Melissa Pardo-Bunte

Melissa Pardo-BunteMelissa Pardo-Bunte brings over seven years of experience reviewing products and technologies that businesses rely on.
Her role with Better Buys began in its previous incarnation as a dedicated printed and electronic buyer's guide. Her role has evolved from researching and fact-checking technical specs on office equipment and providing proofreading expertise to writing reviews and managing the Editor's Choice Award program.
Prior to joining Better Buys, Melissa has worked in the marketing research industry for nine years.
In addition to office equipment, Melissa also writes reviews for other software technology, such as Business Intelligence, HR, and CMMS.


Blackboard Pricing: Costs and Top LMS Alternatives

Blackboard is among the most popular learning management systems (LMSs) for K-12 and higher ed organizations. While Blackboard doesn’t publicly disclose the actual price of their product, we’ve gathered all the details available to help you estimate the costs. How Much is Blackboard? Blackboard is often purchased by larger educational institutions seeking an LMS solution out-of-the-box. […]

Tableau Pricing: Features, Costs and Top BI Alternatives

Tableau is a business intelligence solution that provides users drag-and-drop functionality for preparing data, creating dashboards and visualizations, and sharing insights with other users. It has three main products: Desktop, Server and Online. Tableau has recently debuted Tableau Prep, a new platform that allows analysts to clean and prepare data more efficiently.  We’ve reviewed Tableau […]

BambooHR Pricing: Features, Costs and Top HRMS Alternatives

BambooHR is a cloud-based HRMS solution designed for small to medium-sized businesses. It provides core HR features, such as an employee database, time-off tracking and applicant tracking, to name a few. We’ve reviewed BambooHR and compared it with other HRMS solutions in terms of features and other attributes. This post focuses on BambooHR’s pricing model, […]

Microsoft Power BI Pricing: Licensing and Ownership Costs

Microsoft Power BI is a cloud-based business intelligence and analytics service that provides a full overview of your most critical data. Connecting to all of your data sources, Power BI simplifies data evaluation and sharing with scalable dashboards, interactive reports, embedded visuals and more. We’ve reviewed Power BI in the past, but this post will […]