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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.

IBM Employees should enter Ideas at https://hybridcloudunit-internal.ideas.aha.io/


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Role based data view permission in any catalog

By default, imported assets in the catalog have the option to see all data and the data profile. For a business user that needs to query just the available data assets this will give to much options to see data. This could be avoided by data acces...
almost 2 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 1 Planned for future release

ICP4D Dev Environment - 4.0.2 - Enhancement req - Bulk term assignment - Missing notification at the end of term assignment process

Tested using ICP4D MARIA Dev environment Steps to Reproduce Login to MARIA Dev'Navigate to Data DiscoverySelect one of the completed quick scan jobGo to Columns select Bulk assignment of Business termsClick on assign Terms. Expected Result: As per...
3 months ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 1 Not under consideration

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...
about 1 year ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 3 Planned for future release

Index artifacts term relationships in global search

At the moment only Assets relationships with terms are returned in the global search. However we have relationships between governance rules, policies, classifications, data classes, reference data with terms that are not returned. We will need th...
about 1 month ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 2 Future consideration

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...
almost 2 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 1 Future consideration

Req ID 92 Unable to see all relation in explore relation window

Steps to reproduce Create a term and add all the relevant attributes and relations Add Classification and Data Classes Add Other related business term Add Policy, Column ,Governance Rule on the term Publish the term Now click on the three dots on ...
6 months ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 1 Future consideration

WKC API must return a specific error messages

WKC API must return a specific error so VZ can pinpoint why an extract is failing When the data profiling script is executed, we are receiving errors/ exceptions from the WKC API call intermittently. The response error code that it returns is not ...
4 months ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Future consideration

Searching catalog should provide option to filter asset properties to search

Currently, catalog search looks for matching keywords in these asset properties: Tags Name Description Terms Column names If catalog search retunes hundreds of items from different assets properties, it's very difficult to find the right items. Se...
3 months ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 1 Under review

WKC - Metadata Import of Cognos Assets should also include calculations and expressions performed in Cognos

Currently just the data flow through the imported Cognos artifacts is visible in Information Asset View and Data Lineage. As there is also business logic and KPI calculation in Cognos this information is also important for the Business User analyz...
almost 2 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 1 Future consideration

Rules should pick up metadata assigned to data classes

Currently, Rules within WKC only picks up data classes, business terms, and classifications that are applied directly to columns/assets within the Catalog, under the asset preview section. We expected that we would be able to create dependent data...
about 1 year ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 3 Future consideration