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Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud)

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When setting up daily consolidations there should be button to press if you want the consolidations to run every hour

It will save time for the consolidators. We have 5 different actualities that is run every hour during the days of closing and even if I uses the option to set up daily consolidations I need to create 5 consolidations (as we consolidate 5 actualit...
about 9 hours ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Submitted

Import Specification Filter to allow Filter with Wildcard by Filename

Customer has a folder where the import csv files are generated. User sometimes forget to remove the old files before scheduling the import. Would help if the filter could filter out the files to load by the filename. (ie. period on the filename so...
9 days ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Future consideration

Reconcile - Intercompany Profit Report also for companies

The report "Reconcile - Intercompany Profit" is just available for groups. Would it be possible to add it also for companies so as for the report "Reconcile - Intercompany Balances"?
14 days ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Future consideration

Intercompany report at a group level in one single sheet only instead of multiple worksheets

The report extracted from Report>Intercompany Accounts>Group, is coming for individual companies in separate sheets, even when the report has been extracted at group level, Kindly let us know if the said sheets can be combined and the interc...
15 days ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Future consideration

Period 13 addition needed to company structure for FAP publish

The FAP client is currently restricted to 12 periods when defining company structures to publish and does not cater for groups reporting over 13 periods. The message presented by the FAP Client is "End period must have a valid month. Last two digi...
15 days ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Future consideration

Add commonly used Excel functionalities into Cognos Web

It would be useful to add commonly used excel functionality (Summation, Variance calculation, % calculation, reconciliation etc.) in Cognos Web version for both the free forms as well as standard forms. This will save time as we can do the calcula...
about 1 month ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Future consideration

Open all Forms as a single report

A command to generate all applicable Forms in one go as a report. This will help the review process.
about 1 month ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Future consideration

Company-wise allocation of individual account codes in the Group Journals

Company-wise allocation of individual account codes in the Group Journals
about 1 month ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Future consideration

Method to increase idle timeout for Controller Web (currently fixed at 60 minutes)

If a user is logged into Controller Web, but pauses using it (leaving it on screen but idle) they will get a problem if they don't click on anything (in Controller Web) for more than 60 minutes. If using Native authentication, it will just return ...
2 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Planned for future release

Run more than one consolidations simoultenously

In Cognos Controller we we are able to run only one consolidation at a time. It does not allow other consolidation to run once the first one is finished. Can we enable option or anything change in system that can allow to run more than one consoli...
2 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 3 Future consideration