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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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Allow the addition of new components during the upgrade process.

At present, upgrading Cognos Analytics reads the currently installed components from the cmplst.txt file, and only upgrades those components. It is not possible to add any additional or new components (for example, Image Service) during an upgrade...
6 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Install and config 1 Future consideration

PAW: upload or reuse tm1project file in Git repository integration to select objects

After doing a deployment of a bracnh in the test environment you often find that: some objects were missed as part of promotion package additional changes are required in the promoted objects after testing It would be great to not have to manually...
10 days ago in Planning Analytics 1 Future consideration

Submit sub-groups

In Cognos Controller it's possible to submit (close) company reporting for a specific closing version, defined in general configuration. In larger groups next step is often, closing of groups/subgroups (including other journal types than the compa...
12 days ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Future consideration

Affinity support for windows compute servers

We have a mixed Linux/Windows cluster. Unfortunately the affinity string in the resource requirement is not supported on Windows. This leads to several problems: 1. jobs with affinity settings will not be dispatched to windows nodes 2. less perfor...
16 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 0 Future consideration

Add possibility to assign cores from the same CCX in AMD CPUs to make use of the same L3 cache.

With a specific 2-core workload we noticed significant performance improvements of about 50% in shorter runtime when both cores reside on the same L3 cache group (CCX) of an AMD EPYC CPU.Therefore it would be very beneficial to be able to have LSF...
25 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 0 Future consideration

Allow IET changes to be reflected in System Audit Log

Currently, in System Audit Log the user can view executed changes in Investment Elimination Template (IET) only in function 'Consolidation with Status'=>Acquisition Elimination. There is no other function in System Audit Log which allows to sel...
26 days ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Future consideration

Create a way to prevent a job with an SLA from using another SLA's hosts/slots/memory if the other SLA is under-committed

LSF hosts come and go, and when you create an allocation that uses exact numbers, there are times when a Pool can be over and under committed. In the case of an under-committed pool today, consumers from other pools can leverage free slots from th...
29 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 0 Future consideration

File upload check file types

When a user uploads a file for a TI Process Workspace should check the file is not corrupt or uploaded with the wrong file extensions. Users often don't understand the implications of file extensions and formats, so assuming this is correct can ca...
30 days ago in Planning Analytics 1 Future consideration

Virtual SQL Tables in Data Rules

We use these for a variety of purposes and losing these forces us to us data refinery to cover similar use cases. This has several downsides, in particular that doing subsetting in a query is significantly more efficient than replicating the data....
about 1 month ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Future consideration

In 2. View SQLCODEs, display also Host Variable values for the SQL in error

We migrated from CA Detector which display Host Variable values together with the SQL Text in error. We lost this function after migrating to IBM Query Monitor.
about 1 month ago in Db2 Query Monitor for z/OS 0 Future consideration