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Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud)

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

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

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 ...
about 1 month 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...
about 1 month 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...
about 1 month ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Future 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...
about 1 month ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Future consideration

Controller Web Exclude certain IC journals from Reconciliation tab

Elimination of intercompany revenues are often configured as a "one-legged" elimination. That is selling company reports an intercompany revenue. This is then eliminated and also booked against a cost account. The buying company do report an inter...
over 2 years ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Future consideration

Replication of user logs across all instances when signing onto Controller SaaS

Controller SaaS is currently presented through IBM Citrix with automated load balancing applied between Citrix servers when users connect. This results in user log information being stored against different servers, which in turn creates an incons...
12 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Future consideration

Export all company data (forms) to Excel in Controller Web

In the Populate section it is possible to "Export data" for one form at a time. The users would really benefit if you could select to export data for all forms at one time.
over 2 years ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Future consideration

Improved admin of user rights

The administration of user rights, with a great number of users, is very time consuming. With many users, having more or less the same company rights but with minor differences you need to set up and maintain one company security group per user. I...
over 2 years ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Future consideration