Statistical Functions

Statistical functions help you derive meaningful insights from your business data. Among other uses, you can use them to do any of the following:

  • Test hypotheses
  • Analyze forecasts
  • Compare groups, time periods, and performance indicators
  • Study the effects of variables on other variables
  • Understand historical data to help you predict future trends and outcomes
  • Measure the success of advertising campaigns

This section contains reference information about the available statistical functions

For examples of using MAQL for predictive statistical analysis, see the MAQL Metrics section in the GoodData's Community Knowledge Base section .