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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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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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  3. Get feedback from the IBM team to refine your idea

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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal ( - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

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Adding Trusted or Endorsement badge to Data Modules

We would like to have the ability for Central IT Teams to share 'Trusted or Endorsed' Data Modules (maybe add a badge?) for our end-users to either consume the data module as stand-alone data module or for using it with their custom Data Module. W...
5 months ago in Cognos Analytics 1 Submitted
177 VOTE

Ability for administrator to see users groups, roles and capabilities

As an administrator it would be very helpful and useful to be able to see the groups, roles and capabilities assigned to a specific user.It would help the administrator understand why a users is signed for a specific license.Eg.: Why is user AAA r...
almost 5 years ago in Cognos Analytics 2 Future consideration

Dynamic _as_of_date

The _as_of_date functionality works great and makes relative dates so much better. However, the inability to set a dynamic _as_of_date is a challenge. For example many customers have data warehouses that load based on yesterday's data. These custo...
about 1 year ago in Cognos Analytics 1 Under review

connect directly to IBM Data Virtualization Manager on z/OS? through cognos

we are looking to DVM to Cognos - Connectivity it will redundant using multiple tools to connect/access data from IBM Data Virtualization Manager on z/OS? and it will give option to directly connecting to Mainframe databases.
10 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Reconcile - Intercompany Profit Report also for companies

The report "Reconcile - Intercompany Profit" is just available for groups. Would it be possible to add it also for companies so as for the report "Reconcile - Intercompany Balances"?
11 days ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Future consideration

Table selecting screen is not user friendly.

While selecting tables under a specific schema, by default, all tables are coming as selected. If we need to select only one table, we need to go over all other tables and unselect them. There must be a button to select/deselect all tables.
11 days ago in Db2 for z/OS Data Gate 0 Submitted

PAW navigation button improvement

We propose to improve the function of the navigation button. Currently in the application, if the book contains a navigation button that opens another book in the same application, after clicking on the button another book is opened only separatel...
11 days ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted

Unable to search by category name when selecting target catalogue

User unable to search by catalogue name when selecting target hierarchy. Can we change the search logic from “starts with” to “contains”. For e.g. if i then search “kate” as the level 2 target catalogue, the below results would be returned: Kate T...
11 days ago in Product Master 0 Submitted

Intercompany report at a group level in one single sheet only instead of multiple worksheets

The report extracted from Report>Intercompany Accounts>Group, is coming for individual companies in separate sheets, even when the report has been extracted at group level, Kindly let us know if the said sheets can be combined and the interc...
11 days ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Future consideration

Allow for burst report test sending to see the outputs that would be generated

Allow users to essentially test the outputs of a burst report without actually sending anything to the recipients. For example - see the individual excel files that would go to a given email address, but send to the person testing, not the recipie...
20 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 1 Submitted