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Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud)

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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...
17 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...
20 days ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Future consideration

System Audit Log for tracking submissions

Users would like to refer to a log on the changes in the status of the submissions for a particular period in the Controller Web. The information required is: -The time and date of the change in submission status (ie. missing, ready etc) -The enti...
2 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 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

Customisation of reconciliation reports

Cognos should allow customisation of the reconciliation reports ('Between Accounts/Opening Balances' and 'Intercompany Balance' reports) to include the space for sign-off, name and designation of the preparer and reviewer/approver, along with the ...
3 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Future consideration

Setting up of customizable thresholds for reconciliation review

It will be helpful if there is an option within Cognos to configure thresholds (both in absolute (i.e. in AED) and relative terms (i.e. as a percentage of the reported values). Any individual reconciliation within the 'Intercompany Balances' recon...
3 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Future consideration

Capability to provide review comments against individual analysis/forms

It would be helpful if the Controller allows the reviewing entity/reviewer to provide review comments against individual submissions (forms or analysis within the form, where applicable) reported by the subsidiaries in Cognos. The reporting entity...
3 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Future 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.
3 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Not under consideration

Locking of account codes to prevent data import

Currently, the Cognos allows data entry into account codes that have been locked for data entry when using the "export data" option in cognos controller link (excel add-in). The system should not allow the data to be imported (neither through exce...
3 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Future consideration

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.
3 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Not under consideration