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Add Folders To Organize Reports On PowerBI.com

RIght now, on powerbi.com, 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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  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I have never worked in a reporting environment that you cannot generate folders to organize your reporting and dashboards. We Need folders and the ability to grant Folder level security to a user group. I am seeing this discussed for 2 years now, is Microsoft doing anything about this?

  • VIhar commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Are we still on track in getting the folders to organize the dashboards?

  • Deepak commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Without Folders capabilities, it gets cluttered pretty fast. Even SSRS has folders. Can we have folders please?

  • Mark commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I have created many reports and dashboard from my different BU users, and I fund it more and more difficult to management my reports/dashboard.
    This organized function, eg. forder ,labels and etc.. . It's very useful for me.

  • Roberto Viquez commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    folders are needed. when reports, dashboards o datasets belong to the same owner it becomes very messy and the grouping does not help

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    You would think the ability to organise content would be a given. I've used t0o many tools that do such a bad job of organising content.

    Of course, something is better than nothing, but a bad something will just make you end up hating it.

    Microsoft, if you just spent one day with all the developers you have working on Power BI you could solve it. Spend two days and you would rise above a lot of the vendors.

    Let me know if you want me to test any solution, i'll test it for free!

  • rgoerwit commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    All I want is a way to provide a little organization for the poor, overwhelmed users who first connect to Power BI - so they don't see a huge long string of dashboards and reports.

    As as administrator, I need to be able to group reports for my users and assign permission to see those folders by AD security group. The interface right now can get cluttered. I can create Office 365 groups and publish dashboards that way. But this is huge overkill for most of what I do.

  • Yuka commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Does this grouping function provide ability to set access control by organization?

  • Giannis commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    What is going on with this issue? It should be included in the first update.
    Its already too late!

  • Jon commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    The current preview of the new navigation is not better. If the 'Owner' is always the workgroup, that doesn't really help much. I have 20 analysts utilizing one workgroup building reports off of one dataset and sharing them via content packs, we need more flexibility on how we group and categorize the reports within the workgroup than the current preview allows.

  • Rickey Whitworth commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Needs to be some kind of organization. My preference would be tags on reports with the ability to create "Smart Folders" based on a query. I also want to be able to create these folders for users, not count on each of them to make their own structure.

  • yohanna.tien commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    When can we have this ability to organize reports on PowerBI? I think this is a necessity feature that PowerBI should consider. Please help

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Is there any update on the "ability to better organize your content" referenced by Amanda Cofsky?

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