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 Employees should enter Ideas at

Status Submitted
Created by Guest
Created on Jun 21, 2024

Support to Geometry type field to Oracle Database

the advancement of analytical projects involving geographic data and computer vision, the customer need to replicate geometry data from Oracle to later work on their analytical repositories.

Needed By Quarter
  • Guest
    Jun 21, 2024

    For agricultural applications in Brazil, particularly in companies like Embrapa ( and Ibama (, the SDO_GEOMETRY data type in Oracle can be incredibly useful for a variety of tasks. Here are some specific use cases:

    1- Precision Agriculture => SDO_GEOMETRY can be used to create detailed maps of agricultural fields, which helps in planning crop rotations, irrigation, and soil management.

    2- Environmental Monitoring and Conservation => Organizations like Ibama can use SDO_GEOMETRY to map habitats of endangered species and monitor changes in land use that could affect biodiversity.

    3- Crop Monitoring and Management => Spatial data on land use can be analyzed to ensure sustainable agricultural practices and compliance with environmental regulations.