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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

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IBM Data & AI Roadmaps (http://ibm.biz/Data-and-AI-Roadmaps) - Use this site to view roadmaps for Data & AI products.

IBM Employees should enter Ideas at https://hybridcloudunit-internal.ideas.aha.io/


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Assistant / Ask a question in Reporting

The assistant functionality where questions can be asked is readily available in Dashboards & Explorations. This RFE is to add similar functionality in reporting. We have a use-case where business-oriented people, that would only occasionally ...
9 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Calculations to use the current name as in reports when calculations are used in dashboard

We would like the names of calculations used in other calculations when the name of the calculation is changed. Currently it will always show the original name of the calculated member.
9 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Dashboard 0 Submitted
135 VOTE

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...
almost 3 years ago in Cognos Analytics 2 Future consideration
130 VOTE

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. T...
almost 3 years ago in Cognos Analytics 1 Future consideration

Monitoring report pages/dashboard tabs in Audit Database in Cognos Analytics

Monitoring report pages/dashboard tabs in Audit Database in Cognos Analytics : With the possibility of display report pages as tabs, customers like to build reports with multi-pages that display multi-analysis at the same time instead of separated...
4 months ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Future consideration
246 VOTE

Rerun schedule

Sometimes it is important to be able to rerun a schedule. Cognos 10 had the funktionality in my activities and schedules
about 6 years ago in Cognos Analytics 2 Not under consideration

Job queue visible to any Author with access to the Job/Report

At our university, each department has its own reporting team, and they are responsible for scheduling their own jobs and reports. However, Cognos only allows a developer to see the reports that they themselves scheduled -- not the entire departme...
10 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Portal 0 Submitted

Sort Order

In Cognos 11.2 onwards, we should be able to sort the content in Team Content/My Content irrespective of the type of the object. Right now, if I sort, it first lists all the folders followed by Package. It should be sorted just like it was in the ...
2 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Portal 0 Submitted
202 VOTE

Different icons for default run format of reports

In Cognos 10.2.2 the icons to the left of reports on the Cognos portal were different for each default format (i.e. excel, PDF, HTML etc.) but in 11.0.7 the icons are all the same. This is quite a useful feature for us, as administrators, and user...
about 5 years ago in Cognos Analytics 2 Planned for future release
229 VOTE

Ability to freeze column headers in reporting crosstabs

The feature in dashboard crosstabs to freeze column headers is excellent, and should be replicated as well in the reporting environment. This is a long standing user request that is very difficult to achieve today.
almost 6 years ago in Cognos Analytics 8 Not under consideration