Forecast5 Becomes a CASBO Partner

Feb 24, 2016, 11:09 ET from Forecast5 Analytics, Inc.

NAPERVILLE, Ill., Feb. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Forecast5 Analytics, Inc. has partnered with the California Association of School Business Officials (CASBO) to bring data analytics and business intelligence technology to California school leaders. In partnership with CASBO, Forecast5 will use statewide public data to provide powerful analytic tools to help California school districts gain insights and drive key financial and strategic decisions.

In addition to its base catalog of school performance analytics, Forecast5 will partner with CASBO and its members to develop new analytics based on specific datasets produced by California schools.  The comparative benchmarking application, 5Sight, can be used by school administrators to generate valuable insights across a number of key performance areas. 

Mike English, CEO and president of Forecast5 commented, "There is a tremendous amount of data that California schools are required to produce, and with it, Forecast5 has been able to create some unique analytics that should drive a number of new ideas with positive financial outcomes.  We are excited to be able to work with CASBO to identify the highest value data sets and turn them into meaningful growth opportunities for local school districts."

Molly McGee Hewitt, executive director of CASBO added, "In this era of financial constraints within our state education system, CASBO is leading its members toward innovative solutions. Data analytics represent a real opportunity for our members. We are encouraged by the work that Forecast5 has done in other states and we are looking forward to partnering on behalf of California schools."

In addition to participating in CASBO events throughout the year, Forecast5 will be participating in a leadership track workshop at the upcoming CASBO Annual Conference, April 13-16 in Pasadena, California.

About Forecast5
Forecast5 Analytics provides powerful analytic tools to help local government leaders drive financial and strategic decisions. The Forecast5 platform includes cloud-based business intelligence software, interactive visuals, map-based software, and a collaborative analytics engine. For more information, visit

The California Association of School Business Officials is the premier resource for professional development and business best practices for California's school business leaders. CASBO is dedicated to promoting excellence and professionalism in all aspects of school business. Founded in 1928, CASBO serves more than 3,000 members by providing certifications and training, promoting business best practices and creating opportunities for professional collaboration. For more information, visit

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Forecast5 Analytics, Inc.
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