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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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Cognos Analytics

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Prebuilt row count function on Cognos Report

We've noticed a challenge with our reports: users often need to gauge the scope of the data they're dealing with, which currently isn't straightforward in Cognos Reporting. While our reports can generate outputs ranging from 10,000 to 3 million re...
about 6 hours ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Extend Cognos Analytics product documentation by information about 3rd party certificates

I was activating ssl in a customer's productive cognos analytics environment. I followed the instructions of the corresponding product documentation for cognos analytics 11.2.4:
about 10 hours ago in Cognos Analytics / Install and config 0 Submitted

Relative URLs within Dashboards

Relative paths in dashboards, as is possible in reports.
1 day ago in Cognos Analytics / Dashboard 0 Submitted

Our customers want to be able to generate report output in PDF/A (archive) format.

Within Cognos the available report format options are the following: Generate CSV Output Generate PDF Output Generate XLS Output Generate XML Output Within the PDF outp...
1 day ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Add an option to adjust the value font size on a line and column chart

You can adjust the font size of values in the column chart, but not in a line and column chart. Be consistent.
8 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Dashboard 0 Submitted

Shortcut sorting location

I have been informed by a business unit that manages a folder that the folder should be renamed and moved. While that unit manages the contents of the folder, they are not the only users of said content. Moving and/or renaming the folder will conf...
9 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted

Allow passing an id_token_hint into the Logout Redirect URL when logging out of OIDC namespaces

With OpenID Providers such as KeyCloak, it has previously been possible to send a user to their logout URL directly, without providing any token. For example: http://{domain-name}/auth/realms/{realm-name}/protocol/openid-connect/logout?redirect_ur...
9 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Security 0 Submitted

REST API: return more object details

For the Cognos Analytics REST API to provide the ability to remotely and automatically administer Cognos Analytics, all information about objects must be available through the REST API. Please make detailed items like report specifications, data m...
16 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted

Expand Search in Data Module

When editing a data module, there is a search bar at the top of the source tree. When I type into that box, it returns only items that contain a match in the Label property. Sometimes it is desirable to be able to search for the name from the sour...
16 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

Alert Banner Time Limit

Please allow an option to modify the time-limit of Alert Banners to disappear introduced with 11.2.4 version. In earlier versions, Alert Banners never disappeared, along with dismiss button. With 11.2.4, noticed the Banners disappear after 120 sec...
17 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted