Skip to Main Content
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,


Post your ideas

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


Specific links you will want to bookmark for future use

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


ADD A NEW IDEA

Administration

Showing 108 of 14467

Change/Update ownership of Schedules to Service Accounts

We would like the ability to change or update the ownership of schedules to service accounts. By default they are owned by the creator, however this leaves a single source of failure if the person would leave. Also when creating scheduled emails, ...
3 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 3 Submitted

Shortcut sorting location

I have been informed by a business unit that manages a folder that the folder should be renamed and moved. While that unit manages the contents of the folder, they are not the only users of said content. Moving and/or renaming the folder will conf...
6 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted
501 VOTE

Ability to Schedule a refresh of an Uploaded File

I would like to have the ability to schedule a refresh of an uploaded file. If you store your excel or text to a file share and grant Cognos access to that share, you should have the ability to schedule a refresh of that data file.
over 7 years ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 9 Not under consideration

REST API: return more object details

For the Cognos Analytics REST API to provide the ability to remotely and automatically administer Cognos Analytics, all information about objects must be available through the REST API. Please make detailed items like report specifications, data m...
13 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted

Audit DB - Report and E-Mail reception

It would be desirable to have a function in the audit DB to find out which report is sent to which e-mail addresses (incl. storage path). Currently this is not possible with the standard audit.
10 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Future consideration

Alert Banner Time Limit

Please allow an option to modify the time-limit of Alert Banners to disappear introduced with 11.2.4 version. In earlier versions, Alert Banners never disappeared, along with dismiss button. With 11.2.4, noticed the Banners disappear after 120 sec...
14 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted

Disable User Accounts When Option Checked

In previous versions of Cognos Analytics, a user account could be disabled by placing a check in the appropriate box within the user's advanced profile property sheet. This box, still exists but for whatever reason no longer works as one would exp...
14 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted

Audit tables with userfriendly content

We use audit-db a lot, mainly for run and usage statistics and for trouble solving. In order to make the result more readable/understandable we do a lot of string conversions etc. This makes audit reports and dataset refresh slow. The retrieval of...
3 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted

In Cognos log: Change Classification of expected behaviour from Level ERROR to INFO

As of now in the Cognos log files there are a great amount of lines classified as error eventhough it is an expected behaviour. Could you please chnage the classification of these expected behaviours to either info or maybe a new level. This would...
7 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Not under consideration

Allow creation of a job which can test a group of datasources, and e-mail the results to an admin

When maintenance events take place, it would be helpful to be able to schedule a job which will test all of the data sources, and notify an administrator if issues are present, so that they can be resolved proactively, prior to end-users reporting...
about 2 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted