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Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud)

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Calculations for storing in forms in Controller web

Example: It would be great to have forms where you kan mix different actualities, and have calculations which makes the summation stored in the db. For example in the budget-process when you define forms where you get AC (YTD) in the first column ...
about 1 year ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Future consideration

Monthly values Controller web

When our customers work with budgets/forecasts in Controller they must enter/import YTD-values instead of monthly values. This is great how it works in Classic. Enter monthly values in specific forms -> storing YTD by adding last month YTD.
about 1 year ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Planned for future release

The alphanumerical sort order of companies/groups starting with the letter "V" and "W" are mixed instead of separated in the Group status function

Menu Group/Group Status. It would be beneficial if Companies/Groups starting with "V" and "W" are separated and not mixed when sorting by alhpanumerical order in the Group status function. When sorting according to alhpanumerical order I would lik...
5 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Future consideration

Method to increase idle timeout for Controller Web (currently fixed at 60 minutes)

If a user is logged into Controller Web, but pauses using it (leaving it on screen but idle) they will get a problem if they don't click on anything (in Controller Web) for more than 60 minutes. If using Native authentication, it will just return ...
2 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Planned for future release

Suport Multiple data marts in Controller FAP fully

A customer publishes several datamarts from a single source. Structures are updated in Controller and the user goes into FAP administration and tries to update structures on all datamarts concurrently. Sometimes this will fail because the temporar...
about 2 years ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 2 Future consideration

Controller Web support for non-stable networks

In this age of the pandemic, more people are working from home, and are thus connected via networks that are not 100% stable. In Controller Web you tend to get an error message if the websock communication is broken, and then you will have to relo...
over 1 year ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Future consideration

Run more than one consolidations simoultenously

In Cognos Controller we we are able to run only one consolidation at a time. It does not allow other consolidation to run once the first one is finished. Can we enable option or anything change in system that can allow to run more than one consoli...
2 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 3 Future consideration

Pushdown button - Updating all flows

Users manually pushing down journal by adding BC flow in journal and repo forms Option should be enabled to users for Pushdown where cognos auto updates BC flow to Journal and forms when user decides to pushdown the journal.
2 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Needs more information

Can we have option where we can overwrite numbers for all accounts?

When we try to do over write numbers, we can do only for accounts what we are loading numbers. Can we have option where we can overwrite numbers for all accounts?
2 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 2 Functionality already exists

Enable Options to attach supporting in Journals

There is no option to attach backups for Cognos journal. Enable option to attach documents.
2 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Planned for future release