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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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Preview for WebP

Problem Description/Example of Pain Points:Currently, our company handles a large number of images, and the number of images in WebP format is increasing. However, the IPM application lacks the ability to preview WebP images, resulting in signific...
39 minutes ago in Product Master 0 Submitted

Report layout is not same as layout of the old version

In the current version/setup, we are running the embedded report library, which may cause slight layout differences in some reports. The embedded report library cannot be modified directly and requires an enhancement or idea request. The current v...
about 2 hours ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Submitted

SwapAliasWithPrincipalName for TM1 v12

Rename an element due to any possible reasons: A product needs a better name. An Employee changed maiden name. Company Re-Org CoA Change Input Correction In earlier version of TM1, understood SwapAliasWithPrincipalName is not supported, but is usa...
about 12 hours ago in Planning Analytics 2 Not under consideration

Support to Geometry type field to Oracle Database

the advancement of analytical projects involving geographic data and computer vision, the customer need to replicate geometry data from Oracle to later work on their analytical repositories.
3 days ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 1 Submitted

CP4D Catalog Search Capability to be improved.

When searching the catalog for a catalog asset, the search functionality does not provide a “narrowed-down” view of the search results. The user has to scroll through pages and pages of results to find exactly what they are looking for. The lower ...
3 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data System 0 Submitted

Certificate renewal needs to be more transparent and controlled in a time convenient

Customer is using the Watson Studio IDE with Jupyter, spark. They have a team of 30-40 data scientist that work during the day and it appears an internal CP4D certificate renewal. This caused 150 pods to reboot during the day. Although this task s...
4 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Submitted

Restart HPID service on all nodes after hardware replacement

Make part of the standard practice when replacing hardware to require support to do two tasks: 1) There are no errant or orphaned hpid processes consuming resources on any node. 2) systemctl restart hpid on all nodes to ensure clean instantiation ...
4 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data System 0 Submitted

Column-level data masking via Data Protection Rule.

Currently we are able to define Data protection rule to redact data in columns that " have " a particular business term. There is no option to redact data columns where a particular set of business terms are " not assigned ".
4 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Submitted

Equivalent Parallel Transform routine

We are converting server jobs to parallel jobs through the MettleCI tool. The tool works well on simple jobs, but we find that not all server jobs can be translated to parallel jobs. For example, we have an original job that exploits the UtilityRu...
4 days ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

Inherited Access to Logical Data Model and its Entities and Attributes

The Business Users would like access to be granted at the Logical Model level, and this access be inherited by all Logical Model Entities and Logical Model Attributes, or access granted at the Logical Model Entity level and inherited at all Logica...
4 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Cloud Pak for Data System 0 Submitted