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Cognos Analytics

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104 VOTE

Ability to refresh prompts of an embedded report if dashboard filter(s) change / common prompting model

Our dashboards created for IBM sales leadership often have both native dashboard views and embedded/iframe'ed reports when it is needed for better data visualization. Embedded report prompts are hard-coded in a URL pointing to a report. If a user ...
about 2 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Dashboard 2 Future consideration
670 VOTE

Send Email on Report Failure

We need an email sent to the report author when a scheduled report fails. This way, we could re-run the report or research the failure.
over 5 years ago in Cognos Analytics 7 Future consideration
582 VOTE

Export Dashboard to PPT/Excel

It would be great if we would have the function (export Dashboard to PPT / Excel). We are having a lot of reviews with the Executives and most of time we are combining charts (e.g. some from Ops and some from other Finance team) into 1 deck, so wi...
almost 5 years ago in Cognos Analytics 8 Future consideration
133 VOTE

Password Protection for Excel while scheduling in Cognos Analytics

This is most welcome feature for most of the Banks. Considering the type of data what banks handle, this feature will ensure the users that their data is well protected in Cognos. This benefits all Cognos users and in my current Project it benefit...
over 2 years ago in Cognos Analytics 1 Future consideration
129 VOTE

Restrict user sending reports out to anyone but themselves

REFERENCE CASE TS003064034, Higher risk applications leveraging Cognos have desires to restrict users to the point that reports or report links cannot be sent out to any other person or group in TO, CC, or Bcc sections, other than themself. T...
over 2 years ago in Cognos Analytics 1 Future consideration
246 VOTE

Rerun schedule

Sometimes it is important to be able to rerun a schedule. Cognos 10 had the funktionality in my activities and schedules
over 5 years ago in Cognos Analytics 1 Future consideration
225 VOTE

Ability to freeze column headers in reporting crosstabs

The feature in dashboard crosstabs to freeze column headers is excellent, and should be replicated as well in the reporting environment. This is a long standing user request that is very difficult to achieve today.
over 5 years ago in Cognos Analytics 7 Future consideration
187 VOTE

Allow users to see status of their report runs

In Cognos 10 users had the option to go to "My Activities & Schedules" to see the status of their report runs. Sometimes a long running report could be still running or it could have experienced an error when running. Users used to be able to ...
over 4 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Future consideration
251 VOTE

Cognos Analytics / Dashboard / Data Player : Properties to control play speed and delay

Data play at times runs too fast for the charts to keep up. results in choppy playback. Add properties to have interval delay, and loop delay
over 6 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Future consideration
175 VOTE

Ability for administrator to see users groups, roles and capabilities

As an administrator it would be very helpful and useful to be able to see the groups, roles and capabilities assigned to a specific user.It would help the administrator understand why a users is signed for a specific license.Eg.: Why is user AAA r...
over 4 years ago in Cognos Analytics 1 Future consideration