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Xoxoday Empuls vs Kwench/Thanks

Compare Xoxoday Empuls feature wise with other products in the market. Xoxoday Empuls vs Kwench/Thanks

Empuls Comparison
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Last Updated on
March 19, 2021

Company Info

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Features  Xoxoday Empuls Kwench/Thanks
Founded in  2012  2008
Employee size  51-200  51-200
Geographical presence  USA, Europe, South-east Asia, Middle East, Australia  India, Middle East
Go-live time  0-7 days  7-30 days
Target Company size  Small, Mid and Enterprise  Small and Mid

Communication Features

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Features Xoxoday Empuls Kwench/Thanks
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.
 - Feeds only for segments like thanks, gifts etc., No custom post/attachments sharing.
-share recognition with thanks/gifts/gifs/images
/hashtags.
- Company announcements & surveys by admins.
- Report abusive content.
- Like, comment & share recognition on social media.
- No file management or work related communication.
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.
 - No chat engine for internal communication.
- No in-app chat bot.
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.
 - Receive notifications for certain actions.
- No to-do list.
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.
 - Limited greeting options only, no custom or vast greetings.
- No automated rewarding for occasions.
Search  Easy global search for content, groups, users, messages, documents, files, audio/video, employees, mentions and tags etc.  Only employee search.

Empowerment Features

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Features Xoxoday Empuls Kwench/Thanks
Value & Behaviour Recognition  - Configure values and behaviours as per the organization.
- Appreciate/Recognize/Award/Reward people for showing good values and behaviours.
- Intelligence and reports with different dimensions.
 -Thank/Award/Gift peers.
- Say thanks/gift/reward people.
Nomination Workflows  - Different rule engines for award nominations can be configured as per your organizational needs.
- Configurations are self serve and DIY.
- Any permutation or combination is possible to build these nomination rules like inter-department, inter-location, inter-teams, reporting structures, approval structures etc.
 - Rule engines are limited, can only define some combinations.
- Configurations are not DIY.
Complex rewarding types  - Simple to any kind of complexity can be handled in rewards.
- Commonly used reward templates like Peer to Peer, Team, Spot, Jury, Value based, Milestones, Service, Monetary, Non-monetary awards are available.
- Any new template can be custom made as per company requirements directly from the platform.
- Approval workflows can be configured directly from the platform.
- Option to reward in bulk or individually.
 - No DIY milestone award configurations.
- No custom DIY approval workflows.
Occasion & Festival gifts  - Run un-limited campaigns for various occasions and festivals with elegant e-cards, templates & funds.
- Common examples are Birthdays, Anniversary, Mother's Day, New Year, Diwali, Christmas and many more.
- Scheduler for deffered gifting.
 - No configurable gifting campaigns.
- Limited templates only.
- No scheduler options.
Gamification  - Gamify using leaderboards, milestones, awards and badges.
- Advanced rule engines can be built for gamification based on company requirements.
- Campaigns based on fitness, health, performance, targets can be easily managed with game elements and reports.
 Only leaderboard with basic display.
Award certificate  - Attach certificates for any reward.
- Certificates can be customized as per company brand guidelines DIY.
 Feature not available.

Motivation Features

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Features Xoxoday Empuls Kwench/Thanks
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.  Import & export user data in csv, Xl, pdfs.
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.
 - Analytics on influencers, advocacy, platform activity, budgets & reward points.
- No custom filters.
Custom Configurations  - Email Templatization for custom branding.
- Configurable access controls.
- DIY Whitelabelling of colors, landing page, logo etc.
- Custom reward workflows.
 
- Configurable access controls.
- DIY Whitelabelling of colors, landing page, logo etc.
Third-party Integrations  Integrate with HRMS, HRIS, SSO, SFTP, SAML. Can integrate with Slack, Facebook, Microsoft Teams, Yammer on demand.  Integrate with HRMS, Gsuite, Outlook, collaboration tools.
DIY & Self Serve enabled  Free trial, Fully DIY, Set up guides, Resources.  Free trial, DIY, set-up guides.
Developer APIs & Marketplace Apps  Ready Developer APIs and relevant marketplace apps.  Marketplace apps available.
Mobile App & Web  Android, iOS & web access.  Android, iOS & web access.
Login  SAML,SSO, ADFS, Okta, One login and more integrations.  SAML,SSO, ADFS, Onelogin.
International Languages  Architecture to support any global language  Only English.
Security  - Audit logs.
- GDPR, ISO 27001 compliant.
- Local deployment and Hybrid cloud facility.
 ISO 27001, GDPR, SOC 2 type-1 compliant.

Technology

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Features Xoxoday Empuls Kwench/Thanks
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.  Import & export user data in csv, Xl, pdfs.
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.
 - Analytics on influencers, advocacy, platform activity, budgets & reward points.
- No custom filters.
Custom Configurations  - Email Templatization for custom branding.
- Configurable access controls.
- DIY Whitelabelling of colors, landing page, logo etc.
- Custom reward workflows.
 
- Configurable access controls.
- DIY Whitelabelling of colors, landing page, logo etc.
Third-party Integrations  Integrate with HRMS, HRIS, SSO, SFTP, SAML. Can integrate with Slack, Facebook, Microsoft Teams, Yammer on demand.  Integrate with HRMS, Gsuite, Outlook, collaboration tools.
DIY & Self Serve enabled  Free trial, Fully DIY, Set up guides, Resources.  Free trial, DIY, set-up guides.
Developer APIs & Marketplace Apps  Ready Developer APIs and relevant marketplace apps.  Marketplace apps available.
Mobile App & Web  Android, iOS & web access.  Android, iOS & web access.
Login  SAML,SSO, ADFS, Okta, One login and more integrations.  SAML,SSO, ADFS, Onelogin.
International Languages  Architecture to support any global language  Only English.
Security  - Audit logs.
- GDPR, ISO 27001 compliant.
- Local deployment and Hybrid cloud facility.
 ISO 27001, GDPR, SOC 2 type-1 compliant.

Others

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Features Xoxoday Empuls Tinypulse
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 support.
- Implementation support.
- Documentation.
Resources  Blogs, e-books, videos, community, helpcentre, webinars, workshops, trainings.  Articles, Infographics, Events, Webinars, Podcast, Documentation by O.C.Tanner.
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.
 - Only Giftcards.
- No catalog personalization.
Pricing  - $3 to $5 per user per month for SMB.
- Free trial with fully DIY.
- Custom pricing for enterprise.
 - Starts at $2 per user per month.
- Custom pricing.

Xoxoday 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 this space for more such comparison blogs.

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