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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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Start by searching and reviewing ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted, and add a comment, vote, or subscribe to updates on them if they matter to you. If you can't find what you are looking for,


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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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Cognos Analytics

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141 VOTE

Copy (Ctrl + C) single values/cells from a report that's run with full interactivity

Simply copying single values/cells from a report that's run with full interactivity is not possible, neither with CTRL + C, nor with right mouse -> Copy. Exporting the full report to Excel is not an option, as task takes much longer and only si...
almost 5 years ago in Cognos Analytics 3 Delivered
139 VOTE

Support web services as data sources

Allow a Cognos report or dashboard to retrieve data directly from the JSON end point of a REST based web service.
over 6 years ago in Cognos Analytics 2 Delivered
113 VOTE

Improve the search functionality to allow a location filter

Today the Search feature list all objects independent of the location. It does not allow to search from a specific starting point This cause a huge list of search result. Improvement would be to add a filter where a location can be defined that li...
over 4 years ago in Cognos Analytics 2 Delivered
111 VOTE

More value formatting options in Dashboard

Currently formatting values is limited to 5 options in the dashboards (1, 2 or no decimals, abbreviated, and auto). It would be nice to be able to easily use other formats such as percentage, currency and customized.
over 4 years ago in Cognos Analytics 1 Delivered
106 VOTE

User def. filter options for lists in report authring should be the same compared to filter in package tree

The user-defined filteroptions are different using rightclicking a package element and using the user-defined filteroptions for elements in lists (especially text fields) using report authoring module.
about 5 years ago in Cognos Analytics 1 Delivered

Restrict Cognos Report Studio Authors from creating User Defined SQL reports

Please add option to restrict Cognos Report Studio Authors from creating new / editing existing SQLs from within report studio. They should still be able to run existing User defined SQL reports which are built by Cognos administrators.Please foll...
over 5 years ago in Cognos Analytics 2 Delivered

Use a report as source to create a dataset

Starting from a package , a new dataset can be created. But i'm missing some features to assemble my new dataset. Only filtering is possible. Why it isn't possible to create a dataset from a report ? In reporting we have a lot more possibilities (...
about 4 years ago in Cognos Analytics 5 Delivered

View 'Members Tree' on Dashboard tool for Dimensional datasources

We have many Transformer cubes and we want to use them as a Datasource on the dashboard tool. This works fine but the fact is that there are several manual categories created in the cube dimensions. We need to use those categories to create dashbo...
almost 5 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Delivered

Cognos ability to read from REST API services

One challenge we are facing today is the ability to read data from non-traditional databases such as Marklogic, Nginx, NoSql databases which talk through Rest API for most of their functionality. They not only enable real time reporting requiremen...
over 5 years ago in Cognos Analytics 2 Delivered

Cascade Prompts on filters on Dashboards like reports

We are creating a dashboard that might become public, one of the tables tells has a field for Regular and Temp and it has corresponding field tell us the class. Some classes can be found both regular and Temp. So when we drop the Class field into ...
over 4 years ago in Cognos Analytics 3 Delivered