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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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Old users are still part of all the catalogs and projects even after moved away from organization.

After user left the organization and user is been removed from ADOM group the ICP4D needs to have the capability to remove the users, but what could be the consequences like if the left user has any assets or projects or catalogs associated with h...
7 days ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 1 Needs more information

Close report set as homepage

When setting a report as the home page, we want the option at any time during the session to close that report and then return to the default home page.
7 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Portal 0 Submitted

Enhance AUTO_DB_BACKUP backup image pruning rule

When enabling AUTO_DB_BACKUP you also enable backup image pruning which is process that is executed in addition and independent of the alternative automatic recovery object pruning controlled by parameters NUM_DB_BACKUPS, REC_HIS_RETENTN when AUTO...
8 days ago in Db2 / Backup/Restore/ Rollforward/ Recover 0 Submitted

Federation to support Spark in Databricks platform

Our enterprise data lake has Spark in Databricks and have many projects/ applications waiting to access these datasets from datalake for their use cases, using Federation server Nicknames. We did a quick test in our lab for which we were able to c...
8 days ago in Db2 / Federation 0 Submitted

Function in Openpages to push the user's email recorded in Openpages to Cognos Analytics without developing cognos SDK

Currently the email recorded for an user in Oppenpages and the email in Cognos are not sync, a business will have to manually type their email address when trying to send report to themself. There is no way to add that for the user themself withou...
8 days ago in OpenPages Ideas / Administration 1 Under review

Set the same Group Span for multiple columns in List object in Report Studio

currently in report studio of Cognos, there is no way to highlight multiple columns and set the same group span. have to high light each column and click on the group span and select multiple time. This is very annoying and not user friendly, grea...
8 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

To have SSO working with Opepages and IBM Cognos for Office

Is there a way to log into Cognos from IBM cognos for office when it is through Openage and SSO is used? Notes: we have the Login redirect URL set under Manage > Config > System and since we are on OP 8.3, it no longer support Internet explo...
8 days ago in OpenPages Ideas / Reporting 2 Not under consideration

Add CDC Data Replication Support for YugabyteDB as Target data base

Please add support for YugabyteDB as target. We need CDC replication from source z/OS Db2 to target YugabyteDB. thank you.
8 days ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 0 Submitted

Allow to Hide Instructions in Reports

Currently, when running reports in Cloudpak for Data as a Service (SOAR), the reports do not allow us to hide the instructions, making the report longer than necessary. It affects all users in the organization that have access to the platform. Pro...
8 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data as a Service 0 Under review

Distinguish on-demand and spot instances in HostFactory under one application

In the current setup, all grid jobs run on spot instances. The risk with spot-instances is that they are not dedicated and can be reclaimed anytime due to various reasons. There have been times when a long-running parent task execution stopped at ...
8 days ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3.2 2 Functionality already exists