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PROS
Powerful visual Query Editor to prepare data for analysis
Drag-and-drop visualisation tools including geographic mapping
Natural-language queries
Quick Insights tool
Ready-made Content Packs for popular online services

CONS
Feature split between desktop and cloud implementations can be confusing
Bland visualisations
Power BI Embedded service still in preview

Price
Basic tools are free, with a Pro License ($9.99 per user/month) for more advanced capabilities


When it comes to business intelligence and data visualisation, Excel remains the most widely used tool around. That popularity, however, has more to do with the ubiquity of Microsoft Of ...

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