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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 (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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260 VOTE

Apple Silicon / M1 / M2 / M3 Support for IBM ODBC/CLI Driver

As a developer on macOS with an Apple Silicon chip, I want to use the IBM ODBC/CLI Driver (downloadable from here) natively. Emulating is possible but since I am using this driver via Python, all my other Python code now needs to run emulated as w...
about 2 years ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 42 Planned for future release
208 VOTE

Bursting reports with email notification

Would like the ability to burst PAW reports as PDF.Would like the ability to burst PAX reports as Excel Slice, Excel Snap-shot or PDF.eg. TM1 Perspectives Print Report featureWith added email notifications and ability to email burst reports by rea...
over 5 years ago in Planning Analytics 8 Planned for future release
107 VOTE

+/- buttons for column grouping

The ability to group columns in Cognos would be a great feature which is a small thing but a missing element compared to MS Reporting services reporting. https://oxen.tech/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/grouping.gif In fact the (+)/(-) buttons used wi...
almost 6 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Planned for future release
100 VOTE

automatically activate a database when DB2 LUW is started

See PMR 14855,227,000. We would like some way to automatically activate a specific database when a DB2 instance is started without the use of external scripts or DB2 APIs.
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 6 Planned for future release

Baselines and Trendlines on the Cognos Visualizations

We need baselines and trendlines in Report Studio visualizations but they are not available
over 6 years ago in Cognos Analytics 3 Planned for future release

Hover Text on Dashboard

Dashboard needs to be clean and have short titles due to real estate being valuable on the page. If the hover text function could have a full title and definition of terms for specific visualizations / metrics then we can keep the clean look and f...
almost 5 years ago in Cognos Analytics 5 Planned for future release

CSV generation options per report/run

Currently csv settings like encoding, terminator, delimiter, qualifier, mimetype and trimspaces are set at the system level for all report executions. Changes affect all users in the specific environment. Our users have different requirements for ...
about 4 years ago in Cognos Analytics 3 Planned for future release

Dynamic Cubes relative time members in Dashboards

Would like the ability to use relative time members when creating dashboards, eg. current year, from Dynamic Cubes.
over 6 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Planned for future release

Set a custom palette in Cognos 11.1.1 as default for the whole dashboarding environment

Dear IBM, We would like to have the posibility to set a custom Palette which is saved under "Global" as default for the whole dashboarding environment.This is to maintain our corporate identity. Regards, Matthijs, ING Netherlands
over 5 years ago in Cognos Analytics 4 Planned for future release

Implementation SPSS Modeler's new visualization feature "View Data" as a node.

SPSS Modeler stores the various operations in a stream, making it very easy to run the same operation over and over, or to run the same operation on different data. Because View Data is not implemented as a node, the configuration is not stored in...
over 3 years ago in SPSS Modeler / SPSS Modeler 0 Planned for future release