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Cognos Analytics

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Framework to data modules convertion

Have a tool to convert Framework Manager models (model.xml) to data modules whenever possible. Our target: Avoid having to rewrite data modules from scratch when FM models already exist
about 19 hours ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

Data Wrangling at upload time

Implement simple functions (eg : upper, lower, replace null by ,date casting, categorize, lines/col delete,…) to allow preparation and transformation at upload/refresh time. Our target : Avoid business users force to prepare/transform data with ot...
about 19 hours ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

Location of business data

Use a dedicated database schema for report output and dataset storage. Report outputs and datasets stored in a their own schema (not the content store schema) Could be a new database store alongside the existing ones (Content Store, Audit Store, N...
about 19 hours ago in Cognos Analytics / Install and config 0 Submitted

IBM Cognos PowerCube packages to run in 64bit (DQM)

We have a distributed Cognos platform hosting more than 20 business aplications. As some of them use PowerCubes we have to keep Cognos 32bits dispatchers and manage double Cognos instances (32bits/64bits). Our target is a full 64bits platform (ful...
about 19 hours ago in Cognos Analytics / Install and config 0 Submitted

Allow REST queries to be run asynchronously

Currently when using CADataConnector.read_data() to access data in Notebooks, there is a hard limit of 5 minutes. After this, the request will fail. This is caused by a timeout of 5 minutes on all REST queries. Please allow users to run REST queri...
34 minutes ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

API should be updated to above API Version 54 in Cognos to query Salesforce Healthcare Cloud data

To query the data for Salesforce Healthcare Cloud it is required to have a minimum apiversion of 54 for the connector. Currently Cognos 12 supports only upto apiversion 49. When connected to salesforce using this version of the api, not able to do...
about 11 hours ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

Tab in tabs in dashboards

We would like to be able to create subtabs in dashboards. A tab consisting of one or many sub-tabs. This would make it easier to structure the data in a dashboard.
about 15 hours ago in Cognos Analytics / Dashboard 0 Submitted

dashboard infographic - centred on page

A dashboard created with the infographic template is always left aligned. It pushes the dashboard upto the left hand edge of the browser window. This makes the dashboard look bad, it makes it look like it is wasting a lot of screen estate. Typical...
7 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Dashboard 1 Submitted

Add functionality to crosstab summaries in dashboards

I had a user wanting to show a summary at the after the columns, but not under the rows. It is all or nothing today. It would be nice to be able to add summaries like you can in reports.
11 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Dashboard 0 Submitted

Dashboard filter bar should allow single select or multi select, optional or mandatory

The filters available in the All Tabs / This Tabs area of dashboards are multi-select only. We often have dimensions, that if a user filters on multiple values, will produce an invalid result. Some examples include currency - if you select multipl...
21 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Dashboard 0 Submitted