FinancialViz Category: Comparing Values
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
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...
This makeover shows how using color and position helps the audience compare common elements in two categories or data series.
This makeover shows a way to compare the revenue and profit from multiple lines of business
Use a diverging bar chart to compare two data series that are related
Focus the audience on the comparison of the values in the important segments in a stacked column graph
Focus your message with a visual that highlights important variances
When comparing values, make sure the order supports the message
Use a multiple-width overlapping column graph to compare current performance to past and expected performance