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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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Workspace Re-center on View includes title element or toggle to stop re-centering.

In Planning Analytics Workspace, when you have a book with a defined area that is larger than the current screen, and you have a cube view that is larger than the screen, and select something in the cube view for the first time, it re-centers the ...
about 11 hours ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted

CDC termination for unresponsive IFI requests

CDC tasks do not issue any error message when multiple subscriptions trying to read from tape concurrently and just hang the task address space (please refer to case TS014574671 for more details). The subscriptions are still in "Mirror Continuous"...
about 12 hours ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 0 Submitted

Query optimization option for SQL statement would need to add the LOCKING ROW FOR ACCESS.

We need an enhancement request submitted in Aha to get query optimization options like Prefixes that go before the "Select" keyword, i.e. to enable "locking row for access"
about 16 hours ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Submitted

Required libraries on Windows server

We need a new environment besides the existing installations of MDM Standard Edition The following site shows the Visual C++ 2012 library is required for the installation.
about 18 hours ago in Master Data Management 0 Submitted

Cognos Analytics encrypts the Excel report

For the existing Cognos Analytics, can export Excel report. However, it cannot be encrypted. Is there any roadmap for supporting Excel encrypted?
about 21 hours ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Checkboxes in PAW

Hi, I miss checkboxes in PAW. Checkboxes are nothing more than boolean buttons, but can be used in a variety of ways to allow the end user to interact with the report. I often encounter the following scenarios in which I would like to see checkbox...
about 21 hours ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted

Optimize db2advis (recommend indexes) with machine learning (ML) models

Isn’t it possible to use the data model information from machine learning (ML) also for the db2advis (recommend indexes)? The idea is, that db2advis also can use the data model to get new recommended indexes.
about 21 hours ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 0 Submitted

IBM provides Cognos Analytics official support for AWS RDS with Content Store

The client is migrating the existing environment to cloud (AWS). However, for Cognos Analytics, the Content Store with AWS RDS connection is not officially supported by IBM. Is there any roadmap for supporting cloud database in the future?
about 22 hours ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

Support for Shielded VM on GCP

D&B is key customer who is looking to deploy Cloud Pak for Data on GCP with Shielded VMs. It is critical for success. all nodes will be shielded nodes and they will be shielded at all times. i.e. we cannot disable shielding during install/upgr...
1 day ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Submitted

I would like to see service performance against standardized set of SLA's and KPI's for Software Support

Would like to understand how IBM is performing against their SLA's and if any trends are emerging from tickets raised under a particular service line or product.
1 day ago in SPSS Modeler / SPSS Modeler 0 Submitted