User is viewing a Cognos report, and executes a drill through or refresh...Page goes white, animated gif starts spinning forever, while you're looking at a white page...drill through report applications are elegant, except for this behavior! This is the biggest ding against us from competitors, how the usability experience impacts the user...Tableau may spin the same number of spins, but when you drill through or refresh the tableau page, the report image still appears in the background while the spinner spins...only when the report is ready to refresh, does it 'transition' into the display, from the old report, to the new report view. I wish Cognos would work this way... :(
|Who would benefit from this IDEA?||Everyone except animals...|
How should it work?
User executes a report, selects a drill through or refresh, report still remains on the screen! While the execution happens and the spinner is presented in FRONT of the report image...then when execution is complete and presentation service sends the result, a 'transition' should occur, from the old report image to the new...no blinking white screen please!
|Priority Justification||So easy to implement...would change everyone's perception, especially new users that use competitor products.|
|Client Name||The Forman Foundation for New Ideas|
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