Reliability and Survival Methods > Reliability Forecast > The Reliability Forecast Report
Publication date: 08/13/2020

The Reliability Forecast Report

The Reliability Forecast report contains the Observed Data report, Life Distribution report, and Forecast report. Use these reports to view the current data, compare distributions to find the right fit, and then adjust factors that affect forecasting. You can also save the forecast to a data table for use in financial forecasts. See Figure 9.1 Example of a Reliability Forecast for an example of the report.

The Reliability Forecast red triangle menu contains options for filtering the observed data by date and saving the data in another format. See Reliability Forecast Platform Options.

Observed Data Report

The Observed Data report gives you a quick view of Nevada and Dates data (Figure 9.11).

Bar charts show the production and failure counts for the specified production periods.

Line charts show the cumulative forecast by production period.

Note: Time-to-event data does not include date-time information, such as production or failure dates, so the platform does not create an Observed Data report for this format.

Life Distribution Report

The Life Distribution report lets you compare distributions and work with profilers to find the right fit. When you select a distribution in the Forecast report, the Life Distribution report is updated. For more information about this report, see Life Distribution. (Some of the options described in the Life Distribution chapter are not available in the Life Distribution report in the Reliability Forecast platform.)

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