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Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud)

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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 days ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Submitted

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...
10 days ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Under review

Local client being compatible for different product versions

The Controller 11 client that is currently downloaded From Controller Web to a user's machine is only compatible to a single product version. For customers with separate production and development environments this will cause a restriction, say de...
29 days ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Future consideration

QTD data in one form.

Our customers report data in QTD format in quarter three as below (cloumns): 1. 01.07.2023-30.09.2023 - Q3 In the period2. 30.09.2023 Q3 YTD3. 01.07.2022-30.09.2022 - Q3 In the period4. 30.09.2022 Q3 YTD It would be useful to be able to set the co...
about 1 month ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Not under consideration

Automating process that every steps are performed when a FAP synch is required

Hi Team, We have faced issue with sync in Past between the FAP and Controller databases where IBM need to manually go ahead IBM executed a sync between the FAP and Controller databases. Can we automating this process so that every steps are perfor...
about 1 month ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Future consideration

Translation method D for intercompany currency differences

Issue: For our Group consolidation we are translating P/L figures using translation method D (Average Period rates). But on intercompany transactions Cognos Controller calculates and post currency differences based on translation method M (Average...
about 2 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Future consideration

Allow IET to be locked by period

Currently there is no allowance in security to lock IET against changes, including past IET periods. Coupled with no audit log capability to track, there would be no clue as to what was changed. This will affect prior periods if consolidation was ...
about 2 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Future consideration

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...
about 2 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,...
about 2 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Planned for future release

Embedded report library default configuration into installation default / config utility

Since the embedded report library should be the main source of system reports from Controller 11.0, please make it the default configuration, or possible to configure in Controller Configuration. For example: Updating the CA server URL in Controll...
2 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Planned for future release