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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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Start by searching and reviewing ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted, and add a comment, vote, or subscribe to updates on them if they matter to you. If you can't find what you are looking for,


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Post ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted and upvote them if they matter to you,

  1. Post an idea

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  3. Get feedback from the IBM team to refine your idea


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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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Automated Discovery schedules Analyze phase for small jobs periodically

While a job with large amount of tables/schema is in process, other small jobs can finish Import phase fast, but they may have a very long delay till Automated Discovery to start their Analyze phase. The idea is to periodically schedule some Analy...
about 2 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 1 Delivered

Discovery provides info when runs on empty tables

Discovery provides info when runs on empty tables.
over 2 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Delivered

Enhanced imam discover configuration

The discover option of imam command needs more detailed configuration parameters, like the import option. We need the ability to import only tables and not views, synonyms or any other objects. As this is related to our data discovery operations, ...
over 2 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 2 Delivered

Link Watson Analytics features

Hi, I not see any integration of Watson Analytics, It could be great to add these features directly.
about 5 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 1 Delivered

Rule based metadata access control

We don't want everyone to see all the metadata. We want to limit access based on rule and role. For example we don't want Offshore resources to see or figure out how GSAM solutions are built. Or people to see where unmasked SSN is stored. From sec...
over 2 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 3 Delivered

On demand view of sample data from the Term Assignment window

Today, if a legal SME wants to understand the term that is being used need to leave the assignment window to see sample the data for better understanding. This is an extra step. Proposed solution, users with the right access to the data/data sourc...
over 2 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Delivered

To show Alert before deleting RDValue record on RDM UI

Related to Case# TS002035848 On RDM UI, when a user is working on a draft version , they can delete line items with no warnings/validation popups to double-check their accuracy of work. We need to have a warning pop-up window appear whenever a us...
over 3 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 3 Delivered

Ability to Sample Uniformly 1000 Rows (or more if engine permits) in Data Refinery.

Many times, data comes ordered by some index or column. If this is the case, data exploration and visualization will be biased towards one part of the data. I propose to let the user pick what 1000 rows to display: first 1000, last 1000 or a unifo...
over 3 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Delivered

Data Refinery: Infer Data Types Automatically

Right now, Data Refinery users need to go column by column changing every type since all columns are read as strings. This is very time consuming and a pain point. It is also a very basic features that all our competitors have.
over 3 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Delivered

Automated Metadata Generation in WKC using Machine Learning

Providing the ability to provide an automated way to suggest Glossary terms (business terms) to data producers to link business metadata to columns is necessary. For our Chief Data Governance organization, our mission is to link IBM business langu...
over 4 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Delivered