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Maintain dashboard/report usage metrics data for >90 days

The currently released usage metrics feature only keeps data for 90 days. Please increase the data retention period.

FYI: the documentation for the usage metrics feature can be found here: https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/powerbi-service-usage-metrics/

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  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Our organization is spending a lot of time trying to create a workaround to archive >90 info. This native update would be great for our org and many others like us.

  • Albert commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Would love to see this implemented. At least 1 year. Keep Forever is also good. Maybe allow workspace admin to set to 90d, 1y, 2y, custom, all/keep forever.

  • john commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Please MS - do increase the metrics to hold data for ever or at least say one year.

  • Need this enhancement commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    At the very least, we would like to see year over year usage metrics. We are a large organization, 90 days doesn't tell us much.

  • Jeff Gilbertson commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    What happens when we need to see year over year. Or a rolling six months? We are looking for a higher adoption rate. The only way to tell if we are achieving this, is by know usage metrics for longer than 90 days.

  • Pranav Kumar commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Agree. "Keep Forever" option if made available will help me do many cool stuffs with the usage metric. 90 days data don't give much insight

  • Kevin Palmer commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This would have a lot of value.

    Also - some organisations have an audit requirement to maintain long term visibility of who has accessed what. eg Healthcare or Finance.

    So being able to simply turn on "Keep forever" would be a useful setting to add.

  • Grant Weaver commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This would be really awesome. We are doing some cool things with the usage reports to drive adoption but we would like to show and analyze longer periods of time.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Agree with others, we need at least a year, more if you want to do year-on-year comparisons on adoption

  • Kim S. commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    90 days is nothing.... I am thinking we will need a minimum of 18-24 months (need a minimum of just over a year).

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    it is impossible to make a decent analysis for a dataset of only 90 days. Some of our reports are only used each quarter. How can we compare the usage of all quarters?

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