"Display folders" above table level in data model
It would be nice with some kind of organizing level above the table level in a (tabular) data model in Power BI, SSAS etc. For instance, by using "Display folders" to include measures, columns etc. from multiple tables in the same folder.
There's a lot of business value to tap into between and across organizational boundries and tables, or from a wider overview, which is restricted by the tables as the top level in larger data models.
The concept quickly and superficially illustrated by a fictive AdventureWorks example: https://oxcrx34285.i.lithium.com/t5/image/serverpage/image-id/166559i041B82FEAEB0C494/image-size/large
Maybe one could also have a choice between showing the traditional table views and this virtual folder structure, when one needs the underlying tables/table structure for whatever reason.
Reginald Taylor commented
This would be so useful for the end user. Please implement.
Nicolette Izquierdo commented
Would be very helpful. thank you!
Jim Cush commented
This is a major request of our developers. We have a very large, complicated SSAS Tabular model & this would be very beneficial for them to use 'common' fields easily.