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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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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal ( - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

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Cognos Analytics

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Advanced/relative date filter

Add on a dashboard and report prompt the ability to filter for a date or date range using the following: today, yesterday, this week/month/year, last x days/week/month/year, fiscal filtering. This type of control or functionality is a staple of ma...
4 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Other 0 Submitted

Drill Popup Modal

Often times users want to drill into data, but don’t want to navigate away from the current report. It would be very useful to allow a drill to allow the target to be opened in the existing report as a popup or modal.
4 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Add prefix or postfix to the report name upon saving the report.

We have a request from user. When the user enters a name to save the report in Cognos Analytics, is it possible to have an option to add some text (such as FOUO) to the report name either before or after what they enter?
4 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Get WKC Metadata in Cognos Reports/Dashboards and during Design

Can we (me and the customers I am working for) have the following possibility: while using Cognos during both Design of Reports and Dashboards, but also during usage (End-Users!), they must have an understanding of the underlying data source and a...
4 days ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Submitted

Data Module: Combine fact tables (like a presentation layer)

I want to have the capabilities to regroup measures(columns) from different tables into one folder. In other words, having the possibility of using a presentation layer which reference the measures. At the moment, I have to make my user navigate t...
6 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

Translations in data modules

As an employee of a large multinational company, it's hard for me to move away from Framework Manager models towards data modules as it's still impossible to add translations to them. The ability to create multi-lingual models is way overdue and i...
11 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

Support for open jdk

Cognos Analytics 11.2.4 and future releases - Provide support for open jdk (current version) openjdk version "11.0.17" 2022-10-18 LTS Infosec requires the java version on our servers to be up to date and they scan the servers weekly.
11 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted

Uniquely timestamp .zip backups of Content Store database

I would like to suggest adding the ability to uniquely name or timestamp the .zip backups of the Content Store database, so that they don't get overwritten every time a new backup is created. Right now it appears that when you set up a schedule fo...
12 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 1 Submitted

Column headers in crosstabs

Add column headers to crosstabs. By default there are no headers for dimensions. The lack of headers is especially difficult for users who export to Excel.
13 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

COGNOS ANALYTICS : Synchronization of emails from an LDAP directory under Cognos Analytics for PAW security

Hello, We are in the following versions of Planning Analytics (PAL, PAW, PAX and PASS) in our DEVELOPMENT/RECEPTION/PRODUCTION environment: - PAL - PAW 2.0.73 - PASS 2.0.73 - PAX 2.0.73 We use Cognos Analytics 11.2.1 (CA) only for Plannin...
14 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted