"(...) PowerPoint is an odd choice for an infographic tool. But to get over that doubt, just realize that it is more than a presentation tool. It is an adept graphics editor. It is the industry standard tool for creating presentations – both static and interactive. Presentations share the common bond of telling stories through data. Beyond boring presentations, PowerPoint can be put to a lot of creative uses, and it is universal as it piggybacks on more than a billion installs of Microsoft Office. You are paying for it in a way..."