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in our continuous strive to improve our services, features and to help you gain your share of this ever growing market we are introducing the Jedox Feature Voting System.
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  1. An easy to use and configure Workflow

    It is neccesary to have an easy to use end user friendly workflow application. Easy to configure for each new model.

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    0 comments  ·  Jedox Web  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Out of the box analytics

    More out-of-the-box statistical functions, from the traditional min/max, average, and standard deviation to algorithms specifically designed for business analysis such as frequency, recency, dormancy, and nascency,market basket,optimisation

    3 votes
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    0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Reverse Algorithm in Top down planning like excel solver

    A reverse algorithm that extends the capability to propagate changes across dimensions and hierarchies to the calculated fields (e.g. If you change a percentage value, the change will be automatically reflected in the quantities from which the percentage has been generated, even if the percentage is a calculated value) just like the solver addin in excel

    3 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Jedox In-Memory Database (OLAP)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Substitute #VALUE errors from missing rights by 0

    If a user is restricted by #_GROUP_DIMENSION_DATA_* to a specific area he will usually get a #VALUE error for everything else (in Web as well as Excel). Sometimes it would be more beneficial to treat these #VALUE errors as 0s, so that the user experience is the same as if they would have access to all data (hierarchies etc.) but only their data is stored in the cube and everything else is 0.

    You might wonder where this comes in handy - imagine a Cost Center Hierarchy of several hundred cost centers that are arranged productwise while peoples responsibilities are…

    6 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Jedox In-Memory Database (OLAP)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Loads with insertParallel on sub-trees (boundaries)

    If one uses a load with insertParallel mode, the ETL will unconsolidate duplicates of elements in every Top-Element. This behavior is documented but not always wanted - sometimes you only want to load a certain Top Element (Tree) to be loaded with insertParallel (e.g. Balance Sheet or P&L) but do not want other trees to be touched by the ETL. Therefore I propose to have an option/additional loading mode which works like insertParallel but only within a certain sub-tree so that all other trees remain as-is.

    9 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Jedox Integrator (ETL)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Different user rights per Frontend (e.g. Excel (R) / Web (D))

    It would be awesome if one could grant users different rights per Frontend (Excel vs Web). In Theory it makes sense to treat them the same (you are either allowed to change a value or you are not) BUT in real life Excel is far more complicated and counter-intuitive to use. Especially if you roll-out to 100s of users you can not be sure if someone messes up plan figures just by analyzing them (it can happen so fast and without any notice) - typical answer: "...but I haven't saved - for sure." It would be extremely helpful to grant…

    6 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Jedox Office Add-ins  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. Exclusive system access / Maintenance mode

    Sometimes you don't want to have regular users on the system because you are recovering from a backup or are changing user rights heavily. At the moment you must de-activate users which can cause a lot of confusion in the company and requires some preparation time. It would be beneficial if you can just set the whole system into a maintenance mode - restricting access to the maintaining team (maybe by a special role). In addition the start page could be changed to indicate a maintenance mode to the users / as well as a proper Excel error message.

    12 votes
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    0 comments  ·  System  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Switch to user view

    Sometimes you have very granular rights for users in place or bug reports which need to be tested from the users perspective. Since you don't know their password you have to copy their groups into a test user first and log-in with the test user. This can be very time consuming. In other tools you can often switch into the users view without leaving your current session (and often also switch back). I would prefer a role/rights object for this.

    9 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Jedox Web  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Activate / Deactivate Filters in Extracts

    This would be great to be able to deactivate filters in Extracts. For instance, Extract cube, I have 3 rows, and I want to remove the 2nd temporarily. At the present time I have to delete it, I would like to be able to deactivate it only.

    8 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Jedox Integrator (ETL)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Macro Events: AfterPaloUpdate to start a macro after Dynarange-Update

    Macros assigned to filter-comboboxes (to set dynarange-variables) are executed BEFORE data is updated.

