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items:forecasting [2021/08/14 02:37] – [4.20. Forecasting] Mark Gloveritems:forecasting [2022/07/18 08:25] – [Where does mSupply use forecasts?] Gary Willetts
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   * A change to Standard Treatment Guidelines meaning a new treatment is being introduced, and there is no historical data   * A change to Standard Treatment Guidelines meaning a new treatment is being introduced, and there is no historical data
   * Morbidity and mortality data has been obtained and used to calculate requirements.   * Morbidity and mortality data has been obtained and used to calculate requirements.
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-mSupply provides a number of alternative methods for making a forecast of future consumption.  These other methods are detailed below. 
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-<wrap em>BEWARE!</wrap>  Once set, these options will continue to govern for every forecast generated by mSupply for this item until you change it!</WRAP> 
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-If a user has the **View items** permission but not the **Edit items** permission, they are still able to use the functionality described here to set forecasts for items in 'this' store (that they are logged in to) since this makes no changes to the properties of the item itself. 
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-mSupply allows you to choose to use from a range of forecasting methods on a per item basis.  To choose a different forecasting method for any given item, find the item you are interested in, then open it's details view, and choose the **Usage** tab:+mSupply allows you to choose to use from a range of forecasting methods on a per item, per store basis.  These other methods are detailed below. 
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 +<WRAP center round alert 60%> 
 +<wrap em>BEWARE!</wrap>  Once set, these options will continue to govern for every forecast generated by mSupply for this item in this store until you change it!</WRAP> 
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 +<WRAP center round info 60%> 
 +If a user has the **View items** permission but not the **Edit items** permission, they are still able to use the functionality described here to set forecasts for items in 'this' store (that they are logged in to) since this makes no changes to the properties of the item itself. 
 +</WRAP>
  
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 Any time mSupply produces a suggested order quantity, it will consider each item and use the forecast options for that item to produce a forecast. This includes: Any time mSupply produces a suggested order quantity, it will consider each item and use the forecast options for that item to produce a forecast. This includes:
   * [[tender_management:introduction#creating_a_new_tender|Creating a new tender]]   * [[tender_management:introduction#creating_a_new_tender|Creating a new tender]]
-  * The suggested order report+  * [[reports:purchasing#suggested_order_quantities|The suggested order report]]
   * [[purchasing:ordering_from_suppliers#creating_a_new_calculated_purchase_order|Creating a new purchase order]]   * [[purchasing:ordering_from_suppliers#creating_a_new_calculated_purchase_order|Creating a new purchase order]]
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  • Last modified: 2022/11/13 22:38
  • by Mark Glover