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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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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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Fix how reference shortcuts on alias shortcuts work in FM

You create a query subject from a database table. Then you create an alias shortcut on that query subject. On this alias shortcut you add relationships to other query subjects/shortcuts. After that you create a reference shortcut on the alias shor...
6 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

Enhancement Request Azure PAAS service for SQL environment

Hi, Content Store, Audit Store and Notification Store databases are hosted on a Microsoft Azure SQL Managed Instance. Authentication mode is Azure Active Directory Integrated Authentication for the databases. As of now Cognos Analytics supports on...
6 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted

Add built-in function for generating new UUID values

Generating new UUIDs for large tables has become a serious performance issue for us. We have a workflow in our application that updates a UUID column for tables in excess of 5 million rows. This takes us upwards of 2 hours in our odbc (cli) applic...
16 days ago in Db2 / Db2 on Cloud 0 Submitted

Maker-Checker Capabilities on User Management

Safer Payments is being used by banks where there are extensive auditing and internal controls on what user profiles are being created and how are they being used. The absence of any authorization capabilities in Safer Payments while creating user...
2 months ago in IBM Safer Payments / Operational 0 Submitted

Smart Trigger API for Java to monitor smart trigger session changes at the backend DB

The Smart Trigger Java library allows for the use of a detachable session which is assigned a session ID. One can use this session ID to reconnect to an existing session when starting up a Smart Trigger. But, if for some reason this session ID in ...
12 days ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Submitted

Remove Default Output Format In Run As And/Or Run In Background Screens

The HTML output format is particularly unsuitable for batch/background runs, which are generally intended for downloading larger data sets for users to work with the data locally. Larger data sets cause the HTML output file size to balloon, and wo...
22 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Remove Group Based Access Limitation

Description of Limitation: IBM has defined a few limitations with role based access which include the following: A role cannot own database objects. Permissions and roles granted to groups are not considered when you create the following database ...
about 1 month ago in Db2 / Security 1 Submitted

DBT Semantic layer integration

Universal semantic layer for all analytics tools, including Cognos Analytics. If Cognos wants to stay relevant, and not replaced by alternative products, please embrace the modern stack and a universal semantic layer. Many years ago, it was at mul...
19 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

Logical grouping of objects in workbench

When you start of have lots of dimensions/cubes/processes, it would be nice to be able to group them in the modelling workbench pane.
19 days ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted

Enhancement Cognos Analytics REST API

Please enhance the existing operation on Content get/content/{id} with the possibility to add an extra field which is used to store the execution/runtime of a report (object)
about 2 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Other 0 Submitted