FinancialForce vs Workday

FinancialForce cloud ERP is a comprehensive and innovative financial management system that takes a fresh approach to a traditional business function. This online accounting application combines the power of the cloud with a groundbreaking accounting system design. FinancialForce Accounting is native to Salesforce CRM.
Workday is a leading provider of enterprise cloud applications for human resources and finance.Workday delivers human capital management, financial management, and analytics applications designed for the world’s largest organisations. Hundreds of companies, ranging from medium-sized businesses to Fortune 50 enterprises, have selected Workday. Workday SaaS alternatives are Microsoft Dynamics 365, Salesforce, NetSuite
Comparing FinancialForce vs Workday is like comparing apples to oranges. Because your business is unique and nobody except you can decide, which is better for your company. But we can add some fun to your research and suggest some new comparison parameters.

Ok, now let's compare the UI. Looks like FinancialForce has more user-friendly interface than Workday because it's bigger. At least on our screenshots

To compare the popularity of the solutions we counted how many alternatives people search for each of them on the Internet. And it turns out that Workday is more popular than FinancialForce

Now let's look at the recent activities of our competitors:

- Workday acquired CRM startup Pattern (in 2017)
- Workday is going to fund machine learning startups (in 2015)
- FinancialForce cloud ERP raises $110M to take on SAP and Oracle (in 2015)
- Workday acquires HR predictive analytics company Identified (in 2014)

Looks like Workday was recently more active than FinancialForce (at least in our news). We also found some news, in which FinancialForce and Workday meet head to head:

2014 - Workday acquires HR predictive analytics company Identified to challenge FinancialForce

Online ERP and HRM giant Workday has acquired Identified, a company that offered predictive analytics human resources software. Workday says that the company’s “product development team is expected to enhance search capabilities and accelerate the delivery of predictive analytics and machine learning throughout Workday’s suite of applications.” Identified provides professional job search engine and analytics-based recruiting software. Part of its secret sauce was its patent-pending, artificial intelligence technology called “SYMAN,” which aims to organize the masses of disparate, incoherent professional data that lives in social media profiles in order to identify new insights into the job market.