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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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Workflow for metadata enrichment

During metadata enrichment we need a workflow driven process to monitor and send notification of the steps. This is needed when there is more than one person working on the enrichment. When a term or data class is assigned or removed other editors...
about 15 hours ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Submitted

Pass the dbname in parameter to the view

The Scenario: We use IDMS database and we have a lot of dbname in our organization. The Problem: We have to define a virtual table and a virtual views for all of our dbname. This create a lot of redundant work. Proposed solutions: The possibilitie...
about 15 hours ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Submitted

IDMS in Update

The Scenario: We can use DVM to access data in retrieval but we need an other solution to update the IDMS database. The Problem: It’s not possible to update IDMS databases. Current workarounds: Currently we need to develop Z/OS Connect API and COB...
about 15 hours ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Submitted

Official support for IDS on Alma Linux

Following the recent change in status of Centos, some customers may wish to convert their Informix servers to Alma Linux soon. This will be for both IDS 12.10 and 14.10. Can IBM/HCL certify this platform.
about 16 hours ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

Get sequence's NEXTCACHEREFRESHVALUE from cache.

Please see the attached word document and as our development teams are trying to retrieve the NEXTCACHEREFESHVALUE value after ALTER SEQUENCE ..RESTART and before invoking NEXT VALUE but could not able to find the way to get the value of NEXT CACH...
about 17 hours ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 0 Submitted

Allow execution of revoke impact in batch mode

During migration of security from native DB2 to RACF, there is cleanup activity after creation of all profiles and permits completed in order to remove grants in DB2 for a clean picture. Also, for any other security configuration change, clean up ...
about 22 hours ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Submitted

Limit access to stop audit traces

We suggest that audit traces including class 11 can only be stopped be authids authorized to access the Db2 audit policy profile by a z/OS® security product. For compliance reasons (e.g. PCI DSS), we need to be able to document activities perf...
about 22 hours ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Adapt PAW to corporate identity

Regarding «corporate usability» PAW should provide a way to adapt the start page to corporate identity of a company, e.g. you should be able to replace this IBM Watson banner by a company graphic or place a company logo somewhere.
about 24 hours ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted

Centralized definition of PAW elements and objects

There should be a centralized definition of PAW elements and objects, e.g. size, colour, look, … of a button, a view/table or a workbook. These definitions should be applied when creating an according object. And if you change these definitions, a...
1 day ago in Planning Analytics 1 Submitted

Responses from action buttons in PAW/PAfE

PAW action buttons should provide a confirmation like “do you really want to… Yes/No” or at least the option to activate such a confirmation dialog if needed. And in a similar way messages from Turbo Integrator processes and especially the result ...
1 day ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted