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Framework to data modules convertion

Have a tool to convert Framework Manager models (model.xml) to data modules whenever possible. Our target: Avoid having to rewrite data modules from scratch when FM models already exist
about 16 hours ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

Data Wrangling at upload time

Implement simple functions (eg : upper, lower, replace null by ,date casting, categorize, lines/col delete,…) to allow preparation and transformation at upload/refresh time. Our target : Avoid business users force to prepare/transform data with ot...
about 16 hours ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

API should be updated to above API Version 54 in Cognos to query Salesforce Healthcare Cloud data

To query the data for Salesforce Healthcare Cloud it is required to have a minimum apiversion of 54 for the connector. Currently Cognos 12 supports only upto apiversion 49. When connected to salesforce using this version of the api, not able to do...
about 8 hours ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

Datamodule doesn't support store procedures

By introducing the capability to import database stored procedures as parameterized query objects in the Data Module, you could streamline your workflow within Cognos and eliminate the need for additional Cognos Framework Manager installations. Th...
about 2 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

Data Module Query Icons to show column dependancy

Within Data Modules there is no visual indicator that a Query has column dependency set. In order to find out if column dependency is set on queries you need to click on every query and look at column dependency sheet. If a query has a filter on i...
about 1 month ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 1 Submitted

Microsoft Fabric Data Server Connection

Any plans on supporting a Data Server Connection to Microsoft Fabric ?
about 2 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

Star schema grouping in data modules

Add this functionality that is present in FM and it is important. Every cognos users would benefit a quick construction of schemas that clarify which path the query is following when you have many tables connected.
6 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 4 Not under consideration

Data module: Publish, change impact, and report dependencies

It would be nice to have the same funcionality for publish, change impact, and report dependencies like in Framework Manager
5 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

Connecting to multiple Snowflake databases inside same Snowflake warehouse

Currently when a Snowflake datasource connection is created, it is mandatory to provide 1 warehouse and 1 database detail. But we would like to connect to multiple databases within the warehouse, in this way we can avoid creating multiple connecti...
about 1 month ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

Object Level Security at Table and Field Level for Data Modules

Data Modules do not currently have a way to specify object level security at the table or field level the way Framework Manager does. You should be able to set which tables and fields a particular user or group of users is able to see. There are m...
about 5 years ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 3 Not under consideration