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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 (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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Cognos Analytics

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Would like to be able to use data source credentials as variables in the JDBC connection strings

When using the latest MSSQL driver we can utilize connection parameters: domain=targetdomain;authenticationScheme=NTLM;user=sa;password=thepassword to allow Windows Authentication using a service account other than the one running IBM Cognos servi...
7 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted
110 VOTE

Ability to refresh prompts of an embedded report if dashboard filter(s) change / common prompting model

Our dashboards created for IBM sales leadership often have both native dashboard views and embedded/iframe'ed reports when it is needed for better data visualization. Embedded report prompts are hard-coded in a URL pointing to a report. If a user ...
6 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Dashboard 2 Future consideration

I am requesting a change to the RunProcess function that would allow it to convert a string to numeric just as the current ExecuteCommand function operates.

It has come to my attention that the ExecuteCommand function will eventually be discontinued and that the RunProcess function should be used instead. We are currently using the ExecuteCommand function in a generic process that is used to kick off ...
11 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

· Page design vs Page preview noted as well to see if something can be done to make more user friendly

Page design vs Page preview noted as well to see if something can be done to make more user friendly
6 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Future consideration

Default will be set to view members only (hierarchy structure on left) to mimic analysis studio

Default will be set to view members only (hierarchy structure on left) to mimic analysis studio
7 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 1 Not under consideration

Application Object Branding

Allow for branding of application objects such as lists, prompts, and other objects. Currently, the object itself (e.g. list header, background color, fonts, etc.) has limited or no customization options. When creating branded templates for report...
6 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Dashboard 1 Submitted

Ability to managed Administration password by Wallets and SFTP or FTP process

Many clients are tightening security around how administration passwords and secrets are managed including storage. My client has stringent security protocols as such would like to have the ability to managed passwords via Wallet and SFTP process ...
6 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Security 1 Future consideration
676 VOTE

Send Email on Report Failure

We need an email sent to the report author when a scheduled report fails. This way, we could re-run the report or research the failure.
over 5 years ago in Cognos Analytics 7 Future consideration
692 VOTE

More Properties/Editing options for Rave 2 Visualizations

We would like more properties/editing options implemented into the new Rave 2 Visualizations (custom palettes specifically). Also would like to have the ability to add conditional formatting or a conditional palette to a visualization.
almost 6 years ago in Cognos Analytics 5 Planned for future release

Email notification when job or tasks within job fail

We make use of datasets and have a job to schedule the refresh for these datasets every night. Sometimes the refresh fails for some reason. At this moment we don't get any notification that something went wrong. We would like to be able to configu...
about 1 month ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Future consideration