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We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including product roadmaps, by submitting ideas that matter to you the most. Here's how it works:

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Post ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted and upvote them if they matter to you,

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119 VOTE

Option to Run Schedule Once

We were excited to see the My Schedules and Subscriptions menu added to Cognos Analytics 11.0.8, but found there was one option we previously had (and still have in the administration view) is to run a schedule once. Our users who heavily utilize ...
almost 5 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Future consideration
118 VOTE

Multi Select Option for PAW

The current dimension element selector only allow users to select a single element from a dimension but no option to select multiple elements and see aggregated data on the fly. The MDX based calculation(Summerized) option is not as intuitive as a...
almost 4 years ago in Planning Analytics 4 Not under consideration
113 VOTE

Improve the search functionality to allow a location filter

Today the Search feature list all objects independent of the location. It does not allow to search from a specific starting point This cause a huge list of search result. Improvement would be to add a filter where a location can be defined that li...
over 4 years ago in Cognos Analytics 1
113 VOTE

Render Cognos maps in PDF report format

Currently (CA 11.0.7), maps included as a visualization in a report can only be rendered when report is run in HTML format. If the report is run in any other format (i.e. PDF, Excel, CSV..) the maps will never be rendered (never displayed) Please ...
almost 5 years ago in Cognos Analytics 4 Planned for future release
112 VOTE

Custom Rollups in PAW set editor - used as filters

An important need from customers would be to create custom rollups in PAW.The user would need to pick some elements in the set editor, create a rollup and use it as a filter, either in the selector widget or in a view.
over 4 years ago in Planning Analytics 9 Planned for future release
108 VOTE

Ability to refresh prompts of an embedded report if dashboard filter(s) change / common prompting model

Our dashboards created for IBM sales leadership often have both native dashboard views and embedded/iframe'ed reports when it is needed for better data visualization. Embedded report prompts are hard-coded in a URL pointing to a report. If a user ...
4 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Dashboard 2 Future consideration
108 VOTE

Missing functionality from C10 to C11: "Send report as email" or "Email Report"

In previous versions of Cognos Business Intelligence (10.2.x) we had the option to send a report by email directly from the Cognos Viewer - this option no longer exists in Cognos Analytics (11.0.6). See use case for details and screenshots.
about 5 years ago in Cognos Analytics 3 Planned for future release
105 VOTE

Ability to make join queries on different packages in RA

Ability to make join queries on different packages in RA
about 6 years ago in Cognos Analytics 1 Planned for future release
103 VOTE

Obtain the query plan of a running query

Many times a DBA is called to check upon a slow process. Most of the times those processes are running a slow query.Sometimes it's hard to know if the query is using the best query plan or not. A DBA can reproduce the query, but it it was prepared...
over 9 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Planned for future release
102 VOTE

+/- buttons for column grouping

The ability to group columns in Cognos would be a great feature which is a small thing but a missing element compared to MS Reporting services reporting. https://oxen.tech/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/grouping.gif In fact the (+)/(-) buttons used wi...
about 4 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Planned for future release