2420312 - "Error: Predictive forecast requires more data points" when trying to run a Predictive forecast in BusinessObjects Cloud.

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2420312 - "Error: Predictive forecast requires more data points" when trying to run a Predictive forecast in BusinessObjects Cloud.

Symptom

  • "Error: Predictive forecast requires more data points" when trying to run a Predictive forecast in BusinessObjects Cloud.
  • Unable to run Predictive Forecast 25% of data based on historical data.

Environment

SAP BusinessObjects Cloud

Resolution

It requires more data points to run a predictive forecast.

There is no precise way to determine how many forecast values can be expected from predictive service. The rough estimate is 25% of total number of data points minus 2. The actual returned forecast may vary a little bit. The UI uses 25% as the upper limit to guide user selecting the Forecast To.

Keywords

Forecast, BOC, Analytics cloud , KBA , LOD-ANA-PR , SAP Analytics Cloud – Predictive (BOC) , Problem

Product

SAP Analytics Cloud 1.0