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Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud)

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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).
3 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Planned for future release

Controller Web - ability to use more than 13 periods for Data Entry forms

Currently, if you try to open a data entry form (in Controller Web) for period 14 or 15, then you get a message “Internal Server Error ... fsid STATUS: 500 ... Unexpected error”. It works OK if you open the same data entry form for period 12 or 13...
11 days ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Is a defect

Controller Web - Automatic refresh of Counterpart information, without having to manually press 'Refresh' button

Customer has found that (in Controller Web) the values/entries inside 'Counterpart' are not updated in real-time. This means that the information/figures displayed are wrong! ++++++++++++++++++++++ Example: When looking at company #1102, inside th...
14 days ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Future consideration

Number of Intercompany differences in Submission Overview

It would be very helpful if a user with lot of companies could view number of intercompany differences directly in the "Submission Overview" instead of opening company by company.
2 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Under review

FAP Initial Publish Process Improvement

Currently, every time that FAP goes into Error State (which has been happening more often than we would like), we have to start an Initial Publish to put it back up, which takes a lot of time to complete (from 2 to 5 hours in some cases), and it s...
3 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Under review

SaaS connection errors

Why does Controller SaaS enable sessions to remain open on screen and give the appearance of SaaS connection, when in fact they are deactivated or disconnected sessions? For example, where the user ignores the “idle timer expired” prompt and Contr...
about 1 year ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Future consideration

Format possibilities of summation accounts in Controller Web Free forms.

While doing Data Entry it is important for the user to know what type of information the different cells holds. One area of making this self explanatory is to use color coding. For instance having all summation accounts in a specific color. By doi...
almost 3 years ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Planned for future release

Review reports in Controller Web, general

In Controller Web it's possible to create Reports in the section "Review". Unfortunately every user has to create his/her own reports. Would be preferable if an admin user could create reports accessible for all users, trough the "Review" selection.
over 2 years ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Planned for future release

Monthly values Controller web

When our customers work with budgets/forecasts in Controller they must enter/import YTD-values instead of monthly values. This is great how it works in Classic. Enter monthly values in specific forms -> storing YTD by adding last month YTD.
over 1 year ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Planned for future release

Print Intercompany reconciliation from Controller Web

Possible to print Intercompany reconciliation report from CCR Web on a company level.
over 2 years ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Future consideration