The forecasting textbooks for business analytics.


  • New edition of Practical Time Series Forecasting The 3rd Edition of Practical Time Series Forecasting is now in print (a Kindle version is also available, as well as an Indian Edition). Here is a summary of the ...
    Posted Jul 12, 2016, 7:53 PM by Boaz Shmueli
  • Book used at Cracow University of Economics Congratulations to Professor George Matysiak of the Cracow University of Economics, Kraków who will be using Practical Time Series Forecasting with R in his upcoming Real Estate Investing course
    Posted Jun 6, 2016, 11:50 PM by Boaz Shmueli
  • Updated R code for new version 7.1 of forecast package Given the latest update of the forecast package to version 7.1, some of the R code in "Practical Time Series Forecasting with R" requires updating. A file with all ...
    Posted May 9, 2016, 3:02 AM by Boaz Shmueli
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Praise for the book

"The book is a little gem"
— FORESIGHT, The International Journal of Applied Forecasting

"An excellent primer"
— John Seymour, John the Math Guy

"This book was the perfect resource!"
— Debra Hunter

"One of the best intro books on time series and forecasting I have ever seen"  

Excel-based Edition (2016)

Global Edition

Indian and Chinese editions

R Edition (2015)

Global Edition

Practical Time Series Forecasting with R

Indian Edition

Why choose Practical Time Series Forecasting?

—  A new business-analytics approach to time-series forecasting
—  A good balance between theory and practice
—  Plenty of real-world examples
—  Hands-on exercises
—  Affordable and globally available
—  Paperback and Kindle editions
—  Written by author of top-selling Data Mining Book for Business Intelligence
—  The perfect companion for data scientists