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In Cognos Administration, add an additional entry called 'Subscriptions'

In the Administration Console, Status tab, add an additional entry (for example, below Calendars) called 'Subscriptions'. Display the list of reports with subscriptions (like thecalendars).In the properties of a report, provide the following infor...
over 6 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Not under consideration

Support more granular system parameter settings

Support the ability to set system parameters at the application level.For example, allow parameters to be specified based on specific:- plan- package (specify collection, package)- authid or role- client info properties DB2 should have the ability...
almost 8 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Enhancement Cognos Audit

We need to create Audit report for showing usage of reports ,Cognos - Dashboard ,Data Module ,Story and exploration .We need usage/audit data from Cognos Dashboard,Data Modules and all the new tools added in CA 11 to be updated in Audit database i...
over 3 years ago in Cognos Analytics 2 Future consideration

Change History Should Show Changes in Parent Assocations

The change history section the detail page shows changes in fields on the object and changes in child assocations (added/removed).Would like to see in parent associations (added/removed) show in the same view.
almost 4 years ago in OpenPages Ideas / End User UI 1 Future consideration

Embedded Workflow Validation User Defined Error Message

Embedded Workflow Validation Screen add ability for a user defined error message. Would like to see an option where the person creating the workflow can add either and application text key that will contain the text for the validation error messag...
almost 4 years ago in OpenPages Ideas / Platform Features 1 Future consideration

Support lineage for Data Modules

I was surprised to find that data lineage is not supported for data modules when this is one of the key differentiators in the market for Cognos. Please consider to add lineage support for data modules asap.
about 4 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Under review

Dynamic email headings

Dynamic email headings: in scheduled reports and burst reports it is not possible to dynamically set the content of the email subject header: it would be nice if you can dynamically set the heading of an email to include for example the group valu...
over 4 years ago in Cognos Analytics 7 Future consideration

Add more granularity to commands -START PROFILE and -STOP PROFILE

Summary: Enable a new keyword PROFILEID(list-of-profile-IDs) for the -START PROFILE and -STOP PROFILE commands.----Currently, the activation of profiles can be performed by a -START PROFILE command, which in turn activates all profiles that have S...
over 4 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Extended options for PDF page setup

The optimization of the PDF output is quite circumstantial. Customers often like to have many elements on one PDF page. In the page properties it would be preferable to have an option in the PDF page setup (see screenshot) like "Render this report...
over 4 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Future consideration

Unprofessional PDF Printout of C11 Dashboard

Since the printing to PDF of a C11 dashboard is done using the browser's printing capability, the printout (pdf file) will always include a header (page number) and footer (URL address) that are not part of the dashboard but added by the browser (...
almost 5 years ago in Cognos Analytics 1 Planned for future release