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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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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.

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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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Watson Knowledge Catalog

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Ability to distribute policies to specific catalogs

Today to have the capability of Policies and rules a user must purchase the Pro edition of Knowledge Catalog. What I anticipated was since I purchased Pro was, I would create a "dev" catalog, a "test" catalog and a "production" catalog. I would us...
over 4 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Future consideration

Identify Flat File - Import of CSV using headers or file sample / also in batch manner

Right now my understanding is there are 2 ways to import csv files. The file connector and the Information Analyzer identify flat file. The file connector is cumbersome because i have to describe every column 1 by 1 and it is not really feasible w...
over 1 year ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Not under consideration

Improving the bridge FileSystem OpenIGC bridge to import Excel file with File Name and Folder

Only one bridge (is FileSystem in OpenIGC bridge) can import Excel file. But with this bridge, there are no File name and Folder hierarchy imported to IGC. Need improve it to more useful metadata to end users.
over 1 year ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Not under consideration

Classification process should automatically "learn" from users' manual overrides (per tenant)

Organizations may have a specific pattern for storing data such as person names that don't fit our OOTB regex. For example,names may be stored as "CADOW, EDWARD O (Ed)" in a given system. The inferred classification is Text rather than "Person Nam...
over 4 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Future consideration

Ability to add response headers

The document from - https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/usage-tracking-ibm-infosphere-information-governance-catalog. Describes a method of adding scripting to all pages by adding an html page to the body of the html response. Modern browsers do not...
over 1 year ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 3 Not under consideration

Configurable Data Classification Meta Data Field

My clients have requested a data classification field for a data asset which has a configurable domain of values. For example, an administrator for a customer can define this field to have Public, Confidential, Highly Confidential and Restricted (...
almost 5 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 2 Planned for future release

Allow WKC host strings to be changed

The context string for an Information Asset is built from the connection string components. EX: the Hostname dcxidavknx003.epg.zzz.yy.com on port 1234 using a jdbc connector results in the context string jdbc:ibm:hive://dcxidavknx003.epg.zzz.yy.co...
over 1 year ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 2 Not under consideration

Flexibility to Custom Attribute

在资产的自定义属性界面添加自定义属性时,允许用户搜索并勾选特定的资产(如术语)名字或者类别,然后该自定义属性仅被添加到被选中的资产(如术语)上 (When adding a custom attribute in the asset custom attribute interface, users are allowed to search and check the name or category of a specific asset (such as term), and the...
over 1 year ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 2 Not under consideration

Support Bulk Deletion Across Categories

支持跨类别的资产批量删除,如删除不同类别下的术语和规则。(Bulk deletion of assets across categories, such as deleting terms and rules under different categories.)
over 1 year ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 2 Functionality already exists

Allow user to specify catalog as the target for automatically discovered data assets

Currently when user checks the option to discover data assets on a connection, the discovered data assets are always added to a (staging) project first, with expectation that the user will then go to the project, and then select the ones he wishes...
almost 5 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 1 Future consideration