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RIght now, on, there is no ability to organize reports, dashboards, etc into folders. If you have a lot of content or users, this gets messy quickly.

Please add the ability to organize into folders (and secure those folders separately)

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  • Pawel Potasinski commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Why did Power BI take a step back comparing to all competitors and... Reporting Services?! Without folder structures and security based on the hierarchy of logical containers Power BI is constantly challenged by security fellows from IT teams in the enterprises. Not to mention that with folders we could clean the mess we currently have in our Power BI workspaces... C'mon, Microsoft, it's time to deliver this feature to Power BI.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Dear Nikhil,

    are there any uodates from your side on the release of this functionality?

    We're looking froward hearing good news.


  • Judith Kaehler commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Hey everyone,

    an update on this Feature would be great - as we are planning on creating lots of reports for the whole Organisation in Power BI we will need to have the ability to structure the reports.

    Best regards

  • Scott Powell commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Hi Nikhil - going on 9 months since the last update...and 3.5 years since the initial ask. Could you please give us a status update on when a folder-like experience (with fine grained security control) is coming to the Power BI service? We (as all enterprise users) need this feature desperately.


  • John Nevin commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Yes, still waiting for this, and true (complete) export to excel. This is a deal breaker

  • Sal3018 commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This is really important at Enterprise level solution. Hope to see new navigation soon!

  • Carlo Wambeke commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Hello Nikhil, is there any information available on how this 'folder-like' structure will work? We are in the report/dashboard distribution design phase of our Power BI roll-out and this is key.

    Thanks in advance!

    Kind Regards,


  • Keveny commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Seriously Microsoft, it has been more than 3 years since the request of adding a feature with the capability of organizing the contents in the the report into folders and sub folders. Do something to make easier for the folks who are using PBI.

  • idan commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Hey Nikhil,
    any idea when this feature will be released? it's a very important ability

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Still no updates? It's been at least 3 YEARS since this feature was requested. A no brainer feature if you want to call Power BI a robust BI platform. Seriously, what's going on? Folders within the App sounds nice, but why not folders within Reports?

  • Ton commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This would really be of great help for our PBI users to navigate and to structure order in the reports section. I hope this can be started within soon!

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I've just attended to presentations at the PBI world Tour 2018 in Montreal. Great Event but...

    .. nothing mentioned there about enhancing the Navigation experience within App Workspaces with capability to create/manage Folders/Sub-folders including appropriate security rules applied to them for the concerned members. What's the planning to obtain this highly awaited feature?

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    targeted audience implemented at the APP level similar to SharePoint would be amazing...

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    We have lots of Reports within our workspaces and would like to be able to organize them into different folders. Please provide an update!

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