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  1. I think it's ridiculous that users cannot sign up for Power BI with an individual email account when they are taking a class in Power BI .

    I think it's ridiculous that users cannot sign up for Power BI with an individual email account when they are taking a class in Power BI .

    2 votes
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  2. grouping the visuals or feilds to make it as one visual

    we have the grouping functionality in excel, we can group multiple visuals to one and we can group multiple fields like combining multiple into one

    14 votes
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  3. Merge ideas on ideas forum

    I find the idea forum is loaded with duplicates of ideas where votes and comments are split between multiple threads.
    It would be useful if the community could propose a merger with other ideas on the forum (with the link) and then admins could merge the ideas and remove the duplicates.

    I think this would make it easier for Microsoft to gain a clearer idea of what users want. And for users would help their ideas to gain a common thread of conversation, plus gain a stronger voice for the ideas they want.

    31 votes
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  4. Requiring users that you share a dashboard with to have a Pro license really hurts adoption of this product

    Require a Pro license in order to share a dashboard out, but do not require a Pro license in order to have a dashboard shared with them. We just lost a massive amount of users due to this, which has caused a negative opinion of the product and are now spreading the bad word throughout an organization of 40,000 employees/users.

    11 votes
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  5. Email Format Improvements or Ability to Modify

    I need the ability to modify the email format that gets sent through subscriptions. The size of the image in the email is far too small to be legible in an email window (both on phone and desktop), and prevents us from using subscriptions to fully automate our reporting. This is the biggest drawback to adoption that I face today. Execs don't like the small print or the thick Microsoft borders, which combined require them to open the attachment to read what is supposed to be a quick flash of data for them. It would be great if we had…

    3 votes
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  6. Add Teams data to the Office365 Adoption Report

    The supplied user adoption report should include data and metrics on Teams in Office365 Adoption report. Please add this content in addition to the metrics supplied on all the other apps in the suite

    4 votes
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  7. Devops Process

    There is currently no clear, built-in system for source control, test, gated approval and release of new reports.

    If you have admin rights, you have god mode. Use it with caution.

    As a result, IMHE analysts teams are likely to learn the hard way about all the reasons why formal IT teams have developed governance controls for software development and release.

    I can imagine this becoming a functionality of Power BI Premium since it's an enterprise type feature.

    I can imagine a scenario where the reports authors publish to a project in VSTS . Then VSTS' build environment runs unit…

    55 votes
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  8. "Copy to workspace" functionality for Apps

    Currently it seems that it's impossible for end-users to access the dataset in Power BI - only in Excel! That's kinda crazy - please enable similar "copy to workspace" functionality as content packs.
    In particular, it should be possible for users to copy a report from an App and customize it - we need this for several use cases.

    16 votes
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  9. Allow admins to control which users' identities are exposed in per-user usage metrics

    Usage metrics now expose per-user information - i.e. the names of the users that are accessing dashboards and reports.

    Allow admins control which users' names and info are picked up by the feature. In other words, admins can choose to "anonymize" certain sets of users so that their names do not appear in usage metrics.

    23 votes
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  10. Add Button hiperlinks

    Please Add Buttons,shapes,images hiperlinks in sheets,web,embed file an other

    3 votes
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  11. Ability to Favorite a Report

    I'd like to be able to Favorite a Report just like we can with a Dashboard. Favoriting a Dataset makes sense too.

    44 votes
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  12. Tooltips view on ios and android

    Please add Tooltips view on ios and android

    2 votes
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  13. Friendly query list when connecting to SAP BW

    When users connect to a SAP BW data source they are presented with the SAP BW back-end InfoArea hierarchy. This is highly technical in nature and often not primarily designed to be user facing but instead used to manage layered data architectures, security, etc.

    Given this, it would be desirable to be able to present an alternative information architecture; a curated, more user friendly layout of queries that are meaningful for analysis in Power BI.

    Without such a friendly, understandable structure – there can be difficulty in a user finding information and hence potential adoption issues for BW data sources.…

    11 votes
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  14. BRING BACK CUSTOM VISUALS FOR PEOPLE WITHOUT PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTS

    Due to current data security considerations, it is not possible for people in my office to sign in to Power BI, since it also includes the Power BI Service. This didn't cause any major problems with learning how to use Power BI, as we could enjoy all the Desktop features. With the custom visuals now off limits to those without the professional account, however, we are limited to whatever comes out of the box. Please switch back the ability to download custom visuals without signing in.

    7 votes
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  15. Integrate Power BI Desktop & SSAS Tabular to one developement tool

    As a Self Service BI Manager - Working With a lot of client/enterprises - in my experience -
    Power bi desktop 10 times advanced then ssas tabular
    with the "m" functionality an a lot of advanced features
    that ssas tabular missing - or - more complicated to maintain the same functionality.
    Way so - it should be more advanced developing work space - like power bi desktop - for large scales of data - that is the real :next generation of BI !!!!

    3 votes
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  16. Display Filters when Reports Are Exported to Excel, Power Point, PDF, or Printed

    Display Filters when Dashboards and Reports Are Exported to Excel, Power Point, PDF, or Printed

    Without this feature I don't see how Power BI is a viable BI Platform for enterprise. If I can't export, save a PDF or print a dashboard or report with the applied filters as either a header or a footer, than the data is useless and should not be used to make trusted business decisions.

    Most every other BI Vendor provides this functionality, Magic Quadrant or not.

    Come on Microsoft I have faith.

    34 votes
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  17. Migrate legacy Spotfire dashboards to Power BI

    It would be excellent if Microsoft could provide a mechanism to migrate legacy dashboards, libraries and data connections from Spotfire to Power BI. This would help individuals, teams and organisations that have chosen Power BI to be their preferred BI tool to reduce the pain, time and effort of having to rebuild dashboards from scratch. Additional support for other popular data analytics tools such Tableau would be useful.

    11 votes
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  18. We need a Power BI Personal for non-commercial use

    Would love to be able to use Power BI to display personal data and reports to friends and family. I think this would be a great way to showcase the product and would enable those without a corporate Power BI to get started.

    6 votes
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  19. Adequação medidas rápidas

    Nas medidas rápidas, classificação por estrela, poderia deixar colocar uma formula de média.

    Sendo assim tudo que estiver acima da média, ele já informa nas estrelas

    2 votes
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  20. Make SSAS Live Connections/DirectQuery more functional/flexible

    I love the fact that we can make live connections to a SSAS Tabular model in DirectQuery mode as it allows us to share common semantic models on our enterprise data. However, with a live connection we lose very important features such as: renaming fields, adding calculated fields, grouping and binning to name just a few. Ideally, when I make a SSAS live connection these types of functions would remain enabled.

    One option might be to allow users to import the SSAS tabular model in live (DirectQuery) mode.

    25 votes
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