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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).


Shape the future of IBM!

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:


Search existing ideas

Start by searching and reviewing ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted, and add a comment, vote, or subscribe to updates on them if they matter to you. If you can't find what you are looking for,


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Post ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted and upvote them if they matter to you,

  1. Post an idea

  2. Upvote ideas that matter most to you

  3. Get feedback from the IBM team to refine your idea


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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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Data Source Connections - Set Password Dynamically

Problem / Use Case - In Cognos Data source connections can be created in multiple places. Either of the below cases we need to enter the password manually. Considering knowing the password in Production databases is a Security Risk. So Implement a...
about 1 year ago in Cognos Analytics / Security 0 Future consideration

Logoff URL Improvements

There are two scenarios that don't seem to be currently supported in relation to the logoff URL that would be very beneficial. If a session times out due to inactivity, it doesn't appear to redirect to the logoff URL, if configured, which can lead...
about 1 year ago in Cognos Analytics / Security 0 Future consideration

My parameters feature - improved security evaluation

Hello, we are using the My parameters feature in cognos where from one place we can share the prompt selection cross many reports as default option. We have a lot of security in our system including data source/package levels. When using my parame...
about 1 year ago in Cognos Analytics / Security 0 Future consideration

Json Key Files for Google Big Query Connections have credentials in Clear Text (Not secured)

When creating Google Big Query connection in Cognos Analytics it requires to add the JSON Key file location in the connection string. The JSON key file is stored on the local Cognos dispatchers and the JSON files will have sensitive security infor...
about 1 year ago in Cognos Analytics / Security 0 Future consideration

Labeling Cognos Report Outputs using Microsoft Purview Information Protection SDK

We have a business requirement to add a 'Microsoft Purview Information Protection' tags to a Cognos Report during downloads. Adding these tags to the reports will help in tracking Data Leakage in organization after reports are generated.
about 1 year ago in Cognos Analytics / Security 0 Future consideration

Improper Session Management (PMR-TS007941522)

security can be tightened. Multiple sessions of are restricted.
over 1 year ago in Cognos Analytics / Security 0 Future consideration

missing input validation

Malicious input of attacker can be restricted.
over 1 year ago in Cognos Analytics / Security 0 Future consideration

User should be able to login into Cognos application only one browser at a time and one desktop at a time. Should not be able to login Cognos application simultaneously in 2 or more desktops.

Security can be tightened, and user multiple sessions can be restricted.
over 1 year ago in Cognos Analytics / Security 0 Future consideration

Autocomplete enabled for the sensitive field - Cognos 11.1.7 IF9

This gives more security and userid/password is safe from intruders.
over 1 year ago in Cognos Analytics / Security 0 Future consideration

do not cache domain server on startup

At present, if Cognos Analytics is configured to point at a domain name instead of a specific domain controller Cognos Analytics will cache the domain controller's IP it receives on start-up and use that controller until the next restart. As the c...
over 1 year ago in Cognos Analytics / Security 0 Future consideration