Skip to Main Content
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 (

Shape the future of IBM!

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:

Search existing ideas

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,

Post your ideas

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,

  1. Post an idea

  2. Upvote ideas that matter most to you

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

Specific links you will want to bookmark for future use

Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal ( - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal ( - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM. - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.

IBM Data & AI Roadmaps ( - Use this site to view roadmaps for Data & AI products.

IBM Employees should enter Ideas at



All ideas

Showing 367

Q Capture/Db2 LUW: Replicate DROP COLUMN-operations

If the source table of an active subscription is altered by a DROP COLUMN operation, there is high risk of continuous data corruption on that table due to incorrect reading of Db2's transaction log entries from that time on. The current workaround...

Allow Signing of Any Outbound Message with an Local Authenication (LAU) Key

Payment message security and integrity is important and network participation rules continue to involve and add stricter enforcement rules deeper into a bank's processing systems. FTM solutions are a critical step in processing payment messages an...
15 days ago in FTM Base / Mapping & Translation 0 Submitted

Optional Date Prompt Check Box should be Unchecked by default

The optional behaviour of the date prompt is different to every other cognos prompt. it is even different to the date prompt when it is used in Range mode! When a date prompt is made optional, a check box appears to show if it should or should not...
3 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Allow EBCDIC collation for column organize tables

Db2 does not support anh collation other than IDENTITY or IDENTITY_16BIT per this link - Customers who are wanting ...
about 2 months ago in Db2 / BLU Acceleration 0 Submitted

Db2 partitioned table, set range of partitions to read only or read write mode

Table data is partitioned as specified in the PARTITION BY clause of the CREATE TABLE statement.At this moment if we create partitioned table, we can only set whole table to read only access using SET INTEGRITY FOR table OFF READ ACCESSor let it b...
2 months ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Submitted

Link FLA messages to auto recovery task id

We did a large GRECP recovery test with around 68.000 GBP dependend objects. After restart and the automatic GRECP recovery we see a lot of DSNI025I, DSNI026I, DSNI027I, DSNI028I and DSNI029I messages as expected, but they have no correlation to t...
16 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Submitted

Support to use User Session and LDAP Fields as parameter in the Where field of Data Protection Rule Filter Rows option.

We have a big client testing Cloud Pak for Data, WKC, Watson Query to be their data platform. One important use case is use the protection rule feature > filter rows option in a Where Condition field allows to pass user session or LDAP fields a...
3 months ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Submitted

Multiple file import on CC Web

A user can currently select and import multiple flatfiles within Controller Classic, thus loading multiple company files in one action. In contrast, Controller Web restricts file import to a single file import. Can Web be updated to accept multipl...
9 days ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Submitted

Bug report: entering codes for missing values

I am running SPSS v29 under a concurrent license. Entering negative numbers for user defined missing values does not work now, neither in the Variable View or in Data&Define Varpiable Properties.
9 days ago in SPSS Statistics 0 Submitted

SAP PACK, ODP Delta-initialization for classification datasources

We extract classification data from SAP , in intial-mode with ODP this takes about 10 minutes. Not being able to run the datasources in delta-mode this is a performance issue. I reported this bug as a case but this way was unfortunately not succes...
9 days ago in DataStage 0 Submitted