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Likelihood to Recommend

Moodle

Moodle is a Learning Management System and is best suited for just that. We didn't like the assessment piece of our full scale Learning Management System (nor did we want to purchase the entire assessment module) so we chose to use Moodle for this, and it works well. Installing this application with the intention of only using a portion of its capabilities can be successful in environments where you have technical skills and a broad understanding of integration between your systems. For institutions that lack these, you're better suited to using a full scale of an LMS with assessment inside that same application.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Workday HCM

Workday HCM requires constant and a lot of HRIS support and in the event that a company cannot afford to staff accordingly it may create a lot of frustration. The system allows for a lot of flexibility in customizing and automating processes; however, that also requires constant maintenance by an experienced technical team. Workday HCM is a great solution for companies that are looking to capitalize on employee and manager self-service, standardization of practices, compliance and automation.
Monika Ganeva | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Learning Management

Moodle
7.5
Workday HCM
Course authoring
Moodle
7.9
Workday HCM
Course catalog or library
Moodle
7.9
Workday HCM
Player/Portal
Moodle
7.6
Workday HCM
Learning content
Moodle
8.3
Workday HCM
Mobile friendly
Moodle
6.9
Workday HCM
Progress tracking & certifications
Moodle
6.9
Workday HCM
Assignments
Moodle
8.1
Workday HCM
Compliance management
Moodle
7.1
Workday HCM
Learning administration
Moodle
7.7
Workday HCM
Learning reporting & analytics
Moodle
7.6
Workday HCM
Social learning
Moodle
6.8
Workday HCM

Human Resource Management

Moodle
Workday HCM
8.6
Employee demographic data
Moodle
Workday HCM
9.0
Employment history
Moodle
Workday HCM
8.6
Job profiles and administration
Moodle
Workday HCM
8.6
Workflow for transfers, promotions, pay raises, etc.
Moodle
Workday HCM
8.7
Organizational charting
Moodle
Workday HCM
9.0
Organization and location management
Moodle
Workday HCM
8.7
Compliance data (COBRA, OSHA, etc.)
Moodle
Workday HCM
7.4

Payroll Management

Moodle
Workday HCM
8.2
Pay calculation
Moodle
Workday HCM
8.2
Support for external payroll vendors
Moodle
Workday HCM
7.3
Benefit plan administration
Moodle
Workday HCM
8.4
Direct deposit files
Moodle
Workday HCM
8.7
Salary revision and increment management
Moodle
Workday HCM
7.9
Reimbursement management
Moodle
Workday HCM
8.6

Leave and Attendance Management

Moodle
Workday HCM
8.6
Approval workflow
Moodle
Workday HCM
9.1
Balance details
Moodle
Workday HCM
8.3
Annual carry-forward and encashment
Moodle
Workday HCM
8.5

Employee Self Service

Moodle
Workday HCM
8.7
View and generate pay and benefit information
Moodle
Workday HCM
9.4
Update personal information
Moodle
Workday HCM
8.8
View company policy documentation
Moodle
Workday HCM
9.0
Employee recognition
Moodle
Workday HCM
8.0
View job history
Moodle
Workday HCM
8.6

Asset Management

Moodle
Workday HCM
8.2
Tracking of all physical assets
Moodle
Workday HCM
8.2

HR Reporting

Moodle
Workday HCM
7.5
Report builder
Moodle
Workday HCM
7.8
Pre-built reports
Moodle
Workday HCM
7.7
Ability to combine HR data with external data
Moodle
Workday HCM
7.1

Onboarding

Moodle
Workday HCM
9.1
New hire portal
Moodle
Workday HCM
9.2
Manager tracking tools
Moodle
Workday HCM
8.9

Performance and Goals

Moodle
Workday HCM
8.3
Corporate goal setting
Moodle
Workday HCM
8.5
Individual goal setting
Moodle
Workday HCM
8.4
Line-of sight-visibility
Moodle
Workday HCM
8.0
Performance tracking
Moodle
Workday HCM
8.3

Performance Management

Moodle
Workday HCM
8.4
Performance plans
Moodle
Workday HCM
8.2
Performance improvement plans
Moodle
Workday HCM
8.3
Review status tracking
Moodle
Workday HCM
8.5
Review reminders
Moodle
Workday HCM
8.1
Multiple review frequency
Moodle
Workday HCM
9.0

