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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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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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Simplified Single IP for Audit logging service when using multiple NICs

Problem Statement: When servers have multiple network adapter cards, Cognos audit is logged as a mix of both the IPs. This makes it difficult for customers to analyze audit data and there is a slight chance that you might miss the data unless you ...
5 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Future consideration

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...
6 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Dashboard 1 Future consideration
149 VOTE

Sorting items in Team Content and My Content - folders before reports

Sort items (folders, reports) in the same way like in Cognos 10 - folders first and than reports.
over 5 years ago in Cognos Analytics 11 Functionality already exists

Removing or avoiding large xqe_FileBasedPersistedResultSet temp file when report cancellation was unsuccessful

When Cognos report cancel unsuccessful. The following error appeared in cogaudit log: XQE-CON-0007 XQE error encountered: The cancel request was unsuccessful. xqe_FileBasedPersistedResultSet_XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX.tmp file continue to grow. It had gro...
28 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted

Would like to be able to use data source credentials as variables in the JDBC connection strings

When using the latest MSSQL driver we can utilize connection parameters: domain=targetdomain;authenticationScheme=NTLM;user=sa;password=thepassword to allow Windows Authentication using a service account other than the one running IBM Cognos servi...
2 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Under review

Report schedule saved parameters in Report Properties

Users are requesting to be able to manually run a schedule. This can be done in Cognos Admin console, but they don't have access to this, and there's no way to grant them access to just the schedules in Cognos Admin console for only their groups s...
about 1 month ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 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...
7 months ago in Cognos Analytics 2 Needs more information
142 VOTE

Use Library tab in Admin to store JavaScript Controls

I'd like to see JavaScript controls in the library tab in the admin console. With the controls in the library, we would have a few benefits:1. Provide a description or usage manual2. In the properties of the control, you could have a "See document...
over 5 years ago in Cognos Analytics 2 Not under 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.
6 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Future 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...
8 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 1 Future consideration