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Show email address or user name in usage metrics for dashboards and reports

In the usage metrics for dashboards and reports, show the names and/or email addresses of the end users.

FYI: The current usage metrics feature is documented here:
https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/powerbi-service-usage-metrics/

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    Sirui SunAdminSirui Sun (Admin, Microsoft Power BI) shared this idea  ·   ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

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      • Matt NeyhartMatt Neyhart commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        We need this. The who. The when and the count is great, but with no supporting detail, it does not get us home.

      • WildmightWildmight commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Good morning, is there any progress with this item? Seems to be pretty straightforward compared to other ones recently implemented.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Does this idea include to provide the number of times a specific user has viewed a report?

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Please! We need this. Every time I start to build this I realize how ridiculous it is that I'm having to and it's not already there

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Absolutely necessary. If we wish to understand the usage of reports or if reports are to be changed we need to understand which users wold be affected.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Need to know who (by name) is using what report. Otherwisw metrics have no meaning

      • Alex DAlex D commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Yes and most of all being able to see usages metrics for all reports and dashboard and all the Workspaces.

        Right now you only have the possibility to see usage metrics for the current Shared Workspace you are looking at. You might want to create a Shared Workspace for monitoring the usage of all reports and dashboard across all Workspaces.

      • Rory NearyRory Neary commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        You can get to this if you turn on auditing in power bi within the tenant setting, but it's very awkward to get to. I agree that without username it's difficult to have a sensible conversation to promote usage of a report.

      • YangYang commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Yes, it will be really nice to track the user names on usage report. With that we can find the target groups we shall push them more into Pbi.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Yes, very important to justify the expense and time commitment required to implement Power BI.

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