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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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Cognos job trigger using Apache Airflow

we would like to have functionality, to trigger cognos jobs using apache airflow.
3 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Other 0 Not under consideration

Show No Data Available in scheduled report/job vs. job fail

Have a list report that runs every day. If data is not available, running interactively will show 'no data available'. If report is run as a scheduled report/job, then the job fails rather than returning report with no data available as the message.
5 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 ...
6 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Other 0 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...
7 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Other 1 Not under consideration

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...
8 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Other 0 Not under consideration

Copy email addresses from distribution list

Sometimes one needs to repoint a job step to another report or just send another report to the same or similar DL, so it would be quick to just copy the DL from one to another. However in the latest GUIs, the email addresses cannot be copied as te...
12 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Other 0 Future consideration

Show message when adding email address that is already in the list

When maintaining the email distribution list for a report, the interface doesn't accept an email address that is already in the list (which is good), neither does it give a message saying exactly that (which is not so good). As you do not know why...
12 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Other 0 Future consideration

Hide "What's New" banner (home page) for group of users

We would like to show "What's New" banner for some groups of users and hide for another. It would be nice to hide the banner base on user role or group.
about 1 year ago in Cognos Analytics / Other 0 Under review

Being able to generate output in Excel format for an Audit report

Create Execute reports, dashboards and stories by package for past 30 days as a normal report (in addition Active report)
about 1 year ago in Cognos Analytics / Other 0 Future consideration

Fix Custom Calculation validation error

We recently created a Case to ask about a validation error that occurs in Cognos' "Create Calculation" editor. Those error details are summarized below, and in this linked Case: https://www.ibm.com/mysupport/s/case/5003p00002b4qa4AAA/on-custom-cal...
8 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Other 0 Submitted