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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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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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PAW - Change default for TI parameter to String from Number

In PAW, when adding a new parameter, it defaults to the Number format. However, as a developer, there is often a need for a String parameter rather than a Number. While there is an option to change the format for multiple parameters, it retains th...
3 days ago in Planning Analytics 0 Planned for future release

Increase timeout for Cognos Controller on Cloud & Excel Add-ins

Even when users are actively working on Excel for more than 60 minutes following a report refresh, the Add-ins prompt them to log out and re-login with their IBMid. This occasionally causes Excel to hang, forcing users to end the task via the Task...
about 2 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 2 Planned for future release

Go back with rich text editor (ckeditor) features that have been removed

The migration from OpenPages v8.1 to OpenPages v9.0 is being impacted because the rich text editor (ckeditor) features have been removed and are no longer available in the new version. Features removed are: Maximize plugin - to maximize the rich t...
3 months ago in OpenPages Ideas / End User UI 2 Planned for future release

'on no match default' functionality (for import specifications) in Controller Web

Customer already use import specs and CSV files to import data into Controller classic. However, they would like to use Controller Web instead. The customer relies on the classic functionality " on no match default " to get their classic impor...
23 days ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Planned for future release
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Apple Silicon / M1 / M2 / M3 Support for IBM ODBC/CLI Driver

As a developer on macOS with an Apple Silicon chip, I want to use the IBM ODBC/CLI Driver (downloadable from here) natively. Emulating is possible but since I am using this driver via Python, all my other Python code now needs to run emulated as w...
about 2 years ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 41 Planned for future release

Mapping between objects in physical data model (PDM) and its respective objects in a Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) during Metadata Importing process

Most of the customers use to use data modeling tools (ERwin, PowerDesigner, E/R Studio ...) to design graphically their database structures and then, automatically, generate DDL to build their physical schemas into different RDBMS such as DB2, Ora...
5 months ago in Knowledge Catalog 2 Planned for future release

Db2 warehouse on RHEL 8

Currently Db2 warehouse isn't supported on RHEL 8. Our enterprise is upgrading all RHEL servers to version 8 and Db2wh is not compatible. So need IBM's help to provide us with DB2wh build that supports RHEL 8
2 months ago in Db2 / Warehouse 0 Planned for future release

Total, Average and cound of selected cells in PAW and PASS UI (as known from Excel)

Excel is using a very simple but effective method to show the total , count and avererage of selected cells or cell ranges in its status bar. Adding this functionality across all available PA web based UIs (PAW, Cube Viewer, PASS) will significant...
6 months ago in Planning Analytics 1 Planned for future release

Backup/restore using Google Cloud Storage

The possibility to define a Google Cloud Storage as a target for the backup (in similar way like I can use today a S3 compatible storage). In this moment is not certified, but a lot of customer use GCS as standard storage for his backup.
7 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Planned for future release

Snowflake JDBC Driver Update

Snowflake is requesting to update the JDBC driver to the latest version as they will be ending support for older versions at the end of April 2024.
about 1 month ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 0 Planned for future release