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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

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

Native API connectors from IBM CCR (On Cloud) to PowerBI

It is popular today for Native API connectors for a variety of systems and understanding that an organization may not utilize solely 1 or 2 systems from a principal. Hence, the need for native API connectors between various principals. Such would ...
over 2 years ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Planned for future release

Controller Web Journal entry search bar

We have hundreds of journal entries and it is cumbersome to scroll down to the bottom to find the journal we need to update in Controller Web. It would be helpful to have a search bar within the Controller web journal entry screen so we could sear...
almost 2 years ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Planned for future release

Improve design to reduce xacclock table size but retain the comp locking information

database table size has grown because of company locking records. However, it is not good idea to purge the table information just because multi period locking is in place. When company wish to unlock a period, the company locking should remain in...
about 4 years ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Planned for future release

Account description available in Controller web

It would be great to have the possibility to see an account description on one account in Controller Web.
over 2 years ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Planned for future release

Real-time updates in Controller Web, for changes made in Controller classic, relating to tabs such as 'Reconciliation', 'Intercompany' and 'Status'

This enhancement request is linked to another one (https://ibm-data-and-ai.ideas.aha.io/ideas/BACC-I-275) - However, I was asked to created it (by IBM Support) because it is subtly different. There is a known limitation with Controller Web (se...
almost 2 years ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 2 Planned for future release

Have a Controller Formula on Excel-Link report to show which Database the last refresh was done from

Users are now accessing 2 databases at a time, after refreshing the Excel-Link reports and saving, a second User using the report is unable to identify which database is the data refreshed belongs to. Currently Users need to rename the file after ...
over 2 years ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Planned for future release

Use Cognos Analytics security groups to limit access to different Cognos Databases

When authenticating cognos controller users against the cognos analytics security (linked to AD) using CAM authentication by default every user in the Cognos User group has access to every data source configured in the Controller configuration. It...
over 2 years ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Planned for future release

Size limit of file upload

Current size limit of file upload in Cognos Web is 2 MB per file. However, there are scenarios where each file is more than 2 MB and Cognos Web doesn't allow to upload. As a result, we have to split the data into multiple files and then upload ens...
almost 2 years ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Planned for future release