Definitions for "forecasting"
The process of calculating and predicting future events, usually based on extrapolation from past experience, and with varying degress of uncertainty.
The process of determining the future values of land use, socioeconomic, and trip making variables within the study area.
Projecting future trends through the use of historical data. For example, the forecasting of network utilization trends enables the network manager to anticipate when user performance demands are likely to reach or exceed current levels of computing capacity.
See "qualitative forecasting, quantitative forecasting, revenue forecasting, technological forecasting"
Revising budgets and plans to reflect new knowledge of the business and amending plans based on major events and changing circumstances. Forecasting allows companies to react more quickly to changing business conditions, take advantage of opportunities and reduce risk.
Provide baseline metrics to support, track and measure the performance of an initiative.
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Keywords:  ahead, tell, weather, time
to tell about the weather ahead of time