People like to use Excel for reporting. They know how to use it.
The problem is always getting the data into Excel in an easy manner.
Most folks do that by copying rows from the database and pasting it into Excel.
That is very cumbersome, especially if you have to do that frequently.
Now; XLReport takes away that pain.
Connect to your database, build queries and export to Excel.
You can even export to real time data Excel files which will be always live connected to your database. Once you hit the “Refresh” button in Excel it will retrieve the most current data.