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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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Spark Version 3.4.* for Conductor to utilize newer version of Pandas with Spark Functionality

In Spark 3.3.1, Pandas is unable to use 'iteritems'. This Issue is resolved in Jira but only for Spark 3.4. We would greatly benefit from Spark 3.4 on Spectrum Conductor and Pandas compatibility.
about 9 hours ago in Spectrum Conductor / Version 2.5.1 0 Submitted

Add ability to set which folder file uploads are added to

Action buttons within PAW Book allow users the ability to "Allow file upload" when running a process which will prompt the user for a file to upload prior to running the process. At the moment this file is uploaded to the .\model_upload folder. Re...
about 11 hours ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted

A path to deploy bulk deletes without the strain stemming from entity composition rebalancing.

In our current bulk delete of a system (~144M across 4 record types), the TPS is very low as the process requires a constant kicking off of the match process, meaning that the re-balancing is taking a large portion of the compute. This seemingly i...
about 14 hours ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Master Data Management 0 Submitted

Support LIMIT clause in Common Table Expressions

Using LIMIT clause in a CTE gives a syntax error (with IDS 14.10.FC10) sf@toro (master):~/genero/devel/dbsync/dbsync$ cat x.sql WITH recent_rows AS (SELECT log_ordinal FROM dbsync_log WHERE log_table_name = 'stkitem' ORDER BY log_ordinal DESC LIMI...
about 14 hours ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

Dashboard Drill Through Definition - use datasource data items, not just fields in visuals

When creating a dashboard drill through definition you can only easily use data items that on visualisation to pass through to report parameters. When you have lots of navigation paths it isn't easy to pass through all the appropriate data items t...
about 17 hours ago in Cognos Analytics / Dashboard 0 Submitted

Reset Dashboard - remove colour consistency, orphaned drill throughs, navigation path etc

Developers have accidentally released dashboards with drill down filters applied. Developers are seeing duplicate data item names in drill thru definitions.
about 17 hours ago in Cognos Analytics / Dashboard 0 Submitted

Add 'net accounting of intercompany balances' option in standard report

Applicable to IBM Cognos Controller v 11 -> In standard report 'group / reconcile / intercompany balances', there is a default option 'net accounting of intercompany balances'. Such option doesn't exist in the standard report 'company / reconci...
about 21 hours ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Submitted

SSO for REST API with Windows Active Directory accounts

We have automated work that would create/run Project and Deployment jobs. The automation is running using Windows Active Directory accounts but current the only way for the accounts to interact with REST API is to use the actual Username+Password ...
about 22 hours ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Submitted

Capturing Upload/Download Activities in Cognos 11 Audit Database

We would like to request the ability to capture detailed logs of upload and download activities within the Cognos 11 environment. Specifically, we are interested in tracking when a user uploads or downloads report outputs or files.
1 day ago in Cognos Analytics / Other 0 Submitted

Searchable tree prompt

It is a common pain point to navigate hierarchies in order to select elements for reporting. The tree prompt is the only prompt object that properly displays hierarchical information. However, it lacks a search feature leading to excessive time sp...
1 day ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 2 Submitted