Company Info

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Features Empuls
Accentiv/Edenred
Founded in  2012  2000
Employee size  51-200  201-500
Geographical presence  USA, Europe, South-east Asia, Middle East, Australia  South east Asia, Europe, USA.
Go-live time  0-7 days  7-30 days
Target Company size  Small, Mid and Enterprise  Mid & Enterprise

Communication Features

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Features Empuls Accentiv/Edenred
Communities & Groups  • Create groups based on teams, departments, interests, projects etc for effective communication, celebrations, task management and collaboration.
• Share and manage work, information, social interactions, likes, comments etc like any workplace social media application.
 Feature not available.
Feeds & Announcements  • Feeds visible at group level. Feeds have access controls rights to enable or disable various options.
• Send & share recognition with awards/value cards/greetings/hashtags.
• Profanity filters & report abuse features.
• Post,likes, comments, edit, share, delete options.
• Share announcements to specific person or teams or company.
• Rich file management with access controls.
• Attach documents/files, GIFs, images, video, audio, links, hashtags, e-cards, value-badges and more.
 • Recognition feed only with like, comment option.
• Post with admin approvals, custom not possible.
Chat/Voice bot  • Chat one to one or in a group.
• Chatbot to answer any questions related to the product, any features or workflows.
• AI enabled bot for intelligent actions on the platform.
 
Feature not available.
Notifications & To-do  • Receive notifications on email/mobile app/web browser for all actions like comments, celebrations, mentions, tags, surveys, feedbacks recognition, announcements, events & rewards.
• A filtered to-do action list to remind on pending actions.
 No to do feature, Notifications via email & app for rewarding and celebrations actions.
Greetings, Celebrations & Value Cards  • Greet instantly with configurable greeting e-card options.
• Celebrate life events like marriage, new joinee, retirement, baby shower, work anniversary and more.
• Custom celebrations, events, and festivals can be configured and automated DIY.
• Recognize values and behaviours exhibited.
 No options for configuring celebrations.
Search  Easy global search for content, groups, users, messages, documents, files, audio/video, employees, mentions and tags etc.  Feature not available.

Empowerment Features

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Features
Empuls Accentiv/Edenred
Reward Funds Management  • Manage reward budgets and funds.
• Share funds with different teams.
• Manage funds with reports and access controls.
 Manage reward funds and budgets.
Engagement Pulse Surveys  • Pulse surveys to measure employee engagement.
• Fill rate, nudges and reminders.
• Actionable insights through tables and graphs.
• Benchmarking with respective industry data.
• Build with top behavioural scientists and experts.
• Configure frequency, cadence, audience, and intervals.
• Actionables for key insights from the surveys through rewards, recognition, communication and other features.
• Access to top independent consultants and consulting firms for execution.
 Feature not available.
Anonymous Feedback  • Collect or give anonymous feedback on different dimensions.
• Measure sentiments and feedback cohorts.
 Feature not available.
Custom Survey Templates  • Ready templates on employee onboarding, L&D, Hiring, Exit, Diversity & Inclusion, and other similar employee lifecycle events. • Draw insights from reports. • Templates build with top consulting firms in each area of expertise. • Build or use own templates if required.
 Feature not available.

Motivation Features

Table 3
Features
Empuls Accentiv/Edenred
Reward Funds Management  • Manage reward budgets and funds.
• Share funds with different teams.
• Manage funds with reports and access controls.
 Manage reward funds and budgets.
Engagement Pulse Surveys  • Pulse surveys to measure employee engagement.
• Fill rate, nudges and reminders.
• Actionable insights through tables and graphs.
• Benchmarking with respective industry data.
• Build with top behavioural scientists and experts.
• Configure frequency, cadence, audience, and intervals.
• Actionables for key insights from the surveys through rewards, recognition, communication and other features.
• Access to top independent consultants and consulting firms for execution.
 Feature not available.
Anonymous Feedback  • Collect or give anonymous feedback on different dimensions.
• Measure sentiments and feedback cohorts.
 Feature not available.
Custom Survey Templates  • Ready templates on employee onboarding, L&D, Hiring, Exit, Diversity & Inclusion, and other similar employee lifecycle events. • Draw insights from reports. • Templates build with top consulting firms in each area of expertise. • Build or use own templates if required.
 Feature not available.

Technology

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Features Empuls Accentiv/Edenred
Export & Import data  Export or import CSV or xls files for users, rewards, gifts etc directly or through third party systems like HRMS, SFTP etc.
 Export/import data available.
Reporting and Analytics  • Reports on feeds, groups, engagement, gifts, rewards, influencers, funds, surveys, conversations etc.
• Different views, graphs and filters.
• System generated nudges based on data intelligence.
 Reports on users, awards, funds etc.
Custom Configurations  • Email Templatization for custom branding.
• Configurable access controls.
• DIY Whitelabelling of colors, landing page, logo etc.
• Custom reward workflows.
 Custom configurations is via implementation teams.
Third-party Integrations  Integrate with HRMS, HRIS, SSO, SFTP, SAML. Can integrate with Slack, Facebook, Microsoft Teams, Yammer on demand.  Integrate with SSO, SFTP.
DIY & Self Serve enabled  Free trial, Fully DIY, Set up guides, Resources.  No fully DIY.
Developer APIs & Marketplace Apps  Ready Developer APIs and relevant marketplace apps.
 No open APIs.
Mobile App & Web  Android, iOS & web access.  Android, iOS & web access.
Login  SAML,SSO, ADFS, Okta, One login and more integrations.  SSO
International Languages  Architecture to support any global language.  Supports few languages.
Security  • Audit logs.
• GDPR, ISO 27001 compliant.
• Local deployment and Hybrid cloud facility.
 GDPR complaint.

Others

Table 6
Features Empuls Accentiv/Edenred
Support  • Guaranteed 99% up-time SLA.
• Dedicated account manager.
• 24/7 Chat/Bot support.
• Email/Phone support.
• Implementation and onboarding support.
• HR consulting partner support.
 • Email/Phone support.
• Roll-out support.
Resources  Blogs, e-books, videos, community, helpcentre, webinars, workshops, trainings.  Blogs, news.
Catalog  • 20000+ Global catalog with Nonprofit donations, Perks, Giftcards, Experiences, Cash cards, Catalog personalization and Omni channel rewarding(email/SMS/App).
• More than 75 countries covered.
• Different currency and geographical taxation support.
 Giftcards, Products.
Pricing  • $3 to $5 per user per month for SMB.
• Free trial with fully DIY.
• Custom pricing for enterprise.
 Custom pricing.

Empuls Helps HR leaders, CHROs, and CXOs to effortlessly execute key activities such as award workflows, budget automation, industry endorsed surveys, and OKRs. With key features such as communication feeds, messaging, groups the software equips employees to engage meaningfully with their peers, and proactively participate in building a culture of collaboration, while staying motivated and aligned.

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