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Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud)

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Run more than one consolidations simoultenously

In Cognos Controller we we are able to run only one consolidation at a time. It does not allow other consolidation to run once the first one is finished. Can we enable option or anything change in system that can allow to run more than one consoli...
3 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 3 Future consideration

Pushdown button - Updating all flows

Users manually pushing down journal by adding BC flow in journal and repo forms Option should be enabled to users for Pushdown where cognos auto updates BC flow to Journal and forms when user decides to pushdown the journal.
3 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Needs more information

Can we have option where we can overwrite numbers for all accounts?

When we try to do over write numbers, we can do only for accounts what we are loading numbers. Can we have option where we can overwrite numbers for all accounts?
3 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 2 Functionality already exists

Enable Options to attach supporting in Journals

There is no option to attach backups for Cognos journal. Enable option to attach documents.
3 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Planned for future release

Auto populate tax and other statistical accounts calculation for Journals

For journal impacting PL, Tax lines are manually calculated and updated to journal including statistical accounts. System should auto add tax lines based on Tax rates per country by adding option in journal like "Calculate tax".
3 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Future consideration

Enable Daily, weekly, Monthly schedule job option when uploading file in SFTP server for Cognos Controller on Cloud.

Kindly help us to recommend a best method to upload a file from third party to into the Cognos Controller. As requirement business wanted to know how we can upload a file from third party to Cognos Controller of ABI application. We want the proces...
3 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Under review

Drop support for SQL Server 2012 and consider removing the use of 'legacy cardinality estimator'

Have had a few discussions with SQL Server dba:s recently during upgrades about the need to change the default sql server settings. There were some changes introduced in SQL Server 2014 that made performance really drop unless running in SQL Serve...
3 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Submitted

How to customize summary information in dashboard

I have created a country wise crosstab dashboard with 2 measure values where one measure value is picking up the maximum value on database for considering at month level (for eg: if there are 100 rows of data for a column in particular month is av...
3 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Future consideration

Add Lookup Tables to the Structure Changes that are tracked

Our external auditors are adding controls to the mapping of data (trial balance and statisical data) into Cognos. In order to elminate the need for the walk-through of negative and postive testing in Cognos (on a regular basis) it would be helpful...
3 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Future consideration

Controller on Cloud - Expose SQL DB to allow import of data via staging table and import spec

We have a Controller On-Prem customer considering migrating to Controller on Cloud. They have built a small app that loads data from their ERP into Controller via the Staging Table, and then initiates a data load via an Import Spec. In order for t...
4 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Planned for future release