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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:


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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,


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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

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


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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.

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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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)...
about 1 year ago in Cognos Analytics / Other 0 Future consideration

Job paramters settings also for Datasets

Simple scenario using datasets and scheduling it with a job or using a normal schedule. The dataset is built using parameters so when you save and load it for the first time it requires you to put parameters. If i would to refresh the dataset usin...
about 1 year ago in Cognos Analytics / Other 0 Under review

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...
about 1 year 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.
about 1 year ago in Cognos Analytics / Other 0 Future consideration

Reintroduce the Proven Practice documents

IBM used to provide a number of proven practice documents that covered reporting, Admin, modelling etc. While the link to the webpage still exists in the on line documentation, the page is redirected to to an unrelated site. Documentation page - h...
about 1 year 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

Allow upload of .py files for Jupyter Notebooks into CA

When working with Jupyter notebooks within a CA envrionment there appears to be no way to re-use python code from 1 book to the next as CA restricts the types of file types that can be uploaed. This means for any functions that you would like to r...
about 1 year ago in Cognos Analytics / Other 2 Not under consideration

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

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...
over 1 year ago in Cognos Analytics / Other 1 Future consideration

Run reports into sharepoint location

Add option to export report outputs directly into sharepoint as target location so that users/teams can directly consume the reports from there.
over 1 year ago in Cognos Analytics / Other 0 Under review