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Revamp Event Studio User Experience based on Carbon Design

Cognos Analytics User Experience has been revamped based on carbon design in 11.2, however the Event Studio tool has not been updated since 10.2.x version. We do not show event studio during our prospective customer presentations, because of how o...
4 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Portal 0 Submitted

Sort Order

In Cognos 11.2 onwards, we should be able to sort the content in Team Content/My Content irrespective of the type of the object. Right now, if I sort, it first lists all the folders followed by Package. It should be sorted just like it was in the ...
about 1 year ago in Cognos Analytics / Portal 1 Future consideration

Add Scope as filter in the GUI on Past Activities

We no longer allow our end users monitor their schedules from the administration console. Instead, they now use the option from the GUI accessible from either "My schedules and subscriptions" or "Manage-Activities". In both latter cases, they have...
11 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Portal 3 Not under consideration

Ability to notify time-out warning for the user before the actual timeout occur in Cognos Analytics Portal

Why is it Useful: Accessibility Time-out warning notification enhancement request: The use of timed events can present significant barriers for users with cognitive disabilities, as these users may require more time to read content or to perform f...
about 1 month ago in Cognos Analytics / Portal 1 Submitted

Enable Skip to Content accessibility enhancement for folder navigation in the Cognos Analytics Portal

Description and why is it useful: Currently, “Skip to Content” functionality allows screen reader users to skip Application and Navigation bar menu to an open report or dashboard. The enhancement request is to apply same functionality to navigate ...
about 1 month ago in Cognos Analytics / Portal 1 Submitted

Data Set history - Allow user to set how many runs to remember

Add capability to change how many/long run histories to save for data set refreshes. For a report, click the ellipses > Properties > Report tab > Advanced. The screen allows the user to change "Run History" from the default of 5 Occurence...
10 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Portal 0 Not under consideration

Expose Report View Descriptions

The new UI doesn’t surface descriptions for Report Views.  If I go to properties the description is populated with the description from the source report but it doesn’t show in this tile (or list) view.  It would be nice if it would show here. Sho...
4 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Portal 0 Submitted

Adding group permissions for use in customized extensions

We need the possibility like in version 12.0.0 to limiting extensions to specific roles and groups in the actual LTS Version 11.2.4. For the Version 12.0.0 this is described here:
3 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Portal 0 Submitted

Close report set as homepage

When setting a report as the home page, we want the option at any time during the session to close that report and then return to the default home page.
9 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Portal 0 Not under consideration

View Activities & Schedules, Allow for users that do not have Scheduling capability

Company users rely on Cognos team for all scheduling, users are not allowed to schedule. However, users want to know if their report schedules are failing/succeeding, they want transparency into schedules, without the ability to modify/edit/delete...
4 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Portal 0 Submitted