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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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106 VOTE

Render Cognos maps in PDF report format

Currently (CA 11.0.7), maps included as a visualization in a report can only be rendered when report is run in HTML format. If the report is run in any other format (i.e. PDF, Excel, CSV..) the maps will never be rendered (never displayed)Please ...
almost 4 years ago in Cognos Analytics 3 Planned for future release

Create QWT API or script to input SQLs and return recommendations reports file

This product working depends on personal act to access DSM or Data Studio to select type of input, set the filter, execute the job analysis and receive recommendations report, so we'd like do that by external input like a job, script or QWT API.
3 months ago in Db2 Query Workload Tuner for z/OS 1 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...
11 months ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 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

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

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.
10 months ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Planned for future release
108 VOTE

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

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

Enable aggregated bar totals on a stacked bar/column chart

We are trying to display value labels above our stacked bar charts. These values should show the aggregate values of each layer of the bar. However, unlike a regular bar chart, where we can show a total value on top of each bar, Cognos Dashboards ...
9 months ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Planned for future release

Controller Web - Freeze Panes in Free Forms

In Controller Classic you have the possibility to select ”Fixed scroll area” and “Viewable area” defined in the Layout Options in Controller Classic.”. This or similar functionality is needed to make Controller Web practical for the end user. As...
over 1 year ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 2 Planned for future release