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Cognos Analytics

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Cognos Data module Lookup reference property for implementing relative time

Lookup reference property in Data Module is currently available only when creating calculations created within a table, but, not when we create calculations that reside outside of tables. We are trying to implement relative time for calculated fie...
7 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

Dashboard Filter - support "Display" and "Use" values

In Framework Manager, "The Filter Item Reference property identifies the query item used when Reporting or Query Studio generates a filter. This property can help create more efficient queries by ensuring that a filter uses an indexed numeric colu...
6 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Dashboard 0 Submitted

Should be possible to schedule dataset refresh, reports etc using smartcard login together with Kerberos constrained delegation

Users are using smartcard login to CA. This means no username and pwd are stored in AD. Currently scheduling in CA requires saved credentials (username/pwd). On top of that the system is configured with kerberos constrained delegation. A solution ...
10 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Security 0 Submitted

Google charts alignment Dashboarding vs. Report Authoring

As a business requirement we need histogram charts in CA 11.1.7 Since this functionality is not available in CA 11.1.7s onboard viz library we need to implement google histogram chart as described in this IBM doc:
7 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Dashboard Multiselect / Select All Prompt like in Qlik to keep Values for ex. Cohort Analysis

we are looking for a widget where we can set directly in a dashboard e.g. all currently visible, so displayed USER_IDs (can be thousands) page directly as a filter for all widgets. (a kind of "select all" function, like a multiselect prompt in Rep...
7 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Dashboard 0 Submitted

Member unique name for measure dimension based on memberID

Hello, we would like to base a measure dimension element for packages based no Planning Analytics cubes on memberID like for elements in non-measure dimensions. Today its based on caption which is changing with business needs so its not very stabl...
5 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

Improve handling of Query Service "Overloaded State"

Improve QueryService handling of memory intensive report runs, esp. those with local processing. Currently the QueryService gets into an "Overloaded state" and all subsequent report runs fail if they cannot be automatically restarted (max. 3 times...
7 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

Preserve advanced settings in case of full clean install

Preserve Manage-UI advanced settings and Dispatcher advanced settings in case of full clean install (Content Store upgrade and fixpack installation)
7 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Install and config 0 Submitted

When using Top x Filter need option to group all other categories

When charting Top X categories we should give an option to simply group the other categories and display these on the chart as 'Other'. We'd see the Top X pluse one additional 'Other' category. This could be optional to choose to follow this group...
10 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Visualizations (including maps) 2 Submitted

Permit query concurrency in conjunction with master detail relationships

We configured concurrent query execution in development and then set up the RSVP trace to confirm it is working for some reports but not others. In particular it doesn't seem to work for a report which uses a master query for the page set with sev...
11 months ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Submitted