|Employee size||51-200|| 10000+
|Geographical presence||USA, Europe, South-east Asia, Middle East, Australia||Globally|
|Go-live time||0-7 days||0-7 days|
|Target Company size||Small, Mid and Enterprise||Any size|
|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 is available. However, Facebook being a consumer product, it has too many distractions in the UI for a workplace communication requirement.
|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.
| Feature available.
|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.
Chat available, No chatbot.
|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.
• Notifications available.
• No to-do feature.
|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.
| Greetings and celebrations through feeds, no schedulers.
|Search||Easy global search for content, groups, users, messages, documents, files, audio/video, employees, mentions and tags etc.|| Search available for everything.
|Reward Funds Management|| • Manage reward budgets and funds.
• Share funds with different teams.
• Manage funds with reports and access controls.
| Feature not available
|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.
|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 user data in csv.|
|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 user, participation, content, messages, contributors, performance of the posts.
|Custom Configurations|| • Email Templatization for custom branding.
• Configurable access controls.
• DIY Whitelabelling of colors, landing page, logo etc.
• Custom reward workflows.
|Only DIY whitelabelling of logo etc.|
|Third-party Integrations||Integrate with HRMS, HRIS, SSO, SFTP, SAML. Can integrate with Slack, Facebook, Microsoft Teams, Yammer on demand.||Available except Slack, Microsoft teams, yammer etc.|
|DIY & Self Serve enabled||Free trial, Fully DIY, Set up guides, Resources.|| Free trial, Fully DIY, Set up guides, Resources.
|Developer APIs & Marketplace Apps|| Ready Developer APIs and relevant marketplace apps.
|| Very large marketplace api and apps.
|Mobile App & Web||Android, iOS & web access.|| Andriod, iOS & Web access.
|Login||SAML,SSO, ADFS, Okta, One login and more integrations.|| Available.
|International Languages||Architecture to support any global language.|| Supports all major international languages.
|Security|| • Audit logs.
• GDPR, ISO 27001 compliant.
• Local deployment and Hybrid cloud facility.
| ISO, SOC 2, GDPR compliant.
|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.
|Chat/ Email support only.|
|Resources||Blogs, e-books, videos, community, helpcentre, webinars, workshops, trainings.||Blogs, e-books, Videos, Community, Helpcentre, Webinars, Workshops, Trainings.|
|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.
|Feature not available.|
|Pricing|| • $3 to $5 per user per month for SMB.
• Free trial with fully DIY.
• Custom pricing for enterprise.
| • Free version.
• $4 per user per month: Advanced.
• $8 per user per month: Enterprise.
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. Watch out for this space for more such comparison blogs.
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