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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.

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

On Demand offering should have timezone the same as the datacentre where it was ordered.

When we run reports in New Zealand using data calculations, all our reported values change at 3PM! Very embarrassing to try and explain why our actuals change and a bad look for Cognos Analytics which is supposed to be providing consistent details...
about 1 month ago in Cognos Analytics / Cognos Cloud 0 Submitted

Adding Trusted or Endorsement badge to Data Modules

We would like to have the ability for Central IT Teams to share 'Trusted or Endorsed' Data Modules (maybe add a badge?) for our end-users to either consume the data module as stand-alone data module or for using it with their custom Data Module. W...
5 months ago in Cognos Analytics 2 Needs more information

Dynamic _as_of_date

The _as_of_date functionality works great and makes relative dates so much better. However, the inability to set a dynamic _as_of_date is a challenge. For example many customers have data warehouses that load based on yesterday's data. These custo...
about 1 year ago in Cognos Analytics 1 Under review

Be able to Add new Tab Icons in Dashboards

If you want to have several tabs in a dashobaord, you want to be able to add you own custom icons that matches what you normally use in your business and not only som standard icons. I would like to be able to add new icons under the "Individual t...
4 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Dashboard 1 Submitted

Dasboard Export to Excel Format

Ability to export dashboards with layout to Microsoft Excel format
9 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Dashboard 3 Future consideration

Track filters on Cognos Usage Reports

It would be useful to track down on Cognos Usage Reports which filters were selected on the dashboard, alongside the date and the user who selected the filters. This would be excellent for a usage analytics scenario.
4 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Future consideration

Restrict the size for a report output

We need to limit the size of a report output (i.e. pdf, csv, xlsx) to a maximum size. Defined by us. A warning message should be produced for the users in case that the report exceeds this defined limit. Unfortunately this functionality is current...
23 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 1 Not under consideration

Maintenance page instead of Cognos start page only for standard users, not for admins

If we have problems with Cognos, we want to withdraw access from all users except for admins so data / reports can be tested after successful repairs. The Cognos information banner does not help, because it is overlooked. Furthermore, users can by...
5 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 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...
over 5 years ago in Cognos Analytics 5 Planned for future release