The forecasting textbook for business analytics.

North America/Europe Editions

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"  

Indian Edition

Chinese 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


  • New print with sharper images The fifth print (Feb 2014) and the new Indian edition contain sharper images. See example below.We are working on updating the Kindle edition as well.Example of new image ...
    Posted Mar 4, 2014, 5:05 AM by Galit Shmueli
  • Indian edition now available Practical Time Series Forecasting: A Hands-On Guide (2nd edition) is now also printed in India! The Indian edition can be purchased from, with short shipping times and ...
    Posted Mar 4, 2014, 4:46 AM by Boaz Shmueli
  • Business Forecasting & Visualization @ University of Denver Welcoming Prof. Kellie Keeling's "Business Forecasting & Visualization" course at University of Denver's Daniels College of Business.
    Posted Jan 9, 2014, 8:05 PM by Galit Shmueli
  • Korean edition underway Practical Time Series Forecasting: A Hands-On Guide will soon be translated into Korean, and the Korean edition will be published with Kyung Mun Sa Publishing Co. Ltd. We will ...
    Posted Jul 31, 2013, 3:11 AM by Galit Shmueli
  • "Economic and Business Forecasting" course Prof. Banaian's course Economic and Business Forecasting at St. Cloud University will be using Practical Time Series Forecasting this summer.
    Posted May 9, 2013, 6:56 PM by Galit Shmueli
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