Forecast reviews

Forecast

AI-native resource and project management software
our rating 4.5 out of 5 Stars

ForecastProduct Overview

  1. About Forecast
  2. Pros of Forecast
  3. Cons of Forecast
  4. Breakdown of core features

Forecast product overview

Forecast is a full-suite professional services automation platform that leverages AI to improve operational and financial performance. The software unites project management, resource planning, team collaboration, time management, finance, and reporting in one complete package.

The AI-native platform automates repetitive tasks, surfaces best practices, predicts outcomes, guides projects to success, and empowers every team member to do their best work. Users can follow the project progress to the minute and stay one step ahead. Forecast enables organizations to manage everything from entire portfolios down to a single project, milestone, or task.

Pros of Forecast

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  • Teams can reduce administrative overhead by handing off tedious project work to Forecast. The Auto Schedule feature automates project planning and setup for users.
  • Forecast’s AI builds project timelines in seconds, suggesting a delivery date with accurate estimates of what teams can accomplish.

Cons of Forecast

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  • The software has a steep learning curve.

Breakdown of core features

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Project management

Forecast lets businesses plan, run, and track projects from start to finish in an AI-powered platform. Its AI learns from the best projects and creates plans that increase the chances of a successful project. The system manages task duration, resourcing, and assigned roles.

With Forecast, users can view projects on a portfolio or project level to see the big picture and drill down into the smallest detail. Teams can also check the projects they have in the pipeline and get them running after the client’s approval.

Project budget

The solution provides a holistic view of the project budget. Businesses can see up-to-the-minute numbers on where they earn the revenue, what is costing the company, and how they can capitalize on projects. Team members can drill down to disassemble the numbers and determine what needs attention upfront to drive better performance. Forecast ensures the integrity and transparency of project finances at an organizational level.

Artificial intelligence

Forecast’s AI supports real-time decision-making, planning, and resourcing assistance so users can deliver quality work. It offers recommendations specifically tailored to the company. Users can get precise projections on task completion, end dates, and budget consumption from the start of a project. By analyzing thousands of tasks, organizations can discover which factors are most critical for risk management.

Resource management

Teams can view the workload and capacity of all resources in real-time with Forecast and adjust accordingly to prevent bottlenecks. Furthermore, project managers can set healthy work standards to deliver with higher speed. Managers can also monitor over or under allocations and know where to make changes. Forecast automatically calculates utilization company-wide to give valuable insights into how employees spend available time.

(Last updated on 09/13/2022 by Liz Laurente-Ticong)

Quick Facts

  • Industry Specialties
    All Industries
  • Pricing
    Average
  • Works Best For
    Any Sized Businesses

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Features

  • Project management
  • Task management
  • Task assignment and scheduling
  • Task dependencies
  • Task approvals
  • Dynamic project and portfolio timeline
  • Workflow
  • Portfolio management
  • File uploads and storage
  • Progress tracking
  • Point or hour estimation
  • Milestones
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Resource management
  • Automation
  • Team collaboration
  • Project accounting
  • Business intelligence

Integrations

  • Asana
  • Azure Active Directory
  • Azure DevOps
  • BambooHR
  • GitHub
  • GitLab
  • Google Calendar
  • Harvest
  • HubSpot
  • Jira
  • Microsoft Teams
  • Okta
  • Onelogin
  • Pipedrive
  • QuickBooks

Pricing Model

  • Lite
  • Pro
  • Plus

Languages

  • English
  • Danish
  • French
  • Spanish