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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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Limit Concurrent Sessions per user in Content Store

Limit the amount of cuncurrent sessions a user can log into the content store. This is a security issue if a user can do so too many times
8 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Portal 0 Submitted

Ability to notify time-out warning for the user before the actual timeout occur in Cognos Analytics Portal

Why is it Useful: Accessibility Time-out warning notification enhancement request: The use of timed events can present significant barriers for users with cognitive disabilities, as these users may require more time to read content or to perform f...
9 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Portal 3 Future consideration

Add nested menu items for the actions menu

At the moment any menu item added to will appear as an additional row. There is a finite amount of space. I'd like to have an option to add nested menu items where clicking the row would open additional menu ite...
11 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Portal 0 Submitted

Add theming options for the new OpenMenu bar

The Open Menu bar is replacing the Navigation Bar in Cognos Analytics 12.0.x. It's actually just a naming difference more than anything else. They both are the effective left bar in the user portal that contain links to your My Folders, Public Fol...
about 1 month ago in Cognos Analytics / Portal 0 Submitted

Revamp Event Studio User Experience based on Carbon Design

Cognos Analytics User Experience has been revamped based on carbon design in 11.2, however the Event Studio tool has not been updated since 10.2.x version. We do not show event studio during our prospective customer presentations, because of how o...
11 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Portal 0 Not under consideration

Show Brand Icon in app bar

In CA 11.1.7 there was a brand icon in the appbar which was visible on every page. In CA 11.2 onwards this icon is missing and you can only see the brand icon on the startpage. As soon as you navigate to another page there is no brand icon visible...
4 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Portal 0 Submitted

Sort Order

In Cognos 11.2 onwards, we should be able to sort the content in Team Content/My Content irrespective of the type of the object. Right now, if I sort, it first lists all the folders followed by Package. It should be sorted just like it was in the ...
almost 2 years ago in Cognos Analytics / Portal 1 Future consideration

Add Scope as filter in the GUI on Past Activities

We no longer allow our end users monitor their schedules from the administration console. Instead, they now use the option from the GUI accessible from either "My schedules and subscriptions" or "Manage-Activities". In both latter cases, they have...
over 1 year ago in Cognos Analytics / Portal 3 Not under consideration

Data Set history - Allow user to set how many runs to remember

Add capability to change how many/long run histories to save for data set refreshes. For a report, click the ellipses > Properties > Report tab > Advanced. The screen allows the user to change "Run History" from the default of 5 Occurence...
over 1 year ago in Cognos Analytics / Portal 0 Not under consideration

Make MRU (most recently used) Refresh Time Shorter or Configurable

We have found the MRU list, most recently used, is not reliably updated if the browser is closed without explicit log off from Cognos.The sync by the system every 5 minutes does work well. It would be helpful if this sync was more often or could b...
3 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Portal 0 Submitted