Compensation Management FAQ

All CWS Software solutions are fully scalable, and there is no limit on the number of employees, business rules, regions or roles you can support.

Yes—but you may find that our HR software products are so flexible, you won’t need additional customization. If you do need a specific set-up, we are happy to work with you to tailor our products to precisely what you need. What’s more, our fees to customize are very reasonable.

Yes. CWS can set up translations for each page into any language. If you want to change the way any specific word or phrase has been translated, an administrator can enter a preferred translation and the change will be automatically displayed.

Yes. Because we license software and handle all maintenance and upgrades in the cloud, all engagements require a standard software license and support agreement.

The minimum initial term is one year for our compensation solutions.. After the initial term, you can terminate any CWS Software agreement for any reason with 30 days’ notice.

CWS Solutions HR software works on all popular browsers, including Edge, Chrome™, Safari® and Firefox®, via a PC or Mac.

CWS products work on any operating system that can run Edge, Chrome™, Safari® or Firefox®. This includes iPad® and Android® and Linux® based tablets.
Because of the nature of the screen layouts, TalentComp does not work on smaller mobile devices.

Full, automated backups are performed every four hours. Backup files are transmitted via encrypted links to servers in a secondary data center in a separate location.

We take the security of employee and company data very seriously.  CWS conducts an independent annual SOC-2 Type II audit. All client data is kept secure on our servers hosted by Rackspace which holds certifications for ISO 27001, NIST, SOC-2, HIPPA and many other security standards. Data is accessed via our web-based solutions using HTTPS (2048-bit) encryption and all data is encrypted at rest. See our security page for more information.

Yes. We can accommodate single sign-on via any SAML 2.0-compliant authentication program such as Okta, Google or Active Directory.

Yes. Licenses are available to run our compensation management software on your own server. The end user experience is the same whether CWS Software hosts the solution or you host it yourself.

You will need MS Windows® Server with IIS and MS SQL Server®.  Contact us for the latest versions. The hardware minimum requirements are dual-core 2GHz or faster processor, 8 GB RAM and 32 GB disk space.