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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 (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

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IBM Data & AI Roadmaps (http://ibm.biz/Data-and-AI-Roadmaps) - Use this site to view roadmaps for Data & AI products.

IBM Employees should enter Ideas at https://hybridcloudunit-internal.ideas.aha.io/


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Support mobile browser: Chrome and Firefox for Android, iOS

When I open IBM Cognos Analytics from Chrome on Android, the Manage tab is missing. IBM services helpdesk informed me that IBM Cognos Analytics currently only support Safari on iPad. Can mobile browser (Chrome, Firefox) be supported on Android and...
2 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Other 1 Future consideration

Assistant / Ask a question in Reporting

The assistant functionality where questions can be asked is readily available in Dashboards & Explorations. This RFE is to add similar functionality in reporting. We have a use-case where business-oriented people, that would only occasionally ...
2 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Future consideration

open and use attribute (expand) content for datamodules in report creation, same as functionality in dashboards

We want to use the datamodules "members" in report creation directly. Same as the usage in dashboard. We can expand for example a attribute "country" to show up the distinct categories like "germany", "france" etc. for selection and filtering. Th...
3 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Future consideration

do not cache domain server on startup

At present, if Cognos Analytics is configured to point at a domain name instead of a specific domain controller Cognos Analytics will cache the domain controller's IP it receives on start-up and use that controller until the next restart. As the c...
3 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Security 0 Future consideration

OIDC certificate cache removed

After a certificate was updated on the ADFS server, Cognos Analytics had to be restarted before it would accept the certificate because certificate authority certs last so long that is no need to update the intermediate and root certificates in th...
3 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Security 0 Future consideration

Report Expression function "status" should catch out of scope data items

When building dynamic reports, it is sometimes necessary to build expressions that you know will fail in certain scenarios. In these cases having an error catching mechanism, like status, is incredibly useful. In this case I would like to be able ...
3 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Future consideration

Report schedule saved parameters in Report Properties

Users are requesting to be able to manually run a schedule. This can be done in Cognos Admin console, but they don't have access to this, and there's no way to grant them access to just the schedules in Cognos Admin console for only their groups s...
3 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Future consideration

Invoke REST API from Cognos with Parameters

We are trying to build a report in Cognos that invokes a Rest API which executes the JSON Script to pull data for the report. 1. Connected the JDBC enabled Data Source connection in Cognos Admin by pointing to Rest API Successfully. 2. We are able...
4 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Future consideration

Highlight selected row in list report

When scrolling horizontally on wide list reports (containing many columns) it would be helpful if selected row would be highlighted. Today the selected column is highlighted, not the row. (It would be ok if selected row and column would be highlig...
4 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 1 Future consideration

Option to completely restrict report output to save to a report

Cognos analytics has option to restrict report output and history for any report which can be configured from report properties advanced options for Report output versions. From this option we can only restrict output versions to be saved to minim...
4 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Future consideration