Waterfall chart

The Waterfall Chart is a report that is often used in controlling, and is ideal for displaying inflows and outflows of money over a given period of time. On this occasion, it usually shows the situation at the beginning and at the end of the period. Earlier it was done as a combination of two series of data, one of which was specially formatted in order to get the effect of the “waterfall”, and from the 2016 version it can be made directly from the Excel.

“Waterfall” for the “poor”

Waterfall Chart, also known as the Bridge Chart, is a convenient way to show the cumulative effect of the growth or decay of data in the initial and final set value. From the 2016 version this chart has become an integral part of Excel, but it can also be done by creating specific formatting of data series combinations. It can be said that this text will be about “Waterfall” chart for “users with cheaper tickets” …

What’s your personality type?

Myers–Briggs test is the one you have probably already met on some of the job interviews, when completing the test where it seems that questions are repeated. It is a personality type indicator, on the basis of which the respondent is classified by four types and two subtypes: an extroverted-introvert, experienced-intuitive, thinking-feeling, judging-perceiving. The ideal tool for displaying the results of this test is the Radar chart.

Win-Loss chart

If you are engaged in budgeting and cost analysis it will be useful to know how to create a Win-Loss chart. This is a type of Bar Chart chart which, on the left side, holds negative values (most often the losses), and on the right side positive values (most often the gains). On the left side there can be also shown the costs, and on the right side the revenues. Let’s take a look at how this chart works!

Bing Maps

Most of us are using Google Maps, but a few years ago Microsoft also went into the race and created its own version of the maps named after its Bing search engine. From Excel 2016 exists an add-in with the same name that you can use to display charts on maps. It allows you to display data, in a form of charts, positioned on maps that can be customized to the desired report layout.