Performance Analytics enables you
to forecast future scores based on existing trends. You can forecast scores on Performance Analytics time series widgets and
the Analytics Hub. Forecast scores
appear as a dotted line.
Forecasting is set up in the Forecasting
tab of the indicator record.
The number of data points included in the forecast depends on the indicator frequency, and the
number of Periods to forecast
configured on the indicator. A period is a
set number of scores based on the indicator frequency.
Note: If you select a time series
aggregation, the forecast is based on the frequency of the aggregation instead of the frequency
of the indicator. For example, the 7d running SUM aggregation is a daily frequency, whereas the
By week SUM aggregation is a weekly frequency.
Table 1. Forecast periods
||Number of data points per period
||Total period length
Displaying the forecast
To show the forecast on a time series widget, select Show forecast in
the Display Settings section of the Widgets form. You can also show the
95% confidence interval of the forecast, by selecting Show forecast
To show the forecast on the Analytics Hub, click the chart
settings icon () and enable the Forecast option.
Forecasting and targets
When both forecasting is enabled for an indicator and there is a global target defined,
the forecast shows when the target will be reached.
Additionally, the instance sends a notification 14 days before a target is reached. You can
control how many days ahead the notification is sent by setting the
This functionality is available only for global targets. Thresholds and personal targets do not
interact with forecasts.