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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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Add Rename option for Column header

Sometimes, when using PAW to create some dashboarding and reporting capabilities, we need to rename some column headers in a different way. Of course we can use aliases to give a new name to the element on that column, but as you know the aliases ...
16 days ago in Planning Analytics 1 Planned for future release

Message Type Options in “Create Template” should align with Message Domains

Create Template should align with MT and MX Domains, MX Domains should only be visible for MX queues MT Domains should only be visible for MT queues
16 days ago in FTM for SWIFT Services / Administration & Configuration 1 Needs more information

connect directly to IBM Data Virtualization Manager on z/OS? through cognos

we are looking to DVM to Cognos - Connectivity it will redundant using multiple tools to connect/access data from IBM Data Virtualization Manager on z/OS? and it will give option to directly connecting to Mainframe databases.
19 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

I am requesting a change to the RunProcess function that would allow it to convert a string to numeric just as the current ExecuteCommand function operates.

It has come to my attention that the ExecuteCommand function will eventually be discontinued and that the RunProcess function should be used instead. We are currently using the ExecuteCommand function in a generic process that is used to kick off ...
19 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

Reconcile - Intercompany Profit Report also for companies

The report "Reconcile - Intercompany Profit" is just available for groups. Would it be possible to add it also for companies so as for the report "Reconcile - Intercompany Balances"?
19 days ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Future consideration

Table selecting screen is not user friendly.

While selecting tables under a specific schema, by default, all tables are coming as selected. If we need to select only one table, we need to go over all other tables and unselect them. There must be a button to select/deselect all tables.
19 days ago in Db2 for z/OS Data Gate 0 Submitted

PAW navigation button improvement

We propose to improve the function of the navigation button. Currently in the application, if the book contains a navigation button that opens another book in the same application, after clicking on the button another book is opened only separatel...
19 days ago in Planning Analytics 0 Planned for future release

Unable to search by category name when selecting target catalogue

User unable to search by catalogue name when selecting target hierarchy. Can we change the search logic from “starts with” to “contains”. For e.g. if i then search “kate” as the level 2 target catalogue, the below results would be returned: Kate T...
19 days ago in Product Master 0 Submitted

Intercompany report at a group level in one single sheet only instead of multiple worksheets

The report extracted from Report>Intercompany Accounts>Group, is coming for individual companies in separate sheets, even when the report has been extracted at group level, Kindly let us know if the said sheets can be combined and the interc...
19 days ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Future consideration

db2diag.log change ZRC=0x82100101 Sever and Error message to Informational

IBM support has informed us that the following messages can be ignored, if so, then they should not appear as "Severe" or "Error" in db2diag.log, suggest we change them to "Info": MESSAGE : ZRC=0x82100101=-2112880383=SQLP_LOG_NOT_ACTIVE "Log need...
20 days ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 2