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Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud)

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Allow FAP to pass Journal Header info over from Controller to Planning Analytics

In order to allow the Finance Planning and Analysis team to have a better view on Journal information in Planning Analytics, it would be best to allow FAP to pass the Journal's header information over from Controller to PA.
about 1 month ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Not under consideration

Reference to originating form in reconciliation report ('Between Accounts/Opening Balances' 'and Intercompany Balance'

It will be helpful for the user if the aforementioned reconciliation reports include the form numbers from which the account codes are coming right next to the account codes.
29 days ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Not under consideration

Enhancement Request Azure PAAS service for SQL environment

Hi, More and more customers are heading up to Azure with their on prem IBM environments. We get more questions of: Can we use Azure PAAS platform or Azure SQL Services for our IBM Cognos databases. Does IBM plan on investigate these services from ...
over 2 years ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Not under consideration

Manual Journal Entry information needed in Planning Analytics

The FP&A team needs more details about the journals for their finance analysis, including header information as available in the reports XBJH and XDB22 from Cognos Controller. These information could also be leveraged to help automating some o...
3 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Not under consideration

Cells locked for data entry in the form's Excel layout (standard form), should be locked also in CCR Web

In some standard forms it's necessary to lock a cell for data entry by using "Cell specification" within the Excel layout. It's an issue that this locking is not supported in Controller Web.
over 2 years ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Not under consideration

Use existing import specifications built in Controller classic also in Controller web

Add the possibility to use existing import specifications built in Controller classic also in Controller web.
almost 5 years ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Not under consideration

Possibility to add a reconciliation rule between an Intercompany account and an Investment account

It would be beneficial if it was possible to enter reconciliation rules between Intercompany accounts and Investment accounts (defined with Investment code I (Acquisition calculation). Both of the IC-accounts and Investment accounts are used for g...
over 1 year ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Not under consideration

Historical rates in a new consolidation type.

When you define a new Consolidation type it´s always very tricky to get the right opening balances on Etyp 1 transactions. It would be so much easier if Controller could get the closing balance amounts from a selected consolidation type when you ...
over 6 years ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Not under consideration

Company ending date should not impact user rights

We have noticed that when setting an ending date in the company structure, the company is automatically removed from the security rights. This is clearly a misbehaviour since you still need access to the company to view historical data.
almost 3 years ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 4 Not under consideration

Ability to download / upload Custom Palette

User develops Custom Global Palettes (Manage > Customization > Palette > New custom palette) in DEV environment and creates reports using the custom palettes. User exports new reports from DEV to UAT. Custom Palettes are not included in...
over 3 years ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 2 Not under consideration