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What is the significance of 'Forecast Period' from 'Select Forecasting Options'? And how it impact the Forecasts work area landing pad? (Doc ID 2161367.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 05, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Fusion Sales Cloud Service - Version 11.1.11.1.0 and later
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Customer's Enterprise Calendar Fiscal Period is Monthly.


Setup and Maintenance > Select Forecasting Options >
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Forecast Period = Quarter = 90 days
Forecast Frequency = 13 (90 / 13 = 6.923076923076923 i.e roughly 7 days)

Active Forecast Cycle
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Forecast Name : Q3-2016 - 2016/07/30
Territory Freeze Date : 27-Jul-2016
Due Date : 30-Jul-2016

Next Forecast Cycle
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Forecast Name : Q3-2016 - 2016/08/06
Territory Freeze Date : 03-Aug-2016
Due Date : 06-Aug-2016


- What is the significance of 'Forecast Period' from 'Select Forecasting Options'? And how it impact the Forecasts work area landing pad?
- 'Q3-2016' Forecasts work area landing pad shows the Due date i.e 27-July- 2016 from the active forecast? Is this correct? and will its adjust itself once the next forecast cycle starts?
 

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