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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 (

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Request to have a Trash/Bin Option/Area inside a Project or Catalog

Having a Bin/Trash Section/Area inside a Project or Catalog can be really helpful. If unfortunately, if any one deletes the Connection or asset’s or any other inside a project or Catalog, we can restore them very quickly without any impact. Real-t...
2 days ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 1 Under review

Logical Files in QPFRDATA should be secured with AUTL QPMCCDATA

Hi, on IBMi Collection services you have several file in QPFRDATA. Mostly all PF are secured with the AUTL QPMCCDATA. There are also some LF like: QAPMJOBL, QAPMSYSL, and QAPMPOOLL which are secured by AUTL: *NONE. Normally we add our user to the ...
4 days ago in Db2 / Monitoring 0 Submitted

Gather performance statistics for DB2 Stored procedures (of various types)

We have many thousands of stored procedures in several Datasharing groups. If we identify one that may be unused, before we remove it, we want to research and ensure that it is not used anywhere. We want to search a database for instances of this ...
5 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Submitted

Allow the addition of new components during the upgrade process.

At present, upgrading Cognos Analytics reads the currently installed components from the cmplst.txt file, and only upgrades those components. It is not possible to add any additional or new components (for example, Image Service) during an upgrade...
6 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Install and config 1 Future consideration

Pause all scheduled project jobs

similar to idea UNIFIEDCAT-I-558, we have multiple scheduled MDI/MDE/DQ jobs all with various schedules. During WKC or source system maintenance windows or outages or to pause WKC cluster resource usage we need one global option to pause all sched...
about 17 hours ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Submitted

Enable the possibilities to a Cognos Expert to add new Vendor Specific Function entry for not supported database (eg. Redshift)

The purpose of Cognos is to allow each user not to know the language of the Database used, lacking the list of functions into the Expression Definition for some databases, the goal of the product fails. users are not helped to understand what are ...
1 day ago in Cognos Analytics / Install and config 0 Submitted

consistent jcl member names via online and Batch facility

There are 2 options to generate JCL for a recovery plan for an application profile: online interface and via batch. The JCL naming convention for both the options are different. Online interface generated JCL members say 20 jobs are all generated ...
1 day ago in Db2 Recovery Expert for z/OS 0 Submitted

Disable AI Forecast button for certain user groups

We would like to allow AI Forecast functionality only for certain user groups. It would be great, if it would be possible to set permission by group, who have capability to make AI Forecast and who doesnt.
1 day ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted

Attribute in crosstab table in a dashboard

It would be nice to be able to display attributes of a dimension alongside with the dimension itself. Currently we can only display either the element or one of the attributes, but not dimension + attributes.
2 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Dashboard 0 Submitted

Format the SQL statement under TSO/ISPF

Db2 Query Monitor has 2 interfaces, TSO/ISPF and Consolidation and Analysis Engine(CAE). Under the CAE, also known as the Web Client, the SQL statement being displayed is formatted. However, this is not the case for TSO. Here’s an example: DECLARE...
2 days ago in Db2 Query Monitor for z/OS 0 Submitted