This tool helps add waterfall chart feature to MS Excel.
Waterfall Chart Studio add-in extends the features of Microsoft Excel. It adds the waterfall chart capabilities. A waterfall chart helps visualize the cumulative effect of introducing positive or negative values sequentially. The waterfall chart brings out the impact on an initial value of a series of intermediate positive or negative values. Initial and the final values are whole columns. Intermediate values are denoted by floating columns. The columns are color-coded for distinguishing between positive and negative values. Waterfall charts can be used for various types of quantitative analysis such as ranging from inventory analysis, performance analysis and financial analysis, etc. It helps create dynamic charts of waterfall type with automatic alignment and formatting of data labels. All variations possible in plotting of waterfall type are implemented. These include horizontal chart, horizontal chart with crossing the axis, horizontal chart with subtotals, the same variants of charts constructed on the vertical axis, etc.
This has a simple and easy to use interface. It is intuitive enough that most users should get familiar with it quite easily. Getting productive with it should not take much time. Those who are familiar with the charting capabilities of Excel should not have any problem at all with these additional capabilities. All it takes is just a few mouse clicks and some effort to prepare the data. This add-in is compatible with Microsoft Excel 2010 (or higher) for Windows. This is a good product. It has many useful features. If you were looking for a product like this, this is one you could try out.