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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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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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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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SSO for snowflake datasource

We have a feature built using .net to upload a file and filter the data in cognos based on the content in the file, while running the reports. This is used to apply a filter for over 100 records. This feature works based on the user login id. If w...
about 23 hours ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

In Cognos log: Change Classification of expected behaviour from Level ERROR to INFO

As of now in the Cognos log files there are a great amount of lines classified as error eventhough it is an expected behaviour. Could you please chnage the classification of these expected behaviours to either info or maybe a new level. This would...
1 day ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted

Data sets based on cross tab

Currently data sets can be created based on "list objects". In many cases a cross-tab is needed and can be a very big help. In eg. Impromptu it was possible to create a "hotfile" based on lists or cross-tab. This option is needed in Analytics data...
1 day ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

CAMKeystore should be a part of Cognos functionality

Problem statement : Unable to find the encryption certificate with alias 'encryption' in the keystore, Due to this error not able to start IBM cognos services Regenerate cryptographic keys to resolve the same but currently there are no special log...
3 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Install and config 0 Submitted

Fix Output Version sort issue

We have burst output being saved, but when viewing the saved output versions of the reports often they are not sorted as specified by our burst key. When running the job that bursts the reports, the report output versions are being generated in or...
4 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

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 ...
4 days 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
8 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...
8 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...
8 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.
10 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 1 Submitted