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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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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,

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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

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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.

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PAfE to track PA-enabled Excel spreadsheets only

Threads/TM1top/The Session Monitor displays the PAfE version, Excel version, Excel workbook name, and Excel sheet/tab name of the current Excel workbook open by the user. Instead of displaying any Excel workbook open by the user, I believe it woul...
3 days ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted

Set the Content Expiry header in spreadsheet services

Asking users to clear their browser cache when they change a websheet across a large company is difficult as not all users know how to do it. To facilitate that, we can set the content expiry header to 8 hours, which means the user browser will re...
5 days ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted

Conditional Formatting - Duplicate values

It would be beneficial if, similar to Excel, end users had the ability to see duplicate values (conditional formatting) within a selected dataset.
20 days ago in Planning Analytics 2 Functionality already exists

Planning Analytics:-Cognos Analytics as a Data Source

We have highlighted that In Previous version of PA and PAW we had option to select Cognos Analytics as data source which gives us option to integrate with SAP and cloud databases such as Snowflake. Currently this feature is only enabled in Perform...
about 1 month ago in Planning Analytics 1 Not under consideration

Hide Hieararchy name from inner label of pie chart

Unable to hide hierarchy name from inside label - pie chart. Issue with Hierarchy names being hidden fixed in PAW 93 but this particular label doesn't appear to be part of properties to be able to hide.
4 days ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted

Run a process based on a change in an element within a synchronization group.

Today, in order to create a guided experience for users we utilize a cube that stores user's current PAW book selections (which is then used to drive MDX subsets in the remainder of the book). It works very well except that users have to make thei...
20 days ago in Planning Analytics 1 Under review

ElIsAnc for Perspectives and PlanningAnalytics for Excel

Hello, we need the function ElIsAnc for Perspectives and PAfE. This function would be very good for controlling the formatting of each line element in an Active Form without complicated detours using an ELISANC check.It would also be desirable to ...
3 months ago in Planning Analytics 0 Future consideration

Planning Analytics Workspace (PAW) on OpenShift: Implement MySQL as StatefulSet

The issue with the MySQL in PAW is that it is implemented as Deployment. When the database pod is rescheduled, there is a chance that the new instance is started before the old instance has finished shutting down. In this situation, both pods writ...
5 days ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted

Highlight Widgets Outside of Canvas

During development of pages in PAW, sometimes, widgets are added which fall outside of the standard canvas area that would fall outside the viewable area if the page is viewed in PDF format. A warning message is given when this occurs. However, if...
14 days ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted

Change scale of Planning Analytics Workspace Websheets

Issue When adding a websheet to a PAW book, there is often a scroll bar on the websheet widget if it is bigger than the book canvas. A websheet can sometimes appear more zoomed in on PAW than Excel so it is often easier to consume the content in P...
27 days ago in Planning Analytics 0 Under review