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Moodle vs. SAP SuccessFactors Learning
May 2022
Find out what your peers are saying about Moodle vs. SAP SuccessFactors Learning and other solutions. Updated: May 2022.
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Pros
"In terms of the user availability, there is access to the platform 24 hours. So, we don't need to determine a specific time for training. We just give them a link, password, and period for them to complete, e.g., four days, then it is up to them. What is important is they pass the minimum requirements needed to pass the exams and certification process.""We love the group feature allowing students to have peer-to-peer learning experiences. In our case, it is for students, but this feature could also be useful for a business to provide peer-to-peer learning experiences for employees. The group tool provides an opportunity for students to connect with their peers inside of their own digital space. One of the aspects that we love about the group tool is that it allows students to leave the course but engage in a digital space where they access materials that are personalized to their group.""The reports are also something that's very helpful from an administrative perspective.""One of the things that we are really excited about is being able to tie the state or national standards as competencies. Then, when students complete a course, they are awarded certain competencies or standards that we have aligned with the course. This shows schools evidence that students are meeting standards. Right now, we are not tying any of our courses with how schools are testing and assessing students. However, our company goals are to provide access to STEM for all students and help schools engage with communities to develop the STEM talent and workforce, which then impacts a community's economic development.""The ability to build and customize our own courses is one of the most valuable features. When we launched with Cypher Learning, their team helped us build our courses. They took our paper-based coursework and developed a really engaging digital solution on the platform. The best part, for us, is being able to continue to customize and edit it."

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"The most valuable features of Moodle are the ability to create assignments, divide them into teams, and the course delivery. In Cornerstone, I need to reach out to the team, and it is not as simple, a little more involved. Additionally, the solutions is easy to manage.""Moodle has a vast array of features which are really useful for the work our company does. Moodle hosts the courses through online systems and also offers quizzes and badges which our customers frequently use.""The most valuable feature is the community. Moodle is a completely open source application and provides a lot of development knowledge. The other features we find valuable are the LTI tools, integrations and BigBlueButton.""This is a scalable solution. We have had 30,000 students using the solution. During COVID, we were able to accommodate a 500% increase in traffic.""The number of permissions that are available and different ways to report and get the information out are the most valuable features. We have been able to get precise bits of information out, and we have also been able to delegate a lot.""The most valuable feature of Moodle is the exam question shuffle. Students in the classroom will all have different question list numbers. For example, one student's question one will be another student's question ten.""Almost all the activity modules are available inside the courses, so that makes our training easier and more comfortable.""It doesn't take long to learn how to use it and to set up basic courses and things like that."

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"SAP SuccessFactors Learning's most valuable features are accessibility and updated UX. The solution can be accessed from outside of the office network and the user's experience is good.""The interface is really friendly, and the training embedded in it is very easy to use, explore, and search. The catalog is pretty strong.""SAP SuccessFactors Learning is highly scalable."

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Cons
"I have one team member who is in charge of monitoring and checking students' progress. She is very tech savvy and has really dove into the reporting feature in MATRIX. If I had one complaint, it would be the reporting. It is so robust and detailed that it is hard to obtain some of the specific things that we want. That has been her response to me, and I have found the same thing. If I just want to know how many students have completed a course in a specific organization, then it is a little bit too daunting and difficult to obtain exactly what we use as our key indicators.""I do wish that there could be some formatting option so that I don't have to do some manual work in terms of translating the data into, for example, a PowerPoint presentation.""I'm an instructional designer, and from a build or a designer standpoint, it would be nice to have a more user-friendly resource folder to access artifacts to pull into course modules. The second feature that I would love is that while editing any page inside MATRIX, there should be more functionality to design it well.""If there is one area that I would like to see more improvement in, it would be around detailed reporting. There are some little things that they could add that would give us more insights and we'd like to access those things through the reporting."

