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I've written about this before How to Predict the Future in Lumira SP12 but there were a couple things I forgot since I wrote this.  First you need a time dimension before forecasting:

Then you can go to the measure you want to forecast as shown below:

You are prompted for the number of periods to forecast:

Then the forecast appears:

Green is the forecast sales.

You can also show with bar charts:

Line charts look better though with this.

You can also use Linear regression to forecast:

Then I can do a linear visualization, on Lumira Desktop:

Here is the view in the storyboard on Lumira Desktop:

However you cannot share this to Lumira cloud - this is what happens:

I contacted the Lumira Support Expert team, and they indicated this is a known limitation, that you cannot share your forecasting storyboards to the cloud.


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