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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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To notify user before timeout

Right now when timeout is happening, TM1Web would just become irresponsive, or a new action would then cause a timeout error, however, unlike other product or website, it prompts to user and ask if the user want to continue working or not.
about 2 years ago in Planning Analytics 4 Not under consideration

Object Level Security at Table and Field Level for Data Modules

Data Modules do not currently have a way to specify object level security at the table or field level the way Framework Manager does. You should be able to set which tables and fields a particular user or group of users is able to see. There are m...
about 4 years ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 3 Future consideration

Allow CREATE/REPLACE for users other than owner

Currently on Db2 LUW CREATE OR REPLACE is only allowed for the owner of a database object. CREATE OR REPLACE authorization should be opened up to allow create/replace by anyone who has the ability to drop the object and to create the object with a...
over 4 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 3 Not under consideration

Cognos Analytics integration with Sharepoint

We would like IBM to take up and provide a detailed solution on how to integrate IBM Cognos Analytics 11 with SharePoint
over 4 years ago in Cognos Analytics 5 Under review

Member tree for OLAP source in dashboading is missing

Member tree for OLAP source in dashboading is missing, only metadata tree is avaiable. Metadata tree is not user friendly it is developer point of view.For example this feature was in Cognos Workspace Advanced were OLAP source can be viewed as met...
almost 5 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Planned for future release

Ability to create alias tables in data modules

Need the ability to create Alias Tables in Data modules. This is a requirement to effectively use data modules instead of Framework Manager.
about 5 years ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 1 Future consideration

Allow custom fonts to be added to Cognos 11 Dashboard

Customer would like to add Corporate Identity based fonts to Cognos Analytics 11 Dashboarding. Currently only the on-bord Fonts can be used to customize the look of Dashboards.
over 6 years ago in Cognos Analytics 7 Not under consideration

Instantiated temp tables with full functionality

The SAP data dictionary supports the creation of temp tables. This allows application developers to speed up the processing by temporarily storing result sets of queries in the database and later process them. The data is only kept until commit. T...
about 7 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Future consideration

Bring MATLAB interface back for CPLEX

Please bring back the MATLAB interface for CPLEX. We rely heavily on this feature since toolboxes we use are Matlab exclusive.
almost 2 years ago in Decision Optimization CPLEX & For Watson Studio / CPLEX Optimization Studio 12 Future consideration

Planning Analytics - Multi-Variable Calculations

Currently unable to define a formula as multi-variate and be able to hold one value, enter in another and have it update the remaining variableEx:Margin % = (Rev – Cost)/RevenueScenario 1 – Enter Revenue or Cost and have it update Margin %Scen...
about 4 years ago in Planning Analytics 0 Not under consideration