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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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Hive Connector with a Kerberos authentication

We need an option to connect to a Hive using Kerberos authentication. Previously the IBM offering team offered us to use a "Hive via Execution Engine for Hadoop" connector from IBM but it doesn't fully suit our need and here is why: this "Hive via...
over 1 year ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 3 Future consideration

CSV format should cover all properties of Business Glossary to import them outside of catalog in CP4D V2.5 or later.

CP4D V2.1 allows Data Steward to import categories and business terms by using not only CSV format but also XML/XMI outside of catalog. XML/XMI format covers all properties of business glossary. - Import and export file formathttps://www.ibm.com/s...
over 2 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Planned for future release

Enhanced statistics, e.g., for entire table dataset

The statisticin WKC refers only to the first 5,000 rows and is therefore useless for evaluating the entire dataset in a table. There should be more selection options, such as statistics on the entire table or special selections (e.g., statistics o...
10 months ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Functionality already exists

When we use some words at one time in the search bar on the catalog, the search bar should use these in AND condition, not as a one term.

***This is an idea about the search bar on the catalog.******This is not an idea about the black search bar on top of the CP4D WEB console window.***When we use some words at one time in the search bar on the catalog, the search bar use these as a...
over 1 year ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 1 Future consideration

Oracle thin client connection capabilities requiring specification of URL

We need to connect WKC to Oracle using Oracle Connection Manager using the JDBC thin client. This requires the ability to specify the connection URL with a significant string length. Currently when the Oracle connection type is specified there is ...
about 1 year ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 4 Not under consideration

Bulk update for category management

It takes at least 7 mouse clicks to change the primary category for an governance asset. It would be more efficient to be able to multi-select assets (e.g., business terms or data classes) and then assign a new (primary) category. Use case example...
about 1 year ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 1 Planned for future release

User should be able to use not only technical meta but also business terms which are assigned to technical terms or which are described in order to find some fields/columns when they create ETL jobs or dashboards

This is for function enhancement request, not for bug fix request, but one of my customer requests bellow function enhancement strongly. [request detail] Once User run asset discovery so as to assign business meta against technical asset such as...
about 3 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Not under consideration

Bulk metadata import and bulk business term and data class update in the WKC UI

Stewards and WKC Admins need the ability to bulk update business and technical metadata information, e.g. descriptions and names, from a UI using a CSV file. Should be able to use a CSV file specifying the category and artifact name (not the guid)...
4 months ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Future consideration

Collaboration record for Governance Artifacts

workflows for governance artifacts (terms, data classes, etc.) have optional or required comment boxes for collaborators on the artifacts to add to. This is required if an approval is rejected in a workflow. Those comments do not appear to the req...
about 1 year ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Future consideration

Set standard service level agreements (SLA) in WKC workflows

Change Request workflow should activate a standard SLA for assignments and escalations based on the request type. User Story As a WKC Admin, when I create a workflow, I want to be able to assign an SLA to the template via the UI based on how the t...
4 months ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Future consideration