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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.

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Cognos Analytics

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676 VOTE

Send Email on Report Failure

We need an email sent to the report author when a scheduled report fails. This way, we could re-run the report or research the failure.
over 5 years ago in Cognos Analytics 7 Future consideration
692 VOTE

More Properties/Editing options for Rave 2 Visualizations

We would like more properties/editing options implemented into the new Rave 2 Visualizations (custom palettes specifically). Also would like to have the ability to add conditional formatting or a conditional palette to a visualization.
almost 6 years ago in Cognos Analytics 5 Planned for future release
593 VOTE

Export Dashboard to PPT/Excel

It would be great if we would have the function (export Dashboard to PPT / Excel). We are having a lot of reviews with the Executives and most of time we are combining charts (e.g. some from Ops and some from other Finance team) into 1 deck, so wi...
about 5 years ago in Cognos Analytics 9 Future consideration

Email notification when job or tasks within job fail

We make use of datasets and have a job to schedule the refresh for these datasets every night. Sometimes the refresh fails for some reason. At this moment we don't get any notification that something went wrong. We would like to be able to configu...
about 2 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Future consideration
529 VOTE

Allow Custom Sorting of contents like Folders, Reports and Packages

Ability to control custom sorting of contents has been removed from v11. This is highly required item by our business community. Arranging the contents by alphabetical order is not sufficient. Not adding this feature back will be a big negative.
almost 5 years ago in Cognos Analytics 3 Planned for future release

Default will be set to view members only (hierarchy structure on left) to mimic analysis studio

Default will be set to view members only (hierarchy structure on left) to mimic analysis studio
13 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 1 Not under consideration
490 VOTE

Ability to Schedule a refresh of an Uploaded File

I would like to have the ability to schedule a refresh of an uploaded file. If you store your excel or text to a file share and grant Cognos access to that share, you should have the ability to schedule a refresh of that data file.
almost 6 years ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 7 Planned for future release

Expand/Collapse in dashboard

You're not able to expand or collapse a crosstab using a relational model. This functionality is only available using a power cube
about 1 month ago in Cognos Analytics / Dashboard 0 Submitted

Monitoring report pages/dashboard tabs in Audit Database in Cognos Analytics

Monitoring report pages/dashboard tabs in Audit Database in Cognos Analytics : With the possibility of display report pages as tabs, customers like to build reports with multi-pages that display multi-analysis at the same time instead of separated...
2 months ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Future consideration

Plot Mapbox maps using Eastings/Northings

We would like to be able to use Eastings and Northings to plot points on Mapbox maps.
about 1 month ago in Cognos Analytics / Visualizations (including maps) 2 Future consideration