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Translations in data modules

As an employee of a large multinational company, it's hard for me to move away from Framework Manager models towards data modules as it's still impossible to add translations to them. The ability to create multi-lingual models is way overdue and i...
2 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

Advanced query hint to use 'Group By' instead of 'Distinct' in SQL

In some cases, we would need an advanced query hint to use “Group By” instead of “Distinct” in the SQL per report or per query tree. We are aware of the DQM query property “performance.convertGroupByToDistinct” which is set to “true” by default (f...
17 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

Ability to "view lineage" on data sources when creating queries in a data set (mimic existing ability from query building in reporting )

similar to building a report, it is helpful to check lineage on field sources when building datasets. In reporting , once a source is added user may right click on any field name, select lineage, change radio button to detail and view the complete...
29 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

Fix how reference shortcuts on alias shortcuts work in FM

You create a query subject from a database table. Then you create an alias shortcut on that query subject. On this alias shortcut you add relationships to other query subjects/shortcuts. After that you create a reference shortcut on the alias shor...
2 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 1 Needs more information

DBT Semantic layer integration

Universal semantic layer for all analytics tools, including Cognos Analytics. If Cognos wants to stay relevant, and not replaced by alternative products, please embrace the modern stack and a universal semantic layer. Many years ago, it was at mul...
2 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

open and use attribute (expand) content for datamodules in report creation, same as functionality in dashboards

We want to use the datamodules "members" in report creation directly. Same as the usage in dashboard. We can expand for example a attribute "country" to show up the distinct categories like "germany", "france" etc. for selection and filtering. Th...
3 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Future consideration

multilanguage translations to datamodules, same as in frameworkmanager

As an international company we need translations of attributes within datamodules to different language. This affects the attribute names and also the delivered content / flied in the database to for example multiple translations. For a example a...
3 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Planned for future release

Snowflake Native Functions in FM

Snowflake database native functions are not available by default in FM installations due to that we are not able to use snowflake-related functions in report authoring, we have to only common functions which are limited sometimes. installation und...
3 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 2 Functionality already exists

Support click house data source

Case number TS010994014
3 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 1 Not under consideration

Aggregate awareness

Scenario: fact table with billions of rows ,reduce the cardinality and utilize a prepared dataset fact query table that has the aggregation. the user drops the items on the visualization and cognos decide which table to use and query . if the deta...
4 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 1 Under review