Forecast Software


 

Forecast is a cloud-based project portfolio management solution that helps businesses of all sizes to plan and execute projects. It helps users keep track of project requirements, manage project history and predict time and resource requirements.

Forecast provides an interface that lets users enter data and run reports. Scheduling and time tracking tools help users estimate resource planning needs and track time spent on various activities. The collaboration feature allows multiple users to work together and share information simultaneously. The alert and notification feature allows users to track events and project deliverables.

Forecast also provides Kanban boards, rate cards, budget and forecasting tools and issue tracking. The platform can also integrate with various third-party applications. Using its data-driven engine and machine learning algorithms, Forecast assists project managers with estimates and project scoping.

Forecast is priced on a per user per month subscription basis.

 

Forecast - Initial planning
 
  • Forecast - Initial planning
    Initial planning
  • Forecast - Kanban board
    Kanban board
  • Forecast - Scheduling
    Scheduling
  • Forecast - Business reports
    Business reports
  • Forecast - Running project
    Running project
  • Forecast - Utilization
    Utilization
Supported Operating System(s):
Mac OS, Web browser (OS agnostic), Windows 8

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Christina from Massive Media

May 2018

May 2018

Intuitive Platform with Amazing Support

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The flexibility for each team member to take ownership of their schedule. And the regular updates for features, and response from the support team.

Cons

Missing some features we would like to see such as the time entry exporting. But the team are very responsive to feature requests.

Review Source: Capterra
 


April 2018

April 2018

Great product, easy to use

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The timelines are great - it helps me see the "big picture" roadmap as well as my team's workload at any given point of a product's life cycle.

Cons

The UI is okay, and the UX is not the best - but once you get the hang of the product, it will pay off.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Brian from Clarity Quest Marketing

March 2018

March 2018

Forecast has given my team visibility into resource management like we've never had before!

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So far Forecast has addressed most of my company's requests for new features and functionality and made them part of the system.

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The tool we used before didn't have any forecasting features our company needed. I really like the Time feature because it is simple, fast, and intuitive to use. I can easily see my projects, cards, and enter my time all in one view. It's always difficult switching systems after so many years, but I can instantly see the benefits of using Forecast as a sophisticated, easy-to-use platform. Forecast does a great job at tailoring to fit our company's needs and taking our feedback requests seriously.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Julison from Weevex Ltda

October 2017

October 2017

Excellent UX, need some improvements on features

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Better timesheet control, by card and by project.

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Easy of use. Every feature available has a polished UX, that is simple, fast and clean. The way you create a project and associate cards (task) makes our job easier.

Cons

There are some features that I really missed: more reports, more flexibility on rates. Sometimes I need to export csv file just to combine with other information that's already in Forecast.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Dan from 200 Applications Ltd
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

September 2017

September 2017

Great potential, not there yet.

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I can both plan the schedule of my team on high level and on task basis

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The variety of features. You can both schedule and plan on a high level and also dive down to the little things.

Cons

Unfortunately, there are still quite a lot of bugs and bulkiness.
I think the feature that is missing the most is being able to see on the scheduler that the resource was already allocated with tasks in the projects.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Ryan from Paciello Group

September 2017

September 2017

Efficient tool but not accessible to screen readers.

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Forecast enhances the project management experience. It is helpful to have engineers see and enter time on their own projects.

Cons

The website is virtually unusable for anyone who is visually impaired and uses screen reading software. There is little to no keyboard access and the site does not follow accessibility standards.

Review Source: Capterra