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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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December 2018 

Government CIO Outlook Features Forecast5 Analytics For Public Sector Decision Support Tools

 

Government CIO Outlook features Forecast5 Analytics as this month's cover story, highlighting the use of decision support tools for the public sector market.

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September 18, 2018 

Forecast5™ Analytics Accelerates Growth Strategy Through Partnership With Riverwood Capital

 

Forecast5 Analytics announced today a growth equity partnership with Riverwood Capital.

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April 19, 2018 

Education Technology Insights Names Forecast5 as “10 Hottest K-12 Solution Providers 2018”

 

Forecast5 announced today that it has been recognized as one of the “10 Hottest K-12 Solution Providers 2018” by Education Technology Insights.

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March 14, 2018 

Beyond ESSA: How School Districts Can Do More with Required Reporting to Support Strategic Decision Making

 

The deadline has passed for states to submit final Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) plans. Now it’s up to school districts to figure out how to capture and report data about student performance to meet the new requirements. While the additional reporting can seem like a burden, buried in that task is a great opportunity to boost strategic decision-making capabilities. School administrators just need a simple method to look at student data in a new way.

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The Five-Year Financial Projection: The Local Government Guide to Generating Strategic and Operational Value (eBook)

The Five-Year Financial Projection: The Local Government Guide to Generating Strategic and Operational Value (eBook)

This guide walks you through the value of a five-year forecast, how to use a five-year forecast, and critical components of a good financial projection.

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Access Your District's Data Story

Access Your District's Data Story

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Rural Oregon District Analyzes Historical Data to Present Findings to the Board in a More Meaningful Way

Rural Oregon District Analyzes Historical Data to Present Findings to the Board in a More Meaningful Way

Oregon district uses data to address declining enrollment, enhance financial analyses, and improve stakeholder understanding.

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Beaverton School District Drills into Peer Comparison Data to Guide Decisions & Communicate Their Story

Beaverton School District Drills into Peer Comparison Data to Guide Decisions & Communicate Their Story

Oregon district conducts peer comparison analyses, builds monthly and annual budgets, forecasts financial positions, and enhances transparency initiatives.

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