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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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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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IBM Data & AI Roadmaps (http://ibm.biz/Data-and-AI-Roadmaps) - Use this site to view roadmaps for Data & AI products.

IBM Employees should enter Ideas at https://hybridcloudunit-internal.ideas.aha.io/


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Administration

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Ability to "Run Once" list of schedules under IBM Cognos Administration -> Schedules and My Schedules and Subscriptions screens

Why is it useful? Currently, in-order to run any enabled schedule once, administrators need to go into each schedule "Run the schedule once..." option. It is very time consuming run each schedule manually if there's a need to run list of schedules...
about 9 hours ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted

Ability to rerun failed reports/jobs/agents in batch, from IBM Cognos Administration -> Past Activities screen

Why is it useful? In a busy production cognos analytics environments, when an unplanned outage occur, it's common to see multiple report/agent/job failures. Administrators need to go to "view run history", and rerun failed requests. It is very tim...
about 9 hours ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted

Deploy custom global palettes which are only used as conditionial palettes too

When a custom global palette is only used in a conditional palette of a visualization of a dashboard, then after export and import of the dashboard on the target system the custom global palette is missing and the conditional palette of the visual...
about 1 month ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Future consideration
491 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 6 years ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 7 Not under consideration

Improving garbage collector for DB connections

Database sessions and connections ar estill open and running, even if the script was stopped on Cognos-side.
11 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted

Remove options for functionality Save on external Filesystem

We are offering customers to provide Reports via A2A which they have to store on the filesystem. Unfortunately many customers are using the standard report name to store the reports on the filesystem with the usage of 'replace existing files'. Due...
11 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted

Uniquely timestamp .zip backups of Content Store database

I would like to suggest adding the ability to uniquely name or timestamp the .zip backups of the Content Store database, so that they don't get overwritten every time a new backup is created. Right now it appears that when you set up a schedule fo...
2 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 1 Submitted

Email notification when job or tasks within job fail

We make use of datasets and have a job to schedule the refresh for these datasets every night. Sometimes the refresh fails for some reason. At this moment we don't get any notification that something went wrong. We would like to be able to configu...
7 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Future consideration

wordpress, drupal, cpanel, etc plugins

With the push to provide easier mechanisms to share Cognos content, I would like IBM to develop plugins for popular website, CRM, and e-commerce providers. The plugin should allow the website owner to define the credentials used, the target conten...
4 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted

Ability to adjust attributes of users via REST API such as the tenant-id

With use of the REST API we create users in our multi tenant environment to automate the onboarding of new customers and new users. While doing this we would like to assign a user directly to the correct tenant. We experience that adding the tenan...
3 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Future consideration