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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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Expanding and collapsing a consolidated member in the Pafe Cube Viewer / Set Editor / Exploration view should always display all the children of the member

Please review the attached word doc, I don't seem to be able to post pictures here so it is a bit tough to explain the use case and detail. Currently if I expand a consolidation after previously hiding one of its children then the child remains hi...
over 1 year ago in Planning Analytics 0 Under review

Improve Data Module references in reports

Currently, when selecting an item from a data module, the following "link" to that item is made: [C].[C_<datamodule_name>].[QUERYSUBJECT].[ITEM] However, the moment the data module is renamed, the report breaks.. To avoid compatibility issue...
12 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Under review

Support for authentication other than basic authentication on web crawlers

Watson Discovery's web crawlers implement Basic authentication support as website access authentication. Currently, there are few basic authentications for websites that are used commercially in the world, and most of them are "form authenticat...
about 1 year ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Under review

Better functionality in rules with hierarchies

If there is a dimension that has multiple PAW hierarchies on it, and has a C level rule that reference an element that is in both the main dimension and hierarchy, it would be good to not have to specify every hierarchy we want the rule applied to.
over 1 year ago in Planning Analytics 0 Under review

Enable DSNTIAUL to generate NUMRECS in the punchdataset

The UNLOAD using DSNUTILB generates the NUMRECS parameter which makes the Allocation of Sort/Workdatasets for the Load utility very effective. Because some collegues use IKJEFT01 (DSNTIAUL) for unloading data, we tried to use NUMRECS here also. Bu...
about 1 month ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Selective suppress zero function based on a specific table attribute

The user should be able to select a specific table attribute to be considered in zero suppression. Today the zero rows are suppressed only if all the values of the row are equal to zero. Tomorrow we'd like to allow the user to select a specific ta...
7 months ago in Planning Analytics 1 Under review

real append processing on insert for LOB when specifying append

Our customers send us many millions of documents every day, which we have to save in the form of LOBs very quickly and without interruption in DB2. For this we use the APPEND option to be able to process the inserts as quickly as possible. Unfortu...
7 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

PAW - Recent workbooks in main drop down list menu

The home screen of PAW allows users to select a recent workbook that they had open. It would be fantastic to have this same option in the main drop down list menu in the top left, to avoid having to first navigate to the home screen before being a...
7 months ago in Planning Analytics 1 Under review

Improve drill through security

A customer was using SQL/ODBC drill through that showed sensitive data in some cells and "general" data on some other cells. Drill through could not be secured by dimension elements so we had to develop complex setup to check if user has access to...
over 1 year ago in Planning Analytics 0 Under review

Combination Chart of Area and Line

Graphs over time which are displayed as area graphs, also require lines included. We are trying to put these together but are unable to find a chart type which can accommodate this in PAW v59. As an example we need to see sales by product over tim...
over 1 year ago in Planning Analytics 1 Under review