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Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud)

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Change password in Controller Web

The user needs access to Controller Classic to be able to change his/her password as there is no such functionality in Controller Web.
2 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Under review

Unlocked cells in web

Cells that are locked in form in Excel, are open in web. This is probably due to the fact that the forms are not opened in an Excel environment, but as a web form. This creates a loophole to input data into accounts that should not reported into.
3 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Future consideration

MJE Park & Post: include the approval step prior to actually posting the Journal

Currently, journals are posted as soon as the user submits it, and the approval is done after the journal has already affected the Financial statements. In order to reduce the risk of unauthorized journals affecting the numbers, we would like that...
3 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Under review

Sensitive Access Report showing users with Write access rights with privilege to enter Journals

We need to validate what are the users that have sensitive access (i.e. Write access rights, with privilege to enter Journals) and to what entities/companies, so we can manage them appropriately and avoid business risks to our Financial statements...
3 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Future consideration

More user friendly and correct IC Reconcile Intercompany Balances report, if using large dimension/BA structure

See attached file with current report and suggestions to change the report to show correct and useful and a lot more user friendly information.
4 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Under review

Support to access Sharepoint Online (365) via the Controller on cloud environment

We would like the ability to access our SharePoint (online 365) sites via the controller cloud environment. Currently we have access to our individual Onedrive for business drives but for collaborative teams, we need to also access shared / common...
4 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Not under consideration

SaaS connection errors

Why does Controller SaaS enable sessions to remain open on screen and give the appearance of SaaS connection, when in fact they are deactivated or disconnected sessions? For example, where the user ignores the “idle timer expired” prompt and Contr...
4 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Under review

Replication of user logs across all instances when signing onto Controller SaaS

Controller SaaS is currently presented through IBM Citrix with automated load balancing applied between Citrix servers when users connect. This results in user log information being stored against different servers, which in turn creates an incons...
5 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Under review

Status for REPO should not be affected by imported journals

The customer is using period locking on company level for REPO. When submission 1 is closed for the company, a company journal can be entered and this will not affect the status for submission 1. But if the same journal is imported through "Import...
5 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Under review

Better functionality in Company structure, Reorder

In Maintain > Company structure – Define, the Reorder-window, the drag-and-drop functionality is very time consuming, in larger groups. Please add the possibility to cut-and-paste row(s) as an alternative to drag-and-drop.
6 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 3 Needs more information