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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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Publish Assets from WKC to Watson Studio consistently

Follwing the idea, that data assets have been added and documented in WKC and then pushed to projects that need this data assets, there is a great gap in functionality: when pushing an asset a second (or third...) time to a project, e.g. after the...
about 1 month ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 1 Planned for future release

Optimize performance of WKC and Guardium to minimize the latency

Optimize performance of Guardium E-STAP and minimize the latency overhead (130ms) currently being seen during WKC/GDP MVP for large customer - Optimization considers on all components of solution should be considered (i.e. WKC pooling/caching, get...
about 1 month ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Planned for future release

Preview Support for Hadoop and Hive with Kerberos

Customer has Hadoop / Hive with Kerberos/Ranger enabled and wants to run MDE and publish the results to a catalog. Ford connected to Hive and ran MDE and published to a catalog succsessfully. However, when Ford tries to preview data in the catalog...
3 months ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 4 Planned for future release

Continued support for OpenIGC for all future versions of WKC

Many customers have invested significant resources to build custom metadata and lineage integration to custom and 3rd party applications using OpenIGC. With the planned removal of IGC components from WKC, these customers would be faced with signif...
4 months ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Planned for future release

Alpha sorting of details against business terms and a filter option

if a business term has multiple categories, related terms or related articles there is no option to sort the details and they are in order of how they have been added/assigned to that term. current work around is having to export to excel, copy in...
6 months ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Planned for future release

Global searchable custom attributes on governance artifacts

Ability to do a global search on the custom attributes assigned to governance artifacts similar as for custom attributes on assets. This will help the end user being able to search for information that is captured in the custom attributes but also...
7 months ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Planned for future release

Searching catalog should provide option to filter asset properties to search

Currently, catalog search looks for matching keywords in these asset properties: Tags Name Description Terms Column names If catalog search retunes hundreds of items from different assets properties, it's very difficult to find the right items. Se...
7 months ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 1 Planned for future release

Improved relationship explorer

WKC should have a relationship explorer that can easily visualize all links between any governance artifact all the way down to the source data User Story As a business user, I need to easily see how different governance artifacts are related to e...
8 months ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Planned for future release

Large reference datasets handled better

We have multiple business needs to create and be able to edit/delete large reference data sets (over 1 million code/value pairs) on the Cloud Pak for Data platform, such as different charge codes. Currently, all of these values can be imported, bu...
10 months ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Planned for future release

Make Reference Data Set content searchable in global search

While Reference Data Set names can be searched in WKC Global Search, we need to be able to search the individual codes or attributes in the data set. EX: if one of the codes in in the Country Codes Reference Data Set is AUS, searching for AUS woul...
11 months ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Planned for future release