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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 (

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

Specific links you will want to bookmark for future use

Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal ( - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal ( - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM. - 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


watsonx Code Assistant for Z

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GenAI assistant to talk with ADDI

It would be great if we could interact with all the data that ADDI has using a GenAI like assistant, so It would be like asking the most senior developer/product owner about all the components that addi discovers.

Migration assistant from ADS/IDMS to Cobol or Java

My client is very interested in watsonx Code Assistant for Z as a modernization tool to help them incrementally transform their ADS code into Cobol or Java within z/OS

Assembler to JAVA capability

I have an FSI customer that primarily goes after contracts needs Assembler to Java modernization.

Utilizing WCA for mainframes outside of Z and servers like IBM Power/Also utilizing it for Microfocus COBOL

Currently, client has an insurance claims application hosted on IBM Power systems written in microfocus COBOL and wanting to use WCA to modernize to Java.