Jedox vs. Workday Financial Management

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Jedox
Score 6.9 out of 10
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Jedox is a Business Intelligence and Corporate Performance Management solution. According to the vendor, their solution’s unified planning, analysis and reporting empowers decision makers from finance, sales, purchasing and marketing. Additionally, the vendor says this solution helps business users work smarter, streamline business collaboration, and make insight-based decisions with confidence. The vendor also says 1,900 organizations in 127 countries are using Jedox for real-time planning…N/A
Workday Financial Management
Score 8.3 out of 10
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Workday Financial Management is built on a global foundation that provides organizations with the core financial management capabilities expected from a modern cloud solution. It goes well beyond just managing financial processes to achieve greater insight, improve financial consolidation and reduce time to close, instill internal control and auditability, and achieve consistency across global operations. By using an in-memory architecture and object data model,…N/A
Pricing
JedoxWorkday Financial Management
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
JedoxWorkday Financial Management
Free Trial
YesNo
Free/Freemium Version
YesNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Features
JedoxWorkday Financial Management
BI Standard Reporting
Comparison of BI Standard Reporting features of Product A and Product B
Jedox
9.1
4 Ratings
13% above category average
Workday Financial Management
-
Ratings
Pixel Perfect reports9.14 Ratings00 Ratings
Customizable dashboards9.14 Ratings00 Ratings
Report Formatting Templates9.14 Ratings00 Ratings
Ad-hoc Reporting
Comparison of Ad-hoc Reporting features of Product A and Product B
Jedox
8.3
3 Ratings
1% above category average
Workday Financial Management
-
Ratings
Drill-down analysis8.23 Ratings00 Ratings
Formatting capabilities8.23 Ratings00 Ratings
Integration with R or other statistical packages8.53 Ratings00 Ratings
Report sharing and collaboration8.53 Ratings00 Ratings
Report Output and Scheduling
Comparison of Report Output and Scheduling features of Product A and Product B
Jedox
7.9
3 Ratings
3% below category average
Workday Financial Management
-
Ratings
Publish to Web8.53 Ratings00 Ratings
Publish to PDF7.93 Ratings00 Ratings
Report Versioning7.03 Ratings00 Ratings
Report Delivery Scheduling8.23 Ratings00 Ratings
Data Discovery and Visualization
Comparison of Data Discovery and Visualization features of Product A and Product B
Jedox
5.6
3 Ratings
30% below category average
Workday Financial Management
-
Ratings
Pre-built visualization formats (heatmaps, scatter plots etc.)5.93 Ratings00 Ratings
Location Analytics / Geographic Visualization5.53 Ratings00 Ratings
Predictive Analytics5.63 Ratings00 Ratings
Access Control and Security
Comparison of Access Control and Security features of Product A and Product B
Jedox
8.8
3 Ratings
1% above category average
Workday Financial Management
-
Ratings
Multi-User Support (named login)8.83 Ratings00 Ratings
Role-Based Security Model8.83 Ratings00 Ratings
Multiple Access Permission Levels (Create, Read, Delete)8.83 Ratings00 Ratings
Mobile Capabilities
Comparison of Mobile Capabilities features of Product A and Product B
Jedox
7.4
3 Ratings
8% below category average
Workday Financial Management
-
Ratings
Responsive Design for Web Access8.53 Ratings00 Ratings
Mobile Application7.03 Ratings00 Ratings
Dashboard / Report / Visualization Interactivity on Mobile7.03 Ratings00 Ratings
Budgeting, Planning, and Forecasting
Comparison of Budgeting, Planning, and Forecasting features of Product A and Product B
Jedox
8.4
4 Ratings
1% above category average
Workday Financial Management
-
Ratings
Long-term financial planning7.04 Ratings00 Ratings
Financial budgeting9.04 Ratings00 Ratings
Forecasting9.04 Ratings00 Ratings
Scenario modeling7.04 Ratings00 Ratings
Management reporting10.04 Ratings00 Ratings
Consolidation and Close
Comparison of Consolidation and Close features of Product A and Product B
Jedox
9.5
3 Ratings
17% above category average
Workday Financial Management
-
Ratings
Financial data consolidation10.03 Ratings00 Ratings
Journal entries and reports7.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Multi-currency management10.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Intercompany Eliminations10.03 Ratings00 Ratings
Local and consolidated reporting10.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Detailed Audit Trails10.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Financial Reporting and Compliance
Comparison of Financial Reporting and Compliance features of Product A and Product B
Jedox
9.3
4 Ratings
13% above category average
Workday Financial Management
-
Ratings
Financial Statement Reporting9.04 Ratings00 Ratings
Management Reporting9.04 Ratings00 Ratings
Excel-based Reporting10.04 Ratings00 Ratings
Automated board and financial reporting9.04 Ratings00 Ratings
Analytics and Reporting
Comparison of Analytics and Reporting features of Product A and Product B
Jedox
9.7
4 Ratings
19% above category average
Workday Financial Management
-
Ratings
Personalized dashboards9.04 Ratings00 Ratings
Color-coded scorecards10.03 Ratings00 Ratings
KPIs9.03 Ratings00 Ratings
Cost and profitability analysis10.03 Ratings00 Ratings
Key Performance Indicator setting10.03 Ratings00 Ratings
Benchmarking with external data10.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Integration
Comparison of Integration features of Product A and Product B
Jedox
9.0
4 Ratings
8% above category average
Workday Financial Management
-
Ratings
Flat file integration9.04 Ratings00 Ratings
Excel data integration9.04 Ratings00 Ratings
Direct links to 3rd-party data sources9.04 Ratings00 Ratings
Payroll Management
Comparison of Payroll Management features of Product A and Product B
Jedox
-
Ratings
Workday Financial Management
8.3
18 Ratings
14% above category average
Pay calculation00 Ratings8.418 Ratings
Benefit plan administration00 Ratings8.615 Ratings
Direct deposit files00 Ratings8.315 Ratings
Customization
Comparison of Customization features of Product A and Product B
Jedox
-
Ratings
Workday Financial Management
8.2
16 Ratings
12% above category average
API for custom integration00 Ratings8.213 Ratings
Plug-ins00 Ratings8.115 Ratings
Security
Comparison of Security features of Product A and Product B
Jedox
-
Ratings
Workday Financial Management
8.8
20 Ratings
8% above category average
Single sign-on capability00 Ratings8.820 Ratings
Role-based user permissions00 Ratings8.818 Ratings
Reporting & Analytics
Comparison of Reporting & Analytics features of Product A and Product B
Jedox
-
Ratings
Workday Financial Management
8.5
23 Ratings
20% above category average
Dashboards00 Ratings8.323 Ratings
Standard reports00 Ratings8.819 Ratings
Custom reports00 Ratings8.317 Ratings
General Ledger and Configurable Accounting
Comparison of General Ledger and Configurable Accounting features of Product A and Product B
Jedox
-
Ratings
Workday Financial Management
8.5
19 Ratings
11% above category average
Accounts payable00 Ratings8.914 Ratings
Accounts receivable00 Ratings9.014 Ratings
Global Financial Support00 Ratings8.315 Ratings
Primary and Secondary Ledgers00 Ratings8.715 Ratings
Journals and Reconciliations00 Ratings8.812 Ratings
Configurable Accounting00 Ratings8.215 Ratings
Standardized Processes00 Ratings9.016 Ratings
Inventory Management
Comparison of Inventory Management features of Product A and Product B
Jedox
-
Ratings
Workday Financial Management
8.7
8 Ratings
10% above category average
Inventory tracking00 Ratings9.08 Ratings
Automatic reordering00 Ratings8.68 Ratings
Location management00 Ratings8.57 Ratings
Order Management
Comparison of Order Management features of Product A and Product B
Jedox
-
Ratings
Workday Financial Management
9.2
9 Ratings
17% above category average
Credit card processing00 Ratings9.29 Ratings
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User Ratings
JedoxWorkday Financial Management
Likelihood to Recommend
9.0
(8 ratings)
8.7
(23 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
9.0
(3 ratings)
9.0
(1 ratings)
Usability
9.0
(2 ratings)
9.6
(5 ratings)
Availability
8.0
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Performance
7.0
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Support Rating
9.0
(3 ratings)
9.7
(5 ratings)
Online Training
8.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Implementation Rating
9.0
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Configurability
9.0
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Ease of integration
9.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Product Scalability
4.0
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Vendor post-sale
10.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Vendor pre-sale
10.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
JedoxWorkday Financial Management
Likelihood to Recommend
Jedox AG
Best suited for financial consolidation and / or as a highly customized and compact EPM / BI solution (up to 100 CCU) with individual workflows, planning and reporting functionalities, with moderate number of users (no restrictions for any industry, all industries are covered well). It also has advanced reporting & data analysis requirements and provides an integration and reporting layer of imported data from different external systems (via ETL). It can help with migrating your legacy Excel-based business models to the Web. It is not well suited for Enterprise BI applications with expecting >500 CCU (users at the same time working with the system) - this may cause serious performance issues, as all data is kept in RAM. Jedox is also less suited for applications with heavy document management requirements (document management is not an out of the box functionality in Jedox and rather requires custom development through custom widgets etc.).
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Workday
Workday is well suited for managing employees throughout their full life cycle. It excels at housing employee data from the start of their time with the company through their departure. Workday is less suited to payroll functions, which could be more robust.
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Pros
Jedox AG
  • Using the Excel add-in means that our team was almost instantly productive, being able to use a familiar interface to present and manipulate data.
  • Allows us to quickly do analysis and comparison of current and historic data.
  • Really good to produce meaningful management reporting that can be adapted responsively to business requirements.
  • Implementing Jedox in our budget cycle dramatically reduced the time and complexity of the process, while making it more transparent.
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Workday
  • The flexibility of going beyond handling the accounts, where we can handle cash, assets, and accounting simultaneously for the customer.
