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PINNED Enable DVM Studio to be able to quickly capture environment data needed for problem resolution
We are sometimes asked to provide detailed information for a Case we have opened on DVM. Information includes the current build, IN00, trace browse, map definitions and sometimes the underlying data that is causing the issue. If functionality wa...

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Bring back Run Page option

Prior to 11.1.1, if a report was set with Full Interactivity to 'No', you could go to the pages section of the report and right click just to run a single page. This functionality was removed in Cognos 11.1.1. Please bring this back as it's ...
over 2 years ago in Cognos Analytics 3 Functionality already exists

Add Support for Redhat 8 for DB2

We have customers who want to run on Redhat 8 and are not able to do so, this limits our ability to offer solutions to a wider audience.
about 2 years ago in Db2 / Operating System/Virtualization 0 Functionality already exists

Add Sort Option to Map visualization

We want to visualize monitoring alert data on a geo map. Every alert has a severity value and a related color (red=critical, ...). Currently there is no sort option availailable for e.g. the map point color data item. As a sort option is also avai...
about 1 year ago in Cognos Analytics 2 Functionality already exists

R Integration in Cognos Analytics

Similar to Jupyter notebook support, It would be great to have R support in Cognos. Capability to process R Script using data sources in Cognos Parameters could be passed into R Script via Prompt for e.g. user can choose x periods history to ...
over 2 years ago in Cognos Analytics 1 Functionality already exists

Enhanced to support Oracle RAC One Node in CDC v11.4

If you install the CDC agent on NodeA and NodeA fails, you cannot start the CDC instance from NodeB.CDC version: 11.4Oracle version: 12c
over 1 year ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 0 Functionality already exists

Evolve Data Refinement to more advanced capabilities

To make Data Refinement more attractive to Data Scientists, more advanced capabilities should be available, like some of the features available in AutoAI today, but still with the opportunity to build models manually. Like Train/Test Split, Encod...
6 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Watson Studio 3 Functionality already exists

Financial Reporting Sign Formatting

Financial data which is sourced from a General Ledger typically requires the reversal of the accounting sign for the majority of management and statutory reporting. For example, Income accounts are held as negative values in the Ledger however the...
almost 4 years ago in Planning Analytics 1 Functionality already exists


Based on the recommendations from the recent Best Practices webcast, I believe that DSNACCOX should be enhanced to reflect these recommendations.Rules to trigger reorgsFor indexes:Pseudo-deletedentries: REORGPSEUDODELETES/TOTALENTRIES > 5%Index...
about 1 year ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Functionality already exists

crosstab freeze options

I am using crosstab a my report. Currently we can freeze column header on report by right clicking on output and click on Freeze Column & Row headings option. However requirement from user is that they want to have both freezed column and Row ...
about 2 years ago in Cognos Analytics 2 Functionality already exists

Dynamically Filter List of Report Names in Folder

In addition to the "Filter By type" and Sort By options at the top of a list of Report Names in a folder, provide a text box to Filter the list. For Folders with many reports it takes a long time to scroll down in segments and a long time for the...
about 3 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Functionality already exists