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Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud)

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QTD data in one form.

Our customers report data in QTD format in quarter three as below (cloumns): 1. 01.07.2023-30.09.2023 - Q3 In the period2. 30.09.2023 Q3 YTD3. 01.07.2022-30.09.2022 - Q3 In the period4. 30.09.2022 Q3 YTD It would be useful to be able to set the co...
3 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Not under consideration

Export Attachments on Journals from Controller Web

Today its not possible to export all attachments on journals from controller web at the same time. Ideally would be if the attachments are included when exporting data both from Controller Web and Controller Classic. Or if you you had the option t...
6 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Not under consideration

Reporting status visible in intercompany reconciliaton (controller web)

It would be nice to see in the intercompany reconciliation tab of Controller Web the reporting status of the counterparts. For example all the amounts will appear as differences , even when the counterpart has not started the input, so it is not a...
11 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Not under consideration

Posting of AJT 40 should be posted for the Transaction Amounts as well

After running the consolidation, noted that for S-Proportional consolidation method entities, the automatic journal 40 posts the eg. -55% on the local currency. But when checking the details of the journal, for the intercompany accounts, noted tha...
12 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Not under consideration

Increase 'integer' part of currency rate from 5 to 6 digits.

In order to accommodate currency rates which fluctuate between 5 and 6 digits for the integer part, a default of 6 is requested. Although, it is possible to change the 'unit' outside of currency configuration (ie. in Group > Data Entry > Cur...
12 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Not under consideration

The option menu is being selected at any place while moving the mouse in the consolidation status

The option menu is being selected at any place while moving the mouse in the consolidation status While opening a Consolidation Status from controller application,when selecting the menu options in the radio button or check box after clicking the ...
about 1 year ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 5 Not under consideration

Number of Intercompany differences in Submission Overview

It would be very helpful if a user with lot of companies could view number of intercompany differences directly in the "Submission Overview" instead of opening company by company.
over 1 year ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Not under consideration

Reference to originating form in reconciliation report ('Between Accounts/Opening Balances' 'and Intercompany Balance'

It will be helpful for the user if the aforementioned reconciliation reports include the form numbers from which the account codes are coming right next to the account codes.
over 1 year ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Not under consideration

Allow FAP to pass Journal Header info over from Controller to Planning Analytics

In order to allow the Finance Planning and Analysis team to have a better view on Journal information in Planning Analytics, it would be best to allow FAP to pass the Journal's header information over from Controller to PA.
over 1 year ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Not under consideration

FAP Initial Publish Process Improvement

Currently, every time that FAP goes into Error State (which has been happening more often than we would like), we have to start an Initial Publish to put it back up, which takes a lot of time to complete (from 2 to 5 hours in some cases), and it s...
over 1 year ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Not under consideration