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About Forecast

Forecast provides growing teams with better project planning and resource workload visibility across multiple projects. Powered by cutting-edge automation and plenty of pre-built integrations, Forecast improves your teams efficiency and project delivery.

Perfect for companies of 50+ employees who want the full project portfolio and resource overview, in one software.

  • More predictable and accurate project proposals 
  • Better planning and analysis with Insights & Reporting
  • Stronger Business decisions supported by AI 
  • Flexible resource management with Project and Task Allocations
  • Efficient Task and Time Management
  • Actionable Insights into Project Profitability with cost, revenue and profit updated in real time

About Smartsheet

Transform the way you work with Smartsheet, a uniquely collaborative task and project management app.

Organizing projects and tracking due dates is a dream with the familiar spreadsheet interface, date columns, status symbols, and check boxes. One click and you can view deliverables on an interactive Gantt timeline or calendar.

Smartsheet is a complete solution for tracking every element of your project. Attach and store files from your computer, Box, Dropbox, Google Drive, and Evernote, directly to a cell. View a cell’s history for a log of changes that have been made, and capture team communication using discussions. Deadline approaching? Automatic alerts and reminders notify task owners when a due date is coming up, so you spend less time tracking people down and more time working.

About Zoho Projects

Zoho Projects makes your work truly rewarding with its extensive planning, tracking and collaboration capabilities.It is a hassle-free tool that has a simple, easy-to-use interface and a mobile application that enables usage from anywhere, at anytime.
Features like interactive feed and forums, comprehensive charts and reports, time tracking, issue tracking, task workflow automation and extensive integrations make this a go-to application for an all-round project management experience.
The solution is suitable for businesses in any industry. Although project management departments will get the most use out of Zoho Projects, the platform can actually be used by employees in a number of positions or roles within a company.

Features

  • API
  • Batch Permissions & Access
  • Budgeting
  • Calendar Management
  • Contact Management
  • Contact Sharing
  • Customer Management
  • Dashboard
  • Data Export
  • Data Import
  • Data Visualization
  • Expense Tracking
  • External Integrations
  • Gantt Charts
  • Multi-User
  • Notifications
  • Scheduling
  • Task Scheduling/Tracking
  • Third-Party Plugins/Add-Ons
  • Travel Management
  • Resource Management

Features

  • API
  • Batch Permissions & Access
  • Budgeting
  • Calendar Management
  • Contact Management
  • Contact Sharing
  • Customer Management
  • Dashboard
  • Data Export
  • Data Import
  • Data Visualization
  • Expense Tracking
  • External Integrations
  • Gantt Charts
  • Multi-User
  • Notifications
  • Scheduling
  • Task Scheduling/Tracking
  • Third-Party Plugins/Add-Ons
  • Travel Management
  • Resource Management

Features

  • API
  • Batch Permissions & Access
  • Budgeting
  • Calendar Management
  • Contact Management
  • Contact Sharing
  • Customer Management
  • Dashboard
  • Data Export
  • Data Import
  • Data Visualization
  • Expense Tracking
  • External Integrations
  • Gantt Charts
  • Multi-User
  • Notifications
  • Scheduling
  • Task Scheduling/Tracking
  • Third-Party Plugins/Add-Ons
  • Travel Management
  • Resource Management

Summary

  • Project Portfolio Management with machine-learning capabilities

  • Real-time automatically generated reports on both project-, and business level

  • Predictable, and profitable agile / scrum and waterfall projects

  • Easy to use

  • Live chat support

  • Cloud-based

  • Real-time reports & insights

  • Task Management

  • Scheduling & employee utilization

  • Budget

Summary

    No key features associated with this application.

Summary

  • Project Planning: Milestones, tasklists and tasks help users easily break down complex projects into easily manageable units.

  • Gantt Charts: Gantt charts provide a detailed visual on the progress of all tasks in comparison to what was planned. The resource allocation chart lets users know who is free, who is engaged and who is overloaded.

  • Project Coordinator: Feeds help users stay updated with the latest in their projects, and timeline gives them an easy way to get back to important posts.

  • Timesheets: All working on a project can easily log their billable and non billable hours.

  • Reporting Tools: Zoho Reports is advanced analytics and business intelligence app.

  • Document Management: It is possible to share text files, spreadsheets, presentations and other documents associated with the team and work on them together.

