What do you like best?
1) HRIS, Payroll, and Benefits Administration are synced!! 2) Namely looks like it belongs in 2018. The UX and design are very pleasant, a stark difference from the many other products that responded to our RFP. One year in with Namely, our multi-generational staff all have overwhelmingly positive feedback -- both for the design/UX and for having their important information in one place.
What do you dislike?
There's some system quirks (as with everything) but nothing that's made me regret having chosen Namely. The Time Off functionality isn't as sophisticated as BambooHR (which we had before Namely), but it's completely workable.
Recommendations to others considering the product
Get in-depth demos of other products in the market. Be specific with Namely about what other products you'd want to integrate with.
What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?
Before, we had a separate HRIS, Payroll, and Benefits Admin - payroll premium deductions were a pain to keep synced and there were frequent mistakes. We had no 1 system of record for benefit elections. Having this all synced, we've realized the benefit of less maintenance. This is huge for us because we have a small HR team.