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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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Member unique name for measure dimension based on memberID

Hello, we would like to base a measure dimension element for packages based no Planning Analytics cubes on memberID like for elements in non-measure dimensions. Today its based on caption which is changing with business needs so its not very stabl...
5 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

Improve handling of Query Service "Overloaded State"

Improve QueryService handling of memory intensive report runs, esp. those with local processing. Currently the QueryService gets into an "Overloaded state" and all subsequent report runs fail if they cannot be automatically restarted (max. 3 times...
7 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

Disable selection and copy text in non-interactive reports

We would like that the option of selecting and coping text from non-interactive reports to be disabled. At this moment, there is no option to disable these features and users can copy details from the Cognos reports and use them outside the applic...
about 1 year ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 1 Not under consideration

Ability to add tables to both defined views and unions

Using Data Modules, currently after creating a view or union, there is no way to edit the view or union to add new sources to be included. We have the ability to add or substract existing elements from the original view but no way to include new s...
about 2 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

Load Metadata – change the default behaviour to “not selected checkbox” for the new tables

All new Tables receive by default a selected checkbox and therefore are being loaded by the next Load Metadata process, if they remain selected. If a lot of new not relevant Tables are coming, it means, that all of them should be excluded manually...
11 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

Process Cognos Analytics report output further as input in Data Module

Purpose is usually very simple planning or easy implementation of data from an additional source. Workaround is file export, external processing & import as uploaded file (last even without a native scheduling). Transferring existing business ...
11 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 1 Submitted

Shared Data Source Signons

Due to the heightened levels of security, we are forced to change our credentials to data sources often. In Cognos Connection, we can associate multiple signons to each data source and each signon is defined by a name. It would be helpful if the s...
6 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

Data source support for SAP BW4/HANA

SAP announced new BW4HANA platform at autumn 2016, which is a performance optimized and much simpler approach than old BW on HANA solution, which IBM does support. BW4HANA should be added as supported data source to allow high-performance access t...
almost 6 years ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Planned for future release

Data Server Connection Routing Rule Support

For authenticating Kerberos JDBC data server connections, it is necessary to have all routing requests handled by specific Kerberos JDBC dispatchers. In an attempt to use Group/Role routing tags for dispatcher routing, the data server connections ...
4 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

Cognos Analytics connectivity to Informatica Data Vault

We are looking to connect to Informatica Data Vault to build some reports in Cognos Analytics
5 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted