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Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud)

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MJE Park & Post: include the approval step prior to actually posting the Journal

Currently, journals are posted as soon as the user submits it, and the approval is done after the journal has already affected the Financial statements. In order to reduce the risk of unauthorized journals affecting the numbers, we would like that...
8 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Future consideration

Sensitive Access Report showing users with Write access rights with privilege to enter Journals

We need to validate what are the users that have sensitive access (i.e. Write access rights, with privilege to enter Journals) and to what entities/companies, so we can manage them appropriately and avoid business risks to our Financial statements...
8 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Future consideration

More user friendly and correct IC Reconcile Intercompany Balances report, if using large dimension/BA structure

See attached file with current report and suggestions to change the report to show correct and useful and a lot more user friendly information.
8 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Future consideration

Support to access Sharepoint Online (365) via the Controller on cloud environment

We would like the ability to access our SharePoint (online 365) sites via the controller cloud environment. Currently we have access to our individual Onedrive for business drives but for collaborative teams, we need to also access shared / common...
8 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Not under consideration

SaaS connection errors

Why does Controller SaaS enable sessions to remain open on screen and give the appearance of SaaS connection, when in fact they are deactivated or disconnected sessions? For example, where the user ignores the “idle timer expired” prompt and Contr...
9 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Future consideration

Replication of user logs across all instances when signing onto Controller SaaS

Controller SaaS is currently presented through IBM Citrix with automated load balancing applied between Citrix servers when users connect. This results in user log information being stored against different servers, which in turn creates an incons...
9 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Future consideration

Status for REPO should not be affected by imported journals

The customer is using period locking on company level for REPO. When submission 1 is closed for the company, a company journal can be entered and this will not affect the status for submission 1. But if the same journal is imported through "Import...
10 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Future consideration

Better functionality in Company structure, Reorder

In Maintain > Company structure – Define, the Reorder-window, the drag-and-drop functionality is very time consuming, in larger groups. Please add the possibility to cut-and-paste row(s) as an alternative to drag-and-drop.
10 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 3 Needs more information

Search functionality in security groups

When changing/creating existing/new security groups for companies (Maintain > Rights > Security groups - Companies) there's no functionality for searching for a company/group company. All searching must be done manually which is very time co...
10 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Needs more information

Password requirements

The IT security policy in many organizations have detailed requirements regarding password complexity and how this is handled. The complexity of passwords set up in Controller is not enough. Except what's already possible to limit regarding pw in ...
11 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Needs more information