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Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud)

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CSV upload of consolidations to batch queue

The area of interest is the Consolidation batch queue. We have to consolidate all actualities and periods, both monthly and weekly including linked actualities on a quarterly basis. It can be time consuming uploading the consolidations into the ba...
about 4 years ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Planned for future release

Able to break link for Controller Excel-Linked Formulas

scenario: users created excel-linked reports which included excel formulas. Every month, they want to distribute the reports to non-Controller users (usually management level) but to retain excel formulas. So users have to perform "copy+paste valu...
almost 4 years ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 2 Future consideration

Configuration to prevent company journals from being entered in anything other than local currency

Add to Cognos Controller a configuration setting to prevent users from entering company journals in anything other than local currency.
over 4 years ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Future consideration

Possibility to add a reconciliation rule between an Intercompany account and an Investment account

It would be beneficial if it was possible to enter reconciliation rules between Intercompany accounts and Investment accounts (defined with Investment code I (Acquisition calculation). Both of the IC-accounts and Investment accounts are used for g...
over 1 year ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Not under consideration

CCR Web limitation on rows

1) Forms enabled with 2 and more extended dimensions should not affect the number of rows display on screen.2) Row definition should have adequate spaces to display account name properly.
about 5 years ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Future consideration

Limited user rights for Actualities

Is it possible to add within the user rights limitations for actualities in Cognos Controller?
over 6 years ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Future consideration

IC reconciliation on transaction currency in Web portal

When using the new web portal it is difficult to see true differences in IC reconciliations. Current IC reconciliation on the web only highlights the total difference, but when working in a multy currency environment that is not enough. A currency...
about 4 years ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Future consideration

Ability to add acquired balance sheet and net result in shareholdings

Normally when acquiring a business combination there's an acquired balance sheet needed for cash flow purposes and also eliminating the net result before the acquisition date if the acquired company reports YTD values. Today acquired balance sheet...
7 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Future consideration

Prevent modification of historical Investment register entries

Users are currently allowed to edit any Investment Register entries, regardless of if they are in a historically closed accounting period. This can cause issues when trying to re-run consolidation for previous periods.
over 3 years ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Future consideration

Period locked indication in Cognos Web

There is a feature to lock a period in Cognos Controller. As a result of the same, when a user tries to amend any data, it does not allow to update/input any value. Same period is unlocked in Cognos Web for same entity. Web user is unable to updat...
almost 2 years ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Planned for future release