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March 1, 2021 

Forecast5 Analytics Named a 2021 Top Workplace USA

Leader in K-12 education data analytics recognized for its commitment to employee culture.

 

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January 5, 2021 

Frontline Education has acquired Forecast5 Analytics

Leader in school administration software adds decision support solutions and data analytics expertise to comprehensive K-12 portfolio. Frontline Education, a leading provider of school administration software and services purpose-built for K-12, today announced that it has acquired Forecast5 Analytics from Riverwood Capital.

 

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September 24, 2020 

Virginia School Boards Association Partners with Forecast5 Analytics to Serve Virginia School Divisions

The Virginia School Boards Association (VSBA) and Forecast5 Analytics recently announced a partnership to expand the use of decision support tools for Virginia school divisions. VSBA joins the Virginia Association of School Superintendents (VASS) and the Virginia Association of School Business Officials (VASBO) as partners in the Forecast5 Corporate Partner Program.

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July 7, 2020 

Forecast5 Analytics Announces CEO Transition

Forecast5 Analytics, Inc. announced today that Mike English is transitioning from the role of CEO/President to Executive Chairman. English handed over the leadership reins yesterday to new President and CEO Scott Smith, who has been with Forecast5 since its inception.

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March 4, 2020 

Forecast5 Analytics Acquires Geovisual Analytics Firm GuideK12

 

Forecast5 Analytics, Inc. announced today that it has acquired GuideK12, LLC, a Minnesota-based firm that provides geovisual analytics tools to school districts across the country.

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January 2020 

Government CIO Outlook Recognizes Forecast5 Analytics as a 2019 Top 10 Smart City Solution Provider

 

Government CIO Outlook has chosen Forecast5 Analytics as a “2019 Top 10 Smart City Solution Provider.”

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August 21, 2019 

Forecast5 Completes Deal to Acquire SchoolFinances.com

 

Forecast5 Analytics announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire SchoolFinances.com, the leading provider of decision support and planning tools and services for Minnesota K-12 school districts.

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May 13, 2019 

Forecast5 Completes Deal with PFR to Expand Ohio Business

 

Forecast5 Analytics announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Public Finance Resources (PFR), the leading provider of financial forecasting services for Ohio local governments.

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February 2019 

Municipal Analytics Joins Forecast5 as a Certified Analytics Partner

 

Forecast5 Analytics and Municipal Analytics are proud to announce a partnership to deliver financial forecasting and data analytics tools to municipalities across the country. Municipalities that utilize the Forecast5 suite of solutions through the partnership will have access to the budgeting and multi-year forecasting tool, 5Cast.

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December 2018 

Insights Success Names Forecast5 as one of "The 10 Best in Class Budgeting & Forecasting Solution Providers of 2018"

 

Insights Success has announced that Forecast5 Analytics has been recognized as one of the "Best in Class Budgeting & Forecasting Solution Providers of 2018." In an interview with Insights SuccessPresident and CEO, Mike English, described the progressive journey of the company and briefed about its future aspirations.

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