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Cognos Analytics

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Make dashboard "Smart title" smarter

Currently when creating a dashboard, user adds fields to a widget and the smart title is automatically generated. However, these "smart" titles are created using the language locale of the user who created the widget. When a user with another loca...
5 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Dashboard 0 Submitted

Make Dashboards not sensitive on data module ID changes

We use Cognos as a product component to be deployed to clients. When we develop data modules to clients, clients can create their own interactive dashboards themselves. We have more than one development servers to develop data modules. When we fin...
5 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Dashboard 0 Submitted

Maintenance page instead of Cognos start page only for standard users, not for admins

If we have problems with Cognos, we want to withdraw access from all users except for admins so data / reports can be tested after successful repairs. The Cognos information banner does not help, because it is overlooked. Furthermore, users can by...
5 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 1 Future consideration

Add a feature in account management to see which user group a user belongs to

I can take a look at the user group to see which user belongs to that group. However, there is no way to see which user group a user belongs to. So you need to contact the user and ask them to take a look at their settings. Please add a feature in...
5 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 1 Submitted

Export Data Module test like in a report

While checking my data module you can "test" you data by clicking "Testing". But there is no possibility to export the data to validate it with other data I've in MS Excel for e.g.
5 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Not under consideration

Parameters to control Job Planning.

Most of the time we create Jobs to communicate reports & dashboards, We would like to have an automated Job planning based on Dynamic parameters contained in the reports. An example would be a variable that indicate report is empty thus automa...
5 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Other 0 Not under consideration

Fix Custom Calculation validation error

We recently created a Case to ask about a validation error that occurs in Cognos' "Create Calculation" editor. Those error details are summarized below, and in this linked Case: https://www.ibm.com/mysupport/s/case/5003p00002b4qa4AAA/on-custom-cal...
5 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Other 0 Submitted

Cognos Analytics connectivity to Informatica Data Vault

We are looking to connect to Informatica Data Vault to build some reports in Cognos Analytics
6 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

Container for New Cognos Mobile App

Does the development team for Cognos Analytics for Mobile have anything on the app’s roadmap to add support for Intune app protection policies? According to the developer guidance on github, it would require the mobile app developer to make use of...
6 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Security 1 Planned for future release

Data Set refresh though batch job

Data sets are having scheduleing properties to get refresh, However instead of defining individual data set refresh schedule it would be much helpful if we can use cognos jobs to include multiple data sets in a single batch and schedule refresh.
6 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted