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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.

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


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watsonx Code Assistant for Z

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Tracking refactored code blocks as they are sliced in refactoring assistant

When slicing code blocks in the Refactoring Assistant, it would be helpful if there was some tracking so that the user knows what has been sliced previously. Even if this tracking is just for the current session or workbook, this would be helpful....
about 23 hours ago in watsonx Code Assistant Ideas / watsonx Code Assistant for Z 0 Submitted

Context based slicing for given variable for both include and working storage  and bulk slicing for these.

This is a functionality already in consideration by product management for Refactoring Assistant.

WCA4Z in Z Open Editor needs to access IBM Cloud through a proxy server

When Z Open Editor clients can only access IBM Cloud through a proxy server, attempts to set the API key fail with an error: 2024-03-21T13:45:09.845-04:00 ERROR: 2024-03-21T17:45:09.845Z: watsonx Code Assistant error response: [/v1/wca/codegen/c2j...

WCA PL/1 to Java support

WCA PL/1 to Java.
6 months ago in watsonx Code Assistant Ideas / watsonx Code Assistant for Z 4 Planned for future release

Refactor Assistant: Not cleaning up dead code while slicing the code block for service / new program creation

Case number TS015819461 Please find the recommendation for Refactor Assistant on cleaning up dead code while slicing the code block for service / new program creation. Please open a case as Mark requested to improve RA tool capability. #5 – Refact...
18 days ago in watsonx Code Assistant Ideas / watsonx Code Assistant for Z 0 Planned for future release

Read an old COBOL program and document it in english such that a business user could read and understand it

With COBOL programmers retiring, clients struggle to identify critical business logic hidden in old COBOL code. This ability is also important for refactoring old COBOL code, creating APIs and Integration points, and in deciding which capabilities...
6 months ago in watsonx Code Assistant Ideas / watsonx Code Assistant for Z 2 Future consideration

Intellij IDEA support as IDE

My client - Bank of China, is very interested in WCA4Z Cobol2Java. The challenge now is their standardized Java IDE is Intellij IDEA which is very popular among Java developers. Currently, WCA4Z only support VS Code as IDE. To maximize the target ...
5 months ago in watsonx Code Assistant Ideas / watsonx Code Assistant for Z 0 Future consideration

Idenitfy code with duplicate functionality

A few customers I have talked to have asked how WCA4Z can identify duplicate code for them as part of the understand and refactor phases. Customers tend to have duplicate code across their applications that can be consolidated into reusable servic...
3 months ago in watsonx Code Assistant Ideas / watsonx Code Assistant for Z 1 Planned for future release

Train, increase and adapt the explainability phase for customer needs

The possibility for the explainability asset to have something like a dictionary, a repository... in order to train the model and having tailored fit answer. This repository would be populated by the customer and his assets and specification (for ...

Explainability of generated Java code

it's crucial to understand the rationale behind the generated Java code including but not restricting to the reference of Cobol code lines
4 months ago in watsonx Code Assistant Ideas / watsonx Code Assistant for Z 0 Planned for future release