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Cognos Analytics

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526 VOTE

Allow Custom Sorting of contents like Folders, Reports and Packages

Ability to control custom sorting of contents has been removed from v11. This is highly required item by our business community. Arranging the contents by alphabetical order is not sufficient. Not adding this feature back will be a big negative.
almost 5 years ago in Cognos Analytics 3 Planned for future release
507 VOTE

Drop Downs in Dashboard in Cognos Analytics 11

In Cognos Analytics 11 at the moment we can drag an item to the dashboard and it creates a hierarchy that can be selected from to change data. If we can change this to a drop down, similar to what can be done on report studio prompt pages, then it...
over 5 years ago in Cognos Analytics 4 Planned for future release

Option in portal to have folders/objects for Recent, Content, My Content or custom views appear in list view by default (instead of tile view by default)

Coming from release 11.1.7 to 11.2.2 users are more used to a list view for navigating to folders, reports, dashboards, etc. Users are also used to a list view when using the legacy portal to open cubes in Analysis Studio. We would like the option...
5 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Portal 0 Submitted
481 VOTE

Ability to Schedule a refresh of an Uploaded File

I would like to have the ability to schedule a refresh of an uploaded file. If you store your excel or text to a file share and grant Cognos access to that share, you should have the ability to schedule a refresh of that data file.
over 5 years ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 6 Planned for future release

The dashboard does not work while Puppet is turned on

The feature of uploading Excel data and using it as a data source in data module is very useful. We tried to use this Excel data to generate dashboard. Unfortunately, we always encounter errors of displaying the data on the dashboard. After a revi...
6 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Dashboard 0 Submitted

Populate from schedule choices during Run Once

Some Report Admins are noticing a different in the "Run Once" option in Cognos 11 vs. Cognos 10:In C10, the "Run once" link in the schedule page gave you an option to either run the schedule right then with all the saved values (prompts, outputs, ...
12 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Other 0 Submitted
330 VOTE

Show list of recently used data packages when creating new report

We have a large list of Framework Manager packages to pick from in our Cognos production environment and our users rely on the functionality currently in Cognos 10 to select from a list of recently used packages. Cognos Analytics does not offer th...
about 5 years ago in Cognos Analytics 1 Planned for future release

Be able to Add new Tab Icons in Dashboards

If you want to have several tabs in a dashobaord, you want to be able to add you own custom icons that matches what you normally use in your business and not only som standard icons. I would like to be able to add new icons under the "Individual t...
2 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Dashboard 0 Submitted

Enabling the use of Audit reports in Cognos Analytics SaaS

In Cognos Analytics on-Prem version, it is possible to perform Audit reports. However, in the Cloud (SaaS) version, it is not possible to perform audit reports/users in the Cloud (SaaS) version. In contact with IBM Support, the specialist recommen...
3 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Cognos Cloud 0 Submitted

When adding chart values change the background behind the value itself

When chart values are added in certain visuals it is very hard to read the values. Giving the ability to change the background colour will improve the functionality. See image for example.
21 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Dashboard 0 Submitted