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Score 8.6 out of 100
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Likelihood to Recommend

Small Improvements

I'm honestly not sure why my company chose to use Small Improvements. We used Lattice before for the all the same use cases I mentioned here. The employee performance review feature might be a bit better in Small Improvements, but the goal-setting tool and the 1:1 tool are very weak. I may not have benefitted yet from all the features that Small Improvements have to offer, but so far it looks like a pretty basic HR tool with much better alternatives out there. If it's cheaper than the competition, that might be the only argument to go with it.
Dmitry Pashkevich | TrustRadius Reviewer

Staffbase

Staffbase is well-suited for companies who want to drive and measure employee engagement through meaningful content. I wouldn't recommend it for companies that maintain a complex SharePoint environment with years of legacy content. It is not intended to be a CMS system. It is a dynamic platform that makes it's easy to share information through the mobile or desktop app and email and push notifications. You don't need a large team to manage it.
Tiffany Elle | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Performance and Goals

Small Improvements
7.9
Staffbase
Corporate goal setting
Small Improvements
7.1
Staffbase
Subordinate goal setting
Small Improvements
7.6
Staffbase
Individual goal setting
Small Improvements
8.1
Staffbase
Line-of sight-visibility
Small Improvements
7.8
Staffbase
Performance tracking
Small Improvements
9.0
Staffbase

Performance Management

Small Improvements
8.9
Staffbase
Performance plans
Small Improvements
9.2
Staffbase
Plan weighting
Small Improvements
8.0
Staffbase
Manager note taking
Small Improvements
9.8
Staffbase
Performance improvement plans
Small Improvements
8.3
Staffbase
Review status tracking
Small Improvements
9.0
Staffbase
Rater nomination workflow
Small Improvements
9.0
Staffbase
Review reminders
Small Improvements
9.3
Staffbase
Workflow restrictions
Small Improvements
8.1
Staffbase
Multiple review frequency
Small Improvements
9.0
Staffbase
Reporting
Small Improvements
8.8
Staffbase

Pros

Small Improvements

  • Take shared or private notes tied to each week's 1-1 meeting
  • Remind each other of open action items until they are checked off
  • Manage the performance review cycle
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Staffbase

  • Easy to use back-end for posting and managing content—you don't have to rely on IT for support.
  • Software update releases are included in the licensing fees. No need to get outside developers involved in making changes to the platform.
  • Employee segmentation is extremely easy with an API from your HRIS system.
  • Translations are a breeze!
  • Creating forms on the go is easy and efficient!
  • Use your existing organization's SSO for ease of use and security.
Tiffany Elle | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Small Improvements

  • Interface can be cluttered at times
  • There isn't a lot of help or knowledge readily available when first using the tool
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Staffbase

  • @Mentions could be added.
Tiffany Elle | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Small Improvements

Small Improvements 7.1
Based on 8 answers
I never had to contact their support so far. There's no "N/A" option so I'm going with a neutral "5".
Dmitry Pashkevich | TrustRadius Reviewer

Staffbase

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Small Improvements

Lattice was able to link in with core OKRs whereas from my memory, Small Improvements didn't support this goal setting and tracking framework. While it was good for sentiment and management frameworks, it was unable to connect with the greater company vision as well as Lattice - that was the reason that we moved.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Staffbase

Since we selected Staffbase, they are one of a few companies that haven't been acquired or changed its business model. We would have invested a lot of time and money rebuilding our intranet otherwise.We selected them because of the standard features included, the free updates, and the reasonable licensing fees. They understand the value of communicating with non-desk employees and keeping them engaged.
Tiffany Elle | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Small Improvements

  • It helped keep my goals on track, both in documentation and email updates.
  • It helped free up my manager's bandwidth to focus on other tasks.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Staffbase

  • Engagement levels increased for non-desk employees without access to a PC.
  • We leverage the tool as part of our crisis management activities, without having to invest in an additional platform.
  • We can issue surveys quickly without investing in additional engagement tools.
Tiffany Elle | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Small Improvements

General

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

Small Improvements Editions & Modules

Edition
Performance Starter Pack5.001
Feedback and Performance Suite7.001
Engagement and Retention Add-on2.001
  1. per user, per month
Additional Pricing Details
We also offer volume discounts if you have over 200 employees! Please see the calculator on our pricing page to calculate your exact price.

Staffbase

General

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

Staffbase Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Small Improvements
8.1
Staffbase
10.0

Support Rating

Small Improvements
7.1
Staffbase

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