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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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Expose key capabilities via API to enable embedding in external product UI

The Watson data platform needs to expose all capabilities required to define a connection between a data source and Discovery, select the desired data elements to extract, transform the data, send to Discovery for ingestion, and maintain ongoing d...
almost 5 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 1 Functionality already exists

Add an auto catalog option for assets at the end of a flow

When building a flow I am typically ending up with data being added to a source somewhere. I need to remember to manually go and add this asset to the catalog should I want it to be shared more broadly. Our message is that we make it easy to provi...
about 5 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 1 Future consideration

Support for a Teradata connector

We need to provide a connector for Teradata to allow these sources to be connected to and cataloged. This has come in from 2 clients, a healthcare provide in Egypt and a telecoms provider in the UK. This is a big cap in our connectors from what I ...
about 5 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Future consideration

There should be a way to add multiple users at once, right now it's tedious to add users one at a time. Can i use a comma separated list like an email?

It's very tedious to add users one at a time, can we make it easier by allows users to paste in a comma separated list of user to add?
about 5 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 2 Future consideration

Business Glossary needs to cull unusable formerly "technical terms values" from "actionable business term" drop down

Drop down contains business terms that aren't actionable since they are not allowed when building rules.
about 5 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 1 Functionality already exists

users of WDP, not just Data Catalog Admins, should be able view policies that are in place and they are responsible for following

Currently on the Admin of the policy manager can see the actual policies that are created. It's critical that other users should at least be able to view policies that they themselves are suppose to be compliant with, and they will be subject to w...
about 5 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 1 Planned for future release

Add ability to modify or delete the artifacts (policies, rules, catagories) created in Policy Manager

Right now the UI doesn't allow any modifications of any type/form in the UI. This makes it really hard to use, since it's impossible to recover from accident mistakes when authoring a policy, catagory, or rule.
about 5 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 3 Planned for future release

Should make it easy to create references not only to connections, or individual assets (file, table, doc, etc). So including the notion of directory, containers, schemas, etc.

While the individual file or table is useful, more often than not there use cases where their are a set of tables, docs, objects that are related and dependent. It would be very useful to keep that organizational structure and be able to catalog, ...
about 5 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Future consideration

Need auto sign on whith Business Glossary Anywhere (password synchronize with the network)

We need to be able to open BGA without password.
over 5 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Not under consideration

Empower knowledge graphs with abstractions

Abstractions and abstract thinking permit to improve performances of entity-relationship models from concept map to knowledge graphs, from hypertexts to decision maps. In knowledge graphs, we use quartets to create the n-dimension models to reach ...
7 months ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Not under consideration