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
Job Search Site Posting
DATIS
5.0
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
Duplicate Candidate Prevention
DATIS
7.0
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
Applicant Tracking
DATIS
9.0
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
Notifications and Alerts
DATIS
10.0
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac

Customization

DATIS
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
7.0
API for custom integration
DATIS
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
6.4
Plug-ins
DATIS
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
7.7

Security

DATIS
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
7.9
Single sign-on capability
DATIS
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
7.4
Role-based user permissions
DATIS
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
8.3

Reporting & Analytics

DATIS
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
8.5
Dashboards
DATIS
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
8.4
Standard reports
DATIS
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
8.7
Custom reports
DATIS
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
8.5

General Ledger and Configurable Accounting

DATIS
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
7.0
Accounts payable
DATIS
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
8.3
Accounts receivable
DATIS
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
8.2
Cash management
DATIS
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
6.8
Bank reconciliation
DATIS
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
8.0
Expense management
DATIS
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
8.5
Time tracking
DATIS
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
6.4
Fixed asset management
DATIS
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
6.6
Multi-currency support
DATIS
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
8.0
Multi-division support
DATIS
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
5.2
Regulations compliance
DATIS
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
6.9
Electronic tax filing
DATIS
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
7.9
Self-service portal
DATIS
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
6.9
Global Financial Support
DATIS
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
7.6
Primary and Secondary Ledgers
DATIS
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
7.0
Intercompany Accounting
DATIS
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
5.6
Localizations
DATIS
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
5.3
Journals and Reconciliations
DATIS
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
7.5
Enterprise Accounting
DATIS
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
7.5
Configurable Accounting
DATIS
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
7.0
Centralized Rules Framework
DATIS
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
5.5
Standardized Processes
DATIS
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
7.0

Inventory Management

DATIS
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
7.1
Inventory tracking
DATIS
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
7.2
Automatic reordering
DATIS
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
7.4
Location management
DATIS
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
7.0
Manufacturing module
DATIS
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
6.8

Order Management

DATIS
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
7.3
Pricing
DATIS
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
8.3
Order entry
DATIS
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
8.3
Credit card processing
DATIS
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
8.5
Cost of goods sold
DATIS
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
7.8
Order Orchestration
DATIS
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
5.8
End-to-end order visibility
DATIS
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
6.3
Order exception Resolution
DATIS
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
6.0

Pros

DATIS

  • Position management
  • Payroll solutions
  • Open Enrollment/benefits management
Tami Lewis-Ahrendt, PHR, SHRM-PC | TrustRadius Reviewer

QuickBooks Desktop for Mac

  • The program is very easy to learn, the interface is incredibly user-friendly and there are tons of free resources and tutorials available
  • It makes managing payroll really easy for the employee and accountant on staff. No more lost time sheets or late paychecks!
  • Managing bills and paying them has become streamlined and it's great having everything in one place so we don't lose track of things.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

DATIS

  • Supervision documentation is difficult to use if the supervisor doesn’t adhere to the rigid schedule
  • Applicant site doesn’t automatically integrate with outside recruitment tools, so tracking of recruitment data is complicated.
  • DATIS has struggled with customer service support unless you have a dedicated contact
Tami Lewis-Ahrendt, PHR, SHRM-PC | TrustRadius Reviewer

QuickBooks Desktop for Mac

  • The #1 complaint is that setting it up right is a challenge. People waste time trying to figure it out only to realize that they don't know accounting so of course they don't know how an accounting program should be set up. Like any time you are in over your head, reach out to your network and find someone who can log onto your computer and walk you through it.
  • If you need to track the cost of wages to jobs you can't do it with the online payroll, but check for yourself because it's a function that landscaping companies and construction businesses usually need, so maybe they have added it by now. That would really help!
  • It's premise-based software and that means you take on the role of hardware admin, and it's a lot of work for what is increasingly becoming a smaller gap in the functionality between QuickBooks for Mac and QuickBooks Online.
  • QuickBooks for Mac 2015 has been updated consistently over the last 3 years and continues to provide for the bookkeeping needs of small companies using Macs in their offices. However, it has limited job costing functionality. It is similar in functionality to the 2010 version of QuickBooksPro which runs on Windows.
Shelly Robbins | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

DATIS

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

QuickBooks Desktop for Mac

QuickBooks Desktop for Mac 8.0
Based on 9 answers
I haven't spent that much time with the newer versions of QuickBooks for Mac, but I think I'm seeing it make the much-needed improvements. For example, something as simple as undoing the previous reconciliation was a terrible chore, and I'm glad that feature has been included in the newer versions of QuickBooks for Mac
Spencer Judd | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

DATIS

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

QuickBooks Desktop for Mac

QuickBooks Desktop for Mac 8.0
Based on 3 answers
The Mac version is OK overall. I find the Windows versions to be much more robust but Mac is quite good for Mac users. Though I think die hard Mac users should consider QuickBooks Online instead as there is a new QB for Mac app that makes using QBO much better!
Robyn Smithson, CB | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

DATIS

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

QuickBooks Desktop for Mac

QuickBooks Desktop for Mac 9.0
Based on 1 answer
I've been using the QuickBooks online version for a little over 6 months now (upgraded from Mac desktop) and I haven't had any access issues. There have been times when it was down for service/upgrade however there is always plenty of notification time given by the Quick Books Online Support team. These upgrade maintenance time frames are always over night hours and on the weekends so everything can be worked around very easily.
Ann Shallcross | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

DATIS

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

QuickBooks Desktop for Mac

QuickBooks Desktop for Mac 5.0
Based on 1 answer
Because the support level I get is probably not what the average user gets
Robyn Smithson, CB | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

DATIS

DATIS e3 is a different kind of system that may not be the solution for someone who is looking for an “off the shelf” solution. It is flexible and customizable to meet the specific needs of your organization. It is robust and thorough. They could benefit from spending money on a mobile solution.
Tami Lewis-Ahrendt, PHR, SHRM-PC | TrustRadius Reviewer

QuickBooks Desktop for Mac

I love using Quickbooks compared to other software we've tried. QuickBooks Online and TSheets interface. Customer service and problem resolution are generally excellent, with well-trained and proficient agents taking calls or on chat. Ease of use and accessibility via the mobile app. Great courses were available to help with learning the basics and some advanced accounting background. I love learning! Online accessibility - it can work anywhere with an internet connection. Linking to bank and credit card accounts is handy.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

DATIS

  • DATIS has allowed us to spend less time on payroll processing and accounting of payroll
  • Better grant management allowing us to minimize the risk of unclaimed revenue
Tami Lewis-Ahrendt, PHR, SHRM-PC | TrustRadius Reviewer

QuickBooks Desktop for Mac

  • The ROI was good for when we were a smaller company because it is a lot cheaper than other more sophisticated programs.
  • The negative impact is that it caused a lot of extra manual entering and data entry that too often resulted in mistakes.
Luke O'Neill | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

DATIS

General

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

QuickBooks Desktop for Mac

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

DATIS
9.0
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
7.4

Likelihood to Renew

DATIS
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
8.0

Usability

DATIS
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
8.0

Reliability and Availability

DATIS
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
9.0

Support Rating

DATIS
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
5.0

Implementation Rating

DATIS
QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
5.0

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