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Watson Discovery should parse the tables in PDF documents such that text in each cell is parsed with integrity and not get truncated when there's a line break

Clients expect PDF table parsing to work without errors that truncate text
about 8 hours ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Watson Discovery / Watson Explorer 0 Submitted

Data Module: Combine fact tables (like a presentation layer)

I want to have the capabilities to regroup measures(columns) from different tables into one folder. In other words, having the possibility of using a presentation layer which reference the measures. At the moment, I have to make my user navigate t...
about 12 hours ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

Calculations -- FOR Loops

Calculations often require a long list of 'if/elif/else' statements (sometimes over 100 of them) to account for a lot of management of lists and larger inputs. Adding a For loop would significantly reduce the complexity and maintenance of large ca...
about 14 hours ago in OpenPages Ideas / Platform Features 1 Under review

Allow INSERT to write to external tables

Currently one can only write to an external table by selecting from an existing table. There are many uses for writing to an external table that do not involved writing only the results of a SELECT query. Combined with RFE INFX-I-61, Appendable Ex...
about 15 hours ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

Deploy TI processes with PAW life cycle management

TI processes are an important part of any PA application and should be deployable without any downtime of the target environment at any time. In the current state of PA processes must be deployed entirely manually by copying .pro files and restart...
about 17 hours ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted

Digital cards and deletion of tokens

The requirments described below are alternatives, only one should be implemented depending on the effort and the planned delivery date. Finanz Informatik (FI) would like to decide on one of the solutions together with IBM. It's about the topic of ...
about 18 hours ago in IBM Safer Payments / Technical 0 Submitted

PAW - Switch subset alias in menu

Dear Mr./Mrs. We propose to enable to switch subset alias in menu, without opening of the subset editor. thank you best regards Jakub Zais
about 20 hours ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted

PAW - wide of dimension column

Dear Mr./Mrs. We propose to enable expand dimension column so that than whole name of element is visible. Currently, the max column size is set and elements with longer name are not displayed completely. Please, see the picture Thank you Best rega...
about 20 hours ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted

Deadlock need to avoid for ALTER TABLE JOB

ALTER TABLE ALTER COLUMN job should be able to break-in RTS process. Currently, the deadlock may happen between ALTER TABLE ALTER COLUMN job and CORRELATION-ID=014.RTSTST00. We open CASE TS011962039 for the deadlock. From user point of view, the f...
about 20 hours ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Submitted

Would love to see a containerized version of the CDC Kafka agent made available

A container image of the CDC Kafka agent that I could deploy would be so handy.
1 day ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 0 Submitted