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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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Refactoring Assistant to advise where good spots are to slice COBOL applications.

A developer could be advised by the refactoring assistant what are good points to slice a COBOL program so that they safe a lot of time in analyzing the COBOL code. This will allow the developer to increase the number of modules/programs they can ...

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 ...

Make Picklists Case Sensitive

Currently picklists in Planning Analytics are only case sensitive when directly inserting values into cells. When copy pasting values the picklist becomes case insensitive. This led to errors in some of our tools which are based on our TM1 databas...
14 days ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted

Allow for a deployment export object to maintain a specific history (ie, 4+current) of deployment archives, or unlimited versions, as part of the definition.

Supplementary to CA-I-4375, it would be ideal if the deployment export definition allowed for the deployment archives to be maintained by the product (ie, maintaining 4 historic archives, plus current, removing the last archive on next successful ...
about 3 hours ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted

Allow for additional (administrator defined) locations for deployment archives to be placed, other than the single location defined in Cognos Configuration

Being able to direct backups to additional locations allows for greater data protection and security of those backups. For example, being able to direct specific backups to a mapped offsite storage location, NAS, or other high availability storage...
about 3 hours ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted

Allow a dynamic filename element (ie. Date-stamp) for deployment exports so that a history of deployments can be maintained.

This will benefit environments where automated backups are defined, but it is not desireable for the existing backup to be overwritten. For example, being able to access 4 weeks history of weekly backups, without having to script a rename/copy ope...
about 3 hours ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted

lsf.conf documentation should report which daemon(s) need restart

Every time an lsf.conf entry is recommended by Support, I have to turn around and ask which daemon (or daemons) need a restart, which causes delay. The developers already know what daemons are affected by the changes, please document which ones ne...
about 11 hours ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 0 Submitted

Add Tririga Connector to be able to connect to Tririga databases from CP4D

Add Tririga Connector to be able to connect to Tririga databases from CP4D.
about 11 hours ago in Connectivity 0 Submitted

Case Prioritization

Need the ability to automatically prioritize cases acrossdifferent queues based on the nature of the cases and business rules (e.g. High value transactions).
1 day ago in IBM Safer Payments / Business 0 Submitted

Searchable tree prompt

It is a common pain point to navigate hierarchies in order to select elements for reporting. The tree prompt is the only prompt object that properly displays hierarchical information. However, it lacks a search feature leading to excessive time sp...
6 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 2 Submitted