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Password Protection for Excel while scheduling in Cognos Analytics
This is most welcome feature for most of the Banks. Considering the type of data what banks handle, this feature will ensure the users that their data is well protected in Cognos. This benefits all Cognos users and in my current Project it benefit...
Restrict user sending reports out to anyone but themselves
REFERENCE CASE TS003064034,
Higher risk applications leveraging Cognos have desires to restrict users to the point that reports or report links cannot be sent out to any other person or group in TO, CC, or Bcc sections, other than themself.
We were excited to see the My Schedules and Subscriptions menu added to Cognos Analytics 11.0.8, but found there was one option we previously had (and still have in the administration view) is to run a schedule once. Our users who heavily utilize ...
Improve the search functionality to allow a location filter
Today the Search feature list all objects independent of the location. It does not allow to search from a specific starting point This cause a huge list of search result. Improvement would be to add a filter where a location can be defined that li...
Currently (CA 11.0.7), maps included as a visualization in a report can only be rendered when report is run in HTML format. If the report is run in any other format (i.e. PDF, Excel, CSV..) the maps will never be rendered (never displayed) Please ...
Missing functionality from C10 to C11: "Send report as email" or "Email Report"
In previous versions of Cognos Business Intelligence (10.2.x) we had the option to send a report by email directly from the Cognos Viewer - this option no longer exists in Cognos Analytics (11.0.6). See use case for details and screenshots.
Ability to refresh prompts of an embedded report if dashboard filter(s) change / common prompting model
Our dashboards created for IBM sales leadership often have both native dashboard views and embedded/iframe'ed reports when it is needed for better data visualization. Embedded report prompts are hard-coded in a URL pointing to a report. If a user ...
The ability to group columns in Cognos would be a great feature which is a small thing but a missing element compared to MS Reporting services reporting. https://oxen.tech/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/grouping.gif In fact the (+)/(-) buttons used wi...
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