Forecasting report allows you to see predicted future changes of your metrics based on the historical data analysis.
To create a forecasting report:
|2||Select Sections from the left side to define the report sections for your forecasting report.|
Select the edit icon for Report Section 1 to define a name for the first report section. Then click enter/return to save the custom name.
Note: This will be the title of the data section representation area that is displayed at the top of the report.
In the Section Type area select the relevant section representation type. For a trending report select Table, Area Chart, Line Chart or Column Chart, the trending option is only available for these types.
|5||Select the Dimensions area, and then select Date and Time dimension group at the left side.|
Drag & drop the required dimensions to the Dimensions area on the right side. Alternately, you can click the plus symbol '+' on each dimension.
Click the Activate forecasting slider right besides the selected Section type.
|8||Select the Metrics area, and then select Date and Time dimension group at the left side.|
Drag & drop the required metrics to the Metrics area on the right side. Alternately, you can click the plus symbol '+' on each dimension.
In the Metrics area, make sure that the order of the data defined with the sorting arrow icon is set to none.
Note: Each click on the sorting arrow icon cycles through the three supported states: ascending, descending and none (Arrow up = Ascending, Arrow down = Descending).
|Rearrange your dimensions and/or metrics from right to left to define their display order when running the report.|
Click on the forecasting indication icon within each metric to activate/disable the relevant trend information in relation to the selected trending period you defined.
|If you want to add more sections, select Add Section and repeat steps 3 to 13.|
After you have defined all elements of your forecasting report you can save it. There are 2 options: