Category Archives: Cognos Reporting

What Do the Users Say?

“Works great!” “Showed up beautifully!” “Very, very helpful!” The above statements reflect the enthusiastic reviews of actual report users at CU. They’re talking about the new m-Fin RECEIVABLES TRANSACTION FINDER. This new report assists in tracking down a project sponsor payment … Continue reading

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Keeping up with Cognos

The Cognos Reporting System is a fast-moving financial reporting tool. How do you keep up with OUC staff members Carl Sorenson and Sarju Khadka … and their continuous Cognos improvements (enhancements to existing reports and development of new reports)? A great … Continue reading

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A Great (new) Report for PIs

Departments with sponsored project activity: check out the new Cognos Reporting System folder, Finance > Project Reports. And in particular, check out the newest addition to that folder, m-Fin PROJECT FINANCIAL STATUS. This report is getting great reviews from faculty and … Continue reading

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Like History? This Report helps you Review It

If you aren’t reading Carl’s m-Fin blog, you’re missing some very interesting developments in the Cognos Reporting System. Here’s a recent example: The new m-Fin ACCOUNT ACTUALS PERIOD BY FISCAL YEAR report summarizes Account ChartField values (as the report title … Continue reading

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OUC by the Numbers

During the OUC Town Hall sessions on the campuses, we showed a looping slide show of Office of University Controller facts and figures. The slide show was titled, ”OUC by the Numbers” and after the town halls, we received some requests to replay … Continue reading

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