Profile of a Killer: Is Microsoft Excel the Next "Killer App" for Business Intelligence?
Power BI with Excel
by Karen Forster on 7/22/2014
by Nathan Eagan
While companies use a variety of different business intelligence (BI) tools and technologies, almost everyone still uses Excel to analyze large sets of data to plug into those BI tools. But with new Microsoft Power BI standard add-ins like Power Query, Power Pivot, and Power Map, Excel has taken on the function of both a data analysis tool and a powerful business intelligence application, and it might be on the verge of becoming... (wait for it) the next KILLER APP!