FinancialViz Category: Comparing Values

Comparing actual to budget with explanations; Slide Makeover #95
Comparing actual to budget with explanations; Slide Makeover #95

Comparing actual spending to budgeted spending is an important topic in many presentations. Too often the actual and budget amounts are shown in a table and the audience is expected to subtract large numbers in order to understand the difference. This makeover...

FinancialViz Makeover: Comparing multiple characteristics
FinancialViz Makeover: Comparing multiple characteristics

This makeover shows how using bar charts beside each other makes it easier to compare multiple characteristics of the same items or areas. (this is a silent video and you can pause it to spend more time on any of the slides) https://youtu.be/X0-_RUN21P8

FinancialViz Makeover: Change in sectors over time
FinancialViz Makeover: Change in sectors over time

This makeover shows how using color and the right visual helps the audience compare the change in sectors between two time periods. (this is a silent video and you can pause it to spend more time on any of the slides) https://youtu.be/wOCBOUwZNPY

SWD Challenge September 2018
SWD Challenge September 2018

I think makeovers of slides or visuals is a great way to see what is possible in our own presentations. If we have never seen a visual used in a certain way before, we would never think of applying it to what we present. The makeovers that I use in my custom workshops...