To have the possibility to update a field for multiple records simultaneously. e.g. run a report on features and select some features and update the owner (or another field).
Thank you for your idea. It is currently possible to bulk edit records a couple different ways. You can bulk edit many record types by creating a list report. This article explains in more detail.
You can also bulk edit features by multi-selecting on the features board, then right clicking and choosing Bulk edit.