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Aggregate awareness

Scenario: fact table with billions of rows ,reduce the cardinality and utilize a prepared dataset fact query table that has the aggregation. the user drops the items on the visualization and cognos decide which table to use and query . if the deta...
about 2 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

More control over local processing

More control over where to process which part of a report: on database or local, make visible when the report is being processed locally (after run, on development). Alternative: Locally processed report runs must be more stable and reliable: a) S...
9 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Under review

Cognos Data module Lookup reference property for implementing relative time

Lookup reference property in Data Module is currently available only when creating calculations created within a table, but, not when we create calculations that reside outside of tables. We are trying to implement relative time for calculated fie...
9 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Future consideration

Optimize conversion to native sql for "_xxx_between" common functions in DB2 LUW and activate database processing for "_months_between"

Many of our reports use the "_months_between" common function which is locally processed in DQM. Local processing is generally a problem and we want to process as many workload as possible directly on database. A deeper look into what happens behi...

OLAP Modelling for Data Modules (Dimensions / Hierarchies / Levels) like Framewormanager

Like in Frameworkmanager we need to define Dimensions, Hierary, Levels in Datamodules. This is because we need to build complex reports, which we can build very fast, with less complexity with Cubes. Dynamic Cubes and Transformer Cubes. We want to...
8 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 1 Not under consideration

Disable selection and copy text in non-interactive reports

We would like that the option of selecting and coping text from non-interactive reports to be disabled. At this moment, there is no option to disable these features and users can copy details from the Cognos reports and use them outside the applic...
over 1 year ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 1 Not under consideration

Data source support for SAP BW4/HANA

SAP announced new BW4HANA platform at autumn 2016, which is a performance optimized and much simpler approach than old BW on HANA solution, which IBM does support. BW4HANA should be added as supported data source to allow high-performance access t...
almost 6 years ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Planned for future release

Load Metadata – change the default behaviour to “not selected checkbox” for the new tables

All new Tables receive by default a selected checkbox and therefore are being loaded by the next Load Metadata process, if they remain selected. If a lot of new not relevant Tables are coming, it means, that all of them should be excluded manually...
about 1 year ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 1 Planned for future release

Process Cognos Analytics report output further as input in Data Module

Purpose is usually very simple planning or easy implementation of data from an additional source. Workaround is file export, external processing & import as uploaded file (last even without a native scheduling). Transferring existing business ...
about 1 year ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 2 Future consideration

Member unique name for measure dimension based on memberID

Hello, we would like to base a measure dimension element for packages based no Planning Analytics cubes on memberID like for elements in non-measure dimensions. Today its based on caption which is changing with business needs so its not very stabl...
7 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Under review