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Cognos Analytics

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203 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 6 years ago in Cognos Analytics 2 Not under consideration

Drill through from report to dashboard

Our business users like controllers want to make detailled analyses if they find extraordinary values in standard reports. Therefore we want to create enriched self service data modules for them which they can analyse with the dashboard tool by dr...
4 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Hide Aggregation Type On Charts

Hi Team, On the cognos dashboard 11.2.4 version, there is a scenario where it is necessary to hide the aggregate type of fields on the charts, which appear as tooltips when you hover over the charts in brackets. The additional data from aggregatio...
8 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Dashboard 0 Submitted
192 VOTE

Allow users to see status of their report runs

In Cognos 10 users had the option to go to "My Activities & Schedules" to see the status of their report runs. Sometimes a long running report could be still running or it could have experienced an error when running. Users used to be able to ...
almost 6 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Not under consideration

Consistency between report and dashboard behavior - Edit mode

You have to save dashboard to alternate location to edit the dashboard if you don't have write permissions on that folder. This is different from reporting, I can still edit the report, but it will force me to save to a new location. I think consi...
2 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Dashboard 0 Submitted
182 VOTE

Ability for administrator to see users groups, roles and capabilities

As an administrator it would be very helpful and useful to be able to see the groups, roles and capabilities assigned to a specific user.It would help the administrator understand why a users is signed for a specific license.Eg.: Why is user AAA r...
almost 6 years ago in Cognos Analytics 2 Not under consideration

Undo autogroup from table in dashboard

When using a table on the dashboard, it is automatically grouped. I wish there was an option to turn it off
13 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Visualizations (including maps) 0 Submitted

Allow Table in Cognos dashboard to show message 'No data available' in case selected data is not available

Hey Team! In the dashboard, I was showing data in the table visualization. It is working fine if the data is present. However, if there is no data available, the table is left blank and only displays the headers, which is not a user-friendly view....
8 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Dashboard 0 Not under consideration

Using QR Code for login in Mobile App with SSL or SSO

Lots of our customers using SSL and SSO for Cognos Analytics On Prem. Since Cognos Version 11.2.4 they also more and more use the Mobile App for consuming Dashboards. The point is that they currently have to enter the Dispatcher URL for connecting...
3 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Other 0 Submitted

Deploy custom global palettes which are only used as conditionial palettes too

When a custom global palette is only used in a conditional palette of a visualization of a dashboard, then after export and import of the dashboard on the target system the custom global palette is missing and the conditional palette of the visual...
8 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Future consideration