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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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  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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Cognos Analytics

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Warning message before session time-out.

Users do not get prompted that their session may be about to time out. Adding a warning similar to Bank websites that warn you your session is about to end. We could for example provide the user the opportunity to save work, extend the session, or...
1 day ago in Cognos Analytics / Security 0 Submitted

Add Totals in stacked column / bar chart for every bar or column

Within Dashboard we require very often at stacked column or bar charts, that the total of all stacked cetagories is visible above the bar or column. Currently we can only enable / disable the values for every stacked cel directly at the bar. But n...
1 day ago in Cognos Analytics / Dashboard 0 Submitted

Read-Only Administration Role

When troubleshooting an issue it is often required to access the System Administration functions to see current activities, system status or to check configuration setting such as routing rules. However, as a System Administrator can also update s...
3 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted

Improve reliability of re-run functionality

After a server crash, current report runs must be restarted with the re-run functionality with users credentials. So the run once functionality of a schedule does not help, because it uses admin credentials. In some cases the re-run functionality ...
7 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted

Use a value as a parameter to which you can assign a color thru the whole dashboard or BI environment

When you move within reports and/or to a Dashboard. It would be great if the same color would ALWAYS stays with the same item (Product, KPI, etc....) Even as simple KPI Answers as Yes , Very Likely , Sometimes or No . We can assign a number at the...
9 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Dashboard 0 Submitted

rate limiting to avoid excess password attempt

This vulnerability was discovered by attempting numerous incorrect passwords for a backup, followed by the correct one, and observing that authentication succeeded without any delay or lockout.There are password-protected backups available to user...
10 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Other 0 Submitted

Enable use of sub-select in datamodule security filters

At this moment, version 12.0.3, it is not possible to use a sub-select in a security filter. We get syntax errors when we try to use a sub-select, but the syntax proves to be correct when used in native SQL. We need sub-selects to select from a se...
13 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

Change search box color

The stark contrast from black to white can be a problem for some users. Suggest allowing ability to customize the background color of the black search box at the top menu bar (11.2.4 version).
14 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted

System default choice for list view

When looking at team content reports on a list view, you can choose the settings/row size, with options for compact, short, and default. We want to make one the system default. We don't have the option to do so.
14 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted

Limit Concurrent Sessions per user in Content Store

Limit the amount of cuncurrent sessions a user can log into the content store. This is a security issue if a user can do so too many times
15 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Portal 0 Submitted