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Pinned ideas

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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Custom Subtotal in PAW book.

We would like to have a Custom Subtotal feature in Planning Analytics Workspace book so that we can calculate on the fly for the selected dimension elements or Measures.
about 4 years ago in Planning Analytics 1 Functionality already exists

Generate Blackout-Events using a Job Scheduler

Stopping a database using a Job-Scheduler fails since DSM has open connections to the database.Implementing a command to create Blackout Events using the CLI would solve this issue.In addition we need to apply B-Events immediately not just every 1...
over 6 years ago in Db2 Data Management Console / Data Server Manager 1 Functionality already exists

Excel file format should be supported as source data in the ETL project.

Excel file format should be supported as source data in the ETL project.
about 2 years ago in DataStage 2 Functionality already exists

Frozen crosstab columns and rows in Cognos reports as a default

In current Cognos Analytics versions it is possible to freeze crosstab columns and rows in reports by right-clicking them. Could it be possible to add report feature that you could set crosstab columns and rows as frozen already when designing rep...
over 2 years ago in Cognos Analytics 1 Functionality already exists

Save As for a TI Processes in PAW?

Today there is the only a save button inside the TI Editing window in PAW. A "Save As" button would be useful.
about 3 years ago in Planning Analytics 2 Functionality already exists

Statistical Formulas / Calculations

Hello - We are running Cognos on Windows Server 2012 and MS-SQL Server 2012 and we have come upon the need to utilize a specific statistical functions in Cognos (11.0.8) but do not see it available. Is there any way to access this function or to e...
over 3 years ago in Cognos Analytics 1 Functionality already exists

Integrate GitHub source control with Information Server DataStage and BigIntegrate

Need GitHub integrated with DataStage/BigIntegrate for version control and deployment
almost 4 years ago in DataStage 1 Functionality already exists

Copy/Paste Dialog Nodes

Building repetitive nodes on large-scale WCS implementations is very time consuming. If nodes could be effectively copy/pasted (ie replicate an existing node to several hundred other locations in a dialog flow), development time would be massively...
almost 4 years ago in Watson Assistant 2 Functionality already exists

Context Sensitive help missing

When clicking on "Help" in Cognos 10.2.2 you were directed to a context specific help. For example, when viewing the properties of a folder, you were directed to the Administration and Security Guide section "Properties of elements".In Cognos 11 y...
almost 5 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Functionality already exists

Documentation about custom node dialog builder

need documentation about custom node dialog builder.When developing custom nodes with custom node dialog builder, variables such as modelerData and modelerDataModel (SPSS reserved words) are handled, but there is not much documentation on how to u...
5 months ago in SPSS Modeler / SPSS Modeler 1 Functionality already exists