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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:

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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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Cognos Analytics

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Add functionality to do percent of total in a crosstab when using a relational dB.

Currently this can only be done using a dimensional database. This means that this needs to be calculated in the query and then added to the crosstab.
about 1 year ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 1 Functionality already exists

Integrate MotioCI with Cognos Analytics SaaS

This MotioCI application( which is an addendum to Cognos application provides user friendly support by majorly enabling version control. This integration/ deployment of MotioCI application in cloud will help ma...
over 1 year ago in Cognos Analytics / Cognos Cloud 0 Functionality already exists

Add option to Cognos Hyperlink to open in new Tab/Window

Currently, in Interactive mode, when report authors add a dataitem to leverage Hyperlink, there are no controls to allow authors to set the links to open in new Tab or new window. We have to train our users to hold down the Ctrl or Shift keys whic...
over 1 year ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 2 Functionality already exists

Snowflake Native Functions in FM

Snowflake database native functions are not available by default in FM installations due to that we are not able to use snowflake-related functions in report authoring, we have to only common functions which are limited sometimes. installation und...
over 1 year ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 2 Functionality already exists


When a Cognos session times out due to inactivity, the logout flow doesn’t invoke the “Logout redirect URL”, it goes straight to the login screen.
almost 2 years ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Functionality already exists

Change font size and color for value labels in dashboards

There is no ability to change the size and color of the font for value labels in dashboards. The font is fairly small and does not change with resizing.
about 2 years ago in Cognos Analytics / Dashboard 1 Functionality already exists

Increase the default height of the description field to 10-15 lines

The description field is an attribute from reports, folders, ... which is displayed in the properties of the object in the Cognos portal. It has a relatively small height and only 2.5 lines can be shown at once. The field height cannot be increase...
over 2 years ago in Cognos Analytics / Portal 0 Functionality already exists

Ability to hide/disable folder delete permissions without removing write permissions

Problem statement: In Cognos 11, a user with either the Professional Author or Business Author role can delete the entity folder for their company. These users have write permissions to the entity specific folder since they should be able to creat...
over 3 years ago in Cognos Analytics 1 Functionality already exists

Report: Equal To operator for filters in filter condition

In report, equal to operator is missing for filters while applying filter condition.
over 3 years ago in Cognos Analytics 2 Functionality already exists

Report Export in Excel & CSV Format: Display of Filter data details for filters like Rolling filers

When user exports a report in Excel or CSV format, filter data details are not displayed for filter type: rolling filters, eg. filter type is Rolling Date.
over 3 years ago in Cognos Analytics 4 Functionality already exists