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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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Cognos Analytics

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Ability to managed Administration password by Wallets and SFTP or FTP process

Many clients are tightening security around how administration passwords and secrets are managed including storage. My client has stringent security protocols as such would like to have the ability to managed passwords via Wallet and SFTP process ...
12 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Security 1 Future consideration
333 VOTE

Show list of recently used data packages when creating new report

We have a large list of Framework Manager packages to pick from in our Cognos production environment and our users rely on the functionality currently in Cognos 10 to select from a list of recently used packages. Cognos Analytics does not offer th...
about 5 years ago in Cognos Analytics 1 Planned for future release

Analysis Studio and Query Studio to continue support Microsoft Edge and Google Chrome

Refer to Banking customer in Thailand who has been using Analysis Studio to analyse for 60 deposit mortgage rates for package data that using via browse more than 100 reports to ensure that all important business activities in the bank. Currently ...
about 1 month ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Not under consideration
134 VOTE

Password Protection for Excel while scheduling in Cognos Analytics

This is most welcome feature for most of the Banks. Considering the type of data what banks handle, this feature will ensure the users that their data is well protected in Cognos. This benefits all Cognos users and in my current Project it benefit...
almost 3 years ago in Cognos Analytics 2 Future consideration

Enabling the use of Audit reports in Cognos Analytics SaaS

In Cognos Analytics on-Prem version, it is possible to perform Audit reports. However, in the Cloud (SaaS) version, it is not possible to perform audit reports/users in the Cloud (SaaS) version. In contact with IBM Support, the specialist recommen...
5 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Cognos Cloud 0 Submitted
130 VOTE

Restrict user sending reports out to anyone but themselves

REFERENCE CASE TS003064034, Higher risk applications leveraging Cognos have desires to restrict users to the point that reports or report links cannot be sent out to any other person or group in TO, CC, or Bcc sections, other than themself. T...
almost 3 years ago in Cognos Analytics 1 Future consideration

Alternate Sort Selection in Dashboards

We need the ability to establish alternative sort criteria in Dashboards. The primary use case for this would be for sorting based on a timestamp. For example, a chart may use "YYYY-Month" as the X-axis but without the ability to perform an altern...
24 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Dashboard 0 Submitted

Simplified Single IP for Audit logging service when using multiple NICs

Problem Statement: When servers have multiple network adapter cards, Cognos audit is logged as a mix of both the IPs. This makes it difficult for customers to analyze audit data and there is a slight chance that you might miss the data unless you ...
3 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Future consideration
247 VOTE

Rerun schedule

Sometimes it is important to be able to rerun a schedule. Cognos 10 had the funktionality in my activities and schedules
almost 6 years ago in Cognos Analytics 2 Not under consideration
202 VOTE

Different icons for default run format of reports

In Cognos 10.2.2 the icons to the left of reports on the Cognos portal were different for each default format (i.e. excel, PDF, HTML etc.) but in 11.0.7 the icons are all the same. This is quite a useful feature for us, as administrators, and user...
about 5 years ago in Cognos Analytics 2 Planned for future release