As we already know, it is very advantageous to rely on information density. Micro charts are another instrument for this. The small diagrams are placed in a table or in a KPI tile and provide visual support for the information shown. The chart is chosen depending on the message to be conveyed (see Reporting Rule 8). By clicking into further levels, more detailed information can be displayed, and a deeper analysis of the data can be performed. Of course, micro charts should also be used uniformly.
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