Who Uses Forecast?

For professional services companies to manage everything from quote to invoice without the administrative hassle, in one AI-powered solution.

What Is Forecast?

Forecast is a full-scale alternative to point project management solutions used in professional services companies. It unites project management, resource planning, team collaboration, finance, and reporting and brings the power of AI to automate administrative tasks and reduce human errors. The solution is powered by cutting-edge automation and plenty of pre-built integrations where everythings connected to manage projects, people, financials, and expectations.

Forecast Details

Forecast

https://forecast.app

Founded 2016

Forecast Pricing Overview

Forecast has a free version and offers a free trial. Forecast paid version starts at US$29.00/month.

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Starting Price

US$29.00/month

Free Version

Yes

Free Trial

Deployment

Cloud, SaaS, Web

Mobile - iOS Native

Mobile - Android Native

Training

In Person

Live Online

Webinars

Documentation

Support

Business Hours

Online

Forecast Features

  • Backlog Management
  • Gantt/Timeline View
  • Kanban Board
  • Negative Feedback Management
  • Prioritisation
  • Request Management
  • Resource Management
  • Retrospectives Management
  • Status Tracking
  • Supports Scrum
  • Team Management
  • Template Management
  • Workflow Management

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  • Alerts/Notifications
  • Capacity Monitoring
  • Colour Coding
  • Dependency Tracking
  • Drag & Drop
  • Milestone Tracking
  • Progress Tracking
  • Task Management
  • Templates

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  • Bug Tracking
  • Issue Management
  • Milestone Tracking
  • Percent-Complete Tracking
  • Portfolio Management
  • Prioritisation
  • Product Roadmapping
  • Requirements Management
  • Resource Management
  • Status Tracking
  • Supports Agile
  • Supports Scrum
  • Task Management
  • Testing / QA Management
  • Time & Expense Tracking

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  • Billing & Invoicing
  • CRM
  • Client Portal
  • Collaboration Tools
  • Document Management
  • Portfolio Management
  • Project Management
  • Proposal Generation
  • Quote Management
  • Resource Management
  • Time & Expense Tracking

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  • Agile Methodologies
  • Budget Management
  • Client Portal
  • Collaboration Tools
  • Cost-to-Completion Tracking
  • Customisable Templates
  • Gantt Charts
  • Idea Management
  • Kanban Board
  • Milestone Tracking
  • Portfolio Management
  • Resource Management
  • Time & Expense Tracking
  • Traditional Methodologies

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  • Budget Management
  • Collaboration Tools
  • Due Date Tracking
  • Gantt Charts
  • Kanban Board
  • Prioritisation
  • Progress Tracking
  • Resource Management
  • Task Management
  • Template Management
  • Traditional Methodologies

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  • Budgeting
  • Change Management
  • Collaboration
  • Dashboard
  • Milestone Tracking
  • Portfolio Management
  • Project Planning
  • Reporting/Analytics
  • Requirements Management
  • Resource Management
  • Task Management
  • Time & Expense Tracking

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  • Collaboration Tools
  • Cost-to-Completion Tracking
  • Gantt Charts
  • Kanban Board
  • Milestone Tracking
  • Percent-Complete Tracking
  • Prioritisation
  • Status Tracking
  • Time & Expense Tracking

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  • Collaboration
  • Electronic Signature
  • Employee Activity Monitoring
  • Live Chat
  • Meeting Management
  • Remote Access
  • Remote Support
  • Softphone
  • Task Management
  • Time Zone Tracking
  • Video Chat
  • Web Conferencing

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  • Capacity Management
  • Collaboration Tools
  • Drag & Drop
  • Forecasting
  • Reporting/Project Tracking
  • Resource Scheduling
  • Search/Filter
  • Skills Tracking
  • Utilisation Reporting

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  • Backlog Management
  • Collaboration Board
  • Daily Reports
  • Iteration Management
  • KPI Monitoring
  • Milestone Tracking
  • Prioritisation
  • Progress Tracking
  • Release Planning
  • Roadmapping
  • Sprint Planning
  • Task Management

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  • Access Controls/Permissions
  • Business Process Automation
  • Calendar Management
  • Compliance Tracking
  • Customisable Dashboard
  • Document Management
  • Forms Management
  • Graphical Workflow Editor
  • Mobile Access
  • No-Code
  • Task Management
  • Third Party Integrations
  • Workflow Configuration

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Forecast Reviews

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Overall rating

4.6/5

Average score

Ease of Use 4.3
Customer Service 4.7
Features 4.4
Value for Money 4.5

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Gordon H.
Owner
11-50 Employees
Used the Software for: 6-12 months
  • Overall Rating
    5 /5
  • Ease of Use
    5 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    5 /5
  • Customer Support
    5 /5
  • Value for Money
    5 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    10/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 22/5/2018

"Really good software"

Comments: increased staff efficiency , better communication with clients and delivering projects smoother within budgets

Pros: I trailed around 7/8 different project management softwares over a 6-month period, the main problem was i needed both project management and resource management which proved really hard to find. Either one was good at one and not the other etc but finding forecast really dealt with all my needs and although its taken 6 months to get all the data in and staff using effectively, the benefits have been fantastic. Projects are running smoother and we can control the budgets better.

Cons: There isnt much i find wrong with this software and the team are really good at taking on board our ideas and requests, i think the scheduling could be improved a little, but the forecast team are always looking to improve on a great product and im sure they will continue to improve.

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 22/5/2018
Dan O.
Director of Project Management
Industrial Automation, 201-500 Employees
Used the Software for: 6-12 months
  • Overall Rating
    5 /5
  • Ease of Use
    5 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    4 /5
  • Customer Support
    5 /5
  • Value for Money
    5 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    10/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 11/11/2019

"Great tool for complex business model"

Comments: From day 1 the experience with the Forecast tool and the Forecast team has been excellent. Its clear that this is by no means a finished product which gives us users the flexibility to request new features with the knowledge we will be listened to.
I look forward to a long relationship with the Forecast team

Pros: Constant and quick feature releases
Listen to feedback and make updates based on customers needs
Great performance
very easy to use
Jira integration is fantastic
Lots of work done to improve the cost tracking and financial/budget elements
Great communications and availability of Forecast team

Cons: Forecast initially catered for a very specific agency type business model that didn't fit with relayrs business model however through constant improvements and feedback the tool is getting closer to what is expected

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  • Reviewed on 11/11/2019
Verified Reviewer
Co Founder
Computer Software, 11-50 Employees
Used the Software for: 6-12 months
  • Overall Rating
    3 /5
  • Ease of Use
    4 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    4 /5
  • Customer Support
    4 /5
  • Value for Money
    4 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    8/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 6/9/2018

"They have a huge potential"

Pros: It has features that I couldn't find in any other service. Such as being able to manage reasorces across multiple projects, but not just by task also in high level

Cons: Not fully "baked" yet. A lot of small bugs and missing some small nice to have features

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  • Reviewed on 6/9/2018
Vimal P.
Founder
Information Technology & Services, 11-50 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
  • Overall Rating
    4 /5
  • Ease of Use
    4 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    4 /5
  • Customer Support
    5 /5
  • Value for Money
    5 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    9/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 25/6/2020

"Big Fan of Forecast"

Comments: Working with Forecast has been absolutely delightful. Inga our support / account manager is so good at explaining and getting more out of Forecast. Just based on this I would highly recommend Forecast

Pros: As a business owner, Forecast gives me real time project information and gives great insight on project include on time and on budget!

Cons: It's a lot to get your head around in one hit, but over the course of a few months everything starts to make sense.

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 25/6/2020
Rob F.
Partner
Architecture & Planning, 2-10 Employees
Used the Software for: 1+ year
  • Overall Rating
    5 /5
  • Ease of Use
    4 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    4 /5
  • Customer Support
    5 /5
  • Value for Money
    5 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    10/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 13/11/2019

"Centreline Architecture Forecast Review"

Comments: With Forecast we are easily able to plan our architectural projects and meet deadlines and stay within the allotted budgets. Forecast is consistently updating with new features and addons.

Pros: Forecast's customer support is one of the best I have ever had to work with. Second would be the ease of use for staff to help plan out projects and timelines.

Cons: Sometimes parts don't work correctly but they are quick to fix the issues.

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 13/11/2019