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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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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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Add "label" for columns of Data Assets imported from connected database

Abstract: For WKC catalog, Data Asset imported from Database table, has columns with name that defined in database. It is better to have additional column attribute such as "label" that represents the column in on WKC Data Asset view. (see attache...
9 months ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 3 Planned for future release

Continued support for OpenIGC for all future versions of WKC

Many customers have invested significant resources to build custom metadata and lineage integration to custom and 3rd party applications using OpenIGC. With the planned removal of IGC components from WKC, these customers would be faced with signif...
3 months ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Planned for future release

Business Terms - Catalog Assets

As part of the data governance / data stewardship workflow in the default and non-default catalogs, I want to see the business terms on the overview and asset preview tabs without having to click into the column name. The business term should disp...
over 1 year ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 3 Planned for future release

WKC - Metadata Crawler to import lineage Information for standalone DataStage installation

WKC in CPD can not display operational lineage for DataStage implementations in a remote environment. We will request the option to extract/crawl lineage relevant information that can be easily automated integrated in WKC without exporting from Da...
about 2 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 1 Future consideration

User should be able to search all the assets that belong to a specific Google Project ID (not WKC project IDs)

Needed for real support of GCP
about 1 month ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Under review

Provision to allow the users to enter the partition and clustering keys for Partitioned tables in BQ and Apache Cassandra

Customer (and anyone using Google BigQuery) Google's BigQuery and Apache Cassandra support Partitioned tables . To retreive the data from these tables performantly , one needs to provide the Partition key and the Clustering Key. So, when the parti...
about 1 month ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Under review

Social media enrichment(ratings) for search results

Customer needs to see the ratings given for an asset when the asset is listed in the search results and also want to display the assets with highest rating at the top of the search results.
about 1 month ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Under review

Need the ability to see the SQL used in creating the 'View'(Data Asset) as part of View metadata.

Customer needs to see the query (SQL) used in creating a View from one or more tables as part of the View's Metadata in the Catalog.
about 1 month ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 1

Need filters for tables, Views and Connections while displaying Search results

Competitive functionality - Currently when a search is performed, the assets like Tables, Views, Connections are bucketed under 'Data' filter option on the left pane. The customer needsw to have separate filters for Tables, Views and Connections s...
about 1 month ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 1 Planned for future release

HA support for Kerberos and Hive

config can't point to different/dynamic servers to support HA-ness.
about 1 month ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Under review