Dayforce Powerpay vs. Futuramo Time Tracker

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Dayforce Powerpay
Score 6.1 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
Futuramo Time Tracker
Score 7.0 out of 10
N/A
Futuramo creates SaaS apps to provide a collaborative workspace for teams. Futuramo Time Tracker is an app used to track, analyze, and manage time, free for teams of up to 3 users, and $6 per license for each additional user.
$6
per month
Pricing
Dayforce PowerpayFuturamo Time Tracker
Editions & Modules
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Small Teams
$0.00
up to 3 team members
Growing Teams
$6.00
per each additional license
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Dayforce PowerpayFuturamo Time Tracker
Free Trial
NoYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoYes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Top Pros
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Features
Dayforce PowerpayFuturamo Time Tracker
Payroll Management
Comparison of Payroll Management features of Product A and Product B
Dayforce Powerpay
7.7
6 Ratings
7% below category average
Futuramo Time Tracker
-
Ratings
Pay calculation8.96 Ratings00 Ratings
Support for external payroll vendors8.52 Ratings00 Ratings
Off-cycle/On-Demand payment8.53 Ratings00 Ratings
Benefit plan administration8.43 Ratings00 Ratings
Direct deposit files8.96 Ratings00 Ratings
Salary revision and increment management8.54 Ratings00 Ratings
Reimbursement management2.33 Ratings00 Ratings
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User Ratings
Dayforce PowerpayFuturamo Time Tracker
Likelihood to Recommend
8.8
(6 ratings)
5.0
(1 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
9.1
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Usability
9.1
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Performance
9.1
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Support Rating
8.6
(3 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Implementation Rating
9.1
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Contract Terms and Pricing Model
9.1
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Professional Services
9.1
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Vendor post-sale
9.1
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Vendor pre-sale
9.1
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
Dayforce PowerpayFuturamo Time Tracker
Likelihood to Recommend
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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Futuramo | Modulus Sp. z o.o.
Futuramo is best for when you're working alone on a project, or with a small team, given the glitches with the time tracker and the poor integration with Futuramo Tasks and Projects. Unless you're going to manually calculate the times spent on all tasks individually in order to know the total time spent on the project, I would not recommend using it on projects where you'd be billed per the time spent rather than a fixed amount.
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Pros
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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Futuramo | Modulus Sp. z o.o.
  • The biggest pro of Futurama Time tracker is that it comes bundled with other tools. These are "Projects, Tasks, Virtual Tickets, Time Tracker, and Icons." This means I can track the time spent on each task within a project.
  • Time Tracker is easy to use, all you need to do is go to time tracker, enter the task you want to track, choose what project and clients it's under, and then click the play/start icon.
  • For projects that involve collaborating with others (either external freelancers I'm managing, or my staff) I can track the time spent on each task by each user. So I know how long each person spent on their task and how it related to the estimated time. This way I know if the project will take longer or shorter than estimated.
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Cons
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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Futuramo | Modulus Sp. z o.o.
  • I'ver been using Futuramo for almost 2 years, primarily because they reached out to me to be one of the first users/testers. I've also shared some glitches that could be improved but the timer glitch is still there. When I start the timer to track a project, instead of the timer to start counting, it remains at 00:00 which is worrying because it makes me feel like it's not actually tracking what I'm working on. I was once 18 mins unto a task and when I checked the tracker it said 00:16 I was so worried I ended the task. Interestingly when I ended the task, it showed the correct time which was 18 minutes. I'm happy the timer was working but I'm also frustrated and in near-panic.
  • Like TopTracker, I wish there was a way to take screenshots of what I'm doing, that way I can be sure that the rest of the team is actually working on the timed tasks.
  • In the Time Tracker section of Futuramo, where the tasks timed are listed, I wish it was possible to actually click on any of the tasks there to see things like mouse clicks and keyboard taps. Similar to how Hubstaff and Upwork tracker tracks "productivity" (I'm not sure what this is called).
  • If you track a task not originally in Futuramo Task but created in Time Tracker, connected to a project or client, when you go to Futuramo Task, it won't be listed there. And when you to go Futuramo Projects, you still wouldn't see it there. I would like to go to Futuramo Project and see all the tasks there, both those timed and those yet to start.
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Likelihood to Renew
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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Futuramo | Modulus Sp. z o.o.
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Usability
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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Futuramo | Modulus Sp. z o.o.
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Reliability and Availability
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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Futuramo | Modulus Sp. z o.o.
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Performance
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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Futuramo | Modulus Sp. z o.o.
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Support Rating
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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Futuramo | Modulus Sp. z o.o.
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Online Training
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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Futuramo | Modulus Sp. z o.o.
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Implementation Rating
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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Futuramo | Modulus Sp. z o.o.
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Alternatives Considered
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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Futuramo | Modulus Sp. z o.o.
Hubstaff and TopTracker are still better at tracking tasks because of:
  1. Fewer glitches with the timer.
  2. Desktop app.
  3. Both take screenshots at random to which can be reassuring to clients.
  4. Both track keyboard taps and mouse clicks and show how "active" I am. This coupled with the screenshots can be reassuring for my clients.
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Contract Terms and Pricing Model
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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Futuramo | Modulus Sp. z o.o.
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Scalability
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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Futuramo | Modulus Sp. z o.o.
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Professional Services
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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Futuramo | Modulus Sp. z o.o.
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Return on Investment
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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Futuramo | Modulus Sp. z o.o.
  • Increased productivity: Futuramo Time Tracker makes it easy to know how long it'll actually take me to complete a task, and when put together, how long it'd take me to complete a project.
  • Track Billables: While calculating all the time spent on each task manually was exhausting, once that was done, I knew how long it took me and my team to complete a project and was able to bill my client for just that time.
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ScreenShots

Futuramo Time Tracker Screenshots

Screenshot of Powerful in its simplicity. Helps with focusing on the subject without needless distractors.Screenshot of The intuitive panel allows measuring every project performance.Screenshot of User-friendly statistics to analyze time performance by clients, projects, users, dates, and projects status.