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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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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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Support Silent Switch Installations for DVM Studio, JDBC Drivers and ODBC Drivers

At our site users do not have the option to download and install software on their work computers unless that software has been approved and made available from an internal central software download site. Users do not have administrative rights an...
3 months ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Submitted

Pause and Resume compute resources

Ability to pause and resume compute resources per the needs of the application.
6 months ago in Db2 / Db2 on Cloud 2 Planned for future release

Bitemporal tables and missing highest quantiles

If a user issues FOR BUSINESS_TIME AS OF clause against a bitemporal table, DB2 translates it to a where clause with two range predicates against business_time columns. In our system following situation occurs quite frequently: 1) At all time...
2 months ago in Db2 / BLU Acceleration 0 Future consideration

More efficient unique indexes for monotonically increasing keys and constraints

Currently an index on a SERIAL and other monotonically increasing keys only add to the last node in the index causing the node to split into two half filled nodes. Eventually a sufficient number of nodes have so split that the index's search effic...
3 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Not under consideration

Enabling the use of Audit reports in Cognos Analytics SaaS

In Cognos Analytics on-Prem version, it is possible to perform Audit reports. However, in the Cloud (SaaS) version, it is not possible to perform audit reports/users in the Cloud (SaaS) version. In contact with IBM Support, the specialist recommen...
5 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Cognos Cloud 0 Submitted

Improve precision for CURRENT_TIMESTAMP on windows

when asking for the CURRENT_TIMESTAMP on Unix systems, we have 6 decimal precisions for the timestamp value. yyyy-mm-dd HH.mm.ss.nnnnnn - TIMESTAMP(6) but for windows, current_Timestamp just provides a milisecond precision yyyy-mm-dd HH.mm.ss.nnn ...
16 days ago in Db2 / Data Types 0 Submitted

Simplified Single IP for Audit logging service when using multiple NICs

Problem Statement: When servers have multiple network adapter cards, Cognos audit is logged as a mix of both the IPs. This makes it difficult for customers to analyze audit data and there is a slight chance that you might miss the data unless you ...
3 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Future consideration
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Password Protection for Excel while scheduling in Cognos Analytics

This is most welcome feature for most of the Banks. Considering the type of data what banks handle, this feature will ensure the users that their data is well protected in Cognos. This benefits all Cognos users and in my current Project it benefit...
almost 3 years ago in Cognos Analytics 2 Future consideration

Make field descriptions and screen tips also available for Analytics Users

We get more and more questions on the visibility of data lineage and data dictionary entries of data items in packages and data modules for analytics users for compliancy reasons. At this moment an author can see the description and screen tip of ...
24 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Business rules on notifications

Need the capability to be able to apply business rules on notifications using different time zones, days of a week and dates. Examples - User action triggered notifications should be sent between Monday to Friday 9AM-5PM EST. User action triggered...
6 months ago in OpenPages Ideas / Solutions 5 Future consideration