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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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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 Employees should enter Ideas at https://ideas.ibm.com


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Violation of referential integrity - enrich the inaccurate messagetext DSNT408I for sqlcode -530 with parent <> child information

If the insert in a child table is not successful because the foreign key value does not match with a primary key value for a given relationship DB2 sends DSNT408I. Looking into this messagetext you will find only the name of the relationship. That...
about 20 hours ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Under review

System fields in Creation View embedded grids

When configuring an embedded grid in a Task View, all the fields of the related object (which are in the users current profile) can be selected as column for the embedded grid. But when configuring an embedded grid in a Creation View, all fields ...
7 days ago in OpenPages Ideas / Administration UI 1 Under review

Equivalent Parallel Transform routine

We are converting server jobs to parallel jobs through the MettleCI tool. The tool works well on simple jobs, but we find that not all server jobs can be translated to parallel jobs. For example, we have an original job that exploits the UtilityRu...
about 1 month ago in DataStage 0 Under review

Drill to Leaves from Right Click Menu

In an Exploration in Planning Analytics for Excel, it would be a huge time saver for an end user to be able to drill to leaves (or a level of their choice) from a right click menu. This is a common need for users. The set editor is a little heavy ...
15 days ago in Planning Analytics 0 Under review

Generate Microsoft Word Documents from OpenPages

It would be very useful a new functionality for users to generate Mircrosoft Word documents in OpenPages. With this functionality users could automatically generate documents using information from different objects using a Microsoft Word template...
28 days ago in OpenPages Ideas / Solutions 1 Under review

Integration of Commvault Metallic.io with IBM OpenShift for Online Backup Support

Many of our customers have already adopted Commvault Metallic.io as their preferred backup solution. Also, to simplify IT operation managing separate backup solutions for Cloud Pak for Data environments adds complexity and costs (OADP) Enabling in...
3 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Watson Knowledge Catalog 3 Under review

Allow to query and stop an object in one go to avoid STOPP

HSM allows to move DB2 page sets by stopping them and copying them and then starting the page sets again. HSM does this by DIS DB(...) SP(...) USE and a subsequent STO DB(...) SP(...). If in the small timing window between the DIS command and the ...
about 2 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Report Queries Page should have a better way of organising queries, for example folders

An enterprise report will often contain many many queries. There will be the query that provides the actual content of the report, this is an important query/queries. But there are often lots of queries that could be thought of as noise - for exam...
4 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Under review

Function calling feature in watsonx.ai API

Function calling feature is not available in the sdk or REST API. Functions/tools calling features (Function calling is the ability to reliably connect LLMs to external tools to enable effective tool usage and interaction with external APIs.). The...
3 months ago in watsonx.ai 6 Under review

Refactoring Assistant to advise where good spots are to slice COBOL applications.

A developer could be advised by the refactoring assistant what are good points to slice a COBOL program so that they safe a lot of time in analyzing the COBOL code. This will allow the developer to increase the number of modules/programs they can ...
about 1 month ago in watsonx Code Assistant Ideas / watsonx Code Assistant for Z 0 Under review