We performed a comparison between Oracle HCM Cloud and SAP HCM based on our users’ reviews in four categories. After reading the collected data, you can find our conclusion below.
Comparison Results: PeerSpot users feel Oracle HCM cloud is the slightly better option. Oracle offers very intuitive dashboards, is easy to configure and customize, and is very fast. It is a cloud solution, so it can scale super easily and can be used securely anywhere at any time. Oracle updates the solution regularly with new robust features, making it very competitive in the marketplace. Many users feel SAP HCM can be a bit bulky and slow, and there can also be a steep learning curve to getting the solution up to speed.
"HCM Cloud's most valuable feature is its ease of use - it's interlinked, so you can drill down into information."
"Oracle HCM Cloud's most valuable feature is that it is user-friendly."
"The technical support is very good."
"It has good navigation, and it is user friendly and secure. Every three months, there is an upgrade, and it has new features."
"The solution is very good at building out a roadmap based on client needs and feedback."
"What I like best about Oracle HCM Cloud is that its configuration is okay. I also like it in terms of updates. Product updates that take place from time to time improve Oracle HCM Cloud. What I also found valuable in the product is that since it's on cloud, you can work with it from any place."
"HCM solution that's easy to set up and scale, with good data integration and technical support."
"Offers a good balanced scorecard capability."
"We've found that the solution has the capability to scale."
"The technical support is quite good."
"Technical support is excellent."
"They have some interesting features in the learning space."
"The most valuable feature is the Personnel Administration."
"SAP HCM can handle a large number of employees. We can easily process payrolls and check the arrangements, and the client can also check the performance of the employees. Additionally, it has some advanced features."
"SAP HCM has a good performance."
"Recently, the localization versions for different countries were increased, and that added value to the solution."
"The initial setup is straightforward. However, it is more complex than Oracle Taleo because it has a lot more features have complexity."
"Lacks relevancy for the current generation."
"There should be more digital assistance included, like chatbots."
"The support from Oracle HCM Cloud is great, they are responsive and helpful. However, they still could improve."
"I was part of a program I went to where I had a discussion on the latest innovation of the Oracle HCM. I think some of the newer technology innovations, such as gamification and consumerization are areas that could be improved."
"The performance and reaction time can be improved."
"It could be more user-friendly."
"It is a cloud solution, so we cannot do much customization. However, if you have a past license, you can do the customization, but unfortunately, we don't have a past license. If we had that, we would have been 100% happy."
"The speed of technical support can be improved."
"SAP HCM has many different channels for communication with the consultants which makes it complex. There are delays when there is a problem."
"SAP HCM could improve by having more resources and making it more user-friendly. It is complex."
"There needs to be a renovation of the interface and functionalities of the talent management modules."
"The current platform is quite rigid and not as flexible and end-user friendly as other HR solutions."
"I'm currently working for a state-owned government company, and we need to follow some standards and regulations. We also have a strategy to be followed. Sometimes the template and the format are not available in the SAP HCM, so we have to work around this limitation. The tax also sometimes changes in my country, and we have to redo everything to change the payroll calculations, benefits, and things like that. The talent management feature can be improved. It is currently very simple in SAP HCM. SAP is also very hard to integrate. In terms of monitoring, there are no monitoring tools, but as long as we take care of the disk capacity, there is no problem."
"The solution is rather expensive."
"It would be nice if the solution migrated to S/4HANA."
Oracle HCM Cloud is a complete HR application suite which helps organizations become more strategic and agile with a best-in-class workforce experience. It integrates HR best practices and technology to provide an engaging, informative, and adaptive HR experience throughout the entire employee lifecycle. Oracle HCM Cloud allows organizations find, develop and retain the best talent, enable collaboration, deliver deep workforce insights, and increase operational efficiency
SAP HR (Human Resource Management), also known as "Human Capital Management" (HCM), is an important module in SAP ERP systems that supports all of the human resource management processes in the enterprise.
SAP HR records the data from the hiring of an employee to its final termination in the organization. It stores employee data such as designation, role, salary details, working shifts, address, etc.
Oracle HCM Cloud is ranked 4th in Benefits Administration with 22 reviews while SAP HCM is ranked 5th in Benefits Administration with 10 reviews. Oracle HCM Cloud is rated 7.8, while SAP HCM is rated 7.2. The top reviewer of Oracle HCM Cloud writes "The HCM Core (incl. Self Service and Absence management) is very complete, user friendly , scalable and stable. ". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SAP HCM writes "It simplifies everything for human capital management and is stable and scalable". Oracle HCM Cloud is most compared with SAP SuccessFactors, Workday, PeopleSoft, Oracle E-Business Suite and Oracle Taleo, whereas SAP HCM is most compared with SAP SuccessFactors, Workday, PeopleSoft, UKG and ADP GlobalView HCM. See our Oracle HCM Cloud vs. SAP HCM report.
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