How does VersionOne calculate the forecast completion date?
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Background
How does VersionOne calculate the 'forecast' release completion date?
Answer
The following table describes the input fields used manually calculate the predicted release date.
Field Inputs  Calculations 
Periods  It's helpful to start by calculating period start and end dates. Period 1 Start Date = Start Date (from inputs) Period 2 Start Date = Period 1 Start Date + Period (from inputs) ...And so on 
Remaining Estimate  Remaining Estimate = Open Estimate as of current date PLUS any Closed Estimate that has been closed in the Current Period

Projected Velocity  Projected Velocity = Average of Closed Estimate in the previous 3 completed periods

Additional Periods to Completion (let's call this number N)  Additional Periods to Completion = Remaining Estimate / Projected Velocity

Forecast Completion  Forecast Completion = End Date of the Nth period

Other items of note 
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