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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).


Shape the future of IBM!

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:


Search existing ideas

Start by searching and reviewing ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted, and add a comment, vote, or subscribe to updates on them if they matter to you. If you can't find what you are looking for,


Post your ideas

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,

  1. Post an idea

  2. Upvote ideas that matter most to you

  3. Get feedback from the IBM team to refine your idea


Specific links you will want to bookmark for future use

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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More meaning APAR Software version

When reviewing an APAR on IBM site, there is a "Software version" field. This field invariable lists some meaningless value. For example, https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/apar/PH42408?myns=swgimgmt&mynp=OCSSTSF6&mync=E&cm_sp=swgimgmt-...
10 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Other 2 Not under consideration

Include Documents in Archiving

Content archiving is currently only supporting report output versions. Uploaded documents from Cognos for Microsoft Office (ClassID 180) are not picked of the archiving background task and cannot be archived to an external repository like fileshar...
12 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Other 0 Future consideration

Use of temp folder

My suggestion is that the themes and extension are not temporary and do not belong in a folder called temporary it causes confusion and difficulty when diagnosing. These should be moved to another folder outside the temp folder.
12 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Other 0 Future consideration

Enhance ClassCastException to Support Integration with Dynatrace

We need to submit a request to enhance Cognos Analytics. Dynatrace is a system monitoring tool. It monitors your infrastructure (Server memory, CPU, etc.), as well as the application (in memory monitoring). When Dynatrace is enabled there is a fea...
8 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Other 0 Future consideration

Keyboard shortucts and keyboards arrows for query explorer

I would like to use keyboard arrows or command such pageup pagedown to be able to move between query items Using only mouse and point and click to select it is in some situations very slow and not smart.
8 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Other 0 Future consideration

Cognos for Office Add In - RefreshAllData via VBA

With RefreshAllDataAndFormat and RefreshAllData you cann refresh data in an Excel Spreadsheet via VBA. Both applie to the entire Spreadsheet. I use some Spreadsheet in which two or more reports are embedded. It would be good if you can update the ...
4 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Other 0 Submitted

Make searchpath available to extensions

We have an extension to add entries to the context menu (...) of reports and reportviews. These new entries should only appear in specific folders. For example there are two folders: FOLDER1 and FOLDER2. The context menu of all reports/reportviews...
about 1 year ago in Cognos Analytics / Other 1 Future consideration

Agent shouldn't run email Task if any of its Previous- Run a report(Task) failed

Ex: Agent for weekly reports. The above agent has 3 below tasks : Task 1: Run a report : Report A Task 2: Run a report : Report B Task 3: Send an email: Attach output of report A and report B and send to recipients. Issue: If task 1 executed succe...
5 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Other 0 Submitted

Parameters to control Job Planning.

Most of the time we create Jobs to communicate reports & dashboards, We would like to have an automated Job planning based on Dynamic parameters contained in the reports. An example would be a variable that indicate report is empty thus automa...
5 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Other 0 Not under consideration

Macro to get user groups and or roles in cognos or ad

For the moment in reporting and fm there are only macro that are able to get security information of the user logged in. Example:CSVIdentityNameList(). I would like to have a macro that shows roles and groups (at least inside cognos namespace)...
11 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Other 0 Future consideration