Skip to Main Content
IBM Data and AI Ideas Portal for Customers


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:

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

Help IBM prioritize your ideas and requests

The IBM team may need your help to refine the ideas so they may ask for more information or feedback. The product management team will then decide if they can begin working on your idea. If they can start during the next development cycle, they will put the idea on the priority list. Each team at IBM works on a different schedule, where some ideas can be implemented right away, others may be placed on a different schedule.

Receive notification on the decision

Some ideas can be implemented at IBM, while others may not fit within the development plans for the product. In either case, the team will let you know as soon as possible. In some cases, we may be able to find alternatives for ideas which cannot be implemented in a reasonable time.

Additional Information

To view our roadmaps: http://ibm.biz/Data-and-AI-Roadmaps

Reminder: This is not the place to submit defects or support needs, please use normal support channel for these cases

IBM Employees:

The correct URL for entering your ideas is: https://hybridcloudunit-internal.ideas.aha.io


Status Not under consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Aug 13, 2019

User should be able to use not only technical meta but also business terms which are assigned to technical terms or which are described in order to find some fields/columns when they create ETL jobs or dashboards

This is for function enhancement request, not for bug fix request, but one of my customer requests bellow function enhancement strongly.

[request detail]

Once User run asset discovery so as to assign business meta against technical asset such as tables or columns, the user can search some technical asset by using business glossary. This customer wants to use business terms(=logical words the end users can understand) in order to search technical asset not only in searching technical asset, but also to create ETL jobs (such as lookup stage in join fields searching from tables) or to create dashboard. 

In some customer environment, their technical asset names of tables or columns are sequencial numbers such as KC00100, KC00101, KC00102.... In such situation, users cannot find their necessary columns specifically in ETL jobs or dashboard creating. If they can use business glossary words or table DDL comments, it can be helpful for users.

Needed by Date Oct 31, 2019