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© Arshad Khan 2016

Arshad Khan, Jumpstart Tableau, 10.1007/978-1-4842-1934-8_36

36. Forecasting

Arshad Khan

(1)Fremont, California, USA

Objective: This exercise demonstrates the forecasting feature in Tableau

Figure 36-1 shows the sales by year and month.

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Figure 36-1. View with historical data
  • Click the Analytics tab, as shown in Figure 36-1, which leads to the display shown in Figure 36-2

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    Figure 36-2. Analytics pane
  • Drag and drop Forecast from the Analytics tab onto the chart area, as shown in Figure 36-2, which leads to Figure 36-3, where the forecast ...

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