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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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IBM Data & AI Roadmaps (http://ibm.biz/Data-and-AI-Roadmaps) - Use this site to view roadmaps for Data & AI products.

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DataStage MDM Connector - Single Sign On (SSO). Current Client (MHD - Missouri HealthNet Division) has a requirement for SSO on all client applications including DS MDM Connector. Currently this is not support

We are implementing MDM SE 11.6 at our client MHD - Missouri HealthNet Division and they have a business requirement for all client connections use SSO. Currently only Inspector (and now Web Reports) has this capability so we need the DataStage MD...
about 2 years ago in Master Data Management 3 Is a defect

Make multitimezone customizable to other timezones as UTC

MDM provides the Multi TimeZone feature. This feature only support UTC as the timezone and you have to enable this feature when you start using MDM, otherwise you have to migrate all datetime fields inside the database when you want to start using...
over 4 years ago in Master Data Management 0 Not under consideration

Enable all the method types of Rest APIs instead of limiting the usage to PUT.

Currently in Nordea, we are looking for options where our consumers can directly interact with MDM services through rest apis instead of an intermediate service which eventually increase performance and save the effort for managing multiple compon...
about 1 year ago in Master Data Management 2 Not under consideration

Partitioning by region via PME Data Source

MDM v10.1 describes the Data Source for the probabilistic matching tables via PME specific properties files. This has enabled to configure PME Data Source to be different then the Data Source for the rest of the MDM operational tables, in order to...
over 2 years ago in Master Data Management 1 Not under consideration

MDM AE : Performance overhead due to timestamp field format

As per the Bank's service contract, timestamp must have 'T' in the data to comply the contract validation. (Ex: 2012-03-25T00:00:00.002). But on IBM MDM service response, this T is not available on timestamp which leads to contract validation f...
over 2 years ago in Master Data Management 2 Not under consideration

Run workbench without Admin access

IBM Services team came over last year, and told RBC developer needs Admin access on their laptop, to customize MDM behavior. It's RBC policy not granting individual Admin access on his laptop. We come up with workaround. IBM consultant developed M...
over 2 years ago in Master Data Management 2 Not under consideration

Ability to upgrade the MDM database while running docker deployment

Enable the Configure_MDM_Interactive.sh script to perform MDM database upgrade if required. When the script executes, it can take an input from the customer on whether database upgrade has to be performed and can invoke the upgrade if required. Th...
over 2 years ago in Master Data Management 0 Not under consideration

Ability to create separate publishers per chache type

Today's publisher design bundles all the subscribers in single publisher. I think more flexibility in either creating new publisher for a subscriber or bundling it in existing publisher would make it more easy from maintenance and deployment persp...
over 1 year ago in Master Data Management 2 Future consideration

MDM 360 Match Filters

I would like the subscribers to be able filter the Party records being cached by Line of Business or Region. Allowing row filtering will help us LOB or region specific caches that will help channels to maintain local copy of the data that they nee...
over 1 year ago in Master Data Management 2 Functionality already exists

Support for Podman based runtime for launching IBM Infosphere MDM AE Container images

Infosphere MDM container images are pulled from IBM container registry (us.icr.io) using the Docker Compose Yaml files released by IBM for each versions of MDM AE images. Ford Motor Company currently has Redhat Openshift container platform v...
over 2 years ago in Master Data Management 3 Not under consideration