Create Stunning and Insightful Bubble Charts
Virtually all aspects of Bubble Chart Pro bubble charts are fully customizable so you can create the look you want. You can easily set the colors and patterns for individual projects or groups of projects to distinguish them from other projects. Plus, you can drag and drop bubbles around on the chart, zoom in and out, and you can add your own text and drawings.
You can also add your own background graphics to create dramatic looks with photographs, corporate logos, and textures:
You can also select individual or groups of bubbles to "blink" on and off. This is a great way to visualize and track specific bubbles in different bubble charts. You can toggle blinking "on" and "off" by clicking a button at the bottom of the form, and you can set the speed in the preferences form.
Customize the Look of your Bubbles
You can easily customize your bubble display with different effects including 3D effects, transparency, numbers, labels, and drop-shadows:
Get a Fast and Complete Overview WIth the Project Portfolio Dashboard
Now you can scan, compare, and study all of your charts and data quickly and easily in the project portfolio dashboard available in Bubble Chart Pro PLUS and Bubble Chart Pro OPTIMAL.
Prioritize Your Projects to See Your Best Projects
Bubble Chart Pro PLUS and Bubble Chart Pro OPTIMAL include a SMART (Simple Multi-Attribute Ranking Technique) project prioritization system that was developed by researchers from MIT, Harvard, and the University of Southern California. This system allows you prioritize your projects in a way that integrates your key project data into a single value score so that it is understandable, robust, and rigorously defensible.
Therefore, in addition to bubble charts, Bubble Chart Pro PLUS and Bubble Chart Pro OPTIMAL include a stacked-bar and tornado charting module so you can instantly see the distribution of attributes like rewards, costs, risks, and resources among your projects. No need to fiddle around with spreadsheets - the charts are made for you instantly with just a few mouse clicks.
Manage Your Project Data and Bubble Charts in Interactive List Forms
You manage your Bubble Chart Pro data in list forms that are tied directly to your charts. Any modifications to the data is immediately displayed in the charts. Double-clicking on a row opens the project. Toolbar buttons at the top of the portfolio form let you easily query and sort the data. At the bottom of each column is a statisitical summary of the data in the column. You can export and import your data to and from popular spreadsheet programs.
Bubble charts are saved and edited in the Bubble Chart List form. Double-clicking a bubble chart row opens the selected chart. You can also create a new bubble chart in just 4 clicks and modify and duplicate your charts using this form.
Optimize Your Portfolio to FInd Your Best Project Set
If you have 30 projects, you have over 1 billion possible subsets of projects to choose from! If you add just 2 more projects, you have over 4 billion! The Bubble Chart Pro OPTIMAL optimizer makes it easy to find an optimal portfolio that meets your business constraints such as budget, time, and risk limitations. Simply enter your constraints using the drop-down menus, and click [Optimize]. You'll have your optimized portfolio faster than you could ever could just using spreadsheets. Click here to learn more about optimization.