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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 (

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Add Table Understanding as a feature for WDS on Cloud/Cloud Pak for Data

This feature, where customers will be able to get direct answers within tables, aligns with the vision of intelligent document processing and will enable them to easily extract exact answers and find hidden insights whenever their data includes lo...
5 minutes ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Submitted

Four steps of writing a literature review

1. Preparation The first step involves aligning yourself with your topic so that you gain a more comprehensive picture of the area of study. This includes making a list of key terms that will serve as the basis for the next step. Read a recent pub...
about 3 hours ago in Analytics Engine 0 Submitted

"Data Smoother" regression line on plot node isn't able to add value with binary data

When trying to visually understand the relationship between a boolean value compared to a continuous numeric feature, the default and only choice for "data smoothing" is a LOESS regression line. It produces only a line that jumps between both bina...
about 18 hours ago in SPSS Modeler / SPSS Modeler 0 Submitted

Enhanced error messaging when loading external data sources to the input node, specifically SAS datasets with data issues

Currently, there is little to no error messaging given for loading data from SAS datasets containing data that is unable to load. In our case, a SAS dataset dimply fails with no message regarding a large dataset with a single row containing data t...
about 18 hours ago in SPSS Modeler / SPSS Modeler 0 Submitted

Track changes made to Data Quality Rules

AEP is looking to track changes made to Data Quality rules. Data stewards are not aware of the changes being made to Data Quality rules, and they are stepping over each other's work as there is no way to track changes made to Data Quality rules. A...
about 22 hours ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Submitted

externalize generic runstats information for XML columns in SYSCAT.COLUMNS

Currently RUNSTATS does not store generic statistical results for XML columns in SYSCAT.COLUMNS - as it does for other data types -, like numnulls etc.This information in SYSCAT.COLUMNS is used for administrative, automated tasks worldwide, but ca...
about 22 hours ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 0 Submitted


ADMIN_MOVE_TABLE (AMT) procedure fails in SWAP phase, if the table to be moved has an expression based index defined. This issue has been lifted partially, as the RENAME of the table is now supported with INDEX on EXPRESSION (IoE). But in our case...
about 23 hours ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 0 Submitted

Watson Discovery query need support for Field relevany boosting / Field relevancy weighing

BMC Customer's are requesting that Watson Discovery query should allow specifyingfield relevancy boosting / field relevancy weighing when searching documents - typically for gettingmatching passages. In the absence of this Feature, BMC Customer's ...
1 day ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 1 Submitted

Infosphere datastage connecting to SCALITY - AWS S3 compatible storage

Hello Team, As per our client requirement, We need to establish the connectivity to SCALITY (AWS S3 compatible storage) from datastage 11.7.1 / to place all our archival files into cloud storage. For that POC, we used S3 connector stage &...
1 day ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

Enabling parallel execution with Redshift Connector

Currently the Datastage Redshift connector supports only a sequential execution and does not support parallel execution, which for moving large objects is not very efficient as it doesn't take advantage of the native parallel unload and copy capab...
1 day ago in DataStage 0 Submitted