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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 (

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Add native "Cloud Events" standard support to IBM Mainframe software products similar to "OpenAPI" support in zOS Connect

"Cloud Events" is becoming an industry standard for async messaging and event publishing similar to how Swagger/OpenAPI specification became an industry standard for synchronous APIs. This also adopts another standard "Open Telemetry" that enables...
2 days ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 1 Future consideration

DSNJ114I should indicate the failed copy

We had an issue (see TS154521528) where we lost all archives due to an issue with the copy2 copies on tape but instead it was the copy1 that was indicated as failed due to a storage abend but without any external message.
28 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Future consideration

Maintain catalog assets versions

Customer would like to see version changes in data assets (Technical metadata) for the custom attributes of the assets and column properties. This would allow them to easily have a view on the past 10 changes of the data assets.
about 1 month ago in Knowledge Catalog 1 Future consideration

Enhancing Data Presentation in Excel for Planning Analytics

Excel remains the favored method for consuming data from Planning Analytics. However, users are not entirely satisfied with the presentation options of the Exploration Report, Quick Report, and the new Universal Report. They wish to display indivi...
about 1 month ago in Planning Analytics 0 Future consideration

Centrally manage hiding databases users don't have access to

Whilst you can hide databases in PAW and PAfE, they do appear to be separate solutions and not joined up. - -
about 1 month ago in Planning Analytics 1 Future consideration

Expand energy stats to cover non-exclusive jobs

As part of working towards our net zero we would like to request more general energy measurement for non-exclusive jobs. We believe this would benefit all LSF users, particularly those working in the UK research environment where there is an incre...
about 1 month ago in Spectrum LSF / Reporting/Explorer 1 Future consideration

Need clarity on multi-select column analysis availability in IBM Cloud Pak - Currently available in Information Analyzer

There is a function in IA where you can select specific columns to re-analyze. Client wants this functionality in IKC. Please see bullet 1 in the attachment for screenshots and description. (bullet 2 is a different Aha idea).
about 1 month ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Watson Knowledge Catalog 1 Future consideration

SSO Enhancement Request for IBM Safer Payments

Summary: Enhancement Request for IBM SaferPayments: PCI Need: FIS need IBM SaferPayments to support federated authentication/authorization such as oAuth2.0/OpenID Connect (OIDC)/SAML Details: IBM SaferPayments SSO supports only a basic HTTP header...
about 1 month ago in IBM Safer Payments / Technical 0 Future consideration

Add multi-thread cancel capability to PE Client

As a System Admin, I would like the capability to cancel multiple Db2 threads from PE Client Thread Summary display with just one mouse click. I would like to select one or more threads and, when I click the right mouse button, have the opportunit...
about 1 month ago in OMEGAMON XE for Db2 Performance Expert for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Retain Existing Workbook Permissions on Deployment

Presently, existing workbooks must be replaced when using the deployment process to transfer from one environment to another. This method only allows for the inheritance of the parent folder's permissions or permission retention of the user perfor...
about 1 month ago in Planning Analytics 1 Future consideration