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Communicate directly with IBM subject matter experts, learn from the experiences of fellow Controller users, and have the opportunity to share your own best practices! The Discussions tab great venue to ask questions of your peers and IBM subject matter experts to share best practices, pitfalls to avoid, and to learn from each other. Navigate to the Blogs tab to read about the latest and greatest, how-tos, best practices, and use cases from our experts and experienced product users. We would love for you to blog with us! IBMers can blog without approval. All other users please apply here to become a blogger. Lastly, don't forget to check up all of our upcoming Events as well as past resources located in the Library tab.


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Latest Discussions

  • Absolutely! And while you're navigating these workarounds, remember to prioritize self-care too. Maybe consider exploring resources like PaigeBartholomew Therapy to manage any stress that arises from these technical challenges. ------------------------------ ...

  • Thanks - we are using PA quite a bit and it has many very useful features for controlling purpuses. The function " automatic journal types as BASE" that Kerstin mentioned is not available in PA. Our vendor's feedback was that this function would have ...

  • Hi, my view is more from the dataside than consolidation. My idea is, if you have an installation of Planning Analytics (PA) in your company, have a look at the Financial Analytics Publisher (FAP). This little tool can be installed with your CCR installation ...

  • Kerstin's tip about using the "Journals across report, per automatic journal type" with "automatic journal types as BASE" is a great workaround for now. Exporting that data to Excel can definitely give you a more granular view of what's feeding into ...

  • Kerstin is absolutely right – movement accounts typically don't get copied over year-end in Controller. The system should automatically roll those balances into the opening balance accounts for the new year. The key is to make sure the "without year ...

  • Thanks - I hope the future web versions will allow for direct drilldown :) ------------------------------ Tor Olav Bye-Andersen ------------------------------

Latest Blogs

  • We know our clients are busy, so we wanted to provide ample notice that all environments must be upgraded from 10.4.x to 11.x by the end of 2024. We have made significant progress with version 11. In addition to many new features in Controller Web, ...

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