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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 (

Shape the future of IBM!

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:

Search existing ideas

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,

Post your ideas

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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Cloud Pak for Data

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Allow compiled versions of a flow/job to be migrated to a target DataStage Environment in NextGen

After a flow/job is moved from QA to PROD, it must currently be recompiled to work. This is not allowed in most production environments as it forces a change in the target environment.
6 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data / DataStage 0 Submitted

Adding support for pyton-shiny

Deployment of shiny applications written in R language is already supported, But a new version of shiny is released that is based on python. https://shiny.p...

Logs translated to english

As a platform administrator with business units accross the world using the platform, I would like to see all the logs translated to platform language regardless of the language used when the job was executed.
7 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data / DataStage 0 Submitted

Excel data source out-of-the-box connector

We have many customers who wants Excel as data source and need out-of-the-box connector for Watson Query. Remote connection is a very tedious process and even creating it for demo purpose and showcasing it to customer is painful and it results in ...
10 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Watson Query 0 Submitted

restrict view on data catalog

If a Rule restricts/blocks a certain table or asset from an account, the account should not be able to see the table appear at all in the catalog. E.g. There is a Rule that denies access to data for assets with 'Data Vault' assigned to it and this...
11 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Cloud Pak for Data System 0 Submitted

Watson Studio add the ability to schedule a job from a Git projects

Today, this can only be run. When the project is in a Git project, it cannot be scheduled. In most cases, the customer would be running from the main branch. This customer is migrating from Watson Studio Local to CP4D and one of the items that is ...
13 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Submitted