These free BI and dashboard platforms are pretty well fully functional – only Lumira is somewhat restricted in data sources (the free edition anyway).
InetSoft’s Style Scope Agile Edition™ is an easy to use, interactive dashboard software application that includes real time reporting and visual analytics capabilities. It is an edition of Style Scope that is designed for business users and is primarily limited by the number of users.
It’s perfect for an individual analyst or a departmental workgroup to share among business users. Connect to, and optionally mashup, data from spreadsheets or any JDBC-compliant relational database and use the web-based designer to create dashboards and analyses that can be accessed from any device.
MicroStrategy Analytics Desktop is a free application for data analysis and visualisation. It is downloaded and installed on a PC and provides access to data in various formats including CSV, Excel, text file and database.
A wide variety of visualisations are available (including graphs, heat maps, network diagrams, maps and image layouts) and resulting dashboards and datasets can be shared via an interactive PDF.
Qlik Sense Desktop is a self-service data visualization and analysis application that empowers business users to easily create personalized visualizations, reports and dashboards with drag-and-drop simplicity. Rus on Windows.
QlikView Personal Edition is a free edition of QlikView – an extremely powerful data visulization, exploration, reporting and dashboard platform. It supports a wide variety of data sources, automatically creates associations between various data sources and the creation of dashboards. Runs on Windows.
SAP Lumira Desktop Personal Edition supports Excel and CSV files to create dashbaords. Runs on Windows.