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Ability to add tables to both defined views and unions

Using Data Modules, currently after creating a view or union, there is no way to edit the view or union to add new sources to be included. We have the ability to add or substract existing elements from the original view but no way to include new s...
8 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

Function to include upload file info such as modified date to a report

We need the ability to show when the upload file was created/modified in our data module for dashboard and reports. It is important for the report-users to know when the upload was refreshed. Other upload attributes such as owner and file name mig...
3 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

Data modules - Possibility to control access to different data sources

We want to control which data sources (Packages, Data sets, Files, Data Modules, Databases) our customers could use when they create and edit data modules. Currently there is no possibilty to restrict the available data sources. Initially they sho...
5 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

Optimize conversion to native sql for "_xxx_between" common functions in DB2 LUW and activate database processing for "_months_between"

Many of our reports use the "_months_between" common function which is locally processed in DQM. Local processing is generally a problem and we want to process as many workload as possible directly on database. A deeper look into what happens behi...
4 months 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...
over 3 years ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 3 Future consideration

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.
over 4 years ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 1 Future consideration

More control over local processing

More control over where to process which part of a report: on database or local, make visible when the report is being processed locally (after run, on development). Alternative: Locally processed report runs must be more stable and reliable: a) S...
5 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

Cognos integration with Databricks

Support Databricks Spark as a data source for Cognos Analytics
about 1 year 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...
almost 4 years ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Future consideration

Member unique name for measure dimension based on memberID

Hello, we would like to base a measure dimension element for packages based no Planning Analytics cubes on memberID like for elements in non-measure dimensions. Today its based on caption which is changing with business needs so its not very stabl...
3 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted