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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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Implement pop-up notification for user session inactivity timeouts.

This would be useful for users when they are programing a report and exceed the session inactivity timeout. If a user is spending time programming a report or dashboard and their session times out they will lose their work when the go to save. If ...
about 1 hour ago in Cognos Analytics / Security 0 Submitted

Create an SMF record for the SQL statements executed via a REST call

Currently SMF records are not cut in DVM for SQL statements executed via a REST call.
about 3 hours ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Submitted

CP4D: Watson Pipeline High Availability (HA) and disruption free upgrades during version /OCP upgrades.

Our customer is requiring a “highly available” deployment (described as 99.5% up time) to support a business critical workload. They are using many of cloud Pak for data services. However , they are running few mission critical data analytics pipe...
about 3 hours ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Watson Studio 0 Submitted

I created Trusted Credentials for my ID in the Cognos service account, but I am still not able to schedule any reports using the service account. OpenID proxy settings with AD I created Trusted Credentials for my ID after logging into in the Cognos service account, but I am still not able to schedule any reports using the service account...
about 5 hours ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 1 Submitted

Reference to the BSDS for example the full image copies of the CATALOG and DIRECTORY DB2 tablespaces which are not in SYSCOPY

There are several (4 in DB2 v12) catalog and directory tablespaces for which the full image copies are not referenced in the SYSCOPY.Thus, during a DB2 cat/dir recovery (recovery exercise or other...) these FICs are searched directly in the DB2 lo...
about 8 hours ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Submitted

Setup for DR/Resilience, and dependency between services

The HAScripts ( InfoSvrServices and InfoSvrEngine) do not cover all the processes now required for a full DataStage installation. Some of the processes are set up as services on install e.g in /etc/systemd/system I can see DFDServer InfoSrvKafka I...
about 10 hours ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

Ability to toggle negative chart values to positive for correct display

When reporting from the Income Statement cube where revenue is naturally a negative (credit) value, any graphs using this information render incorrectly i.e. columns extend down instead of up. A toggle is required to allow the user to flip the cha...
about 12 hours ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted

Add support for inline file attachment editing of Microsoft Visio documents

Users can open Microsoft Office files directly from OpenPages. Every time a user clicks save within a file that is opened in this way, the file is saved in the OpenPages file repository. However, other users cannot see the changes until the file i...
about 21 hours ago in OpenPages Ideas / End User UI 0 Submitted

Forward CP4D Job logs to OpenShift supported log collector and forward it to an external log store

Customer would like to collect all Job/Run logs generated by Watson Notebook /Pipeline services , and forward it to an external central log store facilities . Currently they have configured OpenShift Cluster Logging operator (CLO) to collect all t...
1 day ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Watson Studio 0 Submitted

Reports not refreshed when a package is updated

After a package has been updated, all associated reports no longer use parameter caching to improve performance. In order to re-enable parameter caching, reports must be resaved manually, otherwise this may result in RSV-PMG-0003 errors. We woul...
1 day ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted