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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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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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Show changes to Manage -> Configuration -> System -> Advanced Settings -> Custom Settings

Changes which have been made to Manage -> Configuration -> System ->Advanced Settings -> Custom Settings by an Admin should be shown. Right now there is no way to find out which custom changes have been made. An APAR (https://www.ibm.c...
7 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Future consideration

Improve Notification table clean up.

We have observed that large number of row counts in the nc database after time that is effecting performance. IBM Cognos BI Schedules Take a Long Time to Complete Can we do more to have observed all tables cleaned up as the following tables with v...
11 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 1 Future consideration

Support localization of Theme

As a robust enterprise solution, IBM Cognos Analytics supports several great localization options. However, we are not able to customize the Administration > Customization > Theme based on language. It would be great if Cognos had an option ...
11 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 1 Future consideration

Pass database hints through cognos

Many databases provides hints to improve the performance of the queries. In recent observation, we saw that when cognos report is running it takes 10-15 mins where as when we run same query at database side (Vertica) with hints it gives output in ...
about 1 year ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Not under consideration

REST API for viewing and managing object permissions

Enables users/IT support to find the permissions required to access a folder. Enables automation for configuring object permissions. Deploying permissions as part of a pre-defined Request For Change Verifying/monitoring that permissions are accurate.
4 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Future consideration

Add CA integration with Github

We would like to have native cognos analytics integration to github to store all sources/specs (reports/dashboards/..) to implement easily CI/CD. Today we use third party tools to version and deliver but with github integration it would be more na...
over 1 year ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 1 Not under consideration

Search text in the report from the Cognos Portal Search

We are looking for option to have wide search in the cognos portal. We are only allowed with 11.1.x search functionality was enhanced and allows for searching of objects such as table and column labels in addition to report names, folder names, pa...
8 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Future consideration

Support of Temporary AWS credentials for S3 Cloud Storage

In order to retrieve the access key and secret required for configuring report output delivery to Amazon S3 a user with IAM role is required. Internal security is pushing back on issuing a user with that role. Not sure what the alternatives are, b...
4 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted

Remove the need for NC Drop, handle dead processes / schedules better

Currently, if a bad report is scheduled or something happens to the environment, the NC table can build up as explained by this technote and make schedules slow or send them into pending. To resolve this requires a lengthy process of a) backing up...
about 1 year ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Future consideration

Allow alt text for brandImage in theme customization.

The Cognos Analytics theme allows administrators to customize the text and images of the welcome page using brandText and brandImage. The brandImage contains the organization name and is very clear for visually acute users. To accommodate the visu...
10 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Future consideration