Deltek Vantagepoint vs. Forecast

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Deltek Vantagepoint
Score 7.5 out of 10
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People and projects are the heart and soul of a business. So Deltek created Vantagepoint, which they present as a powerful, intuitive solution that helps users manage projects from start to finish. Deltek Vantagepoint’s 360-degree view of projects puts client, project and financial details in a single location. The vendor states this adds up to making well-informed tactical and strategic business decisions and a more efficient, productive and profitable company.N/A
Forecast
Score 6.3 out of 10
N/A
Forecast.it is a project portfolio management solution built around features such as resource planning and time tracking, budget estimating, and analytics and reporting, with key third-party integrations.
$29
per seat (billed annually)
Pricing
Deltek VantagepointForecast
Editions & Modules
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Lite (Annual subscription)
$29
per seat (billed annually)
Pro (Annual subscription)
$49
per seat (billed anually)
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Pricing Offerings
Deltek VantagepointForecast
Free Trial
NoYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeOptional
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User Ratings
Deltek VantagepointForecast
Likelihood to Recommend
8.0
(2 ratings)
1.0
(3 ratings)
Usability
6.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Support Rating
9.0
(1 ratings)
10.0
(2 ratings)
User Testimonials
Deltek VantagepointForecast
Likelihood to Recommend
Deltek, Inc.
It is well suited to connecting customer relationship databases and a project lifecycle. Business development people and other personnel should be able to get good use out of it in their daily jobs and functions. It is helpful to keep a record of ongoing projects and new pursuits among the team.
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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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Pros
Deltek, Inc.
  • Time logging
  • Checking remaining PTO
  • Checking total hours on a project.
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Forecast
  • Assign and allocate resources.
  • Identify lean departments and identify areas to increase headcount.
  • Manage agile teams.
  • Identify bottlenecks in departments or resourcing.
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Cons
Deltek, Inc.
  • User interface could be cleaner.
  • It is a bit complicated.
  • It could be more focused on marketing.
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Forecast
  • 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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Usability
Deltek, Inc.
It is ok to use; it is not the easiest to use in terms of usability and user-friendliness but it is not the worst. It still feels somewhat outdated. Many cloud options are cleaner or look more modern. But it is good enough and you should be able to get the hang of it.
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Forecast
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Support Rating
Deltek, Inc.
I would rate Deltek VantagePoint highly in terms of the overall support. You can receive support any time you need it and there is a representative from Deltek assigned to your account so that you can always get the help when you need it. Sometimes, they want to go more in-depth than I would like, however.
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Forecast
I have not needed support for Forecast.
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Alternatives Considered
Deltek, Inc.
BQE Core. I think that BQE Core is definitely harder to use, and has a lot of features atleast from the users perspective that dont seem entirely neccesary. Deltek is very straight forward and easy to use.
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Forecast
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
Deltek, Inc.
  • I cannot speak to this as I was not the business owner
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Forecast
  • Allow departments to run efficiently.
  • Quickly identify whether departments need to hire.
  • Easily visualize project gaps in resources.
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ScreenShots

Deltek Vantagepoint Screenshots

Screenshot of Vantagepoint CRM and Mobile CRM - Manage pipeline and nurture client relationships with Vantagepoint CRMScreenshot of Vantagepoint Resource Management - Avoid burnout and staff project appropriately with VantagepointScreenshot of Vantagepoint Project Management - Control all project information in one place from pursuit through completion with VantagepointScreenshot of Vantagepoint Accounting & Financial Management - Get the flexibility and control to accurately manage your financials with VantagepointScreenshot of Vantagepoint Time & Expense Management - Quickly capture time and expenses on any device to improve cash flow with VantagepointScreenshot of Vantagepoint Dashboards and Business Intelligence -Gain complete visibility across the company to make timely, informed decisions

Forecast Screenshots

Screenshot of Understand and know how to best utilize your capacityScreenshot of Easily plan and adjust workloads across the entire resource pool to prevent bottlenecks.Screenshot of Have everything in one place to groom the backlog, plan the sprint, and track the progress and velocity.Screenshot of Share real time reports with stakeholders to help them make important decisionsScreenshot of Understand the true cost of each projectScreenshot of