SASŪ Forecasting for Desktop
SAS Forecasting for Desktop is a forecasting application that provides automation and productivity gains for smaller scale forecasting tasks. (SAS Forecast Server is recommended for large scale forecasting projects.) SAS Forecast Studio is the client component that provides a graphical interface to the SAS Forecast Server Procedures.
The most current release is SAS Forecasting for Desktop 13.1.
SAS Forecasting for Desktop 12.3 and 13.1 are available and run on SAS 9.4.
SAS Forecasting for Desktop is a forecasting application that enables you to quickly run smaller scale forecasting tasks (up to 1000 time series per project). Here is some of the key functionality in SAS Forecasting for Desktop:
- Generate models automatically by using models that ship with the product.
- Create your own forecasting models or combine generated models.
- Perform top-down, bottom-up, and middle-out hierarchical forecasting.
- Visually analyze and diagnose time series data.
- Model the potential effect of events and independent variables.
- Analyze the effect on forecasts of various future values for the input series.
- Perform rolling simulations to determine the best model for your data.
Free Online Documentation
Help for SAS Forecasting for Desktop is accessible within the product.
Additional documentation is provided on a secure site that requires a user ID and password, which which you can obtain by contacting SAS Technical Support directly. In order to expedite your request, please include SAS Forecasting for Desktop in the subject field of the form.
To access any of the secure documentation listed below, see SAS Forecasting for Desktop .
SAS Forecasting for Desktop 13.1
- SAS Forecast Studio 13.1: User's Guide
- SAS Forecasting for Desktop 13.1: Administrator's Guide
SAS Publishing Representatives are available in the U.S. from 8-5 ET to answer your documentation questions. Contact us at 1-800-727-3228 or e-mail.
Curriculum consultants are available in the U.S. from 9-5 EST. Contact us at 1-800-333-7660 or e-mail.
International customers, please contact your country office.
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