  • The single platform offers grants management where you can organize the lifecycle of the grants and synchronize it with any criteria of grant closing out scheme.
  • I personally liked Project billing with the essence of evaluating project revenue and nice reporting templates that can be shared with the customer at any stage of the project while having the flexibility of auditing the reported cost.
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Cons
Jedox AG
  • Diversity. Jedox can be applied to many different use cases from small to large deployments and from budgeting to enterprise class BI solutions. But rarely is one tool able to fulfill all of these requirements in one organisation. This value proposition can be complicated for prospective users.
  • Awareness. Jedox punches above its weight in capability and scalability, but not enough people have heard about it and therefore procurement processes can be drawn out as a result.
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Workday
  • Some of the Workday updates last till like 10 in the morning which prevents employees to clock in and check their times and some cases their schedules
  • Workday can work on opening documents quicker instead of taking couple of minutes or notifying the user when they are ready to download
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Likelihood to Renew
Jedox AG
For a period of 5 years all our customers using Jedox have renewed their licenses.
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Workday
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Usability
Jedox AG
To me Jedox deserves 10/10 because it is a consistent one-in-all platform with a modern look and feel. It is intuitive to use and allows you to make intuitive applications integrating traditional business intelligence with performance management functionality. It certainly has a short
learning curve, especially for those that are familiar with MS Excel. An example: I've lost count but Jedox it is available in more than 25 languages. Another: Jedox does not require programming skills... it is developed to be used by the business.
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Workday
Workday is easy enough navigate, as long as it is properly set up. With that said, it can be put together in a modular fashion as well, allowing for a very high degree of flexibility in terms of design and process delegation. Finally, it makes consolidation achievable in times previously unthinkable.
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Reliability and Availability
Jedox AG
Jedox has
very few bugs. Reports are available through an Excel add-in, the web and/or
mobile device (IOS/Android). In my opinion, availability also means high
performance, not having to wait for the system to give you the required reports,
analysis, dashboards instantly.
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Workday
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Performance
Jedox AG
Jedox is the fastest OLAP tool on the market. It can use GPU cards to increase performance even more
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Workday
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Support Rating
Jedox AG
Jedox support in general is a professional and fast responding team. An easy-to-use ticketing system is in place. Bug-related questions are solved fast (responses come usually in a few hours after the question), but some questions / tickets, that are not Jedox-related bugs (for example some advanced questions about Jedox functionality), may be forwarded to Application Management team for further processing and then it may take several days or even weeks to get a response here -> there is room for improvement here.
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Workday
Our support team has been awesome. They are extremely knowledgeable and have been able to guide us through all of the challenges we have faced. Workday's community online is also extremely helpful with many trainings and help topics that can be reviewed at your convenience.
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Implementation Rating
Jedox AG
The implementation of SSO, SAML Authentication, HTTPS, Server splitting (Frontend / Backend servers) could be more standardized and made more user friendly to set up (e.g. via setup guide). Otherwise the implementation of Jedox is quick and simple when compared to other similar technologies.
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Workday
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Alternatives Considered
Jedox AG
Calumo is similar product to Jedox. I have used it extensively in my previous role. It was a major contender when we evaluated a BI platform for NIDA. Calumo is a great product as well and it was a very close call. Where we found Jedox to be a better fit for NIDA was the ability to prepare dynamic reports with ease without the need to learn MDX which was used extensively by Calumo to make dynamic reports which expand or shrink based on the underlying data. Another major benefit we saw in Jedox was the whole ETL process could be managed within Jedox instead of doing it in SQL server which negates having a dedicated SQL specialist role when the scale expands.
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Workday
Despite Airtable also being easier to use one thing that differentiates and put forth Workday Financial Management tool above is it's key features and better suited functionality for handling confidential data. The other positive note where Workday Financial Management performs high is it key analytics tool that's easier to use and representation of information into insightful dashboards.
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Scalability
Jedox AG
Scalability is often another word for speed. Given enough data, enough users or enough calculations, the tool becomes slower and slower. You will find that Jedox has a very high performance that can even be increased by the use of grafical cards. Other thaen that it does not only offer BI (looking back based on historical ERP data) but also allows you to look forward through integrated budgetting, planning, forecasting, workflow and collaboration. Not easy to find a tool that can support so much business functionality. So, also pretty scalable in that respect.
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Workday
No answers on this topic
Return on Investment
Jedox AG
  • Financial budgeting and Forecasting are done in a centralized fashion in Jedox now instead of a decentralized excel based approach. A lot of cost savings and improved reliability
  • Easy to use self-help Dashboards and detailed reports
  • Web-based reporting instead of excel based
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Workday
  • We were able to combine 4 different HR modules into one system.
  • We reduced data breach incidents by 95% after shifting to Workday. One of our legacy softwares had vulnerabilities.
  • The initial learning curve was higher than projected. We spent about a week to 10 days extra time deploying it, which affected the profit center that year.
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