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Reconcile - Intercompany Profit Report also for companies

The report "Reconcile - Intercompany Profit" is just available for groups. Would it be possible to add it also for companies so as for the report "Reconcile - Intercompany Balances"?
12 days ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Future consideration

Table selecting screen is not user friendly.

While selecting tables under a specific schema, by default, all tables are coming as selected. If we need to select only one table, we need to go over all other tables and unselect them. There must be a button to select/deselect all tables.
12 days ago in Db2 for z/OS Data Gate 0 Submitted

PAW navigation button improvement

We propose to improve the function of the navigation button. Currently in the application, if the book contains a navigation button that opens another book in the same application, after clicking on the button another book is opened only separatel...
12 days ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted

Unable to search by category name when selecting target catalogue

User unable to search by catalogue name when selecting target hierarchy. Can we change the search logic from “starts with” to “contains”. For e.g. if i then search “kate” as the level 2 target catalogue, the below results would be returned: Kate T...
12 days ago in Product Master 0 Submitted

Intercompany report at a group level in one single sheet only instead of multiple worksheets

The report extracted from Report>Intercompany Accounts>Group, is coming for individual companies in separate sheets, even when the report has been extracted at group level, Kindly let us know if the said sheets can be combined and the interc...
13 days ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Future consideration

db2diag.log change ZRC=0x82100101 Sever and Error message to Informational

IBM support has informed us that the following messages can be ignored, if so, then they should not appear as "Severe" or "Error" in db2diag.log, suggest we change them to "Info": MESSAGE : ZRC=0x82100101=-2112880383=SQLP_LOG_NOT_ACTIVE "Log need...
13 days ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 2

End_User "DisplayName" Variable

We currently use $END_USER$ in a WF Action. This variable prints out the User Name for a user, which is typically a User ID for employees. It would be great to have a variable that prints out a corresponding Display name or email address vs the Us...
13 days ago in OpenPages Ideas / Administration 1 Under review

Optim max parallel threads

OPTIM currently restricts the number of parallel threads to 48 max. If we consider that a mirror instance gets created for each request, we are limited to 24 processes. To give an idea, we have 8 applications that move data for each iteration. An ...
13 days ago in Optim / Optim Test Data Management 0 Future consideration


Add InSync support to LOAD SHRLEVEL NONE LOG YES. Customer changed the load to SHRLEVEL CHANGE LOG YES. It worked, but the Elapsed Time increase 28% and the CPU consumption increase 821%. Is a huge difference.
13 days ago in Db2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS 0 Submitted

Period 13 addition needed to company structure for FAP publish

The FAP client is currently restricted to 12 periods when defining company structures to publish and does not cater for groups reporting over 13 periods. The message presented by the FAP Client is "End period must have a valid month. Last two digi...
13 days ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Future consideration