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Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud)

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

Ability to copy currency rates across more than one period

The main reason for copying currency rates is to copy ‘Constant’ rates through the 12 months of a Budget and/or Forecast actuality, and actuals restated at ‘Constant‘ rates. Therefore, it makes sense for consolidation/super users to be able to cop...
18 days ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 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...
22 days ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Planned for future release

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...
26 days 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...
about 2 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 6 Needs more information

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

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...
3 months 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...
3 months 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...
3 months 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...
3 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Future consideration