write 400–600 words that respond to the following questions with

write 400–600 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. 

This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas. 

Discuss the following: 

Is predictive analytics a better method than others for predicting the future? Why or why not?  

Describe the difference between predicting and forecasting the future.