Alight vs Dayforce HCM comparison


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Executive Summary

Categories and Ranking

Ranking in Cloud HCM
Average Rating
Number of Reviews
Ranking in other categories
Benefits Administration (28th), Cloud ERP (13th), Talent Acquisition (24th), Global Payroll (17th)
Dayforce HCM
Ranking in Cloud HCM
Average Rating
Number of Reviews
Ranking in other categories
Talent Management (8th), Talent Intelligence (3rd)

Mindshare comparison

As of July 2024, in the Cloud HCM category, the mindshare of Alight is 0.3%, up from 0.1% compared to the previous year. The mindshare of Dayforce HCM is 2.0%, down from 4.0% compared to the previous year. It is calculated based on PeerSpot user engagement data.
Cloud HCM
Unique Categories:
Benefits Administration
Talent Management

Featured Reviews

Mar 17, 2023
It helps us effectively manage overtime and payroll, saving us so much money
We are a consulting company with multiple clients and several thousand employees. Dayforce is a central place to store all HR-related things. It covers HR data, payroll, and various HR modules.  The biggest benefit is the integration of payroll data. It helps us effectively manage overtime and…

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"We found the setup costs and pricing to be very reasonable."
"Negotiate for everything you want."
"Ceridian continually enhances Dayforce HCM. Some of these enhancements they charge for and some are just straight enhancements with no extra charge."
"Earlier, the price of the product was reasonable. Under present circumstances, the price or cost of the product has been increased."
"We paid for the implementation costs in the first year with the money that we saved by switching to Dayforce HCM."
"In terms of pricing, the product is expensive. However, it is crucial to take into account the manner in which the solution will be utilized and the availability of other alternatives."
"The XOXO program associated with Dayforce allows you to earn credits towards registration and accommodations at their annual Insight Conferences, which can be a real savings to the company when sending employees to the conference."
"I rate the solution's pricing a seven on a scale where one is the lowest and ten is the most expensive."
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What do you like most about Ceridian Dayforce HCM?
The solution's payroll portion is very streamlined.
What needs improvement with Ceridian Dayforce HCM?
The solution's dashboards and geofencing could be improved. Typically, a lot of systems have a special reason code for every field. In Ceridian Dayforce HCM, the reason code is the same section tha...
What is your primary use case for Ceridian Dayforce HCM?
I use the solution in my company for most of the work except for performance reviews and talent acquisition. My company uses the tool for its benefits, like HCM, payroll management, and time off re...



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Ceridian Dayforce HCM, Ascender Talent Management, Ceridian Ideal

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