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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.

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Cognos Analytics

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Ability to enforce an end date for a scheduled report or job.

This will allow Administrators to better manage schedules and not have users create schedules that could be in the system for an extended period.
about 15 hours ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted

Expose capability/customization for report delivery options

We would invite to have an option to hide/show per user role/group delivery options when running in background, so that we have option to deactivate local save or deactivate send via email if we need to plus option to change the default selection ...
about 16 hours ago in Cognos Analytics / Portal 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

Sort Order

In Cognos 11.2 onwards, we should be able to sort the content in Team Content/My Content irrespective of the type of the object. Right now, if I sort, it first lists all the folders followed by Package. It should be sorted just like it was in the ...
9 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Portal 0 Submitted

Report Reference output for CSV and Excel Data

In addition to booklets, utilizing Report References is a great way of abstracting source reports from consumers. Different from Report Views, because you can't create a report view of a report view. But, you can create a report view from a report...
4 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted
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 6 Planned for future release
593 VOTE

Export Dashboard to PPT/Excel

It would be great if we would have the function (export Dashboard to PPT / Excel). We are having a lot of reviews with the Executives and most of time we are combining charts (e.g. some from Ops and some from other Finance team) into 1 deck, so wi...
about 5 years ago in Cognos Analytics 9 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 ...
21 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted
529 VOTE

Allow Custom Sorting of contents like Folders, Reports and Packages

Ability to control custom sorting of contents has been removed from v11. This is highly required item by our business community. Arranging the contents by alphabetical order is not sufficient. Not adding this feature back will be a big negative.
almost 5 years ago in Cognos Analytics 3 Planned for future release