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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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Multi-language Large Language Models (LLMs)

Local language support is critical - in particular in the EMEA GEO - for usability and acceptance of software solutions. In particular LLMs are critical components when it comes to language support, since it is deeply integrated into a companies w...
6 months ago in 3 Delivered
512 VOTE

Drop Downs in Dashboard in Cognos Analytics 11

In Cognos Analytics 11 at the moment we can drag an item to the dashboard and it creates a hierarchy that can be selected from to change data. If we can change this to a drop down, similar to what can be done on report studio prompt pages, then it...
about 7 years ago in Cognos Analytics 8 Delivered

Import metadata in the database level

Import metadata in the database level, and not in the schema level. Why: if a new schema is created in the database, it is currently not automatically identified by a recurrent job created in the Cloud Pak for Data project. If the job could be con...
3 months ago in Knowledge Catalog 1 Delivered
363 VOTE

Ability to expand and collapse a grouped list or crosstab

I would love to see the ability to expand and collapse groups in lists specifically, but also crosstabs. Only the summary information for those groups would be shown, much like what is shown by default when summaries are added to the list group fo...
about 7 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Delivered
274 VOTE

Resume publishing a fix list with each release

Please resume publishing a fix list with each release of Cognos Analytics. It's my understanding from the linked forum post this was discontinued with v11.0.12. The fix...
over 5 years ago in Cognos Analytics 3 Delivered

Instrument workfile high-watermarks in ACCTG

This would be useful to all business users that seek to tune their installation for best performance; specifically in the area of MAXTEMPS. Instrument IFCID 0003 and IFCID 0148 counter(s) to show the maximum amount of Workfile used by a thread (4K...
4 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Delivered

the enhancement to the e3270 UI - Adding the ability to deal with static SQL

The Poste Italiane customer processes millions of daily transactions with statically compiled COBOL-CICS-DB2 routines. Even during night time it has a high BATCH load of statically scheduled and compiled COBOL-DB2 routines. The customer's need is ...
273 VOTE

Dashboard - Combination Chart with More Options

The most used chart type on Cognos reports is the combination chart where multiple columns and lines are sharing the same axis. Currently Dashboard only supports one column and one line on different axis and different scale and this really prevent...
over 6 years ago in Cognos Analytics 3 Delivered
252 VOTE

Waterfall chart or Step Chart

Waterfall charts or step charts are a common requirement for Financial Reporting. In Excel the approach is to use transparent colours in a stacked bar chart to build the height required to just show the differences). In the Explorer view a Waterfa...
over 6 years ago in Planning Analytics 3 Delivered

PAW : Links between books

For describing the issue, we’ll use two books that we’ll name Book A and Book B. Book A contains a navigation button to Book B. Let’s take Production environment where Books A and B are in Shared folder. I’d like to update Book B with another one ...
5 months ago in Planning Analytics 2 Delivered