“As an investor when I see cumulative graphs I wonder if someone is trying to bamboozle me. Then I wonder whether the entrepreneur might be fooling herself.”
Nic Brisbourne on The Equity Kicker.
As Nic states in his blog, “The two charts above graphically illustrate the danger of cumulative graphs.”
This is an important consideration too when graphing trends from your OSS data (eg alarm counts, truck-rolls, subscribers, etc).
In coming weeks we’ll explore more graphic / visualisation techniques to use with your OSS report data.