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  1. allow branding of the Azure Data Catalog UI

    Allow customers to add branding (logo, CSS) to Azure Data Catalog; this will aid internal customers in trusting this service as a tool where data classifications are important.

    53 votes
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  2. Allow for a default filtering statement used for Open in.....

    A majority of the data sources we have loaded into the catalog are a 100 million+ records, quite a few being in the billions. It would be extremely useful to have the option to add a filtering statement that would narrow down the dataset being pulled by a user when they try to open a report in any of the available options especially Power BI

    21 votes
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  3. Glossary Term Tagging (GDPR)

    I'd like to be able to add multiple tags to individual glossary terms. A specific example would be to identify which terms were PII or pseudonymous etc. At the moment we have to tag a field with both the Glossary Term AND a separate tag.

    20 votes
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  4. Allow AAD Guest Users

    On a project for a large national public body and they have stakeholders across 15 Regional Directorates and several Governmental organisations. The Data Catalog needs to be available to all of them. We employ the Azure AD B2B model for granting rights to externals for collaboration in O365 but we can't add them to the Data Catalog so they can't do data discovery or request access to data resources. I can't imagine we are the only org with this kind of scenario...We need AAD Guest Access.

    16 votes
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  5. Graphical, hierarchical representation of Glossary

    The Glossary is extremely useful, but is only "viewable" as a table with a Parent column. It would be great to be able to switch to a visual, hierarchical view showing the hierarchy.

    14 votes
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  6. Allow end users to link directly to a catalog object and glossary item

    We'd like the ability to add links to reports and applications that go directly to the data definitions or glossary items located in the Azure Data Catalog. This way our end users can quickly and easily reference trusted source data along with expanding the usability of the catalog.

    11 votes
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  7. Azure Activity Log

    Provide auditing of changes to metadata in the tool or through the Azure Activity Log

    10 votes
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  8. Wiki

    Replace RTF documentation with wiki and markdown. @mentions would be nice too. Like in MS Teams

    6 votes
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  9. Adding markdown syntax to description fields

    Would be excellent to add in markdown syntax and html into description fields e.g. and <b> etc.

    6 votes
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  10. Allow users to provide feedback on data assests

    Similar to what Microsoft has on their documentation web sites. Just a "likes this" button, and/or dislikes button. A form for adding some comments for each data asset.

    4 votes
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  11. commenting and agreement workflow capability for Glossary

    commenting and agreement workflow capability for Glossary. some time we have some procedures about agreement of some terms and it would be great to have some workflow to manage it.

    4 votes
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  12. Increase the size of description fields in columns

    At the moment, the sizes of the description fields are tiny. it'd be great to make them bigger!

    4 votes
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  13. Add ability to attach supporting files like visio pptx etc

    Sometimes helpful information is in the form of a visio that describes the architecture or ppt etc. its easier to upload them here and keep it centrally

    3 votes
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  14. ArcGIS Pro integration

    As a government agency with large spatial and non spatial data holdings the ability to integrate with ArcGIS Pro is critical.

    3 votes
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  15. Column sort order and filter

    Can a sorting and filtering capability be added to the headers of the columns in the Azure Data Catalog?

    Thank you!

    3 votes
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  16. Summary statistics on front page disappeared?

    Hi there,

    On the front page of my Azure Data Catalogue I used to see the number of registered assets and the number of users but this has since gone from the front page. Does anyone know how to get this back?

    Thank you in advance.

    3 votes
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  17. Adding markdown syntax to Documentation tab

    Enable support for markdown syntax in documentation tabs. This would support importing consistently formatted documentation via api and also improve the portal u/i experience

    2 votes
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  18. Order columns by name

    Columns seem to be ordered randomly. I would like the ability to order them by name.

    1 vote
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