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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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Start by searching and reviewing ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted, and add a comment, vote, or subscribe to updates on them if they matter to you. If you can't find what you are looking for,


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Post ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted and upvote them if they matter to you,

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  3. Get feedback from the IBM team to refine your idea


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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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Cloud Pak for Data Platform

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Delete Old Platform Connections

As source systems are phased out of organizations, there is a need to remove previously configured platform connections in cloud pak for data, particularly when any assets from that platform connection have been removed from cloud pak for data. We...
over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 1 Is a defect

Security Settings for Services based on User Groups and/or LDAP

Administering users can be quite hard when every single user must be set manually. Especially in large environments. In CP4D user groups can not be used to control access to services like Cognos, PA, Discovery and so on. It would be lot easier, if...
over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 2 Planned for future release

"Create and run diagnostics" jobs action should available under "View platform health" permission

We have certain group of restricted users, who need to have permission for collect diagnostics data in case of any problem encounter with CPD and open support ticket with IBM. But these group of restricted users shouldn’t have permission to "Stop ...
8 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Future consideration

Ability to failover quickly (sync between active and passive production systems)

Problem Today, it takes too long to install and upgrade CPD/WKC, resulting in change freeze for the business and blocking users from making metadata updates in WKC during upgrades. This negatively impacts GM's business operations. The way it is wi...
9 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0

Capture CP4D UI Configuration and Deployment Responses - Infrastructure as Code (IaC)

I am working with an IBM team implementing CP4D across a large industrial enterprise for both operational and business use cases. I have advocated using Infrastructure as Code (IaC) tools like RH Ansible to provide consistency and stability across...
9 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Under review

CPD Service Catalog to add support to manage business partner license information

Business partners' services are listed in the Service Catalog. Once enabled, an administrator needs to apply license info that applies to the service. The administrator also needs to know how much resource units (or other metrics) are entitled and...
10 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Future consideration

Platform management UI health check enhancements

Situation: Currently there is no single holistic UI/command to validate the overall health of CPD and installed cartridges' /modules. Pain Point: some functionality or dependencies could be missing and users, application support would not know and...
over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 5 Functionality already exists

Backup/Restore all the services at one action

To backup/restore procedure for CPD has some steps and it is complicated. We hope we can backup/restore each pods, services, whole system including storage at one action ie Web UI.
over 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 1 Functionality already exists

Automatic Montoring / Altering via SNMP

We miss a feature to send alerting SNMP traps about WSL alerts (see https://content-dsxlocal.mybluemix.net/docs/content/SSAS34_current/local/alerts.html) Currently only mail to administrators works. This is not very well integration into our comp...
over 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Planned for future release

Cloud Pak for Data can run and work well in the Antivirus SW scanning environment

Cloud Pak for Data takes strict security measures to address the security concerns from customer from both platform and underlying OS level as below: 1)Cloud Pak for Data Security White Paper https://community.ibm.com/HigherLogic/System/DownloadDo...
almost 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 1 Not under consideration