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Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud)

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Attachment to journals in Controller Classic

Possible to attach a file in the journal text window when posting i journal in Controller Classic
over 2 years ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Planned for future release

Schedule FAP data mart start / stop and update structure

Functionality to schedule FAP update structure and full publish ( data mart start and stop). Currently user need to regularly go to FAP client and click update structure. Case Number: TS000073673
almost 5 years ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 2 Future consideration

Controller Web: Data Entry for Accounts with intercompany code M

Data entry for accounts with intercompany code M is not possible in controller web, but should be possible.
about 4 years ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 2 Future consideration

Dimensions in columns in Trial Balance

Customers works more and more with extended dimensions. They have a strong wish and need to select to see dimensions in columns in the same way that you can select to see companies in columns.
over 6 years ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Future consideration

Parallell hierarchies in extended dimensions

Today you can just have one hierarchy when it comes to the 4 different extended dimensions. That is a problem when we compete with competitors. Due to that the storing is on the lowest level couldn´t it be possible to have parallell hierarchies? ...
over 6 years ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Future consideration

Scheduling of Import from Flat Files for Daily, Weekly & Monthly

Current settings only allow "Import from Flat Files" to be scheduled for "Execute immediately" or "One Time Only". However, as month end closing are done monthly, There is a need to have the import scheduled Monthly at least. Workaround now is to...
almost 4 years ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Planned for future release

External data log file on Web Imports

Enable similar log file capability on CCR Web as in the client. Ensure that web import log provides a view of all lines imported and not only the rejected items.
over 4 years ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Future 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...
11 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Future consideration

Suport Multiple data marts in Controller FAP fully

A customer publishes several datamarts from a single source. Structures are updated in Controller and the user goes into FAP administration and tries to update structures on all datamarts concurrently. Sometimes this will fail because the temporar...
over 2 years ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 2 Future consideration

Cells locked for data entry in the form's Excel layout (standard form), should be locked also in CCR Web

In some standard forms it's necessary to lock a cell for data entry by using "Cell specification" within the Excel layout. It's an issue that this locking is not supported in Controller Web.
over 2 years ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Not under consideration