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Forecast

2 Ratings

Conga ActionGrid

9 Ratings
Score 8.8 out of 101

Forecast

2 Ratings
Score 7.3 out of 101

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Conga ActionGrid

Overall, I enjoy using Conga ActionGrid. It helps us store our large candidate pool, while continuously adding more candidates every day. With a quick search we are able to find these candidates and then match them to a job that they might be a good fit for. After we create a packet for them to present to hiring managers
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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

Conga ActionGrid
7.8
Forecast
Task Management
Conga ActionGrid
7.5
Forecast
Resource Management
Conga ActionGrid
8.0
Forecast
Gantt Charts
Conga ActionGrid
7.5
Forecast
Scheduling
Conga ActionGrid
6.0
Forecast
Workflow Automation
Conga ActionGrid
7.0
Forecast
Team Collaboration
Conga ActionGrid
7.5
Forecast
Support for Agile Methodology
Conga ActionGrid
8.0
Forecast
Support for Waterfall Methodology
Conga ActionGrid
7.5
Forecast
Document Management
Conga ActionGrid
9.5
Forecast
Email integration
Conga ActionGrid
10.0
Forecast
Mobile Access
Conga ActionGrid
9.5
Forecast
Timesheet Tracking
Conga ActionGrid
7.5
Forecast
Change request and Case Management
Conga ActionGrid
7.5
Forecast
Budget and Expense Management
Conga ActionGrid
6.0
Forecast

Professional Services Automation

Conga ActionGrid
4.9
Forecast
Quotes/estimates
Conga ActionGrid
5.5
Forecast
Invoicing
Conga ActionGrid
4.0
Forecast
Project & financial reporting
Conga ActionGrid
5.0
Forecast
Integration with accounting software
Conga ActionGrid
5.0
Forecast

Pros

  • Saving candidate information
  • Creating packet templates
  • Matching candidates to potential jobs
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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

  • The speed of ActionGrid can be very slow when reviewing a large pool of results
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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

It's excellent. It really helps optimize a search.
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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

  • It has allowed me to stay more organized
  • It has yielded great search results
  • I like the search capabilities
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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

Conga ActionGrid

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
Conga ActionGrid Editions & Modules
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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
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Professional
$244
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4. per user (billed monthly)
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