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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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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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The IBM team may need your help to refine the ideas so they may ask for more information or feedback. The product management team will then decide if they can begin working on your idea. If they can start during the next development cycle, they will put the idea on the priority list. Each team at IBM works on a different schedule, where some ideas can be implemented right away, others may be placed on a different schedule.

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Ability to add tables to both defined views and unions

Using Data Modules, currently after creating a view or union, there is no way to edit the view or union to add new sources to be included. We have the ability to add or substract existing elements from the original view but no way to include new s...
3 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

DB2 Recovery Expert access Backup and Logs directly over Vendor Library

Currently when doing Reports with the DB2 Recovery Expert, access to Backup and Logfiles over the Vendor Library (in our Case Commvault) is done on the managed Database itself. This is causing a high Performance impact on the System (Disk, Cpu and...
7 days ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 0 Submitted

UTF8 conversion problem - EBCDIC

Message UTF-8 => After conversion in EBCDIC EBCDIC_STR('Hi, my name is Андрей (Andrei)'); => Hi, my name is \0410\043D\0434\0440\0435\0439 (Andrei) But for the character � (UTF-8 replacement character) the function returns the value X'3F' in...
7 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Need ability to filter Free Text Search returned item attributes

Our users use the Free Text search in Product Master Persona based-UI to find certain items. Currently the item list that FTS returns contains random attributes and it's difficult to see the wanted item from the returned list. Proposed solution: N...
7 days ago in Product Master 0 Submitted

Enable 'take ownership' without having to give full permission

After importing content from onprem to cloud, all the ownership is set to the admin that did the import. Already had problems after that because of max upload restrictions of 500 Mb er user. Users that have write permissions should be able to take...
19 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted

Activity event monitor and CGTT

Usually section actuals after being prepared with explain_from_activity and db2exfmt has a section called “Runtime statistics for objects Used in Access Plan”. This section has valuable information for the problem analysis. If a Statement uses Cre...
25 days ago in Db2 / Monitoring 1 Submitted
588 VOTE

Export Dashboard to PPT/Excel

It would be great if we would have the function (export Dashboard to PPT / Excel). We are having a lot of reviews with the Executives and most of time we are combining charts (e.g. some from Ops and some from other Finance team) into 1 deck, so wi...
about 5 years ago in Cognos Analytics 8 Future consideration
526 VOTE

Allow Custom Sorting of contents like Folders, Reports and Packages

Ability to control custom sorting of contents has been removed from v11. This is highly required item by our business community. Arranging the contents by alphabetical order is not sufficient. Not adding this feature back will be a big negative.
almost 5 years ago in Cognos Analytics 3 Planned for future release

Add Regular Expressions for Project Limits and SLA Auto-Attach and Permissions

We utilize hierarchical projects and at times we would like to allow certain projects and certain functions, both that are a part of the hierarchy to utilize an SLA, for example, assume that the project has three levels project_code:finance_code:f...
10 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 0 Under review

More efficient unique indexes for monotonically increasing keys and constraints

Currently an index on a SERIAL and other monotonically increasing keys only add to the last node in the index causing the node to split into two half filled nodes. Eventually a sufficient number of nodes have so split that the index's search effic...
about 1 month ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Not under consideration