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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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Post ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted and upvote them if they matter to you,

  1. Post an idea

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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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Add an option to adjust the value font size on a line and column chart

You can adjust the font size of values in the column chart, but not in a line and column chart. Be consistent.
6 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Dashboard 0 Submitted

Change/Update ownership of Schedules to Service Accounts

We would like the ability to change or update the ownership of schedules to service accounts. By default they are owned by the creator, however this leaves a single source of failure if the person would leave. Also when creating scheduled emails, ...
3 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 3 Submitted

Tachometer in Dashboard Visualization

There is no tacho chart in Cognos 11 and 12. In the report component, this can still be found under the old Cognos 10 diagrams. Will there be a refreshed version of the tacho chart in the future?
3 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Dashboard 0 Submitted

Introduction of Framework 'View Transaction History' log or similar concept for Data Modules to capture changes.

The 'View Transaction History' log within Framework was a good way to identify evolving changes on a FM project. Data Modules, by my understanding, do not have this facility. This type of enhancement for DM's would be beneficial for developers to ...
28 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 2 Submitted

Shortcut sorting location

I have been informed by a business unit that manages a folder that the folder should be renamed and moved. While that unit manages the contents of the folder, they are not the only users of said content. Moving and/or renaming the folder will conf...
7 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted

Allow passing an id_token_hint into the Logout Redirect URL when logging out of OIDC namespaces

With OpenID Providers such as KeyCloak, it has previously been possible to send a user to their logout URL directly, without providing any token. For example: http://{domain-name}/auth/realms/{realm-name}/protocol/openid-connect/logout?redirect_ur...
7 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Security 0 Submitted

Layout Component References - for everything!

LCRs and Report Styles are one of the best features of reporting in an enterprise environment. They allow for object reuse across hundreds of reports. Ensuring consistency in look and feel and a massive reduction in report maintenance costs. For e...
21 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

auto summary's default value cannot be set as 'false' when using List object for Cognos report

I tried this on version 11.2.4 with the document for 11.0.12, but it didnt work. ( Modifying "AutoListGroupSummaryBehavior" values to "false" in "Default...
18 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Datamodule doesn't support store procedures

By introducing the capability to import database stored procedures as parameterized query objects in the Data Module, you could streamline your workflow within Cognos and eliminate the need for additional Cognos Framework Manager installations. Th...
6 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

To and CC fields dynamic when bursting.

When bursting a report, need the ability to change the To and CC fields based on columns in report.
19 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted