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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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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.

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Data Module- Dynamic Data Item Screen Tip

Automate Screen tip for data items in the Data Module so the developers do not have to manually type a text under Screen tip for data items. An enhanced option would allow a developer to select a data item field under Screen tip properties in Data...
7 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

I am requesting a change to the RunProcess function that would allow it to convert a string to numeric just as the current ExecuteCommand function operates.

It has come to my attention that the ExecuteCommand function will eventually be discontinued and that the RunProcess function should be used instead. We are currently using the ExecuteCommand function in a generic process that is used to kick off ...
19 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

AWS Dynamo DB

AWS is all over the place and people who uses the DB services are growing everyday. on the vendor list do not see any Dynamo DB support, it would only be helpful to add this to the list
21 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

Saving a package based data module takes minutes

When trying to create a data module based on a big FM package it takes 2-3 minutes for the data module to save. This should be improved so that saving the data module is faster. Support assumed that it could be the smarts service that takes a long...
about 1 month ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

Ability to add tables to both defined views and unions

Using Data Modules, currently after creating a view or union, there is no way to edit the view or union to add new sources to be included. We have the ability to add or substract existing elements from the original view but no way to include new s...
2 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

Data Server Connection Routing Rule Support

For authenticating Kerberos JDBC data server connections, it is necessary to have all routing requests handled by specific Kerberos JDBC dispatchers. In an attempt to use Group/Role routing tags for dispatcher routing, the data server connections ...
4 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

Function to include upload file info such as modified date to a report

We need the ability to show when the upload file was created/modified in our data module for dashboard and reports. It is important for the report-users to know when the upload was refreshed. Other upload attributes such as owner and file name mig...
5 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Not under consideration

Member unique name for measure dimension based on memberID

Hello, we would like to base a measure dimension element for packages based no Planning Analytics cubes on memberID like for elements in non-measure dimensions. Today its based on caption which is changing with business needs so its not very stabl...
5 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

Optimize conversion to native sql for "_xxx_between" common functions in DB2 LUW and activate database processing for "_months_between"

Many of our reports use the "_months_between" common function which is locally processed in DQM. Local processing is generally a problem and we want to process as many workload as possible directly on database. A deeper look into what happens behi...
5 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

Cognos Analytics connectivity to Informatica Data Vault

We are looking to connect to Informatica Data Vault to build some reports in Cognos Analytics
6 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted