BI in SQL vNext

What should we add to the BI capabilities in the next version of the SQL boxed product

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  1. Conditional formatting on Gauge.

    I use the arc gauges to measure percentage of on time delivery. when the rate goes under 90% I have to change them all to red manually. It would be great if conditional formatting extended to this visual as well so it can change from green to red automatically

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  2. 22 votes
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  3. Better integrate SSDT BI in the development process

    Having the features on the servers is fantastic, however it seems the SSDT BI team is working in a different company. Please align better with them, especially the release cycles. Where is their user voice forum ? Where is their roadmap ? BI must be considered as a consolidated effort among the MSFT products.
    It starts with the developer tools and ends with the visualization on the screen.

    15 votes
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  4. Add Power BI to local SSRS server and not just in cloud!

    Add Power BI to our local SSRS server and not just in cloud servers!

    1,088 votes
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  5. STOP! Before throwing more random features into SQL BI, lay out strategic guidance

    Reporting Services, Analysis Services, PowerPivot, PowerView, PerformancePoint, Report Builder, Excel Services, Analytic Charts, Datazen... Microsoft's BI toolkit is a mess. Anyone who's starting out fresh could go insane trying to figure out what to use when. Add in Microsoft's tendency to randomly abandon technology and something packaged and stable like Microstrategy or Tableau starts to look like it's worth the money.

    You folks need to put your pencils down, step back, take a deep breath, and FIGURE OUT WHAT THE HECK YOU'RE DOING. Lay out an architecture, roles, and roadmap that can be published for all of us so we…

    135 votes
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  6. Combine Datazen, PerformancePoint, PowerPivot, SSRS, and SSAS into one nice packaged product which can be deployed to Cloud & On-Premise

    Combine Datazen, PerformancePoint, PowerPivot, SSRS, and SSAS into one nice packaged product which can be deployed to Cloud or On-Premise where data security is a concern

    200 votes
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  7. Drill-through, actions & parameter passing - just make it work

    A truly functional BI solution requires every dashboard, report or navigation UI to work together. This means that we need the ability to define actions and pass context information from one report interface to another - and there are far too many ways to do this in limited ways that don't work consistently across the products in the "integrated" BI arsenal.
    In my perfect world, I define a cube action in SSAS (multi or Tabular) and that action gets surfaced in whatever reporting tool we choose to use (Excel/Excel Services, SSRS, Power View or Power BI dashboard). Through whatever action/parameter…

    1,093 votes
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    under review  ·  18 comments  ·  Reporting Services  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Power View Support for Analysis Service Cubes

    Make Power View in Excel work with Analysis Services Multidimensional Cubes

    429 votes
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  9. Add translation support

    Support multiple languages within a model as you could in OLAP

    450 votes
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    22 comments  ·  Power Pivot / SSAS Tabular Model  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Consolidate the visualization capabilities/charts/technologies

    Consolidate the visualization capabilities/charts/technologies over all the presentation technologies, such as PowerPivot, Power View, Excel Charts, SSRS...

    388 votes
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  11. HTML 5 support

    Remove the Silverlight dependency and render it in mobile browsers.

    325 votes
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  12. Improve Reporting Services

    Improve Reporting Services (or converge it with Power BI). SSRS hasn't been improved very much in the last versions. For many uses cases SSRS still offers features such as export to several formats (PDF, Word, Excel...) which are not covered by Power BI.

    310 votes
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    16 comments  ·  Reporting Services  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi Bertil – what features exactly would you like to see? Please create suggestions for the specific things that you think would add most value!

  13. A strong input forms that link messages, skype and yammer to analytics

    Create real analyze into action with medsage tracking related to visualisation

    7 votes
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  14. Writeback for Power Pivot /SSAS Tabular models

    Either through a PivotTable, Excel cube functions, or Power BI tools

    319 votes
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  15. 194 votes
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  16. Support ragged hierarchies in Tabular through HideMemberIf equivalent

    Currently if you have a ragged hierarchy you will see blank branches/leaves in your hierarchy in your Tabular model. BIDS Helper allows you to set HideMemberIf, but since the SSAS server for Tabular doesn't officially support this, it appears to not work properly on a significant percentage of dimensions. Please support HideMemberIf or an equivalent properly.

    140 votes
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  17. 206 votes
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  18. SSIS - integrate with Power Query (Excel Add-In)

    Integrate SSIS with the Power Query Excel Add-In as a Data Source. Solution needs to be all on-prem to avoid typical cloud concerns. Ideally can reach into a workbook for a specific Query or function, pass in function values if required, and trigger a refresh of a Query or all Queries.

    247 votes
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  19. Add Performance point services capability to Power BI

    Enable Power BI to support analysis like performance point services. so user can slice and dice data graphically and also make drillthrough / custom actions available from the OLAP cube so user can retrieve the raw data from their analysis. Also, give user a opportunity to save the drillthrough query or drillthrough result (raw data) into SQL or in the flat file.

    102 votes
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  20. PowerBI desktop to replace Report Builder

    Then the SSRS platform could be explored as an on-premise PowerBI.com

    32 votes
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