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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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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
679 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.
almost 6 years ago in Cognos Analytics 7 Future consideration
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...
over 5 years ago in Cognos Analytics 9 Future consideration
532 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.
about 5 years ago in Cognos Analytics 3 Planned for future release
491 VOTE

Ability to Schedule a refresh of an Uploaded File

I would like to have the ability to schedule a refresh of an uploaded file. If you store your excel or text to a file share and grant Cognos access to that share, you should have the ability to schedule a refresh of that data file.
almost 6 years ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 7 Planned for future release
411 VOTE

Reorg Utility Progress data is missing in db2 list utilities and db2 list utilities show detail command

The db2 list utilties and db2 list utilities show detail command will not display the Reorg utility progress. 1) The command will display the Runstats progress details for the table 2) The command will display the Load progress details for the tab...
over 3 years ago in Db2 / Monitoring / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) 72 Future consideration
333 VOTE

Show list of recently used data packages when creating new report

We have a large list of Framework Manager packages to pick from in our Cognos production environment and our users rely on the functionality currently in Cognos 10 to select from a list of recently used packages. Cognos Analytics does not offer th...
over 5 years ago in Cognos Analytics 1 Planned for future release
259 VOTE

Cognos Analytics / Dashboard / Data Player : Properties to control play speed and delay

Data play at times runs too fast for the charts to keep up. results in choppy playback. Add properties to have interval delay, and loop delay
almost 7 years ago in Cognos Analytics 1 Not under consideration
246 VOTE

Rerun schedule

Sometimes it is important to be able to rerun a schedule. Cognos 10 had the funktionality in my activities and schedules
about 6 years ago in Cognos Analytics 2 Not under consideration
229 VOTE

Ability to freeze column headers in reporting crosstabs

The feature in dashboard crosstabs to freeze column headers is excellent, and should be replicated as well in the reporting environment. This is a long standing user request that is very difficult to achieve today.
almost 6 years ago in Cognos Analytics 8 Not under consideration