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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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Optional Date Prompt Check Box should be Unchecked by default

The optional behaviour of the date prompt is different to every other cognos prompt. it is even different to the date prompt when it is used in Range mode! When a date prompt is made optional, a check box appears to show if it should or should not...
about 1 year ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Drill through from report to dashboard

Our business users like controllers want to make detailled analyses if they find extraordinary values in standard reports. Therefore we want to create enriched self service data modules for them which they can analyse with the dashboard tool by dr...
about 1 year ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Enhance Data Tables to add Dynamic Sort functionality

In other Business Analytics applications, their Table/List function set includes the ability for the user to click column headings to change the sort of the data. Data Tables doesn't have this available, which leaves it falling short to the compet...
2 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Layout Component References - for everything!

LCRs and Report Styles are one of the best features of reporting in an enterprise environment. They allow for object reuse across hundreds of reports. Ensuring consistency in look and feel and a massive reduction in report maintenance costs. For e...
4 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Report References and Bursting

Report references allow you to create booklet like reports containing other reports. Report references are awesome! With very little effort you can combine reports. And there is no maintenance, changes in the reference report are automatic in the ...
6 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Searchable tree prompt

It is a common pain point to navigate hierarchies in order to select elements for reporting. The tree prompt is the only prompt object that properly displays hierarchical information. However, it lacks a search feature leading to excessive time sp...
about 1 month ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 2 Submitted

Improvement to Report Bursting: Combine Different Outputs into a single email.

When scheduling a Cognos report you can ask for different output formats to be created, for example HTML, PDF and Excel. If a report is scheduled and the report output is emails then Cognos will conbine these different outputs into a single email....
2 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Improvement to Report Bursting: Recover from a fail, better error reporting

When bursting a report it is difficult to work out which parts of the burst have been successful or not. After a burst Cognos should be able to tell you which burst keys were successfully burst and if any emails were sent. It should also be able t...
2 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Ability to add comments/hints to report elements in report author

While developing a report, Funcional requirements, meeting’s annotations and such are documented, but it would much easier and better documented if present in the report’s specification. This resource is also more important if client uses any kind...
over 1 year ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 2 Submitted

Enhancing Report Interactivity with Data-Driven Prompts

This idea involves expanding the functionality of containers like lists, crosstabs, bar charts, etc., in the reporting canvas of Cognos, enabling them to serve as dynamic data prompts. This would allow users to configure these containers to set pa...
2 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 1 Submitted