Succession Planning

Moodle
Workday HCM
9.0
Create succession plans/pools
Moodle
Workday HCM
9.1
Candidate ranking
Moodle
Workday HCM
8.7
Candidate search
Moodle
Workday HCM
9.1
Candidate development
Moodle
Workday HCM
9.0

Recruiting / ATS

Moodle
Workday HCM
8.2
Job Requisition Management
Moodle
Workday HCM
8.6
Company Website Posting
Moodle
Workday HCM
8.3
Publish to Social Media
Moodle
Workday HCM
8.7
Job Search Site Posting
Moodle
Workday HCM
7.8
Duplicate Candidate Prevention
Moodle
Workday HCM
7.9
Applicant Tracking
Moodle
Workday HCM
8.2
Notifications and Alerts
Moodle
Workday HCM
7.9

Pros

Moodle

  • Moodle's grade book works well. Assignments are integrated so the grades are recorded automatically.
  • Moodle is customizable by administrators, so our version only gives us the options we need. NO Clutter.
  • The discussion board offers several options for instructors that help with grading. I use "sum of points", but there are other options as well.
Marianna Rader | TrustRadius Reviewer

Workday HCM

  • Since it is cloud based, it does not have version control issues (e.g. get 10 years behind on versions that are no longer supported), or the need for constant upgrades. This is completed behind the scenes.
  • The flexibility of Workday HCM implementation and then taking it to day to day operations was superior. You can then blow and out and start using other system cababilities when ready.
  • To enter the system, we must use multi-factor authentication for additional security of employee data. A user downloads their reports and then they are shown in their archive of work transactions and history.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Moodle

  • Hosting: Hosting Moodle yourself is difficult. I wouldn't want to mess with all the things involved with hosting and maintaining Moodle on my own server. Hosting Moodle requires a web server with PHP and a database. However, this weakness is also a strength. Although it would be cumbersome to manage Moodle on one's own the fact that it can be done and freely really sets Moodle apart from all other LMSs.
  • Scheduling: The basic version of Moodle (no plugins) does not include a scheduling component. What I mean is there is not a way to schedule in person or webinar training sessions in the system and then track attendance. Unless of course it is all done manually and no one wants to do that. There is a face-to-face plugin that does just what I am talking about, but because of the way I have Moodle hosted plugins are not an option for me without going through a few hoops.
  • Cloning a Course: For one of my trainings there is a course that uses the local branch Director as the instructor. Therefore, I have to create the same course over an over again for each branch across the company. While there are a few ways to duplicate a course, there is only one way to duplicate the course and include all the badges, a backup file. This means I have to backup a course, create a new course, upload the backup, then go in and turn on all of badges. I want a magic wand button that clones a course exactly as it is; is that too much to ask?
  • Also, if I have to fix a typo in a SCORM package I have to reload that file to every single course that contains the file I fixed. My second wish is to have one place to load SCORM packages and then just point to them in the courses so there is only one place I have to go in order to upload a corrected file.
Robin Sargent | TrustRadius Reviewer

Workday HCM

  • This is very specific, but I wish there was a way to search by a field and see which reports are using that field. For example, if I want to see how many direct reports each of our managers have. I know I have a field called "Number of Direct Reports" but I can't remember which reports I have used that field in, so I end up having to create a brand new report.
  • I do wish some of the larger reports would run faster. I sometimes end up having to come back later to get the results.
  • The formatting of email notifications could be better. They come in plain text emails which are hard to read.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Moodle

Moodle 10.0
Based on 20 answers
We use it because it is what have committed to back in 2011. Perhaps Moodle will evolve and advance in a positive way that will alleviate most of our user-based gripes? Perhaps it will not appear to be as cost effective given the need for a certain level of engineering and support staff to maintain it at a future level of sustainability? It's hard to say. As an enterprise scale critical application, we like it, but don't love it. Our instructors don't particularly like it at all.
Steve Covello | TrustRadius Reviewer

Workday HCM

Workday HCM 10.0
Based on 17 answers
It is work to make one system the source of truth for our data, but now that it is done, there is less work involved in staying on this path. This means for us that maintaining and/or implementing new modules like performance, finance, talent, etc. is simple. It's a no-brainer
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Moodle

Moodle 9.3
Based on 7 answers
I've been able to figure out Moodle through my own experimentation and some help from the Moodle support pages. It's not always obvious where to make certain some changes and It can be a little confusing in determining which pages blocks will appear. If this is your first time using Moodle as an admin/course designer you should expect to spend a some time experimenting because knowing where to make certain changes isn't always intuitive. Additionally, plan to explore the course as a student vs. as admin because the UI is different based upon your settings
Rebecka Anderson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Workday HCM

Workday HCM 8.9
Based on 12 answers
Workday's on a great path in terms of user experience. Their goals is to deliver a use experience that doesn't require training or instruction, like Amazon on the consumer side for example. That's hard to do when you're talking about complex business processes and important and sensitive employee information, but they're doing it well
Amanda Easton | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

Moodle

Moodle 9.0
Based on 4 answers
Yes, Moodle is always available. We are self-hosted and Moodle is always up and available. The only time that it is not available is when we are upgrading it each semester. It is then down for just a few planned hours. That is in-between semesters and we let the faculty and students know. We do it on a Friday evening and it is back up within a few hours.
Helen Ware | TrustRadius Reviewer

Workday HCM

Workday HCM 10.0
Based on 10 answers
In 2014, Workday has changed the update process. There will be two updates a year; the updates will be delivered to customers typically in a 24 hour window during these two weekends a year. They also keep the Community up-to-date about any planned outages, etc. There is weekly scheduled downtime on Friday night.
Jeff Greening | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

Moodle

Moodle 10.0
Based on 2 answers
Moodle is an excellent LMS in relationship to any other one that I have seen or used. The pages load quickly and the reports complete in a reasonable time frame. Moodle has taken on Respondus, StudyMate, BigBlueButton, Turning Tech, Turnitin2, Certificates, Attendance, Tegrity, Questionnaire, Virtual Programming Lab, and Badges. All of these programs work right in with Moodle and do not cause any issues. Instructors may also use Camtasia and Snagit software as well as using webcams, downloading videos from the Internet, adding into books, or any of the many other areas within Moodle. Our instructors use the grade books without many problems and really don't ask questions much anymore. We upgrade Moodle every semester and are currently on 2.9+. Our instructors have basically learned to use most of the resources and activities.
Helen Ware | TrustRadius Reviewer

Workday HCM

Workday HCM 10.0
Based on 9 answers
From my perspective, the system runs like a well oiled machine and I have not had any issues with customers complaining about speed. If a report is taking long to run, the report can run in the background and you can go about your business. For larger enterprises, there is additional space and machines to process the application in what Workday refers to it as Extended Configuration Tenant
Jeff Greening | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Moodle

Moodle 6.5
Based on 18 answers
Moodle is open source, and must be evaluated in that context, but one also has to provide a fair comparison to competing products with commercial backing. Support varies depending on the component of Moodle. Bug reports in Moodle Core that affect security or stability are dealt with promptly. Functionality requests or features not working smoothly may or may not be addressed, depending on whether the functionality desired matches the "vision" of Moodle HQ. The user community provides excellent support for initial installation and configuration, but more complex questions may go unanswered, unless they are noticed by someone who happens to know the answer. The support forum feature at the Moodle site (the same feature used within Moodle itself) does not provide granular subscription to topic discussions, apparently by design, and Moodle HQ seems resistant to changing this feature.
Elizabeth Dalton | TrustRadius Reviewer

Workday HCM

Workday HCM 8.3
Based on 44 answers
Workday is still learning about the needs of higher education. I have seen rapid improvement in support and knowledge over the last year so am confident this will continue to improve. Overall however, I have found the Support Team to be extremely responsive and Workday offers the advantage of having support across several timezones so that we never wait more than a few hours for a response.
Linda Buckley | TrustRadius Reviewer

In-Person Training

Moodle

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Workday HCM

Workday HCM 9.6
Based on 6 answers
Some training is offered online. Cost is per-person. This also gets quite expensive. Training doesn’t follow a logical path A to B. Starts in middle. When you try to do it afterwards at your desk, difficult.
• Training scenarios are not very real
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Online Training

Moodle

Moodle 6.0
Based on 1 answer
I have used a few sites and they were adequate but my best learning experience was face to face and hands on.
Mike Sebolt | TrustRadius Reviewer

Workday HCM

Workday HCM 7.0
Based on 7 answers
I have done for report writing and mass imports (EIBs). They give materials and you run through examples, i.e. you don’t just watch them do tasks, so that is helpful. Training is expensive – a single reporting writing class is $600 per person for virtual training
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Moodle

Moodle 9.8
Based on 2 answers
Find a partner who will work with you during the implementation process. Be sure to provide ample training for veteran users on the changes and for newbies on the overall product.
Ted Burke | TrustRadius Reviewer

Workday HCM

Workday HCM 10.0
Based on 25 answers
It was implemented before my joining the company. At my last company, we used Workday professional services.

Based upon my experience at my last company, I would rate the implementation experience an 8/10. There are different ways to set things up and we had different people telling us different things. It set us back a couple of times.

Regarding configuration advice, we could set things up where every manager has supervisory organizations, or have it financially based i.e. aligned to cost center/department. We chose the individual manager path and I think we should have chosen a department route. Going down the individual manager path, to maintain the information, we have to inactivate a supervisory org whenever a manager changes/leaves.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Moodle

Blackboard has clear advantages in rubric management, and offers a content management system of its own. The largest barrier is cost for smaller or financially-disadvantaged organizations. However, as in any IT project, adequate resources must be made for even "free" software.
Stephen Lackey | TrustRadius Reviewer

Workday HCM

Previously I have used internally created tools similar to workday that are not available to the public, however, Workday is much more intuitive in comparison has much stronger impact than other tools I have used and many times easier to navigate to the areas where you want to be than any other tool I have used.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Moodle

Moodle 9.0
Based on 3 answers
Well, I administer Moodle for a dozen of our divisions and there is a wide range of flexibility between offerings. I have course instructors who use every module i their course, chock full of videos, pictures, links to web tools for synchronous sessions within the asynchronous course. I also have others who are content with a syllabus, a few pdfs, links to podcast lectures and a few simple assignments. No matter if your organization is big or small, or if your requirements are strict for credentialing or non-existent (for internal know-how), Moodle can accommodate you.
Pamela Akins | TrustRadius Reviewer

Workday HCM

Workday HCM 10.0
Based on 2 answers
Workday has released Financials and is continuing to develop it's Human Capital Management footprint with the addition of Workday Recruiting. I think customers will find that is easy to add on additional functionality in the system.Workday does make it easy for customers to make changes without relying on IT resources. The Business Process framework is a visual tool that allows functional resources to make changes and see the flow of the transaction
Jeff Greening | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Moodle

  • Online learning has never been an issue especially for those students who can't physically attend in the classroom in a particular day.
  • Collaboration among peers can easily be done and sharing of lecture notes and assessment is as easy as clicking the link.
  • Teaching is more dynamic and fulfilling because learning delivery method can be done electronically using Moodle which provides productivity to the teachers.
Philip Mojares | TrustRadius Reviewer

Workday HCM

  • Gave us almost 4 hours per HR rep back on new hire day 1. We have a start date every 4 weeks and the manual entry of paperwork that was able to be eliminated with Workday has allowed us to put more HR reps in the classroom to aid with more important day 1 tasks.
  • Simplified search - the backend information is now housed in a simple database that allows me to pull with employee first or last name, or user ID.
  • We paid more for this solution, but we've seen a 33% increase in employee interaction since doing so.
Zach Wasson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Moodle

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional

Workday HCM

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Moodle
7.9
Workday HCM
8.4

Likelihood to Renew

Moodle
10.0
Workday HCM
10.0

Usability

Moodle
9.3
Workday HCM
8.9

Reliability and Availability

Moodle
9.0
Workday HCM
10.0

Performance

Moodle
10.0
Workday HCM
10.0

Support Rating

Moodle
6.5
Workday HCM
8.3

In-Person Training

Moodle
Workday HCM
9.6

Online Training

Moodle
6.0
Workday HCM
7.0

Implementation Rating

Moodle
9.8
Workday HCM
10.0

Scalability

Moodle
9.0
Workday HCM
10.0

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