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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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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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Allow wallets for mTLS to be accessed from Cloud Object Storage

As cloud-based datasources become the norm, security is becoming stronger by default. As an example, Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse (ADW), supports Mutual TLS (mTLS) via wallet-based security as a default mechanism. Cognos Analytics on Cloud (On...
22 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Cognos Cloud 0 Submitted

Change color of Summary label

When I create a summary visualisation in a dashboard (v 11.2.4), there is no way to change the color, font and style of the label (you can only hide it and change the text alignment). One should be able to style the label the same way as the title.
23 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Dashboard 0 Submitted

Request to enable the clearance of asymmetric MDX views when data processing.

Asymmetric MDX represent the general case of a data set in PA, an Asymmetric view is typically delivered with and MDX filter. The ViewZeroOut function currently does not support the clearance of MDX views that contain a filter statement. The lack ...
23 days ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted

Change visualisation color manually

Being able to manually change visualization colors of bars/lines would be very helpful. Every now and again we encounter multiple uses of the same color while the pallet allows for more colors (see attachment). While this should not happen in the ...
23 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Visualizations (including maps) 0 Submitted

Hide tabs according user authorisation

It would be helpful if we could hide certain tabs for certain users. As a use case, we have a dashboard that displays the financial specifics per department, management however needs an overall view of the company wide financials. The departments ...
23 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Dashboard 0 Submitted

Layout improvement for dashboard visualizations

Using relative positioning for the dashboard canvas, it is very difficult to properly lineup the visualizations, they do not snap to bordering visualizations. Lets says you have 3 visualizations and the first 2 have a width of 11% you would expect...
23 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Visualizations (including maps) 0 Submitted

Support filtering on columns with encoding

Filtering in subscription does not work if target encoding is involved. We need this feature to be able to filtering on the source system to reduce the replicated data volumn. Otherwise many records have to be processed by IIDR to the target syste...
23 days ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 0 Under review

Support for mass application and management of data rules

We would like better facilities for managing large numbers of data rules. Think hundreds to thousands.
23 days ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Submitted

Customized abbreviation dictionary to improve data class assignment and searching for business terms

Capabilites similar to Erwin and other data modelling tools in which abbreviations can be expanded for search and for field name recognition. Ideally, each field could also have an automatic "expanded" or un-abbreviated alias. Column name ABS_VAL ...
23 days ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Submitted

Project level selection of data rules that supports asking what rules are bound to a column, what columns use a rule definition etc.

We would like to be able to directly select the columns to which a particular rule is bound. It seems like this could be supported in the current selection interface for new style projects. We would also like to be able to go the other way and see...
23 days ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Submitted