AI for Project Management

Updated: November 01, 2019

2019. Forecast raises $5.5M for its AI-powered project management software

Forecast, a Denmark-based startup that has developed “AI-powered” project management software, has raised $5.5 million in new funding. Forecast has raised $10 million in total funding to date. Forecast describes itself as an AI-powered project management solution that automates manual project management tasks, and brings extra visibility and predictive capabilities to project management. The idea is to help increase collaboration across teams with a better workflow and to improve planning. Forecast pulls data from disparate systems (Trello, Slack, Gdrive, Githum, Salesforce...) and synthesizes it into something human-readable with powerful AI

2019. Zoho brings Zia AI assistant to its project management app

Zia (Zoho's AI-based chatbot) from now can streamline activities in Zoho Projects. Zia has a conversational interface where you can get immediate responses to your questions on tasks, issues, and events modules in Zoho Projects. Zia can also suggest or recommend actions based on your project related activities. For example, when you’re on a tight schedule and you want to know your upcoming events, you can simply chat with Zia and request “Zia, list my upcoming events”. Zia will instantaneously list all your upcoming events. Moreover, you can ask Zia about any task or issue details such as your active tasks, status of a task, due date of a task, unassigned tasks, overdue tasks, user details, tasks in a task list, and similar issue details.