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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.

IBM Employees should enter Ideas at https://hybridcloudunit-internal.ideas.aha.io/


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Report Studio: Excel Data Export should consider Framework Manager settings (e.g. currency)

The Excel data export functionality not only ignores the settings in the report (ok) but also from the model (not ok). Even if a currency is defined for a measure in the model, the export will use the currency symbol corresponding to the logon lan...
almost 8 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Not under consideration

Organizing datasource connections in Cognos Administration

Hi, We would like to get a better overview in Cognos Administration when viewing all our 2000 datasource connections. The ability to filter on datasource connection type (PowerCube, MS SQL Server, ODBC, IBM Cognos TM1 etc.) in order to minimize th...
almost 8 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Not under consideration

Specify Schedule Owner

Allow the schedule credentials to be defined rather than the last user to edit the schedule.
almost 8 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Not under consideration

Missing definition of "Indexable Types" with impact if selected or not on results on C10 Search driven by INDEXING

Hi L3 + PM, can you please improve documentation on what it mean to select certain "Indexable Types" . It is critical to understand if you would select an indexing typ or not as we already unfortunatedly went through a quite cumbersome learning cu...
almost 8 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Not under consideration

Skip the Audit DB connection and move over to Content Store during service start, if Audit DB is down

When the Cognos Services start the first check is the Audit Database.If the Audit Database is down, then the check should move further leaving a message that Audit DB has a problem, instead of services going into infinite loop. Note: very importan...
almost 8 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Not under consideration

Export of filters to Excel from Workspace Advanced

When creating a report in Workspace Advanced with filters, when this report is exported to Excel the filters are not displayed in the spreadsheet as they are form other products. When run from Cognos Workspace and exported , the filters are shown....
almost 8 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Not under consideration

Ability to set the range filter to the string data type column in Cognos Workspace Advanced

The data type has been set to either nChar or nvarChar for the alpha-numeric columns such as date(yyyymmdd), membership number, and partner code. The database is Teradata. They would like to use the range filter to the string column that is provid...
almost 8 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Planned for future release

dynamic naming of report output

I need an option to send a scheduled report via email and the name of the attached report should contain a dynamically changing date string. E.g.: report name stored in cognos connection is 'sales'. Report is scheduled and a filter is set to 'prev...
almost 8 years ago in Cognos Analytics 2 Future consideration

Function of row highlighting in list

Customer want a function of row highlighting function in list as well as current column body highlighting.
almost 8 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Functionality already exists

Add reporting function to analyze report specification

In Report Studio, customer wants to have a report analysis function to generate design overview for report specification which can summarize objects used in Report Studio (prompt, list, filter, expression and so on), such as function in C8.3 tool ...
almost 8 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Not under consideration