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Column chart with small multiples

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Featured in Microsoft's October 2018 Power BI desktop update, this Power BI custom visual is designed for easily combining times series data and category data into a single chart. It is built for reporting actual, forecast, planned, and previous year data and allows users to quickly identify when a series deviates from its baseline.

Influenced by IBCS, this Power BI dashboard applied information density principles including the sparing use of colors. Design semantics apply standardized conventions, with the following schema:

  • solid black for current year
  • grey for previous year
  • hollow for budget
  • shaded for forecast
Column Chart with Small Multiples, a Microsoft Power BI dashboard from 3AG Systems

Note that the above design choices make it easy and intuitive to overlap different time periods.

Full documentation is provided in the example report below. You can also download the Power BI desktop file here.

You can get the custom visual from Microsoft AppSource here.

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