Pricing

Premium (Annual)

$39.00
per seat/month (annual plan)
Included in plan:
  • Automatic scheduling
  • Scheduling ( task & project level )
  • Suggested roles & assignees
  • Resource Utilization (work & billable)
  • Capacity Management
  • Milestones
  • Timeline (Gantt charts)
  • Sprint planning (Scrum)
  • Workflow (Kanban boards)
  • Task ownership
  • Project Overview
  • Cross-project tracking (Portfolio Management)
  • Project templates
  • Unlimited projects
  • Tasks, subtasks & to dos (comments, mentions, tagging, approvals & more)
  • Role-based permission levels
  • External users (Clients, consultants & more)
  • Project workspaces
  • File sharing & storage (free & unlimited)
  • Notifications
  • Mobile app (iPhone & Android)
  • Suggested tasks
  • Suggested time entries
  • Automatic Timer
  • Day, week & month timesheet
  • Project accounting
  • Budget tracking
  • Retainer, Time & Material, fixed price
  • Rate cards (cost & bill rates)
  • Expense Management
  • Invoicing (integration supported)
  • Real-time reporting (standard & custom)
  • Resource utilization tracking
  • Customizable & shareable insights
  • Data visualizations
  • Premium integration
  • Integrations
  • Single Sign-on
  • Open developer API
  • Phone support
  • Chat & email support
  • State-of-the-art security & redundancy
  • Dedicated Success Manager
  • Uptime SLA
  • Audit logging
  • Data encryption at rest

Premium (Monthly)

$49.00
per seat/month (monthly plan)
Included in plan:
  • Automatic scheduling
  • Scheduling ( task & project level )
  • Suggested roles & assignees
  • Resource Utilization (work & billable)
  • Capacity Management
  • Milestones
  • Timeline (Gantt charts)
  • Sprint planning (Scrum)
  • Workflow (Kanban boards)
  • Task ownership
  • Project Overview
  • Cross-project tracking (Portfolio Management)
  • Project templates
  • Unlimited projects
  • Tasks, subtasks & to dos (comments, mentions, tagging, approvals & more)
  • Role-based permission levels
  • External users (Clients, consultants & more)
  • Project workspaces
  • File sharing & storage (free & unlimited)
  • Notifications
  • Mobile app (iPhone & Android)
  • Suggested tasks
  • Suggested time entries
  • Automatic Timer
  • Day, week & month timesheet
  • Project accounting
  • Budget tracking
  • Retainer, Time & Material, fixed price
  • Rate cards (cost & bill rates)
  • Expense Management
  • Invoicing (integration supported)
  • Real-time reporting (standard & custom)
  • Resource utilization tracking
  • Customizable & shareable insights
  • Data visualizations
  • Integrations
  • Premium integration
  • Open developer API
  • Single Sign-on
  • Chat & email support
  • Phone support
  • Dedicated Success Manager
  • State-of-the-art security & redundancy
  • Audit logging
  • Uptime SLA
  • Data encryption at rest

Standard (Annual)

$24.00
per seat/month (annual plan)
Included in plan:
  • Automatic scheduling
  • Scheduling ( task & project level )
  • Suggested roles & assignees
  • Resource Utilization (work & billable)
  • Capacity Management
  • Milestones
  • Timeline (Gantt charts)
  • Sprint planning (Scrum)
  • Workflow (Kanban boards)
  • Task assignment & duration
  • Task ownership
  • Project Overview
  • Cross-project tracking (Portfolio Management)
  • Project templates
  • Unlimited projects
  • Tasks, subtasks & to dos (comments, mentions, tagging, approvals & more)
  • Role-based permission levels
  • External users (Clients, consultants & more)
  • Project workspaces
  • File sharing & storage (free & unlimited)
  • Notifications
  • Mobile app (iPhone & Android)
  • Suggested tasks
  • Suggested time entries
  • Automatic Timer
  • Day, week & month timesheet
  • Project accounting
  • Budget tracking
  • Retainer, Time & Material, fixed price
  • Rate cards (cost & bill rates)
  • Expense Management
  • Invoicing (integration supported)
  • Real-time reporting (standard & custom)
  • Resource utilization tracking
  • Customizable & shareable insights
  • Data visualizations
  • CSV data export
  • Integrations
  • Open developer API
  • Chat & email support
  • State-of-the-art security & redundancy
  • Audit logging

Standard (Monthly)

