84 – Microsoft Power BI

BACK on the list in 2020

Power BI is a suite of business analytics tools that let you connect to hundreds of data sources and produce beautiful reports to publish in your organization or to consume on the web.

Website: powerbi.microsoft.com
Cost: Free and premium versions
Availability: Online

Ranking on the 2020 sub-lists

Top 100 Tools for
Personal Learning:
Top 100 Tools for
Workplace Learning: 52
Top 100 Tools for

Overall rankings in the 14 surveys: 2007-2020

2020: 84 2019: – 2018: 125 2017: – 2016: – 2015: – 2014: –
2013: – 2012: – 2011: – 2010: – 2009: – 2008: – 2007: –

Comments from some of those who chose Microsoft PowerBI as one of their top tools

“Flexible reporting tool” Michael Krzmarcik, Senior Sales Enablement Programme Manager, USA, 2020

“We have recently begun using Power BI to visualize certain data related to our various qualification programs. I like that once you have the reporting set up, it can be automated so it takes very little effort to maintain.” Susan Manos, Global Learning & Development Director, USA, 2020

Quick Guide to Power BI

Here you will find basic guidance and links on how to use PowerBI for teaching, training, learning and development.

Get access to the Quick Guide sections at the bottom of each of the Tools page (for guidance and resources on how to use the tool for teaching, training and learning) for just £15.

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