Author Topic: Search for reports by date modified, with a schedule, or with certain values?  (Read 509 times)

Offline kdorian

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Is there any way to search for reports in Cognos Analytics other than by name?

When our company started using Cognos, there was no plan for how reports should be organized. Now, years later, it's an absolute mare's nest. Reports are categorized by the general subject, the group that uses it, the person that created it, the person who originally needed it (including ones who have left the company), if they were intended as single-use or for repeated use, and every combination of the above. There's an incredible amount of duplication due simply to people not being able to find the report they wanted and having a new one created.

I'm trying to locate reports by any one of the following:
  • Currently in use (defined as used or modified in the past 13 months).
  • Have schedules; preferably active schedules, but I'll take what I can get.
  • Include certain fields, or certain values (i.e. [Job Code] or "CSA")

Are any of these searches possible?

(In keeping with the company traditions, the employee that was trained in this sort of thing and the employee who actually does this stuff are two different people - guess which one I am?   ::) )