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  1. Published date

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

    140 votes
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    • 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.

      257 votes
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      • 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.

        86 votes
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        • 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.

          225 votes
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          • Take over all reports when employee leaves

            We had an employee who made a ton of reports in PBI and left. Appartently, we have to take these reports seperately over as an author. Can you make an options to take over all reports of an author when that persons ends the power bi licence?

            19 votes
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            • how many scheduled refresh

              To have a report showing how many scheduled refresh by capacities.
              In that report, we shall have different granularity from 30 mins, 1 hour, 4 hours, 12 hours, 24 hours in time. In terms of the capcity level, we wish that we can see, dataset, workspace, capacity, 3 levels. Also the owner of the refresh is important.

              The whole idea is because if we have too many schedules happening at the same time. The capacity may not be able to handle it. But we don't have such report, so we don't know how many is happening at a particular time.…

              58 votes
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              • Limit / filter custom visual marketplace for organizations

                MS certifies custom visuals which does incl. not 3rd party involvement. This makes it easier to get clearance for such visuals for organizational use. It would be great if organizations had a lean way of making these visuals available to their users. Currently the marketplace often is to blocked by organizations due to the potential 3rd party involvement. Certified visuals rule that out. Now we are missing an easy way just to distribute visuals with clearance over the marketplace for organizational users. Currently only downloading and uploading them to the organizational visuals is a inconvenient way to achieve this.

                10 votes
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                • restrict copy data from visuals by tenant level setting

                  New update that allows copy data from Table and Matrix visuals negates tenant level security setting "Export data" even if users are restricted by that setting, they still can copy paste data from within visuals, could we please have this as tenant level setting as well with exception groups facility.

                  Thanks,
                  Ahsan Khawaja

                  5 votes
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                  • Filter and save it for workspaces, dashboards, reports

                    Add save filter functionality to Service.

                    Once you have a number of workspaces close to 200 you have issues with working with them. You need to find a workspace each time. The same applies for dashboards, reports etc.

                    4 votes
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                    • Hide datasets from published app

                      When an App is created/published, the reports AND datasets are visible to the end users. The users are able to analyze the datasets in Excel which is not necessarily desirable. This capability should be able to be controlled by the Admin.

                      3 votes
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                      • Dataset last refresh duration and time in progress

                        Add two information labels to each dataset in 'Datasets' tab of the Service:
                        1) How much time took to refresh dataset last time.
                        2) How long current refresh is already running

                        It is not convenient to go to particular dataset settings everytime you wan to check a status of the refresh. Especially, if you have 20 datasets to check.

                        4 votes
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                        • Allow users without PowerBI Pro to at least view reports/dashboards. At this point, PowerBI is unusable.

                          There shouldn't be a requirement for a Pro license to simply view data in a dashboard. One can view data without a special license level in Excel, so I don't understand the need for it in Power BI.

                          27 votes
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                          • Workspaces should have a QA/Staging environment built within the workspace instead of two workspaces for one production workspace.

                            Each workspace should have all three environments, dev, QA, prod built into it. Transferring dashboards & reports across workspaces via PowerShell is not a very good solution.

                            Dev could be done either on the desktop or the service. Only members and contributors can see content in this space. The ability to QA inside that same workspace would benefit enterprise workspaces. Only members, contributors could view the reports and dashboards.

                            When ready, we need the ability to then promote to prod. The app is nice, but we need multiple apps for each workspace. Admin & members should have the ability to…

                            1 vote
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                            • Add the Admin Portal to the Power BI Report Server on premise

                              Add the Admin Portal to the Power BI Report Server on premise. Like to be able to report on access and usage through built-in reports rather than building our own.

                              10 votes
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                              • Ability to tell between data refresh and structural changes

                                When multiple people work on a report, dashboard or app, it is currently not possible to understand if they have just refreshed the data (in which case another user can re-refresh) or if they have made structural changes that are at risk of being overwritten by another user when that user publishes. At the minimum for a dataset there should be an indication when it was refreshed (and by who), and when it was structurally changed (and by who)

                                12 votes
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                                • View User Report Access by User

                                  It would be nice to see what dashboards/reports/datasets a user has access to by selecting just that user, instead of having to click Share on a dashboard/report and then flipping over to the Access tab. Would also be nice to select a User and then share multiple dashboards/reports to that user.

                                  19 votes
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                                  • Workspace Adminstration

                                    Improve the administration of workspaces. As an administrator I want to be able to access and have visibility of all workspaces, dashboards, reports and datasets. I want to be able to restrict users being able to use their My Workspace. I want to be able to disable the creation of workspaces for Pro users. I want to be able to create groups to manage access to workspaces without needing global admin rights.

                                    15 votes
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                                    • Cusomizable auto refresh

                                      Hello,

                                      I am currently busy building different reports for my company and a few of them will be used on specific recurrence, I have for example a monthly report being setup and a quarterly one as well.

                                      I am planning to use the app mode and subscription to distribute these reports. After reviewing with my administrator, I was told that we can only do auto refreshes on a daily or weekly basis. This will be an issue as I do not want to send notifications to my subscribers on a daily or weekly basis, but at the frequency to which…

                                      3 votes
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                                      • Add Capacity ID to the Power BI Audit Logs

                                        As the capacity administrator for our deployment where we have a couple of capacities, I would like to be able to segregate my audit logs by capacity. I would like to see the audit logs expanded to include the capacity ID.

                                        2 votes
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                                        • Refresh option on Dataset settings page

                                          Add a Refresh option to the Dataset settings page, so that an administrator can quickly run a refresh while viewing refreshing status or changing refresh schedule without having to navigate to a report or dashboard page to hit refresh.

                                          2 votes
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