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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,


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


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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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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...
4 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 2 Submitted

Report Queries Page should have a better way of organising queries, for example folders

An enterprise report will often contain many many queries. There will be the query that provides the actual content of the report, this is an important query/queries. But there are often lots of queries that could be thought of as noise - for exam...
3 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Under review

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...
about 1 month ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 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....
about 1 month 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...
about 1 month ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 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...
about 1 month ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 1 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...
3 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Unable to identify the broken links for cognos report versions

We have recently upgraded our cognos version from 11.1.7 IF10 to 11.2.4FP2 on our lower environments and we noticed that it is not possible to identify broken links just by looking at it in upgraded environment. We noticed that it was better in 11...
18 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Enabling Interactivity Across Multiple Containers in a Report

By enabling interactivity across these containers, actions taken in one container (like selecting a data point) can dynamically influence the content and display of another container on the same report canvas. When a user selects a data point or a...
about 1 month ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Prebuilt row count function on Cognos Report

We've noticed a challenge with our reports: users often need to gauge the scope of the data they're dealing with, which currently isn't straightforward in Cognos Reporting. While our reports can generate outputs ranging from 10,000 to 3 million re...
about 2 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted