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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:

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,

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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.

IBM Data & AI Roadmaps ( - Use this site to view roadmaps for Data & AI products.

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Cognos Analytics

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11.1 visualization like stacked column charts needs format enhancements

For pixel perfect reporting visualizations needs to give a compliant look on a report page (PDF or HTML) in specific if multiple visualizations are used on the same page. The current options for formatting the visualizations are still too few. In ...
about 2 hours ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Cognos supporting running on GKE (Google Kubernetes Engine)

Client would like Cognos to support it's containers on GKE
4 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Install and config 0 Submitted

Parameterized url with Azure OIDC has limitation of 4096 Bytes

Unlike IBM Directory Service (Or some Local Authentication Providers) Azure AZ supports only 4096 Bytes in the request url in its authorization end Point. This is causing issue with existing report with large columns passed to Cognos as query stri...
4 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Security 0 Submitted

CSV or Excel Report Output or Report from a Schedule as Report or Dashboard Data Source

Currently there is no option of a Medium Size Datasource to develop a Report or Dashboard. Spreadsheets can be used but refreshing it in a daily frequency is a problem and not automated. Instead, a report as a datasource or a report output as a Da...
4 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Dashboard 0 Submitted

Ability to set e-mail sensitivity label

This is a customer submitted question. Can sensitivity labels be applied to scheduled Costpoint BI reports or are there plans to do so in the future? For added security and protection.
6 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 1 Submitted

Undo autogroup from table in dashboard

When using a table on the dashboard, it is automatically grouped. I wish there was an option to turn it off
7 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Visualizations (including maps) 0 Submitted

Allow audit reporting to contain "re-run" statistics

If a job is scheduled to run multiple times throughout the day, and fails on one of the runs, most people go in and re-run the job. Currently, in the administration panel you can go into the details on the failed job, and check to see if the re-ru...
7 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted

Improve administration of Scheduled Reports

We have a CA enterprise system that has been live for over 15+ years. Over that time users have created hundred of schedules. Some of those schedules are on reports they have created themselves or report views. Some of those schedules error becaus...
7 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted

Value prompt vs. Tree prompt Settings

1- It would be useful to have a "Show Select All" option in the bottom of the Tree prompt box (same as Value prompt)2 - It would be useful that the same color would be used when hovering over the available options of a prompt box so that the color...
15 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Cognos Session ID Stored in Insecure Cookie

Looks like Session ID Stored in Insecure Cookie while accessing cognos. check attached screen shot
18 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted