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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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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,

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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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Ability to add custom attributes to reference data

I have a customer BCBS of MN who would like to create custom fields for reference data. This will allow them to store more items than the standard out of the box fields.
about 1 month ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 1 Planned for future release

Integration between GCP Catalog and WKC.

There is no integration currently between WKC and Google catalog. WKC can’t show Tags from Google catalog in WKC. WKC can’t show Query from a View when it is imported to Catalog.
about 1 month ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Submitted

Pushdown execution on Hadoop

Customer current Catalog tool(Informatica) supports Pushdown Execution/Computation on Hadoop clusters and they have dependencies on this, so for competitiveness...
about 1 month ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Submitted

WKC needs to handle Complex Data Types

Just like how we process and use Integer, Char Data and other data types. Customer wanted to process Complex data Type(Array, Map,Struct, Union). So when I run MDI and MDE, it can work with Complex data Type too. Need to get the full list from the...
about 1 month ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Submitted

Logging in both Metadata Import and Enrichment don't have enough information to understand why an error has occurred

Customer feels that logs don't have enough information to understand why an error has occurred. Also feels if an import or an enrichment job takes long time to complete there is not much info in the logs to see how the jobs are progressing. The lo...
about 1 month ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 1 Needs more information

Separating the Update Custom Attributes action from the Access advanced governance permission

The permission - Access advanced governance – which includes in its actions – Define custom attributes for information assets. This task requires the Access advanced governance permission, the Manage information assets permission, and the Administ...
about 2 months ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Planned for future release

Adding Governance Rules to Business Terms

Currently the way to assign a governance rule to a business term is to go into the Governance Rule view, go to Related artifacts, go to Business Terms and select the appropriate Business Term. In IGC, one could assign the governance rule from the ...
about 2 months ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 1 Future consideration

Term history

The client required to have the capability the allows to have Term history shows the changes made to a glossary term over time. This section displays if term history is enabled by the Glossary Administrator and changes have been made to the term a...
about 2 months ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Future consideration

Business Glossary Anywere

the following complementary functionalities are included and are required by the customer: Business Glossary for Eclipse– Cognos Framework Manager/Report– Designer integration– Governance Dashboard/SQL Views– Stewardship Center/Subscription Manage...
about 2 months ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Future consideration

Business glossary capacity

the customer needs to have a functionality that allows helps you to find business information from any text-based document, Web page, or e-mail.
about 2 months ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 1 Not under consideration