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  1. Provide source control for PBIX development

    Provide the ability to have source control against PBIX development in order to manage releases etc

    25 votes
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  2. Reporting on inactive users

    Our primary focus is on users that are NOT using the features including Office PP licensed users that are not activated, etc. It seems very painful to identify users that are NOT active.

    9 votes
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  3. Notifications on delete of dataset/report/dashboard

    When a dataset/report/dashboard is added to a shared workspace, users get notifications.

    When a dataset/report/dashboard is deleted from a shared workspace, users do not get notifications. Why? I would prefer to get them.

    2 votes
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  4. i want PBI to cook breakfast

    i want PBI to cook breakfast

    18 votes
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  5. Data classification in Power BI

    Data classification in Power BI is an cool functionality to control governance on the data flow in to the service. Would be great to have this data classification also to Reports, Data Sets and also at "Group Workspaces" level. As a next step we would build an process to visualize reports, data sets, dashboards based on these data classification in power BI Admin center and integrate such alerts with Microsoft flow.

    26 votes
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  6. Power BI App and Self Service

    There doesn't seem to be a good way to allow for any self service report creation if you leverage Power BI apps. You could make the business users members of the application workgroup that you published the app from but then anything they do would be included in the next update and even worse, they could delete the dataset(s) associated with the app, basically deleting the app.

    5 votes
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  7. KPI visual to display time-based KPIs

    In my organisation there are several KPIs (SLAs) which are based on average time (mean time to resolve/mean time to dispatch). The current KPI visualisations allow me to insert any measures that are a number or a percentage, however, I cannot build a visualisation based on time (if the average time is higher than the target time then mark it red, otherwise mark it green).

    It would be great if that option would be enabled!

    11 votes
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  8. Enable granular permissions for Power BI service tenant level settings

    Allow granular permissions ( using Azure AD users and groups ) for the following tenant settings;

    Publish to web
    Allow sharing content to external users

    Both of these service settings when enabled are not audited for free users of the service ( the event is logged but the user name is not included) and both settings could have damaging consequences if not used correctly.

    7 votes
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  9. Many Ideas: Export/Connect Table & Matrix to Excel in Visualization Format; Pre-Built Report Templates; Data Source Compatibility

    While you guys have made great strides in allowing tables to be exported in their summarized view form, there are still some very impactful and easy-to-implement ideas that need to be executed.

    I'm working on getting my entire company to adopt Power BI as the sole reporting system; however almost every single employee will always need to have some of their reports/data in excel. Currently they are exporting data from our ERP, then building in excel (where they can then further manipulate/ analyze/ merge/ utilize their data). While I have recreated (and optimized/automated) many of their reports in Power BI,…

    6 votes
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  10. Certify content packs

    We need the ability to certify content packs for us in large corporations.

    This feature is key for ensuring employees in the company know what data/sources/content is the right one to use.

    33 votes
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  11. export data that contains link elements do not work

    Exporting data just works great; however, if the data view contains a link/href the excel with data is not created.

    Please help me on this, as it's important for users adopt this great technology.

    Thank you.

    49 votes
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  12. Composite Model

    My model is composite (Many to Many), as it is a preview feature we can only use it for Reporting purpose,sharing is not possible.When can we expect a general release feature for the same.

    11 votes
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  13. Track usage when models are accessed using the Power BI Publisher Excel add-in

    Many of our users like to connect to Power BI models from within Excel using the Power BI Publisher Excel Add-in, but unfortunately, we lose all visibility on the true usage of Power BI.... It would be great to be able to track the number of connections each user makes to a report using the add-in. Thanks!

    3 votes
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  14. Enable scheduling for subscription on PBI Reports

    Lately, users have been given the ability to subscribe to any PBI report of their choice. With the 2018 Oct update, it will also be possible to subscribe others, which is already of great use. However, it isn't possible to adapt the frequency on which users receive an update of their subscribed to PBI report as this is default set at source refresh. Especially for live connections, it would be very helpful to manage the schedule on which PBI reports will be distributed to their subscribers.

    5 votes
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  15. Feedback

    Feedback on reports such as like/dislike button. Collect user submitted and any comments. Can be used to decommission reports which are not needed or used to highlight very focused reports. Can be used with usage statistics.

    2 votes
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  16. Ability To Enter Comments In a Table or Matrix Graphic

    Similar to the idea for commenting on dashboards, but expanded to the table or matrix graphics. Would be a huge win if was integrated in the reports rolls out of commenting.

    https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-dashboard-comments-in-power-bi/

    2 votes
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  17. Powerpoint export template and User's selection of views

    There have been a few suggestions or ideas, to have an ability to change the powerpoint template.
    I would also suggest the ability to (multi) select one or more views from the Power BI dashboard or reports, and then exporting them to Powerpoint.
    We are creating series of reports and dashboards, meant not only for different user groups but also aimed at different processes or different business objectives. Exporting all of them to powerpoint may not offer much utility.
    If the user can check or tick off the views he/she wants to export, depending on the nature of business objective…

    1 vote
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  18. format painter for slicers so same colors and fonts are applied

    format painter for slicers so same colors and fonts are applied

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  19. Provide further data for the O365 Adoption Preview API

    It would be great if in the O365 Adoption Preview, we could break down some of the data further. I would love to break down activity usage per department on a month-by-month basis, however it seems that with the way the data relationships are pulled in - the API doesn't allow for these breakdowns. I can either choose monthly overall activity usage for the whole organisation, or a company breakdown on only the last month's figures.

    The monthly data for previous months seem to consist of fixed, predetermined totals rather than figures allocated to specific users which prevents us from…

    3 votes
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  20. Search for reports, datasets and workspaces for fields/keywords.

    It would be awesome if there was a way to search across all reports and datasets in Power BI, not just what I have access to. Being able to search for "Sales" and see all the different reports that have been made would make discovery a lot easier. Users could see what other users have already built and what datasets are already established. Then users could request access to what they need. This could essentially serve as an automatic data catalog for Power BI to find what others have already done. Perhaps for security have the option for a report…

    2 votes
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