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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).


Shape the future of IBM!

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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Post ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted and upvote them if they matter to you,

  1. Post an idea

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  3. Get feedback from the IBM team to refine your idea


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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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Business Partners are looking for Cognos Adhoc reports open in Page Review mode in Reporting tool by default

As a part of Query Studio sunset in Cognos 11.2.2 Edge browser, Business partners are migrated their QS reports to RS reports .Business Partners are looking for Migrated Cognos Adhoc reports (RS) should open in Page Review mode in Reporting tool b...
8 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 1 Submitted

Enabling the use of Audit reports in Cognos Analytics SaaS

In Cognos Analytics on-Prem version, it is possible to perform Audit reports. However, in the Cloud (SaaS) version, it is not possible to perform audit reports/users in the Cloud (SaaS) version. In contact with IBM Support, the specialist recommen...
5 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Cognos Cloud 0 Submitted

Make field descriptions and screen tips also available for Analytics Users

We get more and more questions on the visibility of data lineage and data dictionary entries of data items in packages and data modules for analytics users for compliancy reasons. At this moment an author can see the description and screen tip of ...
27 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Add a feature in account management to see which user group a user belongs to

I can take a look at the user group to see which user belongs to that group. However, there is no way to see which user group a user belongs to. So you need to contact the user and ask them to take a look at their settings. Please add a feature in...
5 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 1 Submitted

On Demand offering should have timezone the same as the datacentre where it was ordered.

When we run reports in New Zealand using data calculations, all our reported values change at 3PM! Very embarrassing to try and explain why our actuals change and a bad look for Cognos Analytics which is supposed to be providing consistent details...
28 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Cognos Cloud 0 Submitted

pass a parameter through to dashboard link/url

As a user of the CRM system, I want to view a screen for a given Customer ABCDE and click on a Cognos Dashboard URL and let the session dynamically pass the variable ABCDE into the Dashboard URL so that the Cognos Dashboard opens up already filter...
about 2 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Dashboard 0 Submitted

Alternate Sort Selection in Dashboards

We need the ability to establish alternative sort criteria in Dashboards. The primary use case for this would be for sorting based on a timestamp. For example, a chart may use "YYYY-Month" as the X-axis but without the ability to perform an altern...
20 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Dashboard 0 Submitted

Adding Trusted or Endorsement badge to Data Modules

We would like to have the ability for Central IT Teams to share 'Trusted or Endorsed' Data Modules (maybe add a badge?) for our end-users to either consume the data module as stand-alone data module or for using it with their custom Data Module. W...
5 months ago in Cognos Analytics 1 Submitted

Allow for burst report test sending to see the outputs that would be generated

Allow users to essentially test the outputs of a burst report without actually sending anything to the recipients. For example - see the individual excel files that would go to a given email address, but send to the person testing, not the recipie...
22 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 1 Submitted

View Tabular data in Excel format

See tabular data in different format (Excel) other than HTML in 11.1.7 ? We have a work around provides the data in Excel, however, it takes twice as long. The query runs once for HTML, then has to run again for Excel. If we have the option to run...
22 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted