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Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud)

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Method to increase idle timeout for Controller Web (currently fixed at 60 minutes)

If a user is logged into Controller Web, but pauses using it (leaving it on screen but idle) they will get a problem if they don't click on anything (in Controller Web) for more than 60 minutes. If using Native authentication, it will just return ...
about 2 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Planned for future release

Enable Options to attach supporting in Journals

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

Controller on Cloud - Expose SQL DB to allow import of data via staging table and import spec

We have a Controller On-Prem customer considering migrating to Controller on Cloud. They have built a small app that loads data from their ERP into Controller via the Staging Table, and then initiates a data load via an Import Spec. In order for t...
4 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Planned for future release

Application Performance Dashboard to monitor some parameters and get alerts when approaching critical states

Currently, when the application performance goes down, we only get to know it by the feedback we get from the users, when they have already been hit by slowness or instability accessing the application or running reports/processes within it. In or...
6 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Planned for future release

daily backup

Provide a automated daily backup onto the SFTP folder, instead of multiple call logging
12 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Planned for future release

Monthly values Controller web

When our customers work with budgets/forecasts in Controller they must enter/import YTD-values instead of monthly values. This is great how it works in Classic. Enter monthly values in specific forms -> storing YTD by adding last month YTD.
about 1 year ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Planned for future release

Enable multi-factor authentication for Cognos Controller Cloud

With increased global cyber security activity / threats faced by businesses across the globe, it would be great to enable multi-factor authentication functionality to Cognos Controller Cloud that aligns to the ACS Essential 8 maturity model.
over 1 year ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Planned for future release

Real-time updates in Controller Web, for changes made in Controller classic, relating to tabs such as 'Reconciliation', 'Intercompany' and 'Status'

This enhancement request is linked to another one (https://ibm-data-and-ai.ideas.aha.io/ideas/BACC-I-275) - However, I was asked to created it (by IBM Support) because it is subtly different. There is a known limitation with Controller Web (se...
over 1 year ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 2 Planned for future release

Web Drill down details at Account level to excel for Comments at Inter Co level

Comments are available under Field 6 for counter company when clicked on ‘Open drill-down’. However, when this data is exported to excel, then these comments do not appear in excel download. Comments updated have to be referred while reviewing the...
over 1 year ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Planned for future release

Size limit of file upload

Current size limit of file upload in Cognos Web is 2 MB per file. However, there are scenarios where each file is more than 2 MB and Cognos Web doesn't allow to upload. As a result, we have to split the data into multiple files and then upload ens...
over 1 year ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Planned for future release