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  1. Look at Domo

    Please look at the features of what Domo has. That was an awesome product they put together. Especially being able to create a store and collobarate with users.

    Quality of dashboard and functionality are of very high quality and have a lasting impression and keep the product ahead of others

    domo.com

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      4 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Make Grids Interactive

      in Powerview the grids should be interactive. If I have selected a value in a grid, the rest of the view should get filtered. This could be designed in such a way that interactivity is optional.

      29 votes
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      • 4 votes
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        • Ability to indicate filtered data by breaking line in line chart

          Ability to indicate filtered data by breaking line in line chart

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          • One-click to "copy/paste" a well-formatted chart object to Powerpoint

            Challenge: We have many challenges using Powerview, as a "real report" since in many cases the report objects need to be includd in a presentation or otherwise annotated with analysis. Using snipping tool results in a rather sparse chart for a powerpoint. The current method most people use is to have a separate spreadsheet with charts that "look good in powerpoint" that can be resized, etc. to fit and have more granular series.

            A one-click to export could include the series for the current visualization as JSON, along with a chart object with properties that can be edited directly in…

            82 votes
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            • open edx

              Course analytics data

              1 vote
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              • Web servers on-premise for IIS log data

                Read the raw data out IIS log files in IISW3C format and generate the reports with trends quickly

                150 votes
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                • Optional Combo Chart Visuals

                  Allow various combinations of combo chart. Example: Area and line chart. Bar and area. or two lines with different axis (pct and $). Similar to functionality in Excels combo charts.

                  376 votes
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                  • Add Upper and Lower Control lines to charts

                    Charts often benefit from showing upper/lower control lines that show a certain number of deviations from the average. A common example is a funnel plot, essentially an extension of a bubble chart but allowing individual series to have their own plot. See here for an example in Excel:http://www.kurtosis.co.uk/technique/funnel/index.htm

                    65 votes
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                    • Discretisation

                      I should be able to discretize (bucket) any of the measures dynamically. and the discretized labels should appear in the dimensions. So there should be something like 'calculated dimensions'.

                      22 votes
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                      • 3 votes
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                        • YouTube Analytics

                          Build a connection to YouTube Analytics.

                          82 votes
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                          • Enable/Disable (pin/unpin) Filters for each report/view

                            In many cases, you don't want a filter to impact all the reports/views on a Dashboard. Example: let's say you have 2 reports, one showing monthly trend for sales and grid report showing sales for selected month. in this case, you don't want to let a month filter impact the sales trend, but it has to impact the sales for current/selected month.

                            4 votes
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                            • Dashboard as tiles on Windows and Windows Phone

                              Wouldn't it be graet to be if we cuuld at least place key figres as tiles at phones, tablets and in Windows 8/10?
                              In my view, this would give a great selling point to our tile basecd OS on phones, tablets etc, if we could connect tiles to our BI data, and have these tiles automatically updated.
                              Now with app folders, it could be great to have to opportunity to open an app folder, and be able to se key figures, colored in red and green. Just like we in MSN Money app can tile stock prices to tiles, and…

                              38 votes
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                              • Extra hints on how to create table in excel

                                When loading an excel dataset, and there is no table, just tabular data, give a link to a page that shows with simple clicks how to update your excel with a table entry.

                                7 votes
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                                • Perfomance Enhancement

                                  I find that it takes way too long to extract data from Analysis Services.

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                                  • Add measures directly in some of the views rather than back into the data source.

                                    We love to see the ability to add measures directly in some of the views rather than back into the data source.

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                                    • 8 votes
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                                      • Provide a means to distinguish between records and lists within data in a column

                                        Sometimes data sources such as JSON could have both records and lists within the same column. This could be because of poor data structure. Currently BI designer does not provide a means to distinguish between which cell is a list and which one is a record. column

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                                        • Power Preview for Power BI

                                          this is something similar to the scroll on the BING.COM homepage toward the bottom. so imagine I am a visitor to a main page where there are many links to other Power BI sites. I can use the quick preview link on the bottom to preview the sites. Also, this can be used in the Power BI Designer where I can quickly preview the Power BI dashboard that I am building before it is being deployed. I want to preview to see what it looks like if I were to deploy the content.

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