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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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Indexable external tables

Create a new class of external table that can be indexed and accessed via index(es).
about 4 hours ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

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 ...

I would like to preserve the new line character(\n) when uploading data files.

When I upload an Excel or CSV data file to Cognos Analytics, new line characters contained within text columns are automatically converted to space characters. On the other hand, new line characters included in database text columns are handled wi...
about 16 hours ago in Cognos Analytics / Other 0 Submitted

IBM Database Management Console Migration

Hi All, We have learned that the IBM DMC(Database Management Console) doesn't have any inbuilt migration opportunities presented by itself. The migration that involves moving DMC from one host to another with minimal downtime and configuration...
about 23 hours ago in Db2 / Data Management Console 0 Submitted

Certify CUDA v11.6 and v12.x on Windows for Symphony 7.3.2-FixPack2' on behalf of Citi (1737585)

As part of Symphony add on features and integrations, mentioned in this link, Supported add-on features and integrations - IBM Documentation specific to IBM Spectrum Symphony GPU Harvesting add-on feature, We could see Windows OS has only Cuda v10...
1 day ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3.2 0 Submitted

@FIELDNAME on filler node

I'd like to have @FIELDNAME fuction that can retrieve field names in CLEM expressions. Use this when I want to change the behavior depending on the field name when targeting multiple fields with a filler node.For example, if there are three fields...
2 days ago in SPSS Modeler / SPSS Modeler 0 Submitted

MER Message List - visible Values for Reference, Amount and Date for DNIMX messages

in DNIMX messages there is no visible values for Reference and Amount , it is difficult for users to find their message in message view
9 days ago in Financial Transaction Manager  / T2 0 Submitted

IKC increase the 4000 characters limitation to describe a code to 8000 characters

Reference data. Can the 4000 characters limitation to describe a code be increased to 8000 characters? For example, we have descriptions that are very long, such as NAICS codes.
1 minute ago in Knowledge Catalog 0 Submitted

Ability to hide metadata that is not applicable to the component

You want to have the ability to hide metadata that is not applicable to the component being edited: term, rule. You only want to see what is applicable to the subject to avoid typing errors. Seeing metadata that is not applicable to a subject gene...
about 3 hours ago in Knowledge Catalog 0 Submitted

Keep HTML view of report in browser when changing it to Excel version

In Cognos Analytics 11.1.7, users ran a report with prompts on the report page with the List in HTML. From the Viewer they would select Run > Excel, which would open a separate window browser Window for the Excel download. The original Cognos V...
about 9 hours ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted