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  1. Power Platform Admin Portal

    Allow the Power BI admin role to access the Power Platform admin portal. This will allow the Power BI admin to see all data gateways used in an organization.

    103 votes
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  2. Published date

    Every report and dashboard pages should have a column for Date Published, modified and by who just like in Windows

    336 votes
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  3. Subscribe others to emails for reports or dashboards that have RLS

    Power BI now allows users to subscribe others to emails for reports and dashboards. However, if RLS is applied to the dataset this is not possible. This idea will remove this restriction.

    356 votes
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  4. Disable 'Analyze in Excel' at the Workspace Level

    Disabling 'Analyze in Excel' at the Report and Tenant level is available as an Admin, but not at the Workspace level. Ideally, as an Admin, we should be able to control this capability NOT just at the tenant/report level.

    Use case would be when we have various customer groups that have requirements to disable this functionality but do not want to have to lock down the reports (report by report) or at the Tenant level, which impacts all users within Power BI.

    30 votes
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  5. Allow workspace tagging

    As an IT administrator responsible for PBI Service management and governance. I would like the ability to create free form tags (Similar to azure portal tags). to track key metadata like a GL Code or responsible business department or other business specific information. These tags should be exposed via the API so they can be used to pull back in reports. tagging assets in the workspace (Reports, dashboards datasets) would be useful as well

    31 votes
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  6. Notify me when credentials for scheduled refresh expire

    Today, 10-15 of my scheduled refreshes for both datasets and dataflows failed because the credentials cached in the PowerBI service for SharePoint expired. It took only a few minutes to renew those credentials, but several hours to re-refresh the dataflows (they all hit the same source, and time out if fired at once. They are scheduled for staggered refresh). If I had been notified by email before the refreshes failed instead of after, I could have easily renewed the credentials in question.

    Note that my user account/password did not change. The access token stored by PBI merely expired.

    21 votes
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  7. Include Reports/Dashboards from Multiple Workspaces in One App

    Similar to ideas around creating multiple apps from one workspace, it would be very beneficial to have the ability to create a high-level app that includes reports from multiple workspaces. For example, our executive team would like to see specific reports from sales, accounting, and fields ops in one app instead of navigating to three different apps/workspaces to view the appropriate reports.

    216 votes
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  8. Track Usage of Customer Power BI Visuals

    I would like to be able to track how many users use (as creators or viewers) a certain custom visual. This will allow me to communicate to external vendors on actual usage and acquire the right amount of paid licenses. Currently I do not have such an option and I need to acquire licenses for the entire tenant even if the custom visual is only used in a very small group

    12 votes
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  9. Dynamics Accessibility in a Workspace | Controlling Report Visibility

    Hi Everyone,

    Firstly, I should say that we might have a lot of workspaces to publish our reports to. Over time it might get confusing to track which content is where and which users have access to it.

    That's why I suggest controlling the visibility of reports for each member. What I mean is that for example we have a workspace for one business division and we have a lot of members in the said division. Instead of creating another workspace we can give users permission to view specific reports in the workspace.

    Benefits of this development:

    *Handling all reports…

    38 votes
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  10. Allow subscriptions to personal bookmarks

    Please add the ability to subscribe to personal bookmarks. The "Subscribe" feature currently sends a snapshot of the default view with no ability to customize filters in the subscription.

    The recent addition of personal bookmarks allows our users to customize reports as needed, and they have been asking for a way to get these personalized bookmark views sent by email. If you could extend the personal bookmarks to the subscription options that would be very helpful.

    13 votes
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  11. Disable or prevent Teams from autocreating App Workspace

    Please introduce a global setting to Prevent Teams from creating PowerBi App Workspace automatically when creating a new Team. As the new Workspaces are detached from Teams/Groups this should be a setting to prevent the App Workspaces beeing clotted with empty Workspaces from all our Teams.

    27 votes
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  12. Audit Logs should be available to Power BI Admins

    Audit Logs should be available to Power BI Admins without need to be Global Admin or have declared rights/roles in Exchange Online

    12 votes
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  13. Page level audit log

    Anyone who uses Power BI and audits its logs will only be able to audit until dashboard level. The idea is to increase the level of detail to page level so that you can know which pages are beeing visited the most/least and by which users. This new information will enable you to modify your dashborads accordingly, enhance them and much more.

    237 votes
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  14. Power BI Admin: Disable "Share" function completely

    We have Power BI Premium, we want view-only users to only access reports via the published Power BI Apps using their their Power BI Free license.

    But because sharing is available from within the Workspaces, Pro Users are trying to use the "Share" functionality instead, this results in those view-only users requiring a Pro license and opting to take the Power BI Pro Trial (also can't be prevented!).

    We need to disable the "share" function so that we can manage how people access content, incur costs and are affected by Pro user changes.

    5 votes
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  15. Allow admins to send notifications via Notification Center

    As a Power BI Administrator, I want to be able to push rich custom notifications to all users or to a subset of users and have those notifications appear in the Notification Center. For example, if we have internal training, new support procedures, critical announcements etc I would be able to send those notifications to users via the Notification Center in Power BI

    7 votes
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  16. Contact List Event Notifications

    One of the features of the new workspaces is the ability to define a contact list to receive notifications of events occurring in the workspace. This feature should be enhanced to allow workspace admins to select from a menu of events including dataset refresh failures, significant increases in query volume, requests for access to artifacts in the workspace, new datasets added to the workspace, and more.

    Ideally the admin would be able to associate different security groups or users with different event notifications. At a minimum, dataset refresh failures should be supported for group email notification.

    4 votes
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  17. Power BI Deployment Wizard

    The Power BI Deployment Wizard would provide a graphical interface within an app workspace to define all the required variables of the deployment including target workspace, target dataset (or copy dataset), which reports and dashboards to deploy, etc.

    Additionally, the deployment wizard would optionally export out a PowerShell script reflecting the defined deployment. Thus, if the scenario reflects a common pattern or standard the team wishes to follow, the script could be reused across other deployments.

    4 votes
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  18. De-couple the disabling of "download as .pbix" from the disabling of exporting data

    Right now, if you want to disable peoples' ability to download reports as .pbix files from workspaces, you have to do it for the entire tenant, and this also disables all data export from reports. Please de-couple these functions and make them report-specific.

    Settings for data export are already report-specific, so that's good. Now just give tenant admins the ability to disable JUST "download as .pbix" or JUST "export data". And then make it a report-level setting for workspace admins to enable or disable the ability to download as .pbix.

    5 votes
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  19. Apply O365 naming policy to Power BI New Workspace Experience

    There should be a way to apply a naming policy for the Power BI New Workspace Experience, similar to how this exists for Office 365 Groups.

    Classic Power BI workspaces are based on Office 365 Groups, and therefore already cohere to the O365 Groups Naming Policy (https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/office365/admin/create-groups/groups-naming-policy?view=o365-worldwide#power-bi).
    The Power BI New Workspace Experience however is not integrated with O365 Groups, and allows users to freely chose any workspaces names without enforcing the O365 naming policy. We heavily invested in Azure AD P1 licenses, precisely to enforce a naming policy for Office 365 services (e.g. GRP-[department]-workspacename).

    4 votes
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  20. Dashboard Owner Lookup and Permission Notifications

    For large organization with many apps in PowerBI, it can be difficult getting permissions to access the dashboards you need to.

    After clicking a link, you are asked to send an access request and the dashboard owner gets a notification in the PBI interface. However, that notification request seems to be very easy to miss and not all dashboard owners are frequently using PBI. So the request for access goes unanswered.

    There is no way for a dashboard end user to know who owns the dashboards they are requesting, so there is no way for them to email the owner…

    4 votes
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