July 2009

Everyone hits the first base. But getting to the second base is where a lot of people are lost out. Yes, almost everyone has made use of simple column, line and pie charts at some point of time in their lives. But when your relationship with data starts heating up, the first base just won't… Read the rest of this entry »

FusionCharts Suite shares a great chemistry with Javascript. What does this mean for you? Quite a lot actually. You can combine the two of them to: Create comprehensive sales reports: Show a chart at the top with summarized sales info for say 5 years. Then allow the user to click on any of these years… Read the rest of this entry »

We were late to pick it up, but this one is too good to let go: Source: Federal IT Dashboard Blog Yes, it is Barack Obama using the Federal IT Dashboard where FusionCharts has been used extensively for data visualization. Mr. President, we hope you liked what you saw… Read the rest of this entry »

While discussing a chart during a presentation, you’d probably have to talk at length about each plotted value. The lengthy discussions become particularly unavoidable if you have to cite reasons for declining sales or for an extended period of stagnation. In situations such as this, tooltips come in handy since you can easily display a… Read the rest of this entry »

Read between the plots

You've successfully completed the first six months at your new job as a marketing specialist and the time has come to reveal how you leveraged your ideas for the benefit of the company. So, you make a Revenue chart and tell yourself: “These high-rise things are my contribution.” But you can't tell this to your… Read the rest of this entry »

Picture this: You are making a sales dashboard to be presented to the upper management of the company. During the presentation, your CFO asks you to pick out the raw data from a particular chart. At that moment, you cannot go back to the underlying database and give him the exact figures, can you? Nor… Read the rest of this entry »

FusionCharts for Flex v1.1 is here. This release is special, as gauges and charts from FusionWidgets have been introduced in FusionCharts for Flex. Built on FusionCharts v3.1 framework, the new version is packed with a wide range of new and exciting features. Here’s a brief overview of the new features in FusionCharts for Flex v1.1… Read the rest of this entry »

Americans can see where their money goes using FusionCharts - quite literally. Vivek Kundra, the US national CIO unveiled the new Federal IT dashboard at http://it.usaspending.gov on Tuesday. The dashboards are designed to help Vivek and the CIOs of individual government agencies get a handle on the effectiveness of government IT spending. They also intend… Read the rest of this entry »