Our state-of-the-art analytics solutions help public sector leaders harness the power of their data for more informed decision-making. More than 2,000 organizations across the country are using our intuitive tools to build and manage their budgets, compare potential financial scenarios, identify optimal service placement locations, address learning gaps and improve student performance, enhance equity, and much more, with just a series of clicks.Request a Demo
Managing by spreadsheet is familiar, but it is labor intensive, limited and, with advances in data science, obsolete.
That's why an increasing number of school districts, higher education institutions, and local governments are successfully using Forecast5's data analytics software tools for decision support.
Forecast5 is the only provider in the marketplace that offers proven, easy-to-learn-and-use public sector budgeting and data analytics software designed specifically for the daily and long-term strategic needs of K-12 schools, higher education institutions, and local governments.
"Being the CFO for a large urban district is difficult enough without having to take the time to collect and synthesize data that is critical to make strategic financial decisions for the future."
Matt Przywara, Chief Financial and Operations Officer, Lancaster SD, Pennsylvania
"It's very easy. Forecast5 loaded the data, and we were generating a variety of reports on day one."
Tom Ridout, former VP of Finance, Northeast Iowa Community College
"5Cast made creating, maintaining and communicating the results of our 5-year financial forecast simple and easy. "
Doug Cooper, Financial Director, Village of Brookfield, Illinois
Capturing the power of data to manage finances and make decisions has changed our clients' lives. Take that first step to change yours.
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