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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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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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178 VOTE

Ability for administrator to see users groups, roles and capabilities

As an administrator it would be very helpful and useful to be able to see the groups, roles and capabilities assigned to a specific user.It would help the administrator understand why a users is signed for a specific license.Eg.: Why is user AAA r...
almost 5 years ago in Cognos Analytics 2 Future consideration

Expand/Collapse in dashboard

You're not able to expand or collapse a crosstab using a relational model. This functionality is only available using a power cube
3 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Dashboard 0 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...
7 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Cognos Cloud 0 Submitted

Setting the content defaults globally

In CA 11.2.1 you can set up content similar to Cognos Connection in 10.2 if you change to List View, row size "Compact" and sort by "Type". Unfortunately this has to be set for every browser for every client because this custom settings will be st...
10 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Install and config 1 Future consideration
188 VOTE

Ability to set size for Search & Select Prompt

By default the Select and Search prompt is a fixed size which makes it difficult for us to layout other components on our prompt page that align with this S&S component. Also, with its fixed size, it makes it difficult for us to render the pag...
almost 6 years ago in Cognos Analytics 5 Planned for future release

I am requesting a change to the RunProcess function that would allow it to convert a string to numeric just as the current ExecuteCommand function operates.

It has come to my attention that the ExecuteCommand function will eventually be discontinued and that the RunProcess function should be used instead. We are currently using the ExecuteCommand function in a generic process that is used to kick off ...
3 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted
161 VOTE

Conditional Formatting on Dashboard Visualizations

Using Dashboards in Cognos Analytics, enable the capability to apply conditional formatting to dashboard visualizations (charts, summaries, and other visualizations, not just grids).
about 5 years ago in Cognos Analytics 6 Future consideration

Plot Mapbox maps using Eastings/Northings

We would like to be able to use Eastings and Northings to plot points on Mapbox maps.
3 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Visualizations (including maps) 2 Future consideration

Assistant / Ask a question in Reporting

The assistant functionality where questions can be asked is readily available in Dashboards & Explorations. This RFE is to add similar functionality in reporting. We have a use-case where business-oriented people, that would only occasionally ...
13 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Calculations to use the current name as in reports when calculations are used in dashboard

We would like the names of calculations used in other calculations when the name of the calculation is changed. Currently it will always show the original name of the calculated member.
13 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Dashboard 0 Submitted