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"It would be a benefit if there was an easy single sign-on with social media services for Moodle. There are some plugins that I tried, but they didn't work seamlessly. it is a work in progress. Having the single sign-on with social media services would be appreciated because in my school we are using Google suite and the main reason why we use Google Classroom is that it is integrated seamlessly with the suite.""Where Moodle could definitely improve is the user interface. You have a lot of themes and you can customize themes, but if you are going to use Moodle off the shelf, even with a hosting company, a lot of training is involved. Training is available, but if your faculty or your development team isn't highly technical, it's going to be a challenge, whereas there are other interfaces that are much easier, but they don't do as much. So, there is a give and take there. If Moodle could find a way to make the user interface for the instructional designers and the learners more intuitive, it probably would be a huge improvement. The manager area and the admin area are fine, but when it comes to the people who are using the system but might not be highly technical, it needs improvement.""The solution architecture could be improved.""The UI and interface of Moodle could be greatly improved. There has been some improvement in recent releases by Moodle but there is still a lot to be improved upon. It is challenging to get buy-in from different stakeholders when they see what it looks like.""For a first time user, especially someone who is non-technical, Moodle is difficult for them to understand and they often need assistance.""Moodle could improve by being more user-friendly. Sometimes it worked and other times it didn't. If you get stuck, then you don't have a point of contact. Additionally, a VPN is required to make sure the connection is secured.""Moodle is missing a subscription-based system where learners can subscribe to available courses and make the payment for those courses.""The biggest area for improvement is the UI. They should also make the navigation simpler to understand. They've recently introduced a new way of having navigation work in Moodle, but they all look very similar."

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"SAP SuccessFactors Learning's e-learning portal has a very poor interface when compared to Cornerstone or PeopleFluent. It's a very basic interface, but I know that it has a very good foundation.""I am talking about SAP in general, so there are multiple screens that you have to go through, and it takes some time to get used to it."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "Because our cost went down by 50%, I would say that the pricing is competitive."
  • "We are on a plan where we pay for 1,000 users every month. The pricing structure is pretty straightforward. It just depends on what you need. We are currently going with a monthly model because sometimes there are still months during the year where we will have a lot less students on the system, and we took that into consideration."
  • "Their plans are based on enrollment numbers. We're at the silver level with 100 active learners. So, you're really beholden to how many learners you're going to accommodate. There are no extra costs in addition to the standard licensing fees."
  • "Understanding your active users, compared to total users, in terms of the plan you choose, is something to be aware of."
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  • "It varies depending on the partner you're going with. It depends on whether they are a certified partner or not. It also varies depending on the demand. Usually, with Moodle and other LMSs, there is concurrent licensing. It's hard to figure out the best way to do it at the company that is selling the LMS. Moodle is usually one of the most cost-effective LMSs you can get."
  • "This solution offers a free-to-use version which can be deployed only on-premises and is what we are using. Moodle also offer support based and cloud based subscriptions. Organizations can select the appropriate package based on their needs. Moodle offer reasonable pricing for the use of their solution."
  • "Moodle is a free open-sourced solution. This is one of the best aspects of Moodle."
  • "Moodle offer a 14 day free trial and then requires payment."
  • "It is a one-time registration with the Moodle site. There isn't a yearly or monthly fee."
  • "Moodle is free. It should probably stay free. There isn't really any support for Moodle unless you pay an astronomical amount, which is weird."
  • "Moodle have a very robust licensing system that is user friendly. It's not very expensive."
  • "Moodle is a free solution."
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  • "SAP SuccessFactors Learning is an on-premise solution, there is a one-time fee, which will be given by a company during the implementation. Additionally, there are support fees, which are annual."
  • "The price of SAP SuccessFactors Learning could be better, it is expensive. There is an annual subscription. It's overpriced for small enterprises."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:The reports are also something that's very helpful from an administrative perspective.
    Top Answer:Their plans are based on enrollment numbers. We're at the silver level with 100 active learners. So, you're really… more »
    Top Answer:I do wish that there could be some formatting option so that I don't have to do some manual work in terms of translating… more »
    Top Answer:The number of permissions that are available and different ways to report and get the information out are the most… more »
    Top Answer:The biggest area for improvement is the UI. They should also make the navigation simpler to understand. They've recently… more »
    Top Answer:We use it for organizational governance and training.
    Top Answer:This is a very nice one and gives in-depth information. I am really happy with the quality and presentation of the… more »
    Top Answer:SAP SuccessFactors is used company-wide (globally).  It has replaced a number of local systems and assisted us with… more »
    Top Answer:The interface is really friendly, and the training embedded in it is very easy to use, explore, and search. The catalog… more »
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    Overview

    MATRIX is a world-class learning management system for businesses. The platform integrates all the essential tools companies need to support efficient training and learning experiences for their employees, clients, and partners.

    MATRIX is a product of CYPHER LEARNING, a company that provides learning platforms for organizations worldwide. The company also has NEO, an LMS for schools and universities, and INDIE for entrepreneurs.

    CYPHER LEARNING products are used by more than 20,000 organizations around the world, have millions of users, and have won several awards.

    Moodle is a free online learning management system, providing educators around the world with an open source solution for e-learning that is scalable, customisable and secure with the largest selection of activities available. Moodle is supported by an active network of certified Moodle Partners to assist with support and an active community of developers, users and supporters.

    SAP SuccessFactors Learning is an omni-channel training solution that provides the most comprehensive, simple way to improve employee skills, reduce compliance risk, and effectively engage external learning audiences. SAP SuccessFactors provides innovative capabilities that help create a culture of continuous learning, flexible and open approaches to supporting learning content, and proven business results at organizations around the world.

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    Sample Customers
    Westpac Helicopter Service, Pivotal Education, Fundacion Capital, Early Learning Innovations, NeuroLeadership Institute, Vinteck, Coaching4Clergy, Learning Specialists
    Acacia University, Alliant International University, American University of Health Sciences, Anaheim University Online, Aspen University, Cal State University San Bernardino, California State University Los Angeles, Chattanooga Fire Training, City of Humble Fire Department, George Washington University, Georgia Institute of Emergency Medical Services, Michigan Online Classroom, Virginia Beach Sheriffs Office, Washington Post
    SHORE Solutions Inc., TranSystems Corporation, Day & Zimmerman, Serco Group, Harlequin Sales Corp, China DataCom Corporation, Sonova AG, Metropolitan Utilities District (M.U.D.)
    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Comms Service Provider28%
    Computer Software Company18%
    Manufacturing Company9%
    Government4%
    REVIEWERS
    University36%
    Media Company18%
    Non Profit9%
    Transportation Company9%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Comms Service Provider33%
    Computer Software Company16%
    Educational Organization10%
    University9%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company31%
    Comms Service Provider12%
    Government9%
    Energy/Utilities Company7%
    Company Size
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business15%
    Midsize Enterprise18%
    Large Enterprise67%
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business47%
    Midsize Enterprise18%
    Large Enterprise35%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business21%
    Midsize Enterprise25%
    Large Enterprise54%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business13%
    Midsize Enterprise16%
    Large Enterprise72%
    Buyer's Guide
    Moodle vs. SAP SuccessFactors Learning
    May 2022
    Find out what your peers are saying about Moodle vs. SAP SuccessFactors Learning and other solutions. Updated: May 2022.
    610,190 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    Moodle is ranked 2nd in Learning Management Systems with 15 reviews while SAP SuccessFactors Learning is ranked 7th in Learning Management Systems with 3 reviews. Moodle is rated 7.8, while SAP SuccessFactors Learning is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of Moodle writes "Plenty of modules, highly flexible, and advantageous different user types". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SAP SuccessFactors Learning writes "Highly scalable, reliable, but poor interface". Moodle is most compared with Google Classroom, NEO LMS, TalentLMS and Cornerstone Learning, whereas SAP SuccessFactors Learning is most compared with SAP Litmos, Workday, Cornerstone Learning and Wombat Security Education Platform. See our Moodle vs. SAP SuccessFactors Learning report.

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