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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...
3 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

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...
16 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

I am requesting a change to the RunProcess function that would allow it to convert a string to numeric just as the current ExecuteCommand function operates.

It has come to my attention that the ExecuteCommand function will eventually be discontinued and that the RunProcess function should be used instead. We are currently using the ExecuteCommand function in a generic process that is used to kick off ...
3 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

Data Module- Dynamic Data Item Screen Tip

Automate Screen tip for data items in the Data Module so the developers do not have to manually type a text under Screen tip for data items. An enhanced option would allow a developer to select a data item field under Screen tip properties in Data...
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...
22 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

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...
22 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

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...
about 1 month ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 2 Functionality already exists

Changing the source of a dataset

As a data analyst I want to be able to change the source of a dataset. This is necessary when it has been moved or the location name has been changed. We know where the source is, but there's no way we can change the source.
almost 5 years ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 1 Future consideration

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 4 years ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 3 Future consideration

Data Module created from Data Server with multiple connections should be able to use any connection

We have a Data Module set up using a Data Server. This Data Server has two different connections that have many of the same schemas loaded, but the connections have different permissions. Certain users have access to one connection while other use...
about 4 years ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Future consideration