    A function similar to __open() that is triggered after palo-data has been changed, e.g. in dynaranges, would allow macro-treatment of the new data - in my case to compare current and last year's top-50-customer-dynarange and mark via macro and conditional formatting customers, missing in the actual period (= stopped buying)

    3 votes
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    0 comments  ·  API  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. About the initial display of the combo box on the report

    We save the file with the hierarchy expanded.
    Then, the hierarchy is displayed in the closed when we open the report again.
    We would like to need the hierarchy is displayed in the expanded when we open the report again in the same case.
    We propose for this feature to be implemented in a future Jedox release.

    4 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Jedox Web  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. NEW Active Directory mode, that combine the "Authentication" and "Authorization" mode.

    Currently it is neither possible in "Authentication" mode nor in "Authorization" mode to automatically create/login the users via the AD* and subsequently assign several additional groups to the user.
    Either you have to create them manually and assign the additional groups or you can only become the assigned groups in the AD.

    Due to its needed in more projects I´m really looking forward for a combination of both modes.

    *Active Directory

    1 vote
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    0 comments  ·  System  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. Extend DB Script generation (cube+related dimensions, select multiple db objects)

    The option to generate DB scripts is really great!
    But currently you can only create scripts for single db objects (dimensions, cubes) or for the whole db in total.

    It would be great if Jedox would offer some options to save time.

    1.
    when I create a db script for a cube, I would need the option to
    also create scripts for the related dimensions

    2.
    in general it would be great if I could select multiple cubes and/or dimensions from a list to generate the scripts for them

    Thanks

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    0 comments  ·  Jedox In-Memory Database (OLAP)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. NULL check for FieldTransform functions (ISNULL/default value)

    In FieldTransform functions we need the option to define a default value for inputs and outputs which contain NULL values / invalid values.

    Why?:
    FieldTransform functions work well, if you have valid inputs.

    But sometimes you have invalid inputs or null inputs.
    Then the field transform can obviously not provide a valid output and you will get <<null>> as result.
    Furthermore you get a warning in the log.

    You can solve this with additional Switch functions to check the values, but this gets very clumsy and confusing.

    Example:
    You have a DateDuration function to calculate the duration between
    2 dates.…

    1 vote
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    1 comment  ·  Jedox Integrator (ETL)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. page counter in combo box should be freezed

    When you have a combo box with lot elements a page counter appears, but if you scroll down the counter disappears. This counter should be freezed.

    7 votes
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  16. 3 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Jedox Integrator (ETL)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. Scheduler: possibility to create multiple folders in the scheduler

    So that administration of the scheduler jobs is possible.
    For example to manage active and inactive jobs.
    (Enable or disable jobs all at once)

    12 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Jedox Integrator (ETL)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  18. Subset data filter based on multiple cubes

    Example: you have two cubes - one with P&L data based on year/month (two separate dimensions), other one with P&L data based on rolling month (rolling from previous month)

    The report needs to show P&L from current month + rolling column (which starts from previous month). It would be super useful to configure data filter to show Cost Points where are values in both cubes.

    3 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Jedox Web  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Since version 7.0, PALO.SUBSET formula supports specifying multiple DFILTER expressions. the formula has to be edited manually – the Subset Editor doesn’t support multiple DFILTER expressions. Please check the description in the Jedox Knowldge Base to see if this is sufficient for your requirement.

  19. Show Alias of Legend and Data Labels in Chart

    I want to show Alias of Legend and Data Labels in Chart.

    9 votes
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  20. ETL: Initialize variables via PALO.Data / OLAPData function

    Thanks for extending the definition of variable default values
    by groovy script and Jedox settings.

    But it would be much more helpful to initialize variables directly via a cube lookup (PALO.Data / OlapData function).

    We have several configuration cubes where settings are maintained.

    It is currently very clumsy and annoying to initialize the variables based on the confiuration cubes.
    You need a LoopJob or TableLoop, a ConstantTable Extract, and a Field Transform with OLAPData to simply set one value. (see attached example)

    The structures you need to build for variable initialization are sometimes more complex than the process itself.
    This…

    4 votes
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