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Cognos Analytics

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Be able to change ‘FROM’ field, when emailing a reprot, be able to type in an AD group.

This way the report would show coming from the area that needs to be contacted if issues or questions. Right now we schedule using the Cognos credentials and so any correspondence is currently sent back to the Cognos Administrator and not the depa...
4 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Other 0 Not under consideration

Fix how reference shortcuts on alias shortcuts work in FM

You create a query subject from a database table. Then you create an alias shortcut on that query subject. On this alias shortcut you add relationships to other query subjects/shortcuts. After that you create a reference shortcut on the alias shor...
4 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 1 Needs more information

Enhancement Request Azure PAAS service for SQL environment

Hi, Content Store, Audit Store and Notification Store databases are hosted on a Microsoft Azure SQL Managed Instance. Authentication mode is Azure Active Directory Integrated Authentication for the databases. As of now Cognos Analytics supports on...
4 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted

Assistant / Ask a question in Reporting

The assistant functionality where questions can be asked is readily available in Dashboards & Explorations. This RFE is to add similar functionality in reporting. We have a use-case where business-oriented people, that would only occasionally ...
4 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Future consideration

Calculations to use the current name as in reports when calculations are used in dashboard

We would like the names of calculations used in other calculations when the name of the calculation is changed. Currently it will always show the original name of the calculated member.
4 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Dashboard 0 Submitted

Job queue visible to any Author with access to the Job/Report

At our university, each department has its own reporting team, and they are responsible for scheduling their own jobs and reports. However, Cognos only allows a developer to see the reports that they themselves scheduled -- not the entire departme...
4 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Portal 0 Submitted

Prompting based on a filter in dashboard with TM1 Source or filtering based on measures.

The Dashboard needs to have prompting the same way reports has or at least filtering based on measure should be enabled. This would have a very significant impact on the usability of tm1 cubes with Cognos Analytics dashboards. There is need for th...
4 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Dashboard 0 Submitted

DBT Semantic layer integration

Universal semantic layer for all analytics tools, including Cognos Analytics. If Cognos wants to stay relevant, and not replaced by alternative products, please embrace the modern stack and a universal semantic layer. Many years ago, it was at mul...
4 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

Add the Go Sale dimensional sample model to the on demand version

Hello,As dimensional modelling and development is an important part of Cognos Analytics, I don't understand why there is no dimensional sample model on the on demand version. This would help people to understand, test and train on the dimensionnal...
4 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Cognos Cloud 0 Submitted

Remove Default Output Format In Run As And/Or Run In Background Screens

The HTML output format is particularly unsuitable for batch/background runs, which are generally intended for downloading larger data sets for users to work with the data locally. Larger data sets cause the HTML output file size to balloon, and wo...
4 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Not under consideration