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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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Cognos Analytics

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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

Allow for burst report test sending to see the outputs that would be generated

Allow users to essentially test the outputs of a burst report without actually sending anything to the recipients. For example - see the individual excel files that would go to a given email address, but send to the person testing, not the recipie...
23 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 1 Submitted

View Tabular data in Excel format

See tabular data in different format (Excel) other than HTML in 11.1.7 ? We have a work around provides the data in Excel, however, it takes twice as long. The query runs once for HTML, then has to run again for Excel. If we have the option to run...
24 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted
159 VOTE

Conditional Formatting on Dashboard Visualizations

Using Dashboards in Cognos Analytics, enable the capability to apply conditional formatting to dashboard visualizations (charts, summaries, and other visualizations, not just grids).
about 5 years ago in Cognos Analytics 6 Future consideration

Enable 'take ownership' without having to give full permission

After importing content from onprem to cloud, all the ownership is set to the admin that did the import. Already had problems after that because of max upload restrictions of 500 Mb er user. Users that have write permissions should be able to take...
2 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted
129 VOTE

Cognos Analytics Home Page should accept User Favorite Reports and not only Recent Reports

Have the ability to switch between Recent Report and Users Favorite Reports on Cognos Analytics Home Page Portal
about 4 years ago in Cognos Analytics 4 Planned for future release
141 VOTE

Conditionally Render objects on Dashboards

Include the ability to conditionally render objects in Dashboards. This would allow the user based on CSVIdentityList, the ability to conditionally present a page, based on the user's Group Membership, or based upon other attribute values on the p...
over 4 years ago in Cognos Analytics 1 Future consideration

Receive a warning when you delete a detail report used in master reports.

When a user deletes a report, he does not know that this report is used as a detail report in master reports, in case there are master-detail relationship defined. So, the user should have a warning to indicate that the report is a detail reports...
25 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Other 0 Submitted

See my uploaded files and my amount of uploaded data

When exporting from onprem and importing to the cloud I, as an administrator, own all objects. After a few days I wanted to reload a small excel file but could not load because I had exceeded the limit of 500MB per user. I can not see which upload...
6 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Cognos Cloud 0 Future consideration

connect directly to IBM Data Virtualization Manager on z/OS? through cognos

we are looking to DVM to Cognos - Connectivity it will redundant using multiple tools to connect/access data from IBM Data Virtualization Manager on z/OS? and it will give option to directly connecting to Mainframe databases.
13 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted