Waterfall Chart in Excel 2016 – Advantages & Limitations

Excel 2016 introduced built-in waterfall charts. They are super easy to create, but not fully customizable. Learn how to set up and format a waterfall in Excel 2016 and see what its limitations are.

Excel Charts: Matrix or Excel Panel Charts

When you have too much to tell, don’t tell it all in one overcrowded chart. Instead create a panel chart: ONE chart that looks like mini charts placed beside each other. It’s often called small multiples and significantly improves readability. Learn how to set it up in Excel.

Excel Debug Formulas and Correct Errors

In this video tutorial, you will learn about the various tools you can find under the Formula Auditing group in Excel that can help you figure out the problem whenever you get stuck or your formula throws an error.

Dynamic Series Labels in Excel

Default legends often put a lot of effort on the chart reader. Consider how you can improve the readability of your charts so that your readers don’t struggle to interpret them. One solution can be replacing the default legend with dynamic series labels.

Why you Need This Feature Before Distributing Your Excel Files

Discover the Inspect Document feature in Excel. It is particularly useful when you collaborate on files with others. It helps you find hidden information in your workbook, such as comments, personal information, hidden sheets, rows and columns, etc.

Excel, BI or Both?

Compare the strengths and weaknesses of Excel versus purpose-built Business Intelligence systems, and learn what Excel is really good at when it comes to KPI tracking, analysis and reporting.

Speed Up Your Excel Files

Download the cheat sheet with practical tips to improve the performance and speed of your workbooks.

Use This Instead of the Pie Chart

A parts-to-whole chart doesn’t necessarily have to be a pie chart which has gotten a rather bad rep in recent years. In this tutorial, you will learn an alternative – a bar chart sorted dynamically by rank, created with the help of RANK, and INDEX and MATCH functions.

Do you use Dashboards to Manage Risks?

When choosing a business intelligence system to create and implement dashboards, go through the checklist you’ll find in this article. Make sure you understand what an effective dashboard should be.

Why Managers Might Not be a Fan of Business Dashboards

Some managers are resistant to implementing dashboards to summarize their data, preferring cold, hard numbers. They might be missing a lot of crucial benefits of a well-designed, effective dashboards. In this article, you’ll learn what a dashboard really is, how it can be a cost-saver for the department, and why Excel is the optimal tool for creating dashboards.

How to Add Up and Down Arrows to Your Excel Tables for Better Readability

Create better Excel Dashboards and Tables by adding up and down arrows that are conditionally formatted to highlight change.

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