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  1. Add users belonging to other tenants as PBI capacity admins in Azure

    If the user belong to other tenant they are not going to be able to add it as administrator in the tenant which they have Power Bi.

    For organizations with separated tenants (for sharing in different geographical regions or seperated internal/external tenant) this is a needed functionality.

    6 votes
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    • Provide a Power BI Runtime/Viewer Version

      Microsoft has a history of providing a runtime/viewer interface for it's product offerings (Access, PowerPoint, Word, Excel). Power BI is the PERFECT example of an application where such a product would greatly benefit the analytic community.
      For example, I work in a company with 300 people. One of us (me) builds Access database solutions and thus holds a product license. Everyone else simply uses the MS Access Runtime program (free viewer version) to interact with the databases I build. Talk about a win! WIthout runtime we would simply avoid the program altogether. With runtime, users make great use of the…

      12 votes
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      • Shared dashboards only with PRO?

        I think it's an strategy error by Microsoft that the Users that's have no PRO license can't view the dashboards and reports than was created for them once or twice at month. If we need to upgrade many Users to PRO license, maybe we'll use other tools if we need to pay to see our dashboards or reports. I'm agree than the Users that make reports and dashboards will need PRO license, but, the Users that only check it? I can't believe it.

        At this point, I'm checking other tools that cover our requisites.

        22 votes
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        • View dataset refresh queue

          It would be great to be able to see the queue of data refreshes in the powerbi.com service and be able to cancel refreshes that have not occurred yet. For example right now you can manually kick off multiple refreshes on the same dataset without knowing how many are queued up or being able to cancel them. These then needlessly execute and the admin has no control over the queue.

          3 votes
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          • Free Power BI users should be given view rights to reports shared by Pro/Premium users

            When a Pro/Premium user shares either an App or just the Dashboard, a Free Power BI user must be able to at least view it

            24 votes
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            • Share Reports & Dashboards to specific people (without Power Bi Pro)

              The only way to share dashboards and reports to other people (privately) is by having the Power Bi Pro license. It would be nice to have a way to do it without the license.

              8 votes
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              • Better pricing model

                I can understand the need for Pro license for users who need to create and publish reports. However I strongly disagree that users should need a Pro license for simply viewing the reports.
                The previous model was so much better that way where in users with Free service could still view the reports and apply filters.
                This new model is making us migrate away from Power BI and explore other BI tools.

                13 votes
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                • Content Author / Dataset Owner Can Turn On/Off Underlying Data Export

                  We want the ability to allow users to export summarized data, but not the underlying data. Is this functionality possible?

                  After reading this and other posts, I had our sys admin navigate to Settings -> Admin Portal -> Tenant Settings -> Export Data and disable the Export Underlying data. However, this turned off BOTH of the export functions (summarized and underlying).

                  We are reporting on employee data. Reporting aggregations and not detail is key. As the content author I can control what visuals teammates have access too. However, if they can export the underlying data, the use of a summarized…

                  2 votes
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                  • identify power bi pro content

                    Whenever Power BI warns that "this dashboard has Power BI Pro content", provide a link to describe specifically what Pro content is included in the dashboard. For example, is it pro content because it's in a group workspace, or is it pro content because it's a direct query connection to an on-premise data source, etc.

                    220 votes
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                    • Premium - Create Multiple Apps from 1 Workspace

                      We need to be able to create multiple Apps from a single workspace.

                      My business has just moved over to premium on the basis that you get everything you have with pro licences but you users don't have to be individually named.

                      I need to clarify that this isn't strictly the case. With PowerBI premium you can now only share via Apps. Any other form of sharing requires a pro licence. The consequence of this is that you have to share EVERYTHING that resides in a workspace.

                      In the case of our business we have a data model that produces…

                      28 votes
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                      • 2 votes
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                        • Different licence depending on the profil : creator or user

                          An user of dashboard is not a creator. Why give access to all to both. A user can Edit a Report, have access to the Tables and manipulate data without the knowledge. Microsoft should implement 2 licences : One for Creators and one for users like a read-only Report. Not everything is about Dashboard, etc.

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                          • A library list of all PowerBI.com Reports available in with descriptions and creator

                            For the enterprise, we need to provide users with a list of all available Powerbi content. Currently there does not seem to be a way a user can see what might be available for use. They should also be able to search with key words to find reports or dashboards that would be useful to them. This would also reduce report duplication.

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                            • Extend Power BI Pro Trial to 90 Days

                              With the recent Power BI Licensing Change, Power BI free is ineffective for early adopters to evaluate and champion Power BI within their organization. That means that Power BI Pro is the only option. It would greatly help the Early Adopters if the Power BI Pro trial was extended to 90 days.

                              The Early Adopters already face a lot of uphill battles
                              - Usually an entrenched Old Age BI Tool
                              - The reaction of IT to go slow towards any new change
                              - Convincing Management and Peers that Power BI delivers incredible value
                              etc.

                              A 60-day trial means that the…

                              29 votes
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                              • Allow users without Office 365 subscription to buy PowerBI Pro licenses

                                Our organization has been using the PowerBI Pro free trial and we only days away from expiration yet we are unable to purchase the Pro Version. Microsoft tech support has not been able to help us. We keep getting error messages. The last comment from support was that there is currently no way to purchase pro licenses without subscription to Office 365. We are users of regular OFFICE PRO.

                                9 votes
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                                  Creating an encrypted authentication key that allows users to open a PBIX file or tabs inside it.
                                  PBIX files hold intellectual properties of organizations and should be protected from unauthorized disclosure or distribution

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                                  • All Non-Pro Users to view R Visuals in Dashboards & Reports in Premium Apps

                                    We have developers building visuals using R in our Premium tenant. When published to end consumers via Apps, Power BI still requires end users to have a Pro license in order to see the visualizations either those pinned to dashboards or physically within the reports. We propose dropping this requirement to be licensed to view Apps intended for non-Pro users (consumers)

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                                      • power bi pro "lite" license

                                        Create a Power BI Pro "Lite" license for the cases when Power BI dashboards/reports are using a direct query to Azure Analysis Services. We are using Azure Analysis Services as a more flexible option behind Power BI (an other analytical tools) and having to pay a full Power BI Pro license for every user is hard to sell when the Azure Analysis Services is doing half of the work and we are paying separately for it. Power BI Premium seems to be the step in the right direction, but not exactly, unless we are able to replace our Azure Analysis…

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                                        • Ability to attach blockchain token to PBI datasets and track its usage in reports and dashboards

                                          We want to attach a blockchain token to Power BI datasets so we can track this data as it is used in reports or dashboards or even when the data leaves Power BI Service to users via email or export to excel, csv, power point.

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