I’m a huge fan of Edward Tufte’s Sparklines, although I have to confess I haven’t used them as much as I should in this blog. Here’s a couple to illustrate what they’re all about: Wifi and media coverage. But the problem has been a shortage of tools to automate this. Here’s another, from Andreas Flockermann, founder of
BonaVista Systems – Sparklines, Dashboards, Charting for Excel and Microsoft Business Intelligence
who has created something called MicroCharts (cool name) — “charts reduced to the max” (cool tag.)
I’m going to try it out.