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Ability to delete / edit comments / Annotations in PASS

The ability to add comments / annotations to a Planning Analytics Cube cell is very useful. But sadly in PASS there is no ability to delete or edit these comments which limits how useful they are. Frustratingly both PAW and PAFE at least give user...
6 days ago in Planning Analytics 1 Future consideration

Query Capability

IGC we have capability to query from Metadata ( Example Database / Schema, Tables, Business Terms, Mapping Projects etc) and save them. Can we please include this capability from application
18 days ago in Knowledge Catalog 1 Future consideration

Local client being compatible for different product versions

The Controller 11 client that is currently downloaded From Controller Web to a user's machine is only compatible to a single product version. For customers with separate production and development environments this will cause a restriction, say de...
25 days ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Future consideration

Support and document AT-TLS for all ports

The IBM documentation to establish AT-TLS protected connections for CQM does not cover all connections/ports. It only documents part of it. There is only an 'unofficial' blog post how one can achieve it but not in the IBM documentation. Hence it s...
25 days ago in Db2 Query Monitor for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Add permissions for queries

In customer setups we usually have to define "system queries" to be used by jobs, case investigation, hyperlinks. It is a very common scenario when users change such queries to perform some searches and break the system setup- hyperlinks showing e...
about 1 month ago in IBM Safer Payments / Business 0 Future consideration

Rotate lsb.acct in every hour

We can only rotate lsb.acct in every day, but we can't do it in every hour or with customized interval time slot. Please add this feature.
about 1 month ago in Spectrum LSF / Other 1 Future consideration

Extend Schema Registry support to non-Kafka sources

CP4D support for the use of a Schema Registry is currently limited to Kafka data sources (ref: However, Schema Registries represent a valuable method ens...
about 1 month ago in Connectivity 0 Future consideration

Automating process that every steps are performed when a FAP synch is required

Hi Team, We have faced issue with sync in Past between the FAP and Controller databases where IBM need to manually go ahead IBM executed a sync between the FAP and Controller databases. Can we automating this process so that every steps are perfor...
about 1 month ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Future consideration

Planning Analytics Workspace Backup and Restore created reports

Export a lifecycle management asset from PAW to backup our more than 3000 reports somewhere and restore if required. We had an end user that has lost a report/view in personal folder which we could not restore. The end user needed to re-create the...
about 1 month ago in Planning Analytics 1 Future consideration

Translation method D for intercompany currency differences

Issue: For our Group consolidation we are translating P/L figures using translation method D (Average Period rates). But on intercompany transactions Cognos Controller calculates and post currency differences based on translation method M (Average...
about 2 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Future consideration