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Cognos BI GL008 Enhancements

As of September 1, 2013, the GL008 - Revenue and Expense Activity Report now includes several enhancements requested by our users.

  • User-defined Year-to-Date (YTD) period prompt
  • Option to hide or display budget activity
  • Prompts to support ChartField1 (CF1) and a CF1 column on the results page
  • Revised Revenue and Expense headings on results page
  • The ability to display Fund 193 cost-share (as applicable).
    For more information, please see: Changes to Cost Sharing - Fund 193 pdf icon
  • Vendor Name shown on P-Card journal descriptions
  • The 2014 Department Tree will go into effect

User-defined YTD Period Prompt

screenshot of prompt


Display/Hide Budget Activity Prompt and ChartField1 Prompt

screenshot of prompt page


New Results Page Showing New Revenue and Expense Headings, ChartField1 Column


Training Materials

Job Aid: Cognos BI GL008 Enhancements - September 2013 pdf icon


Find the GL008 in Cognos BI from the NUPortal:


NUPortal > Financial > System Login > Cognos > Project Cafe Reports > School > Monthly Financial