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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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Cognos Analytics encrypts the Excel report

For the existing Cognos Analytics, can export Excel report. However, it cannot be encrypted. Is there any roadmap for supporting Excel encrypted?
37 minutes ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Checkboxes in PAW

Hi, I miss checkboxes in PAW. Checkboxes are nothing more than boolean buttons, but can be used in a variety of ways to allow the end user to interact with the report. I often encounter the following scenarios in which I would like to see checkbox...
43 minutes ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted

Optimize db2advis (recommend indexes) with machine learning (ML) models

Isn’t it possible to use the data model information from machine learning (ML) also for the db2advis (recommend indexes)? The idea is, that db2advis also can use the data model to get new recommended indexes.
about 1 hour ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 0 Submitted

IBM provides Cognos Analytics official support for AWS RDS with Content Store

The client is migrating the existing environment to cloud (AWS). However, for Cognos Analytics, the Content Store with AWS RDS connection is not officially supported by IBM. Is there any roadmap for supporting cloud database in the future?
about 2 hours ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

Support for Shielded VM on GCP

D&B is key customer who is looking to deploy Cloud Pak for Data on GCP with Shielded VMs. It is critical for success. all nodes will be shielded nodes and they will be shielded at all times. i.e. we cannot disable shielding during install/upgr...
about 11 hours ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Submitted

I would like to see service performance against standardized set of SLA's and KPI's for Software Support

Would like to understand how IBM is performing against their SLA's and if any trends are emerging from tickets raised under a particular service line or product.
about 12 hours ago in SPSS Modeler / SPSS Modeler 0 Submitted

The "Move" of an object must be allowed even if a user is not enabled to "Delete" the object

Actual OpenPages behaviour: if a user has not the right to delete an object, the Move of the object is not allowed. New requirement: The client needs to enable a user to the "Move " for "specific object", at Rule Template level, even if this user ...
about 16 hours ago in OpenPages Ideas / End User UI 0 Submitted

PAW: Select multiple items from view and pass the selection to TurboIntegrator

Hey, I would like to be able to select several elements in a view and then perform an action for all selected elements (e.g. a TurboIntegrator process). This could be helpful, for example, when customers are evaluating new products. The user could...
1 day ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted

Allow REST queries to be run asynchronously

Currently when using CADataConnector.read_data() to access data in Notebooks, there is a hard limit of 5 minutes. After this, the request will fail. This is caused by a timeout of 5 minutes on all REST queries. Please allow users to run REST queri...
1 day ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

API should be updated to above API Version 54 in Cognos to query Salesforce Healthcare Cloud data

To query the data for Salesforce Healthcare Cloud it is required to have a minimum apiversion of 54 for the connector. Currently Cognos 12 supports only upto apiversion 49. When connected to salesforce using this version of the api, not able to do...
1 day ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted