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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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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal ( - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

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Cognos Analytics

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Add Scope as filter in the GUI on Past Activities

We no longer allow our end users monitor their schedules from the administration console. Instead, they now use the option from the GUI accessible from either "My schedules and subscriptions" or "Manage-Activities". In both latter cases, they have...
6 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Portal 3 Not under consideration

Licenses report incorrect despite the execution of a consistency check

Issue: When we invite a user to PA, the user ends up in the PANS namespace. When the user is removed from PA, the user is still defined in Cognos namespace and is not removed. Expected Result: User is removed from PANS namespace and any entry in t...
6 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Cognos Cloud 2 Not under consideration

Workspace doesn't show -0.

Currently when I set the format to "#,##0;-#,##0", it doesn't show -0 in the Cube view/Workspace even if I enter Negative number like -0.33. I would like it to show -0.
6 months ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Not under consideration

Support Microsoft SQL Server 2022

Microsoft recently released their new database server.Microsoft SQL Server 2022 is neither tested nor listed as supported query/ content store database for IBM Cognos Analytics 11.2.4. Looking forward to see this as supported datasource for IBM Co...
6 months ago in Cognos Analytics 1 Not under consideration

Ability to track changes in the permission groups/roles in the Cognos namespace

The internal audit department requires that changes to the groups or roles of the cognos namespace by administrators must be traceable. At least in a log that could be sent to a log server (is currently not logged according to the support).
6 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Not under consideration

Linking JN into a CA environment even with non-continuous protocol types.

Signal Iduna (German Insurance company) obtains their Cognos Analytics (on prem) out of an IBM Cloud Pak for Data license, which contains Cognos Analytics. In the Cloud Pak for Data 4.5.x bundle, CA 11.2.2 is the included version, which is current...
6 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Other 0 Not under consideration

create Planning Analytics queries in reporting and data modules using custom MDX

The custom SQL object is useful in reporting and data modules for creating tables from relational sources using raw query language. The same could be said for the custom MDX object, but this does not support the Planning Analytics data source conn...
6 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Not under consideration

Need connector to connect to the splunkbase

Need to upload cognos logs to splunkbase
6 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 2 Not under consideration

Allow multiple Targets in Bar and Column Dashboard visualizations

We are trying to create a plan vs actual cost visualization but want to leverage multiple plans. For instance, we have the plan at the beginning of the year as well as the current revised plan. In both bar and column charts, they have the option f...
6 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Dashboard 0 Not under consideration

wordpress, drupal, cpanel, etc plugins

With the push to provide easier mechanisms to share Cognos content, I would like IBM to develop plugins for popular website, CRM, and e-commerce providers. The plugin should allow the website owner to define the credentials used, the target conten...
6 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Not under consideration