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Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud)

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New menus that are added and requires an admin license should be manually enabled

Currently when new menus are added that require an admin license (mostly menus under Maintain), then it's almost always required to revoke access when upgrading the system It would be better to advertise the menu in the what's new (and blog posts,...
over 1 year ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Future consideration

Controller on Cloud - Expose SQL DB to allow import of data via staging table and import spec

We have a Controller On-Prem customer considering migrating to Controller on Cloud. They have built a small app that loads data from their ERP into Controller via the Staging Table, and then initiates a data load via an Import Spec. In order for t...
4 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Planned for future release

Launch Citrix Receiver Session on Full Screen Mode by default

In order to allow our users to be able to access Cognos Controller from home, we are implementing WVD (Windows Vitrual Desktop), but it seems to have a compatibility issue with the IBM Citrix DPI settings, because when the users maximize the Contr...
4 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Future consideration

External data log file on Web Imports

Enable similar log file capability on CCR Web as in the client. Ensure that web import log provides a view of all lines imported and not only the rejected items.
over 4 years ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Future consideration

Creating new batch service

Hi Team, We would like to have 2 batch services set up for Cognos Controller on Cloud to run the 2 consolidations together which we already have a set up in on-prem environment and we would like to have the same on IBM cloud.
about 1 year ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Future consideration

Saved window sizes should be sanity-checked when opening

User opens a dataentry form in Excel and clicks to open the Intercompany popup. A window is opened and visible in the taskbar, but the user cannot access it in any way (but it can be closed funny enough). When unticking the 'Save window size' opti...
over 1 year ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Future consideration

Extension summation of accounts

The summation for accounts is limited to three summations. It would be highly desirable if the summation would be extended up to 5 or 6 summation accounts. The IFRS standard setter plan to introduce a new structure for the profit & loss and th...
over 1 year ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Future consideration

Lock an account for input in the account structure.

We would like the option to lock an account for input or import of data directly in the account structure. Account develops over time. Some accounts might not be valid to use over time. It might not be possible to merge these accounts, include the...
over 7 years ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Future consideration

Automated Copy forward opening balances

Following on the automation theme. Users have requested an automated copy forward opening balances feature
about 4 years ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Future consideration

Currently locking is available by period and by company, and not by consolidation type

In a multi consolidation type/multi group scenario implementation it is possible that due to human error a consolidation is run for a consolidation type/Group even though the numbers for that group have been finalised and as a result of this conso...
over 1 year ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Future consideration