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  1. Can you really TreeMap? Not just make a square pie chart.

    One thing is certain; the effectiveness of any BI solution is really dependent on the capability and effectiveness of the data visualization!

    Recently I attended a number of Power BI sessions at TechReady and visited every presenter after the session to show and ask them if we at Microsoft could do real tree maps like the ones shown below?

    Sadly it’s not something we can do but really need to and should. I and some of my colleagues have using the third party app have deployed such a solution with project server data and the backend.

    Its popularity and impact…

    45 votes
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  2. Filter design option of drop down vs multi select option

    Most every other reporting tool has this.

    30 votes
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  3. TOP or LATEST function

    Existing aggregate functions are not always useful in a real-time dashboard. Take for example a dashboard that wants to track current speed of a connected car, or current call queue in a call-centre dashboard. At the moment, it's not possible to have a callout that achieves this as MIN, MAX, AVG would not make sense. A function such as TOP to display only the latest value should be made available. NOTE: This should not require a date field to implement but should simply display the latest value received.

    52 votes
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  4. Titles in Reports

    When I name a title and description on a dashboard, that should also be translated to the report. Users get confused when clicking into the report with a generic title.

    2 votes
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  5. support Area charts and Combo charts in Power View

    to allow visualization of normal distribution curves values...

    19 votes
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  6. Services Delivery Information

    Sevices Delivery Information.

    1 vote
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  7. Ability to exclude tiles/plots from a report-level filter

    There is no way to exclude charts from a report-level filter or slicer.

    This means I can't make charts showing this month's statistics on the same page as trending plots showing how this month compares to previous months. The only way to do it is enable chart filters on each individual chart, which isn't user friendly when someone wants to change which month they're looking at.

    Any chance we can have the option to choose which charts a slicer or filter applies to, like how it works in normal Excel? This functionality would be useful in both Power BI and…

    40 votes
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  8. Gauge Values Exceeding Maximum Value

    If a gauge has a maximum value and the gauge's value exceeds it than allow the value currently shows up in bold. It would be nice if in this case the Gauge is extended to the value, and any excess beyond the maximum value is highlighted (for example in red).

    It would also be nice if the number in the middle of the gauge was updated to be bold red.

    8 votes
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  9. VSO Connector - add capability to filter reports and dashboard by work item area path

    In cases where many teams share a single VSO project, these teams use area path to identify their work items.

    Please add capability to filter reports and dashboard by work item area path.

    1 vote
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  10. Reminder before the page times out

    Reminder before the page times out so that we don't lose the changes while editing

    1 vote
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  11. I can find additional meta data or data dictionary to help me build visualization from a complex SSAS cube

    Cubes have hundreds of tables and columns. Can I have something that helps me build visualizations easily from a cube (Link to Data Dictionary or data documentation maybe)

    12 votes
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  12. PowerBI on premisses

    PowerBi on premisses! Same rich visualizations on premisses and integrated with Datazen.

    1 vote
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  13. In Table Object - Ability to Not Total Numeric Column

    In the Table object, if you drag a measure like “SUM(Product Weight) or “MAX(Temperature)" to display as an attribute of the row, it totals or displays it on the bottom of the table. (Sum measures total, max measures just repeat the max)
    It doesn’t always make sense to display the aggregate total on the bottom if the table is at the level of grain-record. Having the ability to toggle off the total would be nice so you don’t have to create a calculated column for the same thing. E.g. click the drop down in the field list and choose “do…

    13 votes
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  14. Ability to turn counts or sums to proportions

    Sometimes when there is a difference in the sample sizes for two groups it is important to look at the proportions instead of just the counts or sum. This at least helps to see visually if there is a difference among the groups (of course statistical testing would reveal if there is truly a significant difference between the groups or not). It would be ideal if every time we don't have to create a calculated field to do that.

    16 votes
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  15. Reconciliation and de-duplication against an authority source or file.

    By reconciliation I mean finding similar or equal data in both data sets.

    2 votes
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  16. Gages need more control over settings

    I have a Gage that displays a metric of 16.5, Target of 14, Min of 0 and Max of 30. But with all that information, I STILL don't know if I'm on target or not. Should I be BELOW 14, or ABOVE it? If I'm a NASCAR pit crew being measured by time (seconds) for a pit stop, 16.5 seconds is slow (LOWER is better). If I'm measuring Profit Margin, then HIGHER is better. You need ONE MORE setting on the control to indicate the desired DIRECTION.

    Also, from there, if you color shade the arch from green to red…

    2 votes
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  17. Share: Include the Share feature for designer and reports, even if it can't be shared, to explain that along with what you can do instead

    Share - How To: Include the Share feature for designer and reports, even if it can't be shared, to explain that fact. Also, always have the help imbedded at the spot where it says you can't to explain the ways that you can. All of this is primarily designed to share. Eliminate dead ends with redirects.

    1 vote
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  18. Parameterization

    No parameterization of components (very poorly) when creating dashboards. The same applies to poweview

    9 votes
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  19. Add Perecentage Data Type to Power BI designer app.

    % fields does not work with Power BI. Things like VTB%,YOY% etc. gets aggregated.

    1 vote
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  20. 17 votes
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