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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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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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Post ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted and upvote them if they matter to you,

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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com) - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM.

ideasibm@us.ibm.com - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.

IBM Data & AI Roadmaps (http://ibm.biz/Data-and-AI-Roadmaps) - Use this site to view roadmaps for Data & AI products.

IBM Employees should enter Ideas at https://hybridcloudunit-internal.ideas.aha.io/


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Improve timestamp format in message and backup logs (ISO-8601)

Streaming messages to log ingestion systems, e.g. Elastic Stack, is a useful way of analysing logs and generating notifications when certain messages are seen. Displaying the messages in the right order when daylight saving switches occur is an is...
2 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Future consideration

Cryptographically sign all executables and DLLs

McAfee Application and Change Control (MACC) is a suite of security software used by the Navy to protect their servers. MACC protects the OS by blocking executable files (.exe, .dll, .jar, etc) unless they have been "solidified" and permitted to e...
23 days ago in Information Server - Platform 0 Submitted

Pause and Resume compute resources

Ability to pause and resume compute resources per the needs of the application.
6 months ago in Db2 / Db2 on Cloud 2 Planned for future release
134 VOTE

Password Protection for Excel while scheduling in Cognos Analytics

This is most welcome feature for most of the Banks. Considering the type of data what banks handle, this feature will ensure the users that their data is well protected in Cognos. This benefits all Cognos users and in my current Project it benefit...
almost 3 years ago in Cognos Analytics 2 Future consideration

DB2 z/OS - Message id - DSNJ110E - Additional alerts for active log monitoring and highlighted new message id when DB2 logging was suspended

We had a major incident due to suspended logging for one of the critical customer. One of the critical production DB2 subsystem logging was suspended , caused by stalled archive log offloading process due to insufficient storage space on archive...
6 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review
130 VOTE

Restrict user sending reports out to anyone but themselves

REFERENCE CASE TS003064034, Higher risk applications leveraging Cognos have desires to restrict users to the point that reports or report links cannot be sent out to any other person or group in TO, CC, or Bcc sections, other than themself. T...
almost 3 years ago in Cognos Analytics 1 Future consideration

Enabling the use of Audit reports in Cognos Analytics SaaS

In Cognos Analytics on-Prem version, it is possible to perform Audit reports. However, in the Cloud (SaaS) version, it is not possible to perform audit reports/users in the Cloud (SaaS) version. In contact with IBM Support, the specialist recommen...
5 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Cognos Cloud 0 Submitted

Support Blue/Green upgrades #cpfieldel

Feedback CP4D should support blue/green upgrades (yes, if the required hardware is in place). Business Justification The justification is that it helps CP4D become a mission-critical platform that doesn't need to be down for multiple da...
8 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Planned for future release

WKC granular metrics at asset level

Customer is interested in getting details on metrics like how many people accessed a particular asset. Baiscally their plan is to create a leadership board kind of tool to keep an eye which catalogs or assets are of high value to their end users.
8 days ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 1 Future consideration

unsecure root usage

IBM uses root account for everything which is a very unsecure way. Root should be used for emergency access to the system. All processes and everyday work should be done with dedicated accounts that have access only to what they need. The fact tha...
9 days ago in Netezza Performance Server 0 Submitted