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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.

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.

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IBM Employees should enter Ideas at https://ideas.ibm.com


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Edit data module from report and dashboard editors

It is possible to open a data module from another data module when it is used as a data source by the according context menu (three dots). This is a nice and convenient feature to make changes to an underlying source. It should also be possible to...
12 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 1 Future consideration

Dynamic PDF Secure Password

Customers want to leverage the PDF Secure Password functionality but want the password abstracted away to stored in a database rather than hardcoded in the Cognos job or schedule.
about 1 year ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 1 Future consideration

execute reports, data sets, and jobs using a webhook

The modern data stack involves various technologies for extraction, loading, and transformation of data. Achieving appropriate sequence across technologies can be a challenge but webhooks can resolve this issue to allow different platforms to comm...
about 1 year ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Future consideration

When we are scheduling the report via trigger, password should be hidden or we should be able to run the trigger without password

as you understand it is dangerous to hardcode password in a bat file where it is visible by anyone
about 1 year ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Future consideration

option to upgrade reports specification automatically during an upgrade of Cognos Analytics

Upgrading report specifications never happens automatically when performing an upgrade of Cognos Analytics. We would like to have an option to automatically upgrade report specifications during an upgrade of Cognos analytics, if export/import of t...
about 1 year ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Future consideration

Joined queries do not respect Prompt Type Settings from Framework Manager when creating a Prompt page

When you create a prompt page from a list with a single query it respects the Prompt Type settings of the data item in Framework Manager e.g. Generated Prompt. However, if you join 2 queries together, and used the joined query, it does not and jus...
about 1 year ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Future consideration

Data Table - Complex Aggregation

We rely heavily on calculated percentages / rates that are embedded within our framework modeler packages, both relational and DMR. Many of these calculations require complex aggregation that entails the percentage / rate (such as return on sales ...
over 1 year ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Future consideration

Assistant / Ask a question in Reporting

The assistant functionality where questions can be asked is readily available in Dashboards & Explorations. This RFE is to add similar functionality in reporting. We have a use-case where business-oriented people, that would only occasionally ...
over 1 year ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Future consideration

Report Expression function "status" should catch out of scope data items

When building dynamic reports, it is sometimes necessary to build expressions that you know will fail in certain scenarios. In these cases having an error catching mechanism, like status, is incredibly useful. In this case I would like to be able ...
over 1 year ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Future consideration

Report schedule saved parameters in Report Properties

Users are requesting to be able to manually run a schedule. This can be done in Cognos Admin console, but they don't have access to this, and there's no way to grant them access to just the schedules in Cognos Admin console for only their groups s...
over 1 year ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Future consideration