4 steps: How to Create Waterfall Charts in Excel 2013

Safaricom, the most admired brand in the telecommunication industry in Kenya has seen yet a more profitable year 2015 with total revenue having a YoY growth of +12.9% to 163.4bn, whereas Free Cash Flow (FCF) grew by +21.3% to 27.5bn (Source: Safaricom Financial Results). What fascinated me though is the use of the waterfall chart to visualize both the revenues and the FCF. But have you ever wondered how to create this chart in Excel? This post will give you the 4 steps you need to create a waterfall chart in Excel 2013.

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What you need is BIG INSIGHTS!

You need an appealing, interactive dashboard that articulately gives you the insights you need to make a decision.

Its the era of BIG DATA!. Organizations have access to volumes of data trickling from all angles. It goes without saying therefore that we should no longer be emphasizing on big data per se but rather seek BIG INSIGHTS from the data.

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Top Managers Love for Beautiful Things “Dashboards”

If you are involved in management reporting, the statement above resonates with you. You need an appealing, interactive dashboard that articulately gives you the insights you need to make a decision.

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