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Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud)

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Increase timeout for Cognos Controller on Cloud & Excel Add-ins

Even when users are actively working on Excel for more than 60 minutes following a report refresh, the Add-ins prompt them to log out and re-login with their IBMid. This occasionally causes Excel to hang, forcing users to end the task via the Task...
3 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 2 Planned for future release

'on no match default' functionality (for import specifications) in Controller Web

Customer already use import specs and CSV files to import data into Controller classic. However, they would like to use Controller Web instead. The customer relies on the classic functionality " on no match default " to get their classic impor...
about 2 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Planned for future release

Lock direct form access for the correction of journals in Controller Web Reconciliation tab

For reconciliation errors ‘Between Accounts’ and ‘Opening Balances’, users are able to correct a journal reconciliation error by opening a form and entering an amount to correct the reconciliation error. This amount, as entered by form, appears in...
5 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Planned for future release

Journal Update According to Reconciliation of Accounts in Controller Web

Where Controller Classic setting ‘Journal Update According to Reconciliation of Accounts’ is enabled. This setting is ignored by Controller Web. For example, in Controller Web, if a user posts a value in the journal to a movement account, on save,...
5 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Planned for future release

Conditional automatic journals to post values on different from REPO journal types

When using conditional automatic journals, it is not possible to re-direct postings to a different journal type then REPO, even if puting it on "Journal type" field, on control table. Even if filtering Trial Balance to show only REPO/BASE, automat...
3 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 8 Needs more information

Ignore opening balances on import

Many customers copy opening balances forward then load trial balances which contain opening balances. To avoid overwriting the copied forward OBs a separate form excluding OBs has to be used in the delete tab of the import specification. This dupl...
7 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Under review

Addition of loop formula for import spec design on CC Web

Controller Web cannot currently replicate the Controller Classic client for loading data that crosses multiple columns. For example, where a data file contains 12 columns relating to 12 months of a budget file, this can be loaded on Controller Cla...
about 2 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Planned for future release

IF function - Account mappings Controller Web

Cognos Classic includes a feature that maps an account code from an imported to a TB code based on whether it is a Dr or Cr. This is executed through an IF function which directs the balances to the correct Cognos code based on the imported value....
7 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Planned for future release

Standard forms with dimensions in rows in Controller Web

Many customers are using 2-4 free dimensions and have at least one standard form using dimension (expanded) in the row definition. This is not supported in Controller Web where you can have only one dimension in column (and another in filter).
over 1 year ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Planned for future release

UdBR copy between companies to copy all fields, also IC

We wanted to use UdBR to reverse some companies on a different company code in a journal. Copy data between companies with UdBR works, except for intercompany data, as only the field BOL is copied, but not the field URSBOL, containing the same cod...
about 1 month ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Future consideration