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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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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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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com) - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM.

ideasibm@us.ibm.com - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.

IBM Employees should enter Ideas at https://ideas.ibm.com


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Configure Cognos Mail Server using OAuth

With the deprecation of basic authentication scheduled for October, the configuration of our SMTP server (Exchange online) will no longer work as this uses basic authentication. We need a way to use OAuth to connect to our 365 smtp server. There i...
over 1 year ago in Cognos Analytics / Other 1 Future consideration

Enhancement Cognos Analytics REST API

Please enhance the existing operation on Content get/content/{id} with the possibility to add an extra field which is used to store the execution/runtime of a report (object)
about 1 year ago in Cognos Analytics / Other 0 Not under consideration

Using QR Code for login in Mobile App with SSL or SSO

Lots of our customers using SSL and SSO for Cognos Analytics On Prem. Since Cognos Version 11.2.4 they also more and more use the Mobile App for consuming Dashboards. The point is that they currently have to enter the Dispatcher URL for connecting...
5 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Other 0 Submitted

Extend REST API to import/export Cognos content

We need a possibility to import/export Cognos content via REST API. There should be an interface where we can do the following tasks: Upload Cognos content (zip file) and parametrized import/export Parts of the Manage UI that should be completely ...
6 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Other 0 Future consideration

AI Assistant should be applied to user work flow, not just data

The AI assistant should be able to look at what a user is commonly doing within Cognos and suggest better ways of doing it. It should work with the user to set up these suggestions. Cognos is a complicated product, and users don't often use it the...
20 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Other 0 Submitted

Job paramters settings also for Datasets

Simple scenario using datasets and scheduling it with a job or using a normal schedule. The dataset is built using parameters so when you save and load it for the first time it requires you to put parameters. If i would to refresh the dataset usin...
about 2 years ago in Cognos Analytics / Other 0 Not under consideration

Reintroduce the Proven Practice documents

IBM used to provide a number of proven practice documents that covered reporting, Admin, modelling etc. While the link to the webpage still exists in the on line documentation, the page is redirected to to an unrelated site. Documentation page - h...
about 2 years ago in Cognos Analytics / Other 0 Future consideration

Ability to Store Data Connection in Job

We deliver several (20+) data sets to our clients in a multi-tenant environment. These datasets are deployed with demo data. They must copy these to a secured tenant folder in order to update them with their own data. We provide a pre-defined job ...
4 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Other 0 Submitted

Store the metadata in a Data Module

When importing from one environment to another one, the loaded metadata which the data modules reference to is not found. It gives you a warning when importing the deployment with the names of the Data source and Schema you need to load the metada...
almost 2 years ago in Cognos Analytics / Other 1 Future consideration

Run reports into sharepoint location

Add option to export report outputs directly into sharepoint as target location so that users/teams can directly consume the reports from there.
over 2 years ago in Cognos Analytics / Other 0 Not under consideration