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  1. Show email address or user name in usage metrics for dashboards and reports

    In the usage metrics for dashboards and reports, show the names and/or email addresses of the end users.

    FYI: The current usage metrics feature is documented here:
    https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/powerbi-service-usage-metrics/

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  2. Power BI usage statistics

    Provide analysis of how our Power BI dashboards/reports are being used:

    Hit count, Q&A queries ran, filters applied, common actions etc.

    This would allow us to track the importance and use of our reporting and see how different users interact with the data.

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    completed  ·  Sirui Sun responded

    Hello everyone! I’m an excited to announce Power BI usage metrics for content creators! This release allows you to see the metrics for the dashboards and reports that you’ve created, without the need for O365/Power BI admin privileges. To learn more:

    > Announcement:
    https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/measure-and-magnify-your-impact-with-usage-metrics-for-dashboard-and-report-authors

    > Documentation:
    https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/powerbi-service-usage-metrics/

    With this release, we are resolving this item as done.

    However, we are planning on iterating on the v1 functionality in the months to come. We’ve created the following UserVoice items for these improvements. Please cast your vote below to help us prioritize our investments going forward:

    > Usage metrics show the exact e-mail address/names of users who access dashboards/reports
    https://ideas.powerbi.com/forums/265200-power-bi-ideas/suggestions/19469269-show-email-address-or-user-name-in-usage-metrics-f

    > Dataset usage metrics
    https://ideas.powerbi.com/forums/265200-power-bi-ideas/suggestions/19469302-dataset-usage-metrics-for-content-creators

    > Usage metrics for Power BI apps
    https://ideas.powerbi.com/forums/265200-power-bi-ideas/suggestions/19469335-usage-metrics-for-power-bi-apps

    > Usage metrics contains data for >90 days
    https://ideas.powerbi.com/forums/265200-power-bi-ideas/suggestions/19469353-maintain-dashboard-report-usage-metrics-data-for

    > Improve usage metrics performance
    https://ideas.powerbi.com/forums/265200-power-bi-ideas/suggestions/19469380-improve-dashboard-report-usage-metrics-report-perf

    > Usage metrics programmatic access
    https://ideas.powerbi.com/forums/265200-power-bi-ideas/suggestions/14817480-usage-statistics-via-rest

  3. Delegated admin for Power BI

    Currently there is no possibility to get delegated admin rights for Power BI. This is a must have especially for smaller companies as they rely on external (Power) BI knowledge.
    They can give delegated admin rights for O365 and should be able to do so for Power BI also

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    completed  ·  Fetiye responded

    We have recently introduced a Power BI admin role that is separate from global admin role. You no longer need to be a global admin to administrate Power BI, and Global Admins can assign this role to someone else within the company using a PowerShell command. We are also working on a UI for this that will be available by the end of the year.
    You can read about this more in our blog: https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/making-it-easier-to-administer-power-bi/

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