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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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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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Interpreting Oracle CLOB columns as CSV files

Currently crawler configuration reads CLOB columns as CVS files. The customer has the TS010224689 PMR. Support and R&D teams have given a manual workaround that has to be carried out for all projects. The customer requires a solution since a...
1 day ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Submitted

Facet hierarchies - groups

Admin cannot set facet hierarchy for all users. The current procedure is create a facet hierarchy per user, further the worse issue is that hierarchy is only kept in the browser cache.
1 day ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Submitted

Handle roles per instance

They need admin role and read only role per Discovery instance. It is a must due to several analysts require to access data without set any configuration of the project or collection. It is a must
1 day ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Submitted

Restrict asset download on CP4Daas projects

To allow CP4DaaS administrators to control download permissions for project assets. This would allow administrators to disable asset downloading whenever applicable (e.g., sensitive data assets).
1 day ago in Cloud Pak for Data as a Service 0 Submitted

Option to completely restrict report output to save to a report

Cognos analytics has option to restrict report output and history for any report which can be configured from report properties advanced options for Report output versions. From this option we can only restrict output versions to be saved to minim...
1 day ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Allow workbenches to be bookmarked (unique URL)

Workbooks can be bookmarked, but workbenches cannot. Now that a lot of functionality that used to be available in workbooks is only available in workbenches, it's necessary to have quick access to specific workbenches that are related to workbooks...
1 day ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted

Open the book with the comment

When I open a book and someone else is editing that book, I want to see a message that the book is being edited. (When I edit a book and want to save it, I notice when someone else opens and edits the same book at the same time)
2 days ago in Watson Analytics 0 Submitted

Delete books or views

If I delete a book or view by mistake, I have no chance to recover it. (it will be deleted forever, I need recycle bin for PAW)
2 days ago in Watson Analytics 0 Submitted

Create view in PAW

I will be shown a view on TM1 "Architect or Perspectives" also when I create a view directly in PAW. (If I create a view in PAW, it will not be shown in TM1)
2 days ago in Watson Analytics 0 Submitted

Copy or move books

I want to select some books and copy or move them together once. (now I can copy or move books one by one) In some use cases for planning it is necessary that a user wants to uploud or share a file for other. It would be helpful if we can offer so...
2 days ago in Watson Analytics 0 Submitted