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The Art of Business Communication by Graham Shaw

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Bringing graphs and charts to life

Why draw a graph when you could just show an electronic version?

Many graphs are perfectly well presented electronically. In fact, there are so many excellent ways of building up graphs and charts in electronic presentations. The ability to add and subtract elements, create moving elements and animation really does give plenty of scope to make graphs interesting in electronic format. My advice is to keep using electronic means of presenting graphs when it makes complete sense to do so.

However, if you want to present a graph in a different way with more compelling effects then why not draw it?

Do both

The two methods are not mutually exclusive. One might imagine situations in which you may draw ...

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