What is the most important goal in creating an effective reporting application? In my opinion, the answer is simple: It must communicate the data to the viewer in the clearest, most concise manner possible.
In most cases, a traditional reporting application (like this one) will do the job just fine. However, some reports require that you go a step further in order to effectively communicate the message. In these cases, I’d recommend that you try a data visualization application. For those unfamiliar with the concept, data visualization applications let you display data in unique, graphical formats.
How can they help you? Rather than explaining all of their benefits, let’s take a look at a few data visualization applications and explain why they’re so useful. I’ve rounded up 3 great data visualization templates from the m-Power Project exchange, which are listed below: Continue reading