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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).


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:


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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,


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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 (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 Data & AI Roadmaps (http://ibm.biz/Data-and-AI-Roadmaps) - Use this site to view roadmaps for Data & AI products.

IBM Employees should enter Ideas at https://hybridcloudunit-internal.ideas.aha.io/


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Cognos Analytics

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Have the option to create macro Enabled Excel Workbooks inside Cognos Analytics

Have the option to create macro Enabled Excel Workbooks. Along with this would be the ability to create macros while you are inside the Cognos Report Editor. So when the report is run the macro Enable Workbook is created with the macros that one d...
2 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Application Object Branding

Allow for branding of application objects such as lists, prompts, and other objects. Currently, the object itself (e.g. list header, background color, fonts, etc.) has limited or no customization options. When creating branded templates for report...
3 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Dashboard 1 Submitted

Condtional formatting of report chart axis

In our scenario we have several hundred KPIs measured on scorecards (one report in Cognos). The KPIs can have differing unit types, such as Percent with 2 decimal places, Percent with 4 decimal places, whole numbers, CAD currency, USD currency, et...
3 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Ability to managed Administration password by Wallets and SFTP or FTP process

Many clients are tightening security around how administration passwords and secrets are managed including storage. My client has stringent security protocols as such would like to have the ability to managed passwords via Wallet and SFTP process ...
3 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Security 1 Submitted

· Page design vs Page preview noted as well to see if something can be done to make more user friendly

Page design vs Page preview noted as well to see if something can be done to make more user friendly
4 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Default will be set to view members only (hierarchy structure on left) to mimic analysis studio

Default will be set to view members only (hierarchy structure on left) to mimic analysis studio
4 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Would like to be able to use data source credentials as variables in the JDBC connection strings

When using the latest MSSQL driver we can utilize connection parameters: domain=targetdomain;authenticationScheme=NTLM;user=sa;password=thepassword to allow Windows Authentication using a service