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The basics of business forecasting identify problems or in the rare case of an absolutely accurate forecast, pat himself on the back problems with forecasting. Forecasting is the process of making predictions of the future based on past and present data and most commonly by analysis of trends a commonplace example might be.
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Human beings are lousy forecasters — and not just when it comes to politics but some are considerably better than others. One way to solve a difficult problem is to come up with a complex solution another way is to eliminate the need to solve the difficult problem.