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  1. 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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  2. Current Selections Box

    Need to have a current selections Box

    7 votes
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  3. User Search - a way to see which workspaces a user is enrolled in

    It would be nice to be able to search by any particular user in the org and see which workspaces they are assigned to.

    2 votes
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  4. Tooltips view on ios and android

    Please add Tooltips view on ios and android

    3 votes
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  5. 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.

    48 votes
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  6. 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 !!!!

    4 votes
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  7. 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.…

    12 votes
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  8. Add Button hiperlinks

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

    2 votes
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  9. 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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  10. Improve Default Visuals

    Power BI has been out for awhile now and, while it's great that Vertipaq and M engine have dedicated resources, there appears to be little love for improving the default visuals. There are still *many* giant gaps missing from almost every one of them.

    This failure to address the visual aspect of PBI is what's preventing the Tableau and Qlik communities from jumping ship. Their response is ALWAYS, "the visuals can do 80% of what I need but it's missing the other 20%". Unfortunately this missing 20% cannot be "hacked" like it can be Tableau - if it's not an…

    6 votes
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  11. 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.

    39 votes
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  12. Office 365 Videos and Other Work Loads Usage in Adoption content pack

    Could you please include Office 365 Videos and Other Work Loads Usage in Adoption content pack as you have done for existing work loads.

    Please include other ones which are not included so that we can adopt users, measure and push for more usage to organisation

    4 votes
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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. Pass-Thru Authentication for O365

    Allow pass through authentication for PowerBI to your PowerBI Tenant. Even though PowerBI is part of the O365 stack it has a separate authentication layer. This causes problem when attempting to use O365 content in PowerBI reports. Specifically images that they user normally would have access to don't work until the user manually connect to either Sharepoint Online or Devle

    2 votes
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  16. 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.

    27 votes
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  17. 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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  18. Provide source control for PBIX development

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

    28 votes
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  19. 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.

    10 votes
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  20. 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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