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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.

IBM Employees should enter Ideas at https://hybridcloudunit-internal.ideas.aha.io/


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Cognos Analytics

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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
597 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...
over 5 years ago in Cognos Analytics 9 Future consideration

Ability to adjust attributes of users via REST API such as the tenant-id

With use of the REST API we create users in our multi tenant environment to automate the onboarding of new customers and new users. While doing this we would like to assign a user directly to the correct tenant. We experience that adding the tenan...
about 1 month ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Future consideration

Configure Cognos Mail Server using OAuth

With the deprecation of basic authentication scheduled for October, the configuration of our SMTP server (Exchange online) will no longer work as this uses basic authentication. We need a way to use OAuth to connect to our 365 smtp server. There i...
7 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Other 0 Future consideration
136 VOTE

Password Protection for Excel while scheduling in Cognos Analytics

This is most welcome feature for most of the Banks. Considering the type of data what banks handle, this feature will ensure the users that their data is well protected in Cognos. This benefits all Cognos users and in my current Project it benefit...
about 3 years ago in Cognos Analytics 2 Future consideration
131 VOTE

Restrict user sending reports out to anyone but themselves

REFERENCE CASE TS003064034, Higher risk applications leveraging Cognos have desires to restrict users to the point that reports or report links cannot be sent out to any other person or group in TO, CC, or Bcc sections, other than themself. T...
about 3 years ago in Cognos Analytics 1 Future consideration

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...
6 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Future consideration
192 VOTE

Allow users to see status of their report runs

In Cognos 10 users had the option to go to "My Activities & Schedules" to see the status of their report runs. Sometimes a long running report could be still running or it could have experienced an error when running. Users used to be able to ...
over 5 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Future consideration
179 VOTE

Ability for administrator to see users groups, roles and capabilities

As an administrator it would be very helpful and useful to be able to see the groups, roles and capabilities assigned to a specific user.It would help the administrator understand why a users is signed for a specific license.Eg.: Why is user AAA r...
about 5 years ago in Cognos Analytics 2 Future consideration

Monitoring report pages/dashboard tabs in Audit Database in Cognos Analytics

Monitoring report pages/dashboard tabs in Audit Database in Cognos Analytics : With the possibility of display report pages as tabs, customers like to build reports with multi-pages that display multi-analysis at the same time instead of separated...
7 months ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Future consideration