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299
votes

*ESCAPE messages for SAVLIB

We have received MONMSG for CPF3795 in every SAVLIB running in our CL program: https://ecurep.mainz...

Declined

IBM i

115
votes

Copy items between Reports

In Cognos Analytics 11 you can no longer copy items (queries, pages, sections of report) between one report and another. This makes it difficult to transfer logic and/or the same information into ot...

Planned for Future Release

Cognos Analytics

91
votes

More Properties/Editing options for Rave 2 Visualizations

We would like more properties/editing options implemented into the new Rave 2 Visualizations (custom palettes specifically). Also would like to have the ability to add conditional formatting or a con...

Planned for Future Release

Cognos Analytics

80
votes

Control font size in visualizations, crosstabs & lists in Dashboard

When building a dashboard with a lot of charts and crosstabs we need to better control the size of fonts , crosstab-cells, etc.

Submitted

Cognos Analytics

79
votes

Send Email on Report Failure

We need an email sent to the report author when a scheduled report fails. This way, we could re-run the report or research the failure.

Uncommitted Candidate

Cognos Analytics

78
votes

Allow custom Sorting of Report Folders and Reports like in 10.2.2

We want the ability to control the sort of report folders and reports in a folder like 10.2.2 had. The sort of alphabetical is not efficient as we have certain reports we were able to set to be the fi...

Declined

Cognos Analytics

61
votes

Ability to add custom pallete color in the dashboard

it is nice if we can change pre-defined palette color in dashboard so it will align with the data context. let say i want to create 2 categorize chart with Red line and Green line.. currently there is...

Planned for Future Release

Cognos Analytics

60
votes

Create Read-Only Dashboard Security Option

Have the ability to give consumers read-only access to dashboards. So: view and run, interact with existing prompts, but NOT create or edit.

Submitted

Cognos Analytics

59
votes

Export Dashboard to PPT/Excel

It would be great if we would have the function (export Dashboard to PPT / Excel). We are having a lot of reviews with the Executives and most of time we are combining charts (e.g. some from Ops and s...

Uncommitted Candidate

Cognos Analytics

58
votes

Concurrent microcode upgrade support for storages connecting to z/VSE

We have a request for concurrent microcode upgrade for DS8K storage connects to z/VSE systems. The customer applications on z/VSE is critical and so difficult to keep long-time stop window for hardwa...

Uncommitted Candidate

z/VSE

52
votes

Dashboard - Combination Chart with More Options

The most used chart type on Cognos reports is the combination chart where multiple columns and lines are sharing the same axis. Currently Dashboard only supports one column and one line on different a...

Submitted

Cognos Analytics

48
votes

Allow Custom Sorting of contents like Folders, Reports and Packages

Ability to control custom sorting of contents has been removed from v11. This is highly required item by our business community. Arranging the contents by alphabetical order is not sufficient. Not add...

Uncommitted Candidate

Cognos Analytics

48
votes

Add ability to cancel a running report via 'My schedules and Subscriptions'

In cognos 10 there was a facility to cancel one's own report running in the background via My Activities. In Cognos 11 ( as of 11.0.9) this key feature is missing. This feature allows non-admin us...

Under Consideration

Cognos Analytics

48
votes

IBM ACS (Access Client Solutions) Auto Update

Can you please consider updating the IBM ACS (Access Client Solutions) to auto update like most modern software. Having to un-install the whole product and re-download/install the new version is very ...

Duplicate

IBM i

45
votes

Bring back Most recently use packages

"Most recently use packages" was a very useful feature in Cognos 10. When creating a new report, Cognos remembers the most recently used package and suggests it to the users. Most of the time it's al...

Under Consideration

Cognos Analytics


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