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Status Submitted
Workspace Cognos Analytics
Created by Guest
Created on Jul 15, 2021

Dynamic _as_of_date

The _as_of_date functionality works great and makes relative dates so much better. However, the inability to set a dynamic _as_of_date is a challenge. For example many customers have data warehouses that load based on yesterday's data. These customers must always manually select yesterday in the _as_of_date to have accurate data. This is especially a challenge around period end for finance teams. This would save a tremendous amount of time.

It could be as simple as letting us build this date via calculation in addition to the current calendar prompt.

Needed By Month
  • Guest
    Jul 15, 2021

    I think if we don’t have the ability to set dynamic _as_of_date value then the relative dates concept in data modules using the calendar DMs will only be another half baked feature in cognos.