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CP004: Can I Pie Chart in Public? Discussion about Pie charts, their merits and drawbacks, when to u

CP004: Can I Pie Chart in Public? Discussion about Pie charts, their merits and drawbacks, when to u

In the 4th session of Chandoo.org podcast, lets talk about Pie charts.

Pie charts evoke strong opinions among analysts & managers. Some people love them and can't have enough of them in reports. Others despise them and go to any lengths to avoid them. And that is why we are going to talk about them in this session.

You will learn,

Special, secret transmission from guest stars
What is a pie chart?
Why they work? 2 reasons
Why they don't work ? 4 reasons
Cousins & siblings of Pie charts

Donut charts
Gauge charts (speedometer)
3D pies
Area charts
Bubble charts

4 Situations when making a pie chart is ok
Alternatives to Pie charts
Mistakes you should avoid
About the resources
Conclusions

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