$30.00
per seat/month (monthly plan)
Included in plan:
  • Automatic scheduling
  • Scheduling ( task & project level )
  • Suggested roles & assignees
  • Resource Utilization (work & billable)
  • Capacity Management
  • Milestones
  • Timeline (Gantt charts)
  • Sprint planning (Scrum)
  • Workflow (Kanban boards)
  • Task assignment & duration
  • Task ownership
  • Project Overview
  • Cross-project tracking (Portfolio Management)
  • Project templates
  • Unlimited projects
  • Tasks, subtasks & to dos (comments, mentions, tagging, approvals & more)
  • Role-based permission levels
  • External users (Clients, consultants & more)
  • Project workspaces
  • File sharing & storage (free & unlimited)
  • Notifications
  • Mobile app (iPhone & Android)
  • Suggested tasks
  • Suggested time entries
  • Automatic Timer
  • Day, week & month timesheet
  • Project accounting
  • Budget tracking
  • Retainer, Time & Material, fixed price
  • Rate cards (cost & bill rates)
  • Expense Management
  • Invoicing (integration supported)
  • Real-time reporting (standard & custom)
  • Resource utilization tracking
  • Customizable & shareable insights
  • Data visualizations
  • CSV data export
  • Integrations
  • Open developer API
  • Chat & email support
  • State-of-the-art security & redundancy
  • Audit logging

Pricing

  • Credit card required: N/A
  • Free: 2 Projects, 10 MB Storage.
    Standard: $25/month, 10 Projects, 5GB Storage
    Express: $50/month, Unlimited Projects, 20 GB Storage.
    Premium: $100/month, Unlimited Projects, 100 GB Storage.
    Enterprise: $150/month, Unlimited Projects, 120 GB Storage.

FAQs

    Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • The whole company is welcome in Forecast. Invite your team members and see the value of having everything connected in one platform.

  • Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • The biggest segment consists of Project--based companies that needs a resource an project management platform to optimize their utilization, profitability and drive business performance. The companies often work with agile and waterfall projects. Though, we do also see other types of businesses joining in, incl. organizations and universities.

  • What are some applications this service is commonly used in tandem with?
  • Forecast can be used alone or together with the existing tools you already use. Have your developers work in Jira, and run the project in Forecast. Or run your projects and integrate Quickbooks for a better understanding of the profitability of your projects. Forecast is easy to integrate, just let us know if you are missing an integration, we might have it in the pipeline.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • There is a full-featured support guide available on the website, and a live chat support ready to help with any questions you might have.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • Yes.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • Planning, estimating, and running agile / scrum and waterfall projects. Full-featured with work-breakdown, backlog, storyboard, taskboard and real-time reports. Scheduling, employee utilization, etc. is also nicely integrated and included in the software.

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • Web-app, running directly in your browser.

  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • Yes, you can read more about all our Apps & Integrations on our website. If you are missing your favorite tool, then don't hesitate to reach out. It might already be in the pipeline.

FAQs

    No FAQs associated with this application.

FAQs

    Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • It integrates with Google Apps, Dropbox, Github, Bitbucket, Crashlytics and others.

  • Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • It does offer multi-user capability.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • Their support offers: Email; FAQ; Forums; Instructional Videos; Online self serve; Phone; Request form; Webinars

  • Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Zoho Projects is a good small and medium business tool that offers PM capabilities.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • It is used for task management, time tracking, project milestones, task dependency views, and reporting on any function.

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • Platforms: Android, iPhone-iPad, Mac, Windows, Web-based.

  • What are some applications this service is commonly used in tandem with?
  • It is mostly used in tandem with Google apps and Dropbox.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • Zoho Projects' API lets, users/developers extend their web applications to push or pull data into or from Zoho Projects for application mashups. As the API is purely RESTful, your application could be in any of the programming languages like PHP, Python, Java, e.t.c.

Vendor Information

Founded:
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Based in:
Copenhagen K
Employees:
11-50
Likes:
Followers:
744

Vendor Information

Founded:
2005
Based in:
Bellevue
Employees:
51-200
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Followers:

Vendor Information

Founded:
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Based in:
Pleasanton
Employees:
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Followers:
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Other

Who uses Forecast
  • SMEs
  • Agencies
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
Mobile Platforms:
  • iOS
  • Android
Languages:
English, Danish, Spanish, French
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

Other

Who uses Smartsheet
  • Startups
  • SMEs
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
Languages:
English
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

Other

Who uses Zoho Projects
  • Startups
  • SMEs
  • Agencies
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
Mobile Platforms:
  • iOS
  • Android
Languages:
English, Danish, Czech, French, Dutch, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Japanese, Chinese, Turkish, Polish, Swedish, Korean
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.
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