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PINNED Enable DVM Studio to be able to quickly capture environment data needed for problem resolution
We are sometimes asked to provide detailed information for a Case we have opened on DVM. Information includes the current build, IN00, trace browse, map definitions and sometimes the underlying data that is causing the issue. If functionality wa...

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Missing functionality from C10 to C11: "Send report as email" or "Email Report"

In previous versions of Cognos Business Intelligence (10.2.x) we had the option to send a report by email directly from the Cognos Viewer - this option no longer exists in Cognos Analytics (11.0.6). See use case for details and screenshots.
over 4 years ago in Cognos Analytics 3 Planned for future release

PAW: drill-through view doesn't allow Set Editor to be used

We created drill-through processes, rules and views to allow users to drill to another view. We found that such drill-through views which are opened as a result of a drill action, do not allow user to open Set Editor in the dimensions of the view....
4 months ago in Planning Analytics 1 Planned for future release

Drop down list with search option prompt in Cognos Analytics

We have installed Cognos 11.1.7 FP2 and our customers want to have the following prompt type in their report: drop down list with CustomerIDs with the possibility to search for a value in the list (using copy+paste option to search for a CustomerI...
8 months ago in Cognos Analytics 1 Planned for future release

Use or mimic Global Parameters to work on Dashboards to set Filters by user

Currently we have a Dashboard with a BranchOffice Filter. The users do not have save/updated capability on Dashboards. We don't want a free for all of changing and saving the dashboards. If that was the case, then every user would have to go t...
over 1 year ago in Cognos Analytics 4 Planned for future release

daily backup

Provide a automated daily backup onto the SFTP folder, instead of multiple call logging
15 days ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Planned for future release

Data Table enhancements

Like what is in Data Tables as a start, but there is functionality missing from them.I can't change the order of grouping, i.e. say I want the current biennium to show in the first row, no way to do this.Filter is lacking, it needs a deselect and ...
over 1 year ago in Cognos Analytics 7 Planned for future release

Role based data view permission in any catalog

By default, imported assets in the catalog have the option to see all data and the data profile. For a business user that needs to query just the available data assets this will give to much options to see data. This could be avoided by data acces...
about 1 year ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 1 Planned for future release

Enter comments from a drop down list in Controller Web

In Controller Web, both in the standard and free forms, a pop up window is used for entering a comment on a account. In some cases, it is great to have a list with predefined options of comments instead of letting the reporter enter a free text. ...
over 1 year ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Planned for future release

Cognos 11.1.7 Dashboard: Disable automatic grouping in tables

The automatic grouping can become confusing in the table. In addition, the text is centered horizontally in the grouping.
11 months ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Planned for future release

Custom Rollups in PAW set editor - used as filters

An important need from customers would be to create custom rollups in PAW.The user would need to pick some elements in the set editor, create a rollup and use it as a filter, either in the selector widget or in a view.
almost 4 years ago in Planning Analytics 3 Planned for future release