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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 (

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Visual modeler interface for CPLEX in DSX

In our current DSX offering we enable programmatic access with Python API for CPLEX engine to solve optimization problems. Leveraging this capability requires a user to have deep technical and programming skills. Iterating across scenarios with mo...
about 5 years ago in Watson Studio 4 Future consideration

Submitting development workloads to CP4D from local IntelliJ Ultimate IDE

Our developers use IntelliJ Ultimate as their IDE and would like to be able to submit development workloads from IntelliJ to CP4D to be able to utilize CP4D's hardware resources while still utilizing the features of a fully equipped IDE, e.g. remo...
4 months ago in Watson Studio / Watson Studio 0 Under review

Support request for DBCS column name on Watson Studio dashboards

We are developing our customer's Enterprise Knowledge Platform(EKP) using Watson Studio / Knowledge Catalog etc. As some part of our EKP, we are using Watson Studio dashboards for presenting characteristics of customer's data (AI system activity l...
almost 4 years ago in Watson Studio 0 Planned for future release

Objects map for CP4D documents

To understand how CP4D objects works and related with other services,the object map helps users to start using CP4D well. In the past after some investigations I draw them as attached picture.Only in the analytics project, - Functiolalities are Da...
5 months ago in Watson Studio / Watson Studio 0 Submitted

Python packages installed by the Data Scientist are not persistently stored in the WSUSER home directory like in RStudio

When a runtime environment is stopped, the installed Python packages are also deleted. And you have to install the packages again when starting the runtime environment or after starting by Python program. This can take a long time for some package...
about 1 year ago in Watson Studio / Watson Studio 4 Not under consideration

The character size of Legend does not become small when decreasing the browser Window size

-Use a real-life scenario to explain the problem statement/pain points Graph of dashboard (eg column, stacked column, line etc.) A legend is displayed with Graph. The size of characters in this legend is not automatically adjusted according to t...
over 4 years ago in Watson Studio 0 Not under consideration

Jupyter Notebook Extensions

Functionality to check the live resource consumption of the current notebook, this and few other features are avaialble as notebook extensions in standalone/desktop based jupyter notebooks.
10 months ago in Watson Studio / Watson Studio 2 Functionality already exists

Can LDAP User ID match with WSL User ID?

WSL user id is of 4 digits and it cannot be synced with Fifth Third user id or LDAP id. Because of this, we need to maintain 2 different id's for the same user on the box and maintaining those ID's to be in sync is a problem.
over 3 years ago in Watson Studio 2 Future consideration

Export the analysis project to a zip file including Models and Modeler flows

In CP4D 2.5, user can not export models and modeler flows by "Exporting a project to desktop". Only data assets, notebooks, and Data Refinery flows can be included in exported zip file.
almost 3 years ago in Watson Studio 0 Planned for future release

Add more date operation in Data Refinery

Currently Data Refinery doesn't have default operation to manipulate date type data. For example, to manipulate date type of field by adding several days to the original fields, we need to use following custom code: mutate(ExpiryDate = as.Date( Pu...
11 months ago in Watson Studio / Watson Studio 0 Planned for future release