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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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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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Recognize csv formatted file, even if the file extension is missing/wrong

CSV formatted files are central to inputting data into Cognos Dashboard Embedded. If a user creates or is provided with a file where the extension was left off, or different, Cognos Dashboard Embedded will not allow you to import it (e.g. consider...
3 days ago in Cognos Dashboard Embedded 0 Submitted

Bufferpool and tablespace creation authority to DBADM

Create of a tablespace and bufferpool requires SYS* authorities. It made sense in earlier days when SYS folks needed to create filesystem, mount point etc. With automatic storage enabled database, it makes a perfect sense to delegate these authori...
5 days ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Submitted

Add SERVICE_CODES and BRANCH_QUALIFIER (from BicDir VALUE-ADDED SERVICES and EXTRA INFORMATION) to Reference Data- Bank data on Administration and Operation screens

Users need to know if BIC is connected or not to Swift and which services it uses
21 days ago in FTM for SWIFT Services / Administration & Configuration 0 Submitted

Configure a user-defined value for disabling all IFI request and MONITOR trace processing after a number of abends

When a certain number of abends occurs, while processing IFI requests, processing of all IFI request and MONITOR trace is disabled, requiring an action from Db2 operator/system administrator to be resumed. Today this number of abends, that disable...
14 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review
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Ability to refresh prompts of an embedded report if dashboard filter(s) change / common prompting model

Our dashboards created for IBM sales leadership often have both native dashboard views and embedded/iframe'ed reports when it is needed for better data visualization. Embedded report prompts are hard-coded in a URL pointing to a report. If a user ...
10 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Dashboard 2 Future consideration

Allow more options on -MODIFY TRACE command

We sometimes get clobbered with processes that generate lots of Db2 accounting records to the point where SMF is overwhelmed in collecting/offloading them. We are able to identify the offending authid with our online monitor, but until we can cont...
4 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Support for open jdk

Cognos Analytics 11.2.4 and future releases - Provide support for open jdk (current version) openjdk version "11.0.17" 2022-10-18 LTS Infosec requires the java version on our servers to be up to date and they scan the servers weekly.
4 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted

Ease use of ROS in high volume transaction system utilizing DGTT on Primary db

Trying to utilize ROS to offload reports and heavy queries from Primary Database. Hence we should be able to scale the workload on the Primary, once these are moved away form here. But does not work out for us. Queries are getting forced off often...
4 days ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Submitted

Add sub folders for published rules

Information Analyzer comes out of the box with a series of data quality rules that are organized into folders. However, when a user publishes a user defined rule, we are not able to add or create folders. We need to ability to organize our publish...
10 days ago in Information Server - Data Quality 0 Submitted

Display the prefetch wait time metrics in the monreport.dbsummary stored procedure .

The idea will be very useful in deciding the prefetcher performance in the database which helps in reducing the I/O usage in the system. What is this prefetch wait time and when it occurs?(DB2LUW performance) Prefetcheers are very important EDU's ...
16 days ago in Db2 / Monitoring 0 Submitted