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  1. Persisting default selections for different users

    We need the ability to persist at dashboard-level different selections for different users so that when these users refresh, they do not have to reselect all the filters for the displayed charts.

    Scenario: After sharing the dashboard with multiple people, each person will want to monitor the dashboard using their own values for some of the dashboard filters (for example, for pinned live pages, there may be multiple filters/slicers for each page). Currently, a user needs to reselect those filters each time after refresh (if he wants to choose something different than the default dashboard configuration), which is very inconvenient,…

    87 votes
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    5 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you for the feedback! We are now working on a way to persist your last state on report pages. This will essentially remember all your filter and slicer states, so you don’t have to re-select everything once you navigate away or refresh the page. For our first rev of this feature (targeted release Q4 CY 2017), it will only be available on report pages. We will plan on support live tiles in the future.

  2. Commentary option

    If you could give readers of a report or dashboard the opportunity to comment on the figures they see, it would add enormous value.

    143 votes
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  3. Transfer of ownership of created dashboards

    It would be great if there was an option to tranfer ownership of created reports and dashboards. This way, work would not have to be duplicated if the original creator was to leave the company/change roles/etc.

    820 votes
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  4. Need usage metrics on organizational content packs

    People who publish organizational content packs need to know who is using them, who has personalized them. Also the IT organization of a company needs to know this for all content packs published to their Power BI tenant

    126 votes
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    6 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    started  ·  Nick Caldwell responded

    Yep, I think people will enjoy usage monitoring for individual reports and dashboards as well.

  5. Ability to add Feedback or Questions on Dashboard

    Would be great if we had a notes area of the Dashboard for people to leave comments or questions about the content on the Dashboard. Same would be true for the PowerView Reports, except have them rollup in the Dashboard area.

    615 votes
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  6. Allow Power BI Designer to open a Dataset or Report published in online Power BI repository

    If you setup a data source using the Power BI Analysis Services Connector that shows up in the Power BI online Dataset repository you should allow the use of that dataset directly from the Power BI Designer.

    This will allow you to publish reports using the already shared dataset and it also gives you a better experience querying a tabular data source then the Power BI Designer does now when connecting directly to the tabular instance.

    I would say this should also apply to any other 3rd party data source created there for the likes GitHub, Salesforce, etc.

    You should…

    262 votes
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    22 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    started  ·  Fetiye responded

    We are currently working on the support to re-open pbix files from desktop.

  7. Need a way to test a dashboard before releasing to production.

    Need a way to test a dashboard (some sort of a dev environment) before releasing (to production environment). This is especially critical in enterprise settings, where any change to the dashboard will likely have large business impact affecing a large number of people.

    361 votes
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    10 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    started  ·  Nick Caldwell responded

    We’re doing several improvements to the overall manageability, collaborative authoring, and organization of dashboards/reports. Having a pre-release test environment is a key component of the forward roadmap.

  8. Create a simple report as a Tile

    It'd be great if it's possible to create a report as Tile to display KPI.

    18 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Dashboard  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    started  ·  Julie Zhu responded

    Hi Nitayaruk. Thanks for making a suggestion. To help us understand better your need, did you want to pin a report visual (e.g. a table) with KPI in it to the dashboard, or did you want to pin a report page? Either way, we have started the work. Let us know if you were looking for something else.

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