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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.

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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Role based data view permission in any catalog

By default, imported assets in the catalog have the option to see all data and the data profile. For a business user that needs to query just the available data assets this will give to much options to see data. This could be avoided by data acces...
about 2 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 2 Planned for future release

Add "label" for columns of Data Assets imported from connected database

Abstract: For WKC catalog, Data Asset imported from Database table, has columns with name that defined in database. It is better to have additional column attribute such as "label" that represents the column in on WKC Data Asset view. (see attache...
9 months ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 3 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...
2 months ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Planned for future release

Business Terms - Catalog Assets

As part of the data governance / data stewardship workflow in the default and non-default catalogs, I want to see the business terms on the overview and asset preview tabs without having to click into the column name. The business term should disp...
over 1 year ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 3 Planned for future release

Need filters for tables, Views and Connections while displaying Search results

Competitive functionality - Currently when a search is performed, the assets like Tables, Views, Connections are bucketed under 'Data' filter option on the left pane. The customer needsw to have separate filters for Tables, Views and Connections s...
about 1 month ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 1 Planned for future release

WKC - Metadata Import of Cognos Assets should also include calculations and expressions performed in Cognos

Currently just the data flow through the imported Cognos artifacts is visible in Information Asset View and Data Lineage. As there is also business logic and KPI calculation in Cognos this information is also important for the Business User analyz...
about 2 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 2 Planned for future release

Integration between WKC and Cognos

The more customers work on the idea of the "Ladder to AI", the more integration between all steps is needed. When defining Metadata and Governance in WKC, using the assets in Watson Studio, DataStage and other components, Cognos should be taken in...
9 months ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 2 Planned for future release

Search result to be highlighted

Problem statement/pain point: Search with search bar in the main panel, return relevant asset list. But search does not provide information on where the search term hit the asset or the asset's metadata(e.g.asset name, description…). No workarou...
over 3 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Planned for future release

Display description with enabling line feed, or enable to write with rich text

Problem statement/pain point: In the panel for individual asset, we have description section in left side panel most upper item. Description section shows max 300 character description for the asset. In this customer use case, in order to strea...
over 3 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Planned for future release

Enable selection display or hide data item in table view(Available Assets list)

Problem statement/pain point: Table view = Available asset list in main panel, we can see “NAME”, “OWNER”, “TAGS”, “TYPE”, “DATE ADDED” as items in this asset list. We can not select which items should be shown or hidden in table view. For exam...
over 3 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Planned for future release