Why Charts and Graphs Help

Business reporting is not always easy. Too often we can get swamped down in paper work and long, exhaustive reports that offer entirely too much information. Your business reporting does not have to end up like that. If you find yourself caught in this trap of creating long boring reports that nobody wants to read then perhaps it is time you find a new way to present your findings. Have you ever heard of a business intelligence tool? Chances are you haven't and that is okay. I will explain exactly what a business intelligence tool is. Quite honestly, it is pretty simple. A business intelligence tool is a tool that allows you to present information in an intelligent and meaningful manner.

Using Dynamic Graphs in Business Applications

Dynamic Graphs can be used to display a wide variety of information. When data is represented in the form of a bar graph the human eye finds it very easy to compare the data and quickly draw conclusions. In short they are a great visual aid and will add a touch of professionalism to any application or web page which requires the display of data. The Advanced Dynamic Graph software makes it easy to quickly add impressive and dynamic graphing capabilities to business applications and web pages. Tables of data are well and good but the human eye prefers pictures. By representing data graphically the viewer can take in a large amount of information in a very short period of time. With a graph any trend within the data becomes easy to spot. Similarly if any of the data is lower or higher than the norm then this too is immediately obvious to the viewer. Both of these are particularly important where the graph is representing some sort of performance data.

5 tips for writing great chart captions

Your users are becoming busier by the day. Your charts are packing in more info, and are becoming denser by the day. As a result, if users need more than a few seconds to grasp the significance of the data plots, we’ve lost the game. We need to provide the meta information in a concise manner to enable at-a-glance comprehension. This is where the chart caption comes into focus. It occupies a very prominent place in a chart, and a well-written caption makes a chart much easier to comprehend by an order of magnitude. In this post let us review a few tips in writing concise and telling captions

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