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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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Refactoring Assistant to advise where good spots are to slice COBOL applications.

A developer could be advised by the refactoring assistant what are good points to slice a COBOL program so that they safe a lot of time in analyzing the COBOL code. This will allow the developer to increase the number of modules/programs they can ...

Keep and maintain at least 2 or 3 Python and R runtime versions in each release of CP4D

Multiple companies and industries work with CP4D for data science models. These models use multiple versions of Python or R runtimes and different open-source libraries that are compatible with the runtime version used to build the model. Clients ...

Make Picklists Case Sensitive

Currently picklists in Planning Analytics are only case sensitive when directly inserting values into cells. When copy pasting values the picklist becomes case insensitive. This led to errors in some of our tools which are based on our TM1 databas...
14 days ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted

Add the option for a columns with changed values column to the Change Capture stage

Currently the Change Capture stage will give you the information (in the Column change_code) if your After Data is a Copy (0), Insert (1), Delete (2) or Edit (3), it would be good to have the option to generate an addition column change_columns (V...
43 minutes ago in Cloud Pak for Data / DataStage 0 Submitted

Improve the functionality of the Join stage

Currently when doing a join in DataStage and tyring to achieve the same as e.g. a between in a SQL join, you either have to use the Lookup stage (which has other limitations, is not well documented (according to documentation, the Lookup stage doe...
about 1 hour ago in Cloud Pak for Data / DataStage 0 Submitted

CDC capture enhancement for "catch up" mode.

We are a 24x7 IMSPlex site including workload balancing across lpars. We have introduced CDC for IMS, replicating data from critical 24x7 business applications. Presently we do not take any outage for these business applications. In order to bette...
about 1 hour ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM  / Classic Change Data Capture 0 Submitted

Add summarize members function when dragging member elements from the data element tree into report canvas

In legacy power play for windows client it was possible to select a number of members, press the summarize option in the left hand toolbar and drag the selected members to into the crosstab canvas. The result was, that one calculated member got cr...
about 1 hour ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Deleting GDPR data from FTM for SWIFT

According to GDPR rules we need to delete sensitive data from DB2 tables for FTM for SWIFT application.Please send me the information in which tables the GDPR sensitive data is stored, so that they can be deleted. And please, exactly the command, ...
about 1 hour ago in Financial Transaction Manager  / Swift 0 Submitted

Allow for a deployment export object to maintain a specific history (ie, 4+current) of deployment archives, or unlimited versions, as part of the definition.

Supplementary to CA-I-4375, it would be ideal if the deployment export definition allowed for the deployment archives to be maintained by the product (ie, maintaining 4 historic archives, plus current, removing the last archive on next successful ...
about 6 hours ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted

Allow for additional (administrator defined) locations for deployment archives to be placed, other than the single location defined in Cognos Configuration

Being able to direct backups to additional locations allows for greater data protection and security of those backups. For example, being able to direct specific backups to a mapped offsite storage location, NAS, or other high availability storage...
about 6 hours ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted