16 – Excel

Up 1 place in 2019

Excel is another versatile tool from Microsoft for personal, corporate and education use

Website: microsoft.com/excel
Cost: Commercial. Free Trial
Availability: Download. Online at Office365

Top 100 Tools for Personal & Professional Learning 2019: 24
Top 100 Tools for Workplace Learning 2019: 19
Top 100 Tools for Higher Education 2019: 10

Past Overall Rankings
2018: 17.   2017: 17    2016: 46    2015: 56    2014: 43     2013: 54
2012: 81    2011: 81    2010: –      2009: –       2008: 50     2007: 22


Comments from some of those who selected Excel as one of their Top 10 Tools in 2019

  • “Great for recordkeeping for areas outside of our LMS” Trainer, USA
  • “Create learning analysis reports for leadership. Personally I use it for yearly budgeting at home.” Instructional Designer, USA
  • “essential in teacher management” College Professor, Spain
  • “Started using it for infographics. You can make some really cool graphs!” Senior Portfolio Manager, Sweden
  • “Good summary to keep track of to-dos and reporting” Content Marketing Manager, Germany


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