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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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Please create current training material for Db2 administration

Please create basic training material for database administrators on Db2 that is easily consumable and free. A platform like EDx, Udemy, etc, would be ideal, but even on a proprietary platform would be acceptable.
about 4 years ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 1 Not under consideration

Create Datasets/Dashboards from an existing Cognos Report

Create a dataset directly from an existing Cognos report and refresh it on a schedule.
almost 6 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Not under consideration

Use Microsft SMTP server Office 365 TLS

I want to use our SMTP Office365 (cloud Microssoft) for sending emails from COGNOS. Microsft uses TLS. The support said me that TLS is not supported by IBM COGNOS.
about 7 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Not under consideration


GGDB212004Please add Get diagnostics support in DSNREXX.
about 10 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Not under consideration

To notify user before timeout

Right now when timeout is happening, TM1Web would just become irresponsive, or a new action would then cause a timeout error, however, unlike other product or website, it prompts to user and ask if the user want to continue working or not.
about 2 years ago in Planning Analytics 4 Not under consideration

Allow CREATE/REPLACE for users other than owner

Currently on Db2 LUW CREATE OR REPLACE is only allowed for the owner of a database object. CREATE OR REPLACE authorization should be opened up to allow create/replace by anyone who has the ability to drop the object and to create the object with a...
over 4 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 3 Not under consideration

Allow custom fonts to be added to Cognos 11 Dashboard

Customer would like to add Corporate Identity based fonts to Cognos Analytics 11 Dashboarding. Currently only the on-bord Fonts can be used to customize the look of Dashboards.
over 6 years ago in Cognos Analytics 7 Not under consideration

Planning Analytics - Multi-Variable Calculations

Currently unable to define a formula as multi-variate and be able to hold one value, enter in another and have it update the remaining variableEx:Margin % = (Rev – Cost)/RevenueScenario 1 – Enter Revenue or Cost and have it update Margin %Scen...
about 4 years ago in Planning Analytics 0 Not under consideration

Organizing datasource connections in Cognos Administration

Hi, We would like to get a better overview in Cognos Administration when viewing all our 2000 datasource connections. The ability to filter on datasource connection type (PowerCube, MS SQL Server, ODBC, IBM Cognos TM1 etc.) in order to minimize th...
almost 8 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Not under consideration

Command confirmation in joblog of DB2MSTR.

DB2 has many commands which display or alter the status of something. There are a lot of distinct environments from which the commands can be executed (z/OS console, DSN session, TSO DSN command processor, IMS or CICS terminal, special STPs, IFI-i...
about 10 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration