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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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Can we have option where we can overwrite numbers for all accounts?

When we try to do over write numbers, we can do only for accounts what we are loading numbers. Can we have option where we can overwrite numbers for all accounts?
20 days ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Functionality already exists

Enable Options to attach supporting in Journals

There is no option to attach backups for Cognos journal. Enable option to attach documents.
20 days ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Planned for future release

Auto populate tax and other statistical accounts calculation for Journals

For journal impacting PL, Tax lines are manually calculated and updated to journal including statistical accounts. System should auto add tax lines based on Tax rates per country by adding option in journal like "Calculate tax".
20 days ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Future consideration

Bitemporal tables and missing highest quantiles

If a user issues FOR BUSINESS_TIME AS OF clause against a bitemporal table, DB2 translates it to a where clause with two range predicates against business_time columns. In our system following situation occurs quite frequently: 1) At all time...
20 days ago in Db2 / BLU Acceleration 0 Submitted

Alpha sorting of details against business terms and a filter option

if a business term has multiple categories, related terms or related articles there is no option to sort the details and they are in order of how they have been added/assigned to that term. current work around is having to export to excel, copy in...
20 days ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Under review

Batch job to convert Dashboards to new Cognos Version

When IBM deploys a new series release (e.g. 11.0, 11.1, 11.2), users are prompted to resave the dashboard to 'convert' it to the new series and stop the convert/save message from reappearing on the screen. We are an OEM shop with many clients usin...
20 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Dashboard 0 Submitted

When adding chart values change the background behind the value itself

When chart values are added in certain visuals it is very hard to read the values. Giving the ability to change the background colour will improve the functionality. See image for example.
21 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Dashboard 0 Submitted

Missing search capability when adding a source to report

when adding a source to a report like package or data module, the user need to select the source from the my content or team content folder by browsing the content folder structure. Sometimes this folder structure could be very large with many sub...
21 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Enable Daily, weekly, Monthly schedule job option when uploading file in SFTP server for Cognos Controller on Cloud.

Kindly help us to recommend a best method to upload a file from third party to into the Cognos Controller. As requirement business wanted to know how we can upload a file from third party to Cognos Controller of ABI application. We want the proces...
21 days ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Under review

Semi-responsive cubeviews

!!See attached document to view the screenshots!! Idea Details: Use a real-life scenario to explain the problem statement/pain points, PAW allows authors to create books that contains views whose grid are fully responsive (which means that the gri...
21 days ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted