35 Ratings
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Score 6.9 out of 100
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Score 10 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

    Human Resource Management

    1.9

    SumTotal Talent Development

    19%

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    N/A
    SumTotal Talent Development ranks higher in 7/7 features

    Employee demographic data

    1.0
    10%
    1 Rating
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Employment history

    5.0
    50%
    1 Rating
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Job profiles and administration

    2.0
    20%
    1 Rating
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Workflow for transfers, promotions, pay raises, etc.

    1.0
    10%
    1 Rating
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Organizational charting

    1.0
    10%
    1 Rating
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Organization and location management

    1.0
    10%
    1 Rating
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Compliance data (COBRA, OSHA, etc.)

    2.0
    20%
    1 Rating
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Payroll Management

    3.3

    SumTotal Talent Development

    33%

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    N/A
    SumTotal Talent Development ranks higher in 4/4 features

    Pay calculation

    8.0
    80%
    1 Rating
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Support for external payroll vendors

    1.0
    10%
    1 Rating
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Benefit plan administration

    1.0
    10%
    1 Rating
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Direct deposit files

    3.0
    30%
    1 Rating
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Leave and Attendance Management

    3.0

    SumTotal Talent Development

    30%

    WorkforceHub, powered by SwipeClock

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    N/A
    SumTotal Talent Development ranks higher in 2/2 features

    Balance details

    3.0
    30%
    1 Rating
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Annual carry-forward and encashment

    3.0
    30%
    1 Rating
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Employee Self Service

    3.0

    SumTotal Talent Development

    30%

    WorkforceHub, powered by SwipeClock

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    SumTotal Talent Development ranks higher in 3/3 features

    View and generate pay and benefit information

    5.0
    50%
    1 Rating
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Update personal information

    2.0
    20%
    1 Rating
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    View job history

    2.0
    20%
    1 Rating
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    HR Reporting

    1.0

    SumTotal Talent Development

    10%

    WorkforceHub, powered by SwipeClock

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    SumTotal Talent Development ranks higher in 1/1 features

    Report builder

    1.0
    10%
    1 Rating
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Attribute Ratings

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    1.1

    SumTotal Talent Development

    11%
    7 Ratings
    9.0

    WorkforceHub, powered by SwipeClock

    90%
    1 Rating

    Likelihood to Renew

    6.0

    SumTotal Talent Development

    60%
    5 Ratings

    WorkforceHub, powered by SwipeClock

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Usability

    2.0

    SumTotal Talent Development

    20%
    2 Ratings

    WorkforceHub, powered by SwipeClock

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Support Rating

    3.0

    SumTotal Talent Development

    30%
    4 Ratings
    10.0

    WorkforceHub, powered by SwipeClock

    100%
    2 Ratings

    Likelihood to Recommend

    SumTotal

    I personally, am not a fan of SumTotal. I have worked on several different HRIS and Payroll systems which outweigh all aspects of SumTotal (Lawson Interface Desktop, Ceridian Dayforce, ADP Enterprise, and Ultimate Software's UltiPro). As antiquated as Lawson felt, it had more functionality than SumTotal. Of course, all others I worked on were for the most part cloud based and had modern functionality to go with it.
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    SwipeClock

    It is a great system, pretty easy to use. The only suggestion I have is to improve the time it takes to set up. It seems like it takes a bit too long. Otherwise, it's a great and robust tool.
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    Pros

    SumTotal

    • Assign complete learning plans to users so they don't have to spend time searching for courses.
    • Export learner's transcripts so managers can easily see their employee's progress.
    • Embed Social Media feeds that are relevant to their business.
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    SwipeClock

    • Time Tracking
    • PTO Tracking
    • Scheduling
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    Cons

    SumTotal

    • Navigation (too many clicks to get anything done).
    • Reporting is complicated.
    • Buttons everywhere that don't do anything.
    • Features enabled that don't fully work or function the way they should.
    • Support for the product is lacking.
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    SwipeClock

    • Improves set up time
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    Pricing Details

    SumTotal Talent Development

    Starting Price

    Editions & Modules

    SumTotal Talent Development editions and modules pricing
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    Footnotes

      Offerings

      Free Trial
      Free/Freemium Version
      Premium Consulting/Integration Services

      Entry-level set up fee?

      No setup fee

      Additional Details

      WorkforceHub, powered by SwipeClock

      Starting Price

      Editions & Modules

      WorkforceHub, powered by SwipeClock editions and modules pricing
      EditionModules

      Footnotes

        Offerings

        Free Trial
        Free/Freemium Version
        Premium Consulting/Integration Services

        Entry-level set up fee?

        No setup fee

        Additional Details

        Likelihood to Renew

        SumTotal

        I have transitioned from a position who supported the product to a position where I use the product. I continue to be impressed with the robustness of the product and how efficient it is. It is a user friendly software that can be used to navigate and accomplish tasks to meet organizational requirements.
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        SwipeClock

        No answers on this topic

        Usability

        SumTotal

        I do not find SumTotal to be intuitive. I feel we need to adjust our needs to meet the functionality available in the tool.
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        SwipeClock

        No answers on this topic

        Support Rating

        SumTotal

        We have our own IT support to assist in SumTotal issues, however, we have had to log in cases directly. Support is mediocre at best.
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        SwipeClock

        Everyone I work with at TimeSimplicity is professional and knowledgeable.
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        Alternatives Considered

        SumTotal

        When I came to my company, they had been using a "light" LMS called Articulate. It was cheap and bare bones; i.e. not a lot of features, really just a platform to launch eLearning from and not real interface for student to utilize. When I began to overhaul the training department, this was one of the first things I changed. Articulate would only run courses built in their software, and the software was not 508 compliant. In addition, we had no ability to create learning plans, house transcripts, customize the interface, or manage the students. I made the choice to select and LMS that was a true LMS with all of the features that were critical to our clients' needs. Thus far, SumTotal has been able to support all of our needs, except one; mobile learning that is media rich
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        SwipeClock

        No answers on this topic

        Return on Investment

        SumTotal

        • Clean front-end user interface for easier course catalog management.
        • Reporting has been more difficult than previous LMS.
        • Audience building has more variables making it more difficult to manage.
        • Slower overall client turnaround due to admin side interface.
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        SwipeClock

        • ROI
        • Tracking PTO improvement
        • Robust scheduling
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