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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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We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including product roadmaps, by submitting ideas that matter to you the most. Here's how it works:

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Start by searching and reviewing ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted, and add a comment, vote, or subscribe to updates on them if they matter to you. If you can't find what you are looking for,

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  3. Get feedback from the IBM team to refine your idea

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Getting help for a field directly with a (i) near the field instead getting help for all field at a global level

Having a symbol to get help on a field is more straightforward/logical than having only one symbol at global level. In case of a lot of field descriptions, it is needed to scroll down to find the one we're looking for.
26 minutes ago in OpenPages Ideas / End User UI 0 Submitted

Ability to customize color of buttons in message box

Blue color often associated to "validate/ok" and black color to "reject/nok" whereas sometimes it is quicker to choose the black one (e.g. moving a workflow)
36 minutes ago in OpenPages Ideas / End User UI 0 Submitted

Ability to change label of enumerated string value in the object

More straighforward to get this capability where the field label can be edited
42 minutes ago in OpenPages Ideas / Administration UI 0 Submitted

Having a theme which magnify titles

Better lisibility
about 1 hour ago in OpenPages Ideas / End User UI 0 Submitted

Change syntax highlighting colors for script editor

The syntax highlight colours for the Script Editor have changed between PAW 2.0.91 and 2.0.95. Strings are highlighted in red and function names and conditions are highlighted in magenta. It's hard to tell the difference between magenta and red on...
about 3 hours ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted

Planning Analytics - Comments - further formatting

Hello if, for example, a comment is entered in PAW, the text cannot be formatted (bold, italics, etc.). It is helpful for the reader that the creator can format the comment in order to emphasize text passages.
about 4 hours ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted

Planning Analytics for Excel - UI for DefineCalc function

Hello, the DefineCalc function in Pafe is intended to enable the end user to create their own calculations. However, not every user is able to understand the MDX syntax, therefore a power user, TM1 developer is necessary for the definition. In ord...
about 4 hours ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted

Improve password character handling in DataStage for user accounts

Passwords are restricted to the characters that are supported. When using password management tools which change passwords after a checkout, these are defined company wide to be as complex as possible, following various Cyber standards. Some of th...
about 4 hours ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

Warning message before session time-out.

Users do not get prompted that their session may be about to time out. Adding a warning similar to Bank websites that warn you your session is about to end. We could for example provide the user the opportunity to save work, extend the session, or...
about 18 hours ago in Cognos Analytics / Security 0 Submitted

Standard simulation tool for the import

Most modern application providing import features do have a simulation option that enable to check what lines / data cannot be integrated because of rules. This enable the users to correct the import without changing the content (e.g. : the lines ...
about 21 hours ago in Product Master 0 Submitted