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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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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:


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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 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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Option to completely restrict report output to save to a report

Cognos analytics has option to restrict report output and history for any report which can be configured from report properties advanced options for Report output versions. From this option we can only restrict output versions to be saved to minim...
2 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Make field descriptions and screen tips also available for Analytics Users

We get more and more questions on the visibility of data lineage and data dictionary entries of data items in packages and data modules for analytics users for compliancy reasons. At this moment an author can see the description and screen tip of ...
about 1 month ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

connect directly to IBM Data Virtualization Manager on z/OS? through cognos

we are looking to DVM to Cognos - Connectivity it will redundant using multiple tools to connect/access data from IBM Data Virtualization Manager on z/OS? and it will give option to directly connecting to Mainframe databases.
15 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Google charts alignment Dashboarding vs. Report Authoring

As a business requirement we need histogram charts in CA 11.1.7 Since this functionality is not available in CA 11.1.7s onboard viz library we need to implement google histogram chart as described in this IBM doc: https://community.ibm.com/acceler...
7 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Please add more MDX functions

While Cognos does have a number of MDX functions, a few important functions are missing. While it is possible to find workarounds for the missing functions, these are invariably less performant than using the native functions. With the possible ex...
7 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Specify 'No data contents' in RAVE-Visualisations

For lists, crosstabs,... it is possible to specify what appears, when no data content is available: https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/cognos-analytics/11.0.0?topic=fd-specify-what-appears-data-containers-that-contain-no-data It would be nice to have the...
7 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Extend FM Governor "(DQM) Data Item Label Behavior"

Currently the FM Governor "(DQM) Data Item Label Behavior" has two options which are documented here. There should be added a third option: "Always use data item name (if there is no explicit label defined)". The problem is that the list column na...
7 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Support lines in the visualization map in Cognos

Tableau has the functionality to easily upload a shape file in mapbox and visualise on a map the rivers,.... When selecting in a table a certain river, the river on the map in mapbox is highlighted. The opposite is also possible, when selecting a ...
11 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Support Arrays in Cognos

Per IBM, currently it does not support data type of arrays...In some complex data models we need this type of data type to be supported by cognos for reporting...
11 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Enable local cache for Vendor Specific functions

Problem Statement : Local cache does not work when user defined or vendor specific functions are used in queries. Description: Currently there is a functionality in COGNOS FM or reporting tool to turn on local cache to re- use query cache for subs...
11 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted