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Cognos Analytics

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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

OLAP Modelling for Data Modules (Dimensions / Hierarchies / Levels) like Framewormanager

Like in Frameworkmanager we need to define Dimensions, Hierary, Levels in Datamodules. This is because we need to build complex reports, which we can build very fast, with less complexity with Cubes. Dynamic Cubes and Transformer Cubes. We want to...
4 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

Support Microsoft Dynamics as a data source

We have a lot of application development be done using Microsoft Dynamics, because Power BI supports Dynamics and the option sets, departments end up using Power BI and Cognos isn't consider as a reporting option even thou we also have Cognos.
4 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

Change the data module used within a report without breaking the report

Reports often need to be repointed to different data sources from those that were used to create them. Scenario 1. For example we notice an error in a data module. In a typical production system we cant just update the live data module, we could b...
4 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

Simple, unified way to set and troubleshoot parallelized report & visualization queries for concurrent execution

Problem to solve - Clients need to be able to make query processing concurrent for their reports and individual visualizations so that their end users (who only open reports to get some information, then close them) have the opportunity to get wha...
4 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Hide Namespace in Schedule Directory

While auditing for security processes I discovered that some of our external sources have the ability to see and if possible email internal recipients; this includes some proprietary recipients. I would IBM to create the ability for IBM support pe...
4 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Future consideration

Extend filter name cutoff in report creation

A user opening a report might want to look at the query details and quickly see exactly what is going on in the report. However, because the filter names seem to have a 50 char limit on the display, nearly every filter built into a data module is ...
4 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

New Security capability to deny user access by selecting them from the namespace directory in external email

Type in external email capability Last Updated: 2021-11-24 A defect affecting the Type in external email capability is now fixed. Previously, a user who was denied the capability was still able to type in the email address of an external recipient...
4 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Security 0 Future consideration

Shared Data Source Signons

Due to the heightened levels of security, we are forced to change our credentials to data sources often. In Cognos Connection, we can associate multiple signons to each data source and each signon is defined by a name. It would be helpful if the s...
5 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

Search text in the report from the Cognos Portal Search

We are looking for option to have wide search in the cognos portal. We are only allowed with 11.1.x search functionality was enhanced and allows for searching of objects such as table and column labels in addition to report names, folder names, pa...
5 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Future consideration