3D charts are regularly used in companies, but they offer no added value. On the contrary – they distort the data and appear unreliable. According to a joint study with the Fraunhofer Institute, information from a 3D chart is perceived up to seven(!) times worse. So the next time you want to embellish dry data with 3D effects, remember that you don’t decorate your mails to the boss with Word Art either. 😉
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