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Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud)

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Reconciliation rules per dimension, not only legal entity

In the section "Reconciliation" in Controller Web you can see three reconciliation rules Debit - Credit, OB-CB and any account rules. However, the rules are only applied on legal entity level and not per extended dimension. Would be a great advant...
over 2 years ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Future consideration

Print Journal report excluding statistical accounts

In the Group - Reports - Journals menu you could print a journals report selecting specific account(s). Customers would prefer to be able to select accounts by account type. Consequently, you would be able to print a journal report, excluding stat...
over 2 years ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Future consideration

Attachment to journals in Controller Classic

Possible to attach a file in the journal text window when posting i journal in Controller Classic
over 2 years ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Planned for future release

Change password in Controller Web

The user needs access to Controller Classic to be able to change his/her password as there is no such functionality in Controller Web.
9 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Future consideration

Company independent lookup tables in controller web

In the client version of cognos controller the possibility exists to create company independent lookup tables by including a temporary field that retrieves the company code in the upload file and link this to the mapping table with the same code. ...
about 2 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Under review

Add commonly used Excel functionalities into Cognos Web

It would be useful to add commonly used excel functionality (Summation, Variance calculation, % calculation, reconciliation etc.) in Cognos Web version for both the free forms as well as standard forms. This will save time as we can do the calcula...
3 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Future consideration

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

When setting up daily consolidations there should be button to press if you want the consolidations to run every hour

It will save time for the consolidators. We have 5 different actualities that is run every hour during the days of closing and even if I uses the option to set up daily consolidations I need to create 5 consolidations (as we consolidate 5 actualit...
about 2 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Future consideration

Import Specification Filter to allow Filter with Wildcard by Filename

Customer has a folder where the import csv files are generated. User sometimes forget to remove the old files before scheduling the import. Would help if the filter could filter out the files to load by the filename. (ie. period on the filename so...
2 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Future consideration