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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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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.
about 6 years ago in Cognos Analytics 6 Not under consideration

Configure a user-defined value for disabling all IFI request and MONITOR trace processing after a number of abends

When a certain number of abends occurs, while processing IFI requests, processing of all IFI request and MONITOR trace is disabled, requiring an action from Db2 operator/system administrator to be resumed. Today this number of abends, that disable...
18 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 3 Not under 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.
over 5 years ago in Cognos Analytics 3 Not under consideration

Capture DB segment replace calls which actual data is not updated.

Our client (Fukuoka Financial Group) is currently using Dprop(IMS DataPropagater for z/OS) for creating Data Warehouse. Dprop captures replace calls and writes to PRDS(Propagation Request Data Set) even when DB segment was not actually updated. Cl...
4 months ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM  / Classic Change Data Capture 1 Not under consideration
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.
about 6 years ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 7 Not under consideration

REORG Option to set Return Code for drain failure or deadline

At present we have to manually intervene every time a REORG fails with a DRAIN FAIL or DEADLINE hit, because the job finishes with RC8. However, these scenarios are both common and expected BAU situations - so we would like to handle them automati...
22 days ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Capture DB segment replace calls which actual data is not updated.

Our client is currently using Dprop(IMS DataPropagater for z/OS) for creating Data Warehouse. Dprop captures replace calls and writes to PRDS(Propagation Request Data Set) even when DB segment was not actually updated. Client’s Dprop application p...
3 months ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM  / Classic Change Data Capture 0 Not under 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 Not under consideration

Allow functional admin users to create or update existing chores without ADMIN rigth

Avoid functional administrators to be able to update the codes (TI processes, cube rules, security) by removing the ADMIN right but by doing that, functional admin are not anymore able to update/create chores, which is very important in their acti...
about 1 month ago in Planning Analytics 1 Not under consideration

Announcements in multiple applications and plan

Possibility to centralize announcements to be sent to multiple applications and plan with a selection Currently is possible only application by application and it's very time consuming when you need to send same announcement to multiple application
2 months ago in Planning Analytics 1 Not under consideration