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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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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.

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Inspector Refresh button returns no display

Perform identifier search, inspect, click attributes, change an attribute status, click refresh, yes to ignore changes. The search is rolled up, you have to click search to make the tab appear again, when you inspect the same record, you can't vie...
about 4 years ago in Master Data Management 1 Not under consideration

Align pricing with metric tiers on the Catalog page.

Currently, on the Discovery Catalog page the metrics are separated from the price. For example, when I expand Up to 1M docs $500/ instance/month is displayed. I have to scroll down to see $1,500/instance/month. They only way I know up to 1M is $1,...
about 4 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 1 Not under consideration

Gender recognition/identification/classification of speech

Enhance feature to understand the gender & also age of person speaking for further analysis.
about 4 years ago in Speech Services 0 Not under consideration

Popup and Inspecting Display Issue in MDM Inspector

When user searches surviving patient by Source:ID and clicks ! to view the Merged Members screen, the Merged Members screen remains over top of the merged away patient record when that record is inspected. This also occurs when clicking on Rules, ...
about 4 years ago in Master Data Management 0 Not under consideration

Ability to Archive or De-activate a Node in Dialog

If I'm missing current functionality, please forgive me, but I find this ability very helpful in other systems I've used. It would be nice if there was an option for each dialog node (where current functions like "move", "duplicate", "delete" are ...
about 4 years ago in Watson Assistant 1 Not under consideration

Navigation boxes in MDM Inspector have no display icon

Three navigation boxes appear to move through the tabs when you have more open than your window can fit. The navigation boxes are empty, and if possible to have icons display on the navigation boxes of what actions these boxes perform. The buttons...
about 4 years ago in Master Data Management 1 Not under consideration

Requirement Request

Add the active and finish index interactive job data collection.
over 4 years ago in Spectrum LSF 0 Not under consideration

AI queries: SELECT * FROM table1 WHERE classify( col1) = 'cat'

Idea Collaborate with the Db2 team (and Cloudant?) to support Watson AI (WML, Visual Recognition, NLC) natively in the database. User experience (Just one possible way it could work...) There is already a thing called user-defined functions...
over 4 years ago in Db2 / Db2 Warehouse on Cloud 0 Not under consideration

Contract with VA to use thier 9 million active (as well as former) member medical history in regards to data on prostate cancer. There have been very limited studies on prostate as to cancer cause and follow up. Mainly because disease is for 50 and up (60 mostly). Those that get cured drift away. Others die off. There are only 3 stnd methods of treatment all poor. There is zero concensus after a 100 years. Some believe its low testosterone as one ages. Others believe its testosterone itself that cause prostate cancer. Others believe its DHT converted testosterone. Others believe its first a low testosterone and then the testosterone is increased. The VA give blood tests called labs regularly to all 9 million members several times a year. They should include as standard labs for PSA marker, testosterone, DHT, estrogene and lutinizing. Shortly if not already available Watson could generate data on 9 million plus millions that have passed on to determine which of the named hormones/issues contribute directly to diagnosed prostate cancer. In my case, had a pituitary benigh tumor where testosterone dropped to nothing. After removal, testosterone back in normal range. Then PSA shot up dramatically, then leveled off. Then pituitary had issues again with testosterone low. Took prescribed testosterone. Then/since PSA keeps increasing dramatically. Biopsy indicated cancer. I have 5 years of labs for PSA, testosterone, DHT. I think its pathetic now that there is cloud computing and easy mgnt of data that using the VA a perfect captive market analysizing data each of these markers/hormones. VA captures weight every visit and other particulars. Those using the VA do not fade away once cured or even with slow growth cancer so data is massive as nearly all VA patients are older than 50. Donate this effort for humanitarian and get tax write off. Related idea for health. Set up a self serve as well as comprehensive data base for all diseases. Most doctors are not nearly up to date in the myriad of data or studies on all the diseases in their field. Develop 2 apps. One for patients, Show image of front/back and sides. Let them click on part of body they have pain/problem with. Then have Watson (after web crawling world data base of all diseases) display all the symptons for this disease. Let patient check off those they think they have. Next, let them list all other existing issues just like every stupid form you have to fill out over and over and over again at every doctor, dentist etc.Then IBM could sell this app to medical health companies to funnel traffic to them. Same type of version could be used for a doctor during/after a visit. Dr could enter by voice/transcribe what patient said. Watson could come back after reviewing all the diseases in the world against the listed symptoms and make determination of what disease(s) it is and recommend testing/treatment and most recents trials/studies. I dont want some doc trying to keep up with all the health/medical information being developed. Actually, most first line doctors could be eliminated or at least first vists be more productive. Medical health could reach around the world just like mobile phone. This will make people take ownership of their health- dis/ease. This is what is recommened before you visit doctor anyway. List all symptoms, pain, questions and related to be discussed at first meeting. Dont sit their like a log and have him guess which of the 100s of thousands of diseases you have. I was the one reading my labs with the PSA going up over the years not any of the doctors assigned to me. I

I gave all that info in the idea above. Cull the VA for prostate cancer data via the blood labs on 9 million vets that use the VA health care service until they die so that trials and studies can be continuous and on going. Benefit is pro bono tax...
over 4 years ago in Watson Assistant 1 Not under consideration

IA Workbench Format Tab not persisting data

In IA workbench when formats are marked as valid, and CA is run again on the column, the information of what formats are valid is lost.This is a VERY big problem. We cannot keep redoing the same work once we identify the formats are invalid. This ...
over 4 years ago in Information Server - Data Quality 0 Not under consideration