Last year Juice Analytics released “Chart Cleaner,” an Excel add-in that disables “chart junk” and sets useful and elegant defaults for effective communication. This tool is one of of the most useful in my communication toolbox, and the company’s blog is one of my absolute favorites…
We call the gap between the data you have and the minds of your decision-makers the “last mile” of business intelligence. It is the chasm that current tools do not bridge.
They believe reporting is a technical problem—we know turning data into insight that will change your organization is a social problem. You need to tell a story with data and convince your organization to face the right problems.
They have just announced “Chart Chooser,” a tool that helps find charts for different kinds of data and download Excel and Powerpoint templates.