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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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Report Reference output for CSV and Excel Data

In addition to booklets, utilizing Report References is a great way of abstracting source reports from consumers. Different from Report Views, because you can't create a report view of a report view. But, you can create a report view from a report...
2 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Not under consideration

Option to completely restrict report output to save to a report

Cognos analytics has option to restrict report output and history for any report which can be configured from report properties advanced options for Report output versions. From this option we can only restrict output versions to be saved to minim...
2 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Data Module- Dynamic Data Item Screen Tip

Automate Screen tip for data items in the Data Module so the developers do not have to manually type a text under Screen tip for data items. An enhanced option would allow a developer to select a data item field under Screen tip properties in Data...
2 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

custom appender log4j2 logging and CJAP and SDK logging

Today there is no feasibility to log CJAP or our SDK based batch script into custom log file using log4j2/SLF4j implementation. Earlier we used to use log4j 1.x with log4j.properties file and able to log SDK/CJAP into our custom log file. With 11....
2 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Install and config 1 Submitted

Sort Order

In Cognos 11.2 onwards, we should be able to sort the content in Team Content/My Content irrespective of the type of the object. Right now, if I sort, it first lists all the folders followed by Package. It should be sorted just like it was in the ...
2 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Portal 0 Submitted

Dashboard: Conditional Coloring based on a Data value such as products or items

To keep all the parameters and criteria in a database (Dynamic) not static like all other BI products Can't believe all these conditional formatting are still static
2 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Visualizations (including maps) 0 Submitted

Have the option to create macro Enabled Excel Workbooks inside Cognos Analytics

Have the option to create macro Enabled Excel Workbooks. Along with this would be the ability to create macros while you are inside the Cognos Report Editor. So when the report is run the macro Enable Workbook is created with the macros that one d...
2 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 1 Not under consideration

Application Object Branding

Allow for branding of application objects such as lists, prompts, and other objects. Currently, the object itself (e.g. list header, background color, fonts, etc.) has limited or no customization options. When creating branded templates for report...
2 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Dashboard 1 Future consideration

Condtional formatting of report chart axis

In our scenario we have several hundred KPIs measured on scorecards (one report in Cognos). The KPIs can have differing unit types, such as Percent with 2 decimal places, Percent with 4 decimal places, whole numbers, CAD currency, USD currency, et...
2 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 1 Not under consideration

Ability to managed Administration password by Wallets and SFTP or FTP process

Many clients are tightening security around how administration passwords and secrets are managed including storage. My client has stringent security protocols as such would like to have the ability to managed passwords via Wallet and SFTP process ...
2 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Security 1 Future consideration