The sales funnel chart is a marketing tool that raises many interesting questions. Today’s article is particular. Naturally we again offer a free Excel template and also we’d like to talk here about the professional background. The industry moves better than ever today. It doesn't matter what business you're in, what performed well a two years ago isn't enough today. What is a sales funnel chart? The chart demonstrates when the sales funnel narrows in a bigger of smaller rate compared to average change. Funnel diagrams illustrate areas using multiple levels in a process.
The scrolling period chart is a special solution in that case if we would like to examine a longer time phase and within it an emphasized period. There are two instances of portraying the results of a period. The first one is when we create a detailed statement. This variant is especially for analysts, every little detail is displayed on the chart or on the dashboard. In the second case we creating a dashboard and only portray the highlighted events. The purpose of this is that the manager overviewing the report wouldn’t get lost in the details. It is important for a manager to get only the final data because he / she will make strategic decisions based on these.
Org Chart Template - How to create org chart template using excel VBA programming? We’ll use our hierarchy visualization tool to create an org chart template. The Excel template is nothing else than the portrayal of organized structure model or corporate structure. Not only Excel but Word and PowerPoint programs also contain tools for this job.
The Plan Actual Variance Chart enables a very spectacular variance representation. Previously we have made a chart template in this subject and this time we will demonstrate the essential tool of company analysis and control from a completely different view. Because we have introduced the basics in details today will place emphasis strictly to the technical part of representation. Let’s start! On the picture below the Plan Actual Variance chart can be seen and in this article we will show you step by step the Excel knowledge needed for its creation. The described timespan will be the usual 12 months, which is one business year.
Conditional Formatting Shapes - With the help of conditional formatting shapes method we again will push the limits of Excel today. Let’s talk about shortly the current options of conditional formatting and Excel. This solution appears in the program for a long time now, but so far provided relatively few functions that were only usable for coloring cells by a predestined rule or system of rules. Before this we couldn’t use it on any object besides cells. Dashboards looked pretty boring because the only things that were available colors and numbers, can be said that we didn’t have many options in dashboard design.
Today’s infographic chart tutorial will be all about spectacular data visualization. Excel – like many of times before – will be our help in carrying out this task. To assemble a captivating Excel infographic we can use vector objects, drawings and texts, although infographics is more than a simple photograph, more complex than a drawing and more informative than a modest chart or a printed out document.
The conditional color chart is an interesting experiment for extending Excel toolbox. Today’s article will help us in the solution of a very rare but important issue. So far we could mostly have the opportunity to use Excel conditional formatting function with cells, and with a little thinking we can easily make a spectacular Excel chart template also. What is this all about?
The advanced score meter chart is nothing else than such an application that helps us display each quality indicator in a different way till now. We have already seen several solutions on the net but these are all looked alike except for a very few. We keep ourselves to the previously written down principles meaning that on the Excel Dashboard School blog you will only see unique Excel templates and dashboards.
Interactive Chart Tooltips - Would you like to see some great interactive chart tooltips? With help of these the charts and dashboards speak for themselves. We continually work so day by day, week by week we can create better and diverse dashboard for you. You can see the result in today’s guide. The base board relatively simple, there are income, expenses, and the profit is the difference of these two. In the column Plan / Actual we can see how the planned income and expenditures take shape compare to the actual data.
Today’s presentation, the Quick KPI Chart will give you lots and lots of help if the phrase key performance indicator is not new to you. Small, Simple, Smart, Quick are the words that first come to mind when we think about an excel template or excel dashboard. Many people or even excel gurus think it is astoundingly complicated workflow to create an excel dashboard. Fortunately there are situations when we don’t have to struggle for making something spectacular / scenic. We’ll introduce such little trick in today’s article.
Smart Chart Tools - Lately there was relatively few words said about charts, sometimes we tend to forget about them. Although we shouldn’t for they form an elemental part of excel. Finally the time came to present a few little less known tricks in our article that could be to your advantage in the business life or even in your work at home. Let’s see three examples we trust can be helpful making your life easier.
Creating Sunburst Chart - Sunburst chart will be this year one of the most exciting innovation of the Office 2016. In today’s article we will show all the advantages of this very useful application. Before we start we have to note that been waiting for years to get a well usable kind of chart instead of the comparatively poor supply. We have had our wish fulfilled now, let’s see what is a sunburst chart is good for!
Excel TreeMap Chart Engine - Let’s see a real novelty that you can’t see every day! After many years of waiting the Treemap chart or Square-chart still didn’t get into the current version of Excel. Our newest application is done and with its help you can create new – never before seen dashboards. From now on really spectacular heatmaps can be created without any programming skills and the otherwise time consuming and complex analysis tasks will turn into daily routine. You will see treemap charts usage can be universal, we don’t want to use up your patience, so let’s start right away!
The essence of the Pareto principle, – which is also called the 80/20 rule – that the smaller part of the data (about 20%) is of a decisive importance, opposite to the lot of little dominating data (80%). The good news is that you don’t have to be a genius in math to understand and use this rule. The regularity behind the rule was discovered by an economist, named Pareto and later turned out that it can be applied for all fields of life!
Excel waterfall chart - The regular excel waterfall chart is designed to demonstrate how a start value is raised and reduced, leading to a final result. To recognize between positive and negative values, we'll use a color-coded stacked column charts. This chart type commonly used in various sectors: you can build an excellent profit-loss or sales dashboards using this way.
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