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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.

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Cognos Analytics encrypts the Excel report

For the existing Cognos Analytics, can export Excel report. However, it cannot be encrypted. Is there any roadmap for supporting Excel encrypted?
3 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

COGNOS: AMAZON REDSHIFT INTEGRATION IMPROVMENT

The idea is to improve the integration with Redshift so that Connection Pooling do not need to be turned off. We know that connection pooling (i.e. the reuse of database connections for subsequent report executions) with Amazon Redshift leads to r...
18 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Make options in context menu in datasource pane from packages available in datamodules

If a user makes a right-click on a column in the data source pane in Report Studio, then the context menus differ depending if it's a package or a datamodule. The menu of a datamodule is much shorter than the menu when the source is a package. Men...
5 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Export as a Gantt Chart

Our customer is looking for the ability to export as a Gantt Chart for reports. They would like to be able to select this as an option, similar to Viewing the report in HTML, PDF, XML, and Excel. I have followed other cases for Gantt Charts within...
11 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Remove dependency on Trident Engine (IE/mshtml.dll) for IBM Cognos for Microsoft Office (Go Office)

Currently, the IBM Cognos for Microsoft Office (Go Office) continues to use Trident (IE/mshtml.dll) for authentication. For certain OIDC SSO setups, the use of Trident is causing incompatibility issues (such as Trident/IE being unable to handle ad...
2 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Color Consistancy in graphs in Reporting

In Reporting we make use of graphs. In a report we have multiple graphs on category, but the colors of the bars do not match in the graphs. We need the colors to be consistent, so every category has the same color in the same graph on the report. ...
4 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 1 Submitted

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...
5 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Feature to hide output format from 'Run as' screen

Currently the features to hide output formats (such as Excel and Excel data) via the role customizations are applicable only to the toolbars within the viewer screens. Even though Excel data is removed for a role, the Run as screen still shows tho...
30 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Create a join in a report, when having multiple datamodules added to the report

We are developing a report with multi pages and add multiple datamodules. We create a fine and nice looking dashboard (using a report). I have multiple datamodules added, for example HR and Finance. For some Finance graphs, we need to make a join ...
30 days 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...
6 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted