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AceProject

6 Ratings

Forecast

3 Ratings

AceProject

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Score 6.5 out of 101

Forecast

3 Ratings
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Score 8 out of 101

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AceProject

It is well suited if you have a specific work force or are working in a production or an assembly line style environment. It is also well suited if you have small teams that have to get out a certain amount of product in set periods of time. AceProjects is great for monitoring how long each individual spent on their specific task and subsequently how long the team took to complete their work.
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Forecast

Forecast is well suited for tracking schedules, especially if it is only being controlled by a single department. When it comes to using Forecast in a larger ecosystem with more "cooks in the kitchen" it would be helpful to have the software more easily integrated with other software.
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Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

AceProject
3.2
Forecast
Task Management
AceProject
5.0
Forecast
Resource Management
AceProject
6.0
Forecast
Gantt Charts
AceProject
3.0
Forecast
Scheduling
AceProject
4.0
Forecast
Workflow Automation
AceProject
1.0
Forecast
Team Collaboration
AceProject
5.0
Forecast
Support for Agile Methodology
AceProject
1.0
Forecast
Support for Waterfall Methodology
AceProject
1.0
Forecast
Document Management
AceProject
1.0
Forecast
Email integration
AceProject
2.0
Forecast
Mobile Access
AceProject
1.0
Forecast
Timesheet Tracking
AceProject
8.0
Forecast
Change request and Case Management
AceProject
4.0
Forecast
Budget and Expense Management
AceProject
3.0
Forecast

Professional Services Automation

AceProject
2.0
Forecast
Project & financial reporting
AceProject
2.0
Forecast

Pros

  • Time Tracking
  • Resource allocation
  • Easy to implement, small adoption curve.
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  • Schedule visualization. Harvest makes it very easy to see how many hours of work are being assigned to each individual.
  • When used with Harvest it makes for a powerful tool for determining how much time was spent on projects in comparison to their estimates.
  • Data can easily be pulled to make future decisions on project estimates, as well as individual strengths and weaknesses.
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Cons

  • Expand on data tracking
  • Improve report generation
  • Break out from just being a time clock manager.
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  • Not as intuitive as its companion software, Harvest. This software takes longer to learn when on-boarding new staff. It is also difficult to view time notes without needing to physically open them up. This could be improved by expanding the "on hover" functionality. Personally, having spent as little time in workflow software is really important, as it gives me more time to code.
  • Because we use this software to plan schedules, items often fall through the cracks. I would like to see some more sophisticated syncing with not only Harvest but also with Asana.
  • Lack of integration with Asana. It would be nice to pull data from forecast and display it in Asana. This would be helpful for understanding how much time I have to spend on a project rather than bounce back and forth between web apps.
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Alternatives Considered

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I have not used any other scheduling software other than Forecast. The company selected Forecast because it is used in conjunction with Harvest. The pair of web apps can be used to pull detailed data. This is very important to our agency, and making data-driven decisions is exceptionally important to our agency mission.
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Return on Investment

  • We were able to track our production teams work and refine our methods to improve deliverable dates.
  • Once our staff reached a certain size the capability of the software began to lag. Diminishing returns.
  • The lack of reporting features made data regression and extrapolation difficult.
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  • Forecast does not integrate with other software in our workflow, and it makes it an entire extra step when it doesn't necessarily need to be. This takes extra time away from my actual job.
  • Forecast is powerful when used with Harvest, and allows for powerful data-driven decisions in hiring and project estimates. The more informed we are when making decisions and scoping, the more profitable the company can be.
  • It takes some time to onboard new Employees which can take time away from a profitability or other training.
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Pricing Details

AceProject

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
AceProject Editions & Modules
AceProject
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Forecast

General
Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional
Forecast Editions & Modules
Forecast
Edition
Free
$01
Professional
$192
Enterprise
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Professional
$244
1. per user
2. per user (billed annually)
4. per user (billed monthly)
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