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Heat maps in Power View

It'd be REALLY nice to have heat maps capabilities in the map visualization of Power View, like those in Power Maps.

This is an OFTEN requested feature from our large enterprise customers

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  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Heat maps would be very ideal for me especially when I do my analysis to understand where our clients are spending more time on the Power BI dashboard and what they are clicking most.

  • Mike Hammons commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    ESRI is a nice option but a big gap are those heat maps are not allowed to be Published to Web. T

    In addition, the visual is pretty slow to load.

    And, ESRI heat map does not work on aggregations....e.g. Sum(Revenue).

  • Todd Chittenden commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    ESRI "Heat Maps" are misleading because they only plot the heat signature based on the NUMBER OF POINTS in a given area, NOT an AGGREGATE of any field! In fact, I found one other major vendor of custom visuals claiming to have 'heat map' capability but in fact also only plotted the COUNT of points.

    For it to be a TRUE heat map, you need a way to AGGRAGATE a value.

    For example, if I have 300 people in near location A and each bought 1 widget, and I had 100 people in location B that bought 10 widgets each, an ESRI Heat Map would show that there was higher activity around location A.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Not sure what this is. Heatmaps is just conditional formatting of a table. We can do this already in PBI.

  • Olivier Travers commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Shouldn't this be marked as completed? ARCGIS is one option, and Mapbox is about to provide an alternative in the store (it's already on Github).

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    We definitely need more clarification onexactly what data ESRI collect. From a UK perspective, using the ArcGIS maps add-on to process any personal data would appear to be in breach of the Data Protection Act.

  • Mark McNees commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Have anyone's concerns been address about data security for this item? The concerns below seem valid and prohibit me from using some feature or the tools at all as well.

  • Andres commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I am also very concerned about data security. My implementation cannot have data the data touching a third party (beyond Microsoft). It's not clear in ESRI privicy policy if they are collecting "personal" information (name/contact info) which is fine, or actually collecting data being used for visualizations.

  • Erik commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I agree with Andy and Bradely regarding their concern for confidential data. Please do not close this very relevant item unless the proposed solution for heat map is one that do not require data to be shared with external paries.

  • Bradley Wing commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I agree with Andy (posted 10/6/16). I work with confidential court data. I need more clarification about what data would be shared with ESRI. Would more than the geographic data (address, zip code, etc.) be shared?

  • Heather commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    SOOO excited about this! Esri is great! Love the preview so far. Question - is there a release date or a preview version for the Power BI service? I converted one of my map reports but it's not displaying in the service. Love the development you guys are doing! Keep it up! :)

  • Colleen commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Will - this is an awesome addition!! I have only just begun to mess around with the new feature, but I like it! Great Job!!!

  • urmas.kommits commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    The Little I have tested it works fine. I still miss legends in all of the maps I create. And I cannot change basemaps.

  • Andy commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Sounds good, but I'm a little leery of this part: "(b) you will be sharing your data with Esri, wo whil use it according to its terms and privacy policy, (c) Esri may store and process your data in the United States or any other country in which Esri maintains facilities, and (d) Microsoft may share your contact information with Esri if needed for Esri to operate and troubleshoot the service or prevent misuse."

  • Simon commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I guess this can be marked as complete since the ArcGIS announcement?

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Yes, Heat maps for location tracking on a custom floor plan, like tracking location in multistory building. it would be very nice.

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