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IBM Data and AI Ideas Portal for Customers

This portal is to open public enhancement requests against products and services offered by the IBM Data & AI organization. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (

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Enable routing of dashboards based on data modules, the same way as reports do

When responsible for a large multi-server installation consisting of multiple dispatchers, the Cognos Analytics administrator wants control of which servers are being used for processing requests. Currently, routing rules based on data tags can be...
30 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted

ifxclone to not change BUFFERPOOLS

ifxclone to not change BUFFERPOOLS when running.
30 days ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

ifxclone to support DIRECT_IO

ifxclone to support DIRECT_IO Currently ifxclone changes the onconfig and removes DIRECT_IO
30 days ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

Maker-Checker Capabilities on User Management

Safer Payments is being used by banks where there are extensive auditing and internal controls on what user profiles are being created and how are they being used. The absence of any authorization capabilities in Safer Payments while creating user...
6 months ago in IBM Safer Payments / Operational 0 Submitted

Setting the content defaults globally

In CA 11.2.1 you can set up content similar to Cognos Connection in 10.2 if you change to List View, row size "Compact" and sort by "Type". Unfortunately this has to be set for every browser for every client because this custom settings will be st...
about 1 year ago in Cognos Analytics / Install and config 1 Future consideration

Announcements in multiple applications and plan

Possibility to centralize announcements to be sent to multiple applications and plan with a selection Currently is possible only application by application and it's very time consuming when you need to send same announcement to multiple application
4 months ago in Planning Analytics 1 Not under consideration

DN Reference DATA

For Fin Messages we have BIC Directory (Refrence data to import) Similarly Needs a facility to import DN Reference data to FTM for Finplus.
4 months ago in FTM for SWIFT Services / Administration & Configuration 0 Future consideration

Add Stats for parameter mirror_interim_commit_threshold

We've found that we have some large units of works involving tables being replicated that will actually fill up the log space on the target LUW system and cause Subscriptions to fail (I think the SQL code is -964). Setting this parameter appears t...
15 days ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 0 Under review

Remember Stats Selections Under Performance

When researching problems with replication, it is necessary to turn on stats to try to determine what the issue may be caused by. The Performance tab already "remembers" what tables are selected, but does not remember the statistics that were chec...
15 days ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 0 Under review

Dasboard Export to Excel Format

Ability to export dashboards with layout to Microsoft Excel format
about 1 year ago in Cognos Analytics / Dashboard 3 Future consideration