Gatton Endowed Chair, University of Kentucky
Communicating information visually transforms accounting data into actionable, relevant insights.
This session will: (1) introduce two general approaches to visual communication (exploratory and
explanatory) and (2) explore how to create interesting and useful visualizations in Excel. Please
bring laptops with Excel to the session.
1. describe the value of data visualization to accounting analytics
2. give example of the use of data visualization in accounting
3. create useful bar (column), line, and scatterplots in Excel.