When it comes to creating visualizations with your data, it’s not the tool that “makes” things, it’s the user. I’ve heard lots of people say that Excel makes terrible data visualizations. It’s true that 3D cones and 3D exploding pie charts are bad data visualization options, but the user chooses them, so let’s blame the user, not the tool. In the tenth episode of the PolicyViz Podcast, I speak with Dave Bruns from ExcelJet about using Excel, shortcuts, and his top tips and tricks.
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