Skip to Main Content
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/


ADD A NEW IDEA

FILTER BY CATEGORY

Reporting

Showing 68

Enable local cache for Vendor Specific functions

Problem Statement : Local cache does not work when user defined or vendor specific functions are used in queries. Description: Currently there is a functionality in COGNOS FM or reporting tool to turn on local cache to re- use query cache for subs...
11 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Add JSON as new report output format

Besides HTML, Excel, Excel data, CSV, PDF and XML there should be another output format for reporting: JSON
11 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Not under consideration

Ability to change the default location of saved report in Report Authoring

By default when creating a new report and you select a package. The report is saved inside the package. We want to change the default location globally, for example in my content or not inside the package but other location.
11 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 1 Not under consideration

Show complete path when searching package content in Reporting

Search package content in Reporting only shows the field name. If a field with the same name exists under different paths (e.g. person number) the user cannot decide ad hoc which field to take. Display of the whole path or at least the parent quer...
11 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 1 Not under consideration

Ability to change data source on an upgraded data set

If you have an upgraded data set which has a data source with multiple data source connections (i.e. DEV and PROD) then when you replace the package you are not prompted to select a data source connection. If you create a new data source in 11.2.1...
11 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Show data type for data item in GUI

There are differences between 1) drag&drop a dataitem to the canvas in design mode in reporting or drag&drop a data item to the query in query editor and 2) manually create calculated data item in the query editor. In the first case the da...
11 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Enable Similar Behavior within safari whether on iPhone or iPad

Today if a user navigates Cognos and runs a report using safari on an iPad, behavior is as expected, you can pinch to zoom and pan left to right, or scroll top to bottom and see the entire report. The same behavior on an iPhone is a different expe...
11 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 1 Future consideration

Improve Data Module references in reports

Currently, when selecting an item from a data module, the following "link" to that item is made: [C].[C_<datamodule_name>].[QUERYSUBJECT].[ITEM] However, the moment the data module is renamed, the report breaks.. To avoid compatibility issue...
12 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Under review

Dynamic tabs in reports based on page sets

As per CA 11.2.1 it is not possible to create a HTML report output based on a page set. RSV-VAL-0052 - cannot include pageset when report pages are viewed as tabs. implementing this feature would enable report authors to create dynamic tabbed repo...
12 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Future consideration

Report Tab Name localization

It would be great if we can set page name with a report variable, in order to translate label in different languages, as we can do with any other objects inside report pages (text element, column header, ...). It is crucial when report is configur...
12 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 1 Future consideration