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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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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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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.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com) - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM.

ideasibm@us.ibm.com - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.

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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Get WKC Metadata in Cognos Reports/Dashboards and during Design

Can we (me and the customers I am working for) have the following possibility: while using Cognos during both Design of Reports and Dashboards, but also during usage (End-Users!), they must have an understanding of the underlying data source and a...
3 days ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Submitted

Hide Aggregation Type On Charts

Hi Team, On the cognos dashboard 11.2.4 version, there is a scenario where it is necessary to hide the aggregate type of fields on the charts, which appear as tooltips when you hover over the charts in brackets. The additional data from aggregatio...
13 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Dashboard 0 Submitted

Allow Table in Cognos dashboard to show message 'No data available' in case selected data is not available

Hey Team! In the dashboard, I was showing data in the table visualization. It is working fine if the data is present. However, if there is no data available, the table is left blank and only displays the headers, which is not a user-friendly view....
13 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Dashboard 0 Submitted

Customize the shape of plots On Maps

Hey Team! There is requirement for cognos maps on dashboard to customize shape of plots/symbols. The issue is that when latitude and longitude are fed onto the fields on the dashboard, cognos maps automatically plots the default symbol, a circle, ...
13 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Visualizations (including maps) 1 Submitted

Advanced/relative date filter

Add on a dashboard and report prompt the ability to filter for a date or date range using the following: today, yesterday, this week/month/year, last x days/week/month/year, fiscal filtering. This type of control or functionality is a staple of ma...
2 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Other 0 Submitted

Drill Popup Modal

Often times users want to drill into data, but don’t want to navigate away from the current report. It would be very useful to allow a drill to allow the target to be opened in the existing report as a popup or modal.
2 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Add prefix or postfix to the report name upon saving the report.

We have a request from user. When the user enters a name to save the report in Cognos Analytics, is it possible to have an option to add some text (such as FOUO) to the report name either before or after what they enter?
2 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Uniquely timestamp .zip backups of Content Store database

I would like to suggest adding the ability to uniquely name or timestamp the .zip backups of the Content Store database, so that they don't get overwritten every time a new backup is created. Right now it appears that when you set up a schedule fo...
10 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 1 Submitted
112 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 ...
10 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Dashboard 2 Future consideration
680 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.
about 6 years ago in Cognos Analytics 8