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February 21, 2020
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Xoxoday Empuls vs Vantage Circle

Mar 18, 2020
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Company Info

Table 1
Features  Xoxoday Empuls Vantage Circle
Founded in  2012
 2011
Employee size  51-200
 51-200
Geographical presence  USA, Europe, South-east Asia, Middle East, Australia  India
Go-live time  0-7 days
 10-30 days
Target Company size  Small, Mid and Enterprise
 SMB, Enterprise.

Communication Features

Table 2
Features Xoxoday Empuls Vantage Circle
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.
 - No groups or communities.
- No social intranet.
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.
 - Very Basic recognition feed.
- Share recognition with value cards/hashtags.
- Post, like, comment.
- No attachment of documents/files etc.
- No file management.
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 one-to-one or group chats available.
- No AI enabled 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.
 - Basic notifications.
- 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.
 - Very limited options available.
Search  Easy global search for content, groups, users, messages, documents, files, audio/video, employees, mentions and tags etc.  - Employee search only.

Empowerment Features

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Features Xoxoday Empuls Vantage Circle
Reward Funds Management  - Manage reward budgets and funds.
- Share funds with different teams.
- Manage funds with reports and access controls.
 - 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.
 - Moodometer available.
- No employee pulse survey questionnaire.
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.
 - Very few basic available.

Motivation Features

Table 4
Features Xoxoday Empuls Vantage Circle
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.
 Available.
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.
 Available but limited configurations.
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.
 - Rewards & awards available but limited.
- Dependent on vantage for custom configurations.
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 custom campaigns.
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.
 - Fitness gamification available.
- No custom gamification campaigns.
Award certificate  - Attach certificates for any reward.
- Certificates can be customized as per company brand guidelines DIY.
 Feature not available.

Technology

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Features Xoxoday Empuls Vantage Circle
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 or import csv files.
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 available.
Custom Configurations  - Email Templatization for custom branding.
- Configurable access controls.
- DIY Whitelabelling of colors, landing page, logo etc.
- Custom reward workflows.
 Whitelabelling available.
- Limited access controls.
- No custom reward workflows.
Third-party Integrations  Integrate with HRMS, HRIS, SSO, SFTP, SAML. Can integrate with Slack, Facebook, Microsoft Teams, Yammer on demand.  Very limited.
DIY & Self Serve enabled  Free trial, Fully DIY, Set up guides, Resources.  No free trial, No fully DIY.
Developer APIs & Marketplace Apps  Ready Developer APIs and relevant marketplace apps.  Developer APIs available.
Mobile App & Web  Android, iOS & web access.  Android, iOS & web access.
Login  SAML,SSO, ADFS, Okta, One login and more integrations.  Only SSO.
International Languages  Architecture to support any global language  Feature not available.
Security  - Audit logs.
- GDPR, ISO 27001 compliant.
- Local deployment and Hybrid cloud facility.
 - Audit logs.
- No hybrid deployement.

Others

Table 6
Features Xoxoday Empuls Vantage Circle
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.
 - Dedicated account manager.
- Email/phone support.
- Bot support.
- Implementation and onboarding support.
Resources  Blogs, e-books, videos, community, helpcentre, webinars, workshops, trainings.  Blogs, e-books, videos, 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.
 - Limited Giftcards, Perks only.
- No omni channel rewarding.
Pricing  - $3 to $5 per user per month for SMB.
- Free trial with fully DIY.
- Custom pricing for enterprise.
 - Around Rs 60 per user per month.
- No free trial, No fully DIY.
- Custom pricing for enterprise.

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.

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