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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.

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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Decision Optimization Center

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Correct sizing of columns to avoid systematic manual resizing

When displaying a pivot table, one need to manually resize columns, this is annoying.
almost 2 years ago in Decision Optimization Center 1 Not under consideration

Propose VarChar - lenght 20 by default instead of char 5

In IDE, in Data Perspective, when adding a column, propose VARCHAR by default instead of CHAR which is restrictive.
almost 2 years ago in Decision Optimization Center 0 Not under consideration

Reduce the size of the field list in pivot table

In pivot table view, if it is configured to show the field list, this part takes up too much space, just for writting the message 'Drag.... message'. This is useless and takes space for real data.
almost 2 years ago in Decision Optimization Center 1 Not under consideration

Menu action - Generate DOM in Data Perspective - should imperatively generate

Currently this action does not generate imperatively the DOM. It should, otherwise it defeats the purpose of such button.User wants the IDE to generate it. Just do it, please, do not try to outsmart me. I have good reason.
almost 2 years ago in Decision Optimization Center 1 Not under consideration

Include Java Web Start capability into the product by default

The Java Web Start (JWS) code example has improved usability and administration considerably in the enterprise context, especially where applications are updated frequently. Without JWS new versions need to be distributed manually to all users and...
almost 2 years ago in Decision Optimization Center 1 Not under consideration

Remove unnecessarily stored credentials from the clients .odmapp

The .odmapp file that is distributed to clients contains the credentials to the scenario database. This exposes these credentials unnecessarily as they are only required on the Data Server.
almost 2 years ago in Decision Optimization Center 1 Not under consideration

Need Custom Property Editor Extension in Business Console

Currently, ODM 8.9 does not provide extension points for custom property editors in Business Console. This blocks customers with customizations in the Enterprise Console from upgrading to ODM v8.9 Business Console.
almost 2 years ago in Decision Optimization Center 0 Not under consideration

Improve performance of writing data to Scenario DB

As per our analysis DOC uses JDBC "batch insert" method when writing data to Scenario Database. A much faster method would be "multiple row insert", which can also be done with JDBC. The following link shows how to do it in Java. The author measur...
almost 2 years ago in Decision Optimization Center 1 Not under consideration

Managing timeout on synchronous rule engine call to release database connection and not block the rule engine

System: Quality Check SystemActor: Online inspectorThe Quality Check System Product is an online 24/7 application that is used by inspectors on the shop floor. Each product manufactured by the production line is evaluated in order to check that th...
almost 2 years ago in Decision Optimization Center 1 Not under consideration

formal export/import procedure in Decision Center instead of cut and paste.

This was suggested by one of my ODM users and promptly seconded by others. I did open a pmr to ask about this and was told it is not supported and suggested posting the idea here. Our requirement is to download the actual decision tables(Excel Fo...
over 3 years ago in Decision Optimization Center 1 Not under consideration