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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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We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including product roadmaps, by submitting ideas that matter to you the most. Here's how it works:

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Start by searching and reviewing ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted, and add a comment, vote, or subscribe to updates on them if they matter to you. If you can't find what you are looking for,

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View and subset counter

We would like to add the functionality to count how many times a view and a subset is used/opened. Users are creating a lot of different subsets and views and it can sometimes be difficult to navigate in the menus due to this. At the moment it's h...
25 minutes ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted

Request Optim to support Java 11 as Java 8 is no longer supported.

Currently Optim only allows for Java 8 which is no longer allowed to be used at the client site.
about 1 hour ago in Optim / Optim Archive 0 Submitted

Support for git hooks in Watson Studio to enable automatic script execution for git operations

Git offers hooks that are automatically executed during git operations (commit, push, merge, etc.). These hooks work with Watson Studio but they are located in .git folder and are not part of a git repository. As the .git folder is part of the ima...
about 2 hours ago in Watson Studio / Watson Studio 0 Submitted

PAW - Action Button - Add ability to run a process before displaying the parameters panel

It would be great if we could setup for the action buttons, in addition to the main TI process, a secondary TI process with its parameters. This secondary process would be executed just before displaying the main process's parameter window. This...
about 3 hours ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted

Db2 zOS: Provide support for period-clause FOR PORTION OF BUSINESS_TIME for update operation within MERGE statement

Idea is to extend functionality of MERGE statement in Db2 z/OS by providing support for the period clause FOR PORTION OF BUSINESS_TIME for an update operation (and delete operation) within the MERGE statement. The statement would look like this: ...
about 3 hours ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Submitted

OOTB Integration PUT API for Collaboration area should provide the provision to move entries across workflow steps.

Hi Team, OOTB Integration PUT API for Collaboration area does not provide the provision to move entries across workflow steps, it only allows attribute update and category mappings update functionality. David Jones Project is planning to use OOTB ...
about 10 hours ago in Product Master 0 Future consideration

Encrypting and Decrypting Stored Procedures

Would like Informix to have feature of encrypt the source code for a stored procedure and function.
3 days ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

Recognize csv formatted file, even if the file extension is missing/wrong

CSV formatted files are central to inputting data into Cognos Dashboard Embedded. If a user creates or is provided with a file where the extension was left off, or different, Cognos Dashboard Embedded will not allow you to import it (e.g. consider...
3 days ago in Cognos Dashboard Embedded 0 Submitted

Allow more options on -MODIFY TRACE command

We sometimes get clobbered with processes that generate lots of Db2 accounting records to the point where SMF is overwhelmed in collecting/offloading them. We are able to identify the offending authid with our online monitor, but until we can cont...
4 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Translations in data modules

As an employee of a large multinational company, it's hard for me to move away from Framework Manager models towards data modules as it's still impossible to add translations to them. The ability to create multi-lingual models is way overdue and i...
4 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted