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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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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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104 VOTE

NONBLOCKED option for event monitors to prevent them from blocking user services

Db2 locking event monitor may block deadlocked applications from proceeding for a purpose of making event monitors work under some circumstances. (Reported on case TS007885986) Since it could damage user's business services severely, user should b...
11 months ago in Db2 / Serviceability 1 Future consideration
593 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...
over 5 years ago in Cognos Analytics 9 Future consideration

View/Expand per dimension

Functionality to be able to set the exploration feature (show +/- on rows) in PAW per dimension and not just per view.
17 days ago in Planning Analytics 1 Submitted
530 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.
about 5 years ago in Cognos Analytics 3 Planned for future release

providing certificate in the platform to access self-managed GitLab w/o having to providing it by every user

customer has self-managed GitLab in place and needs self-signed certificates. Actually (V4.5) the certificate has to be proved every time a user creates a new token to Git. In earlier versions (V3.0.1) the certificate could be provided centrally. ...
3 months ago in Watson Studio / Watson Studio 0 Under review

DBT Semantic layer integration

Universal semantic layer for all analytics tools, including Cognos Analytics. If Cognos wants to stay relevant, and not replaced by alternative products, please embrace the modern stack and a universal semantic layer. Many years ago, it was at mul...
11 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

Logical grouping of objects in workbench

When you start of have lots of dimensions/cubes/processes, it would be nice to be able to group them in the modelling workbench pane.
12 days ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted

Remove Default Output Format In Run As And/Or Run In Background Screens

The HTML output format is particularly unsuitable for batch/background runs, which are generally intended for downloading larger data sets for users to work with the data locally. Larger data sets cause the HTML output file size to balloon, and wo...
15 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Possibility to list lsf jobs for multiple users with bjobs -u option

It will be useful for people to check lsf jobs for all their accounts in a single command. bjobs -u "abc xyz" It should list lsf jobs for both abc and xyz.
23 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Other 0 Future consideration

Indicate whether the fallback SPE for Db2 13 migration is installed

As a user planning to migrate to Db2 13 I already activated V12R1M510 on my Db2 12 subsystem. However, I also want to make sure that I have the fallback SPE PH37108 https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/apar/PH37108 installed. Could this information b...
5 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 5 Planned for future release