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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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Resource connector provider configuration file ( such as cyclecloudprov_config.json) should have encrypted passwords/credentials

Security leak will be avioded. Clear text password are risky to put;.
21 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Cloud Bursting 0 Under review

Get available VM count value from cyclecloud provider for resource connector templates using badmin rc view -c templates command

It would be useful if quota from the Azure backend is completely used, LSF admins can easily check if VMs are available in the quota from Azure.
21 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 0 Under review

identify unit of work in insync replication

On the occasions when or replication latency grows beyond our comfort point, we want to know which unit or units of work are driving that latency. We want to know this so that we can either cancel that unit of work or perhaps temporarily drop that...
18 days ago in Db2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS 0 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

Alluvial chart as visualization in PAW

Make alluvial visualization type available as seen in Carbon Charts: This is a current customer requirement to visualize data flow between elements.
about 1 month ago in Planning Analytics 1 Submitted

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

PAW: Percentage in stacked bar charts

We want to show percentage in stacked bar charts. When the value axis shows absolute values, we'd like to display the percentage inside the bars additionally. This functionality is provided for pie charts: show absolute value and percentage. The s...
28 days ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted

PAW: Add drill-through view to workbench

Please provide the possibility to add a view, which is opened by a Drillthrough (via ReturnViewHandle), to a workbench. It is possible to add such a view, if one is executing a drillthrough in a book. But it not possible to add it as a new tab to ...
28 days ago in Planning Analytics 1 Planned for future release

IDAA V7: Add missing option to monitor IDAA appliance (HW error messages)

pain point: Currently there is no other way how to check appliance HW messages, than download trace (taking 3-5 hours) and check the trace or create new IBM CASE with the lab support and just wait. proposal: Add option how to issue basic monitorin...
28 days ago in Db2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS 1 Submitted

Generate button For data time Fields

Required Generate button For data time Fields in all Message types,Example:for system Message xys.015 generate button for From Time(FrTm) Field.
18 days ago in FTM for SWIFT Services / Dashboard, Reports & Insights 0 Future consideration