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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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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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The possiblity to get more memory on Cloud

The possibility to purchase additional memory/resources to the Cloud environement. Currently only 16GB is available. 32GB is requested.
1 day ago in Cognos Analytics / Cognos Cloud 0 Submitted

Application rotation or maintenance of created files in /tmp (ex. snappy)

The product leaves temporary files into /tmp directory that are not properly taked care of. That means that external processes must be carried out in order to not flood that directory. Could you please implement into the product any mean of addres...
1 day ago in Information Server 0 Submitted

Nulls should display correctly in Frequency Distribution

Currently in a Data Quality, Frequency Distribution for an asset created by legacy COBOL on mainframe, the field may contain spaces or main contain Low Values (Hex 00) character. Currently WKC displays any non-printable character as "Spaces". In t...
2 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Submitted

Optimize current implementation of S3 cloud storage

The current implementation of S3 cloud storage has some disadvantages. It's a "fire-and-forget" approach which has the following disadvantages in detail from our point of view: Files with the same name will be overwritten in S3. Idea: add a timest...
2 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Install and config 0 Submitted

Use S3 for externalization of outputs

Our content stores (currently DB2) are growing through more and bigger outputs from reports although we have a rigid housekeeping. But in any case, we are limited to a certain content store size. And database storage is very expensive. File extern...
2 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Install and config 0 Submitted

Allowlist only the HTML tags that wont trigger any execution in the browser

As a part of Pent test,it was observed that IBM Cognos application is vulnerable to Stored-XSS occurs when a malicious script is injected directly into a vulnerable web application. The application accepts all type of inputs without validation ...
2 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Install and config 0 Submitted

Dashboard tooltips for duplicate items

Current functionality means that if a data item is on a visualisation as both a field and a tooltip it won't show in the tooltip. For example, if the Revenue data item is used for bar length and again in the visualisation tooltip, then the tooltip...
2 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Dashboard 0 Submitted

Provide more granular subsetting option for MONITOR product-type CONNECTIONS FOR SECURITY profiles

The new option to tighten security requirements for connections to Db2 with : MONITOR product-type CONNECTIONS FOR SECURITY Is a great option to enforce certain authentication options. But currently there is not option to subset these profiles to ...
2 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

User access management

A more granular split for user access on Data Stage Project will be necessary. A new role is needed that will permit for an user to only start a data stage job without the right to edit it. Currently in Cp4D version 4.6.5 when you build the access...
2 days ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

GitLab Integration (Scripts/Stream Version/Branch Management )

Users need to manage updating/reverting version/branches of scripts/data in CP4D projects.With limited feature in CP4DaaS, users cannot manage versions of their work products in CP4D projects. GitLab integration is required.(GitLab is preferable, ...
3 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data as a Service 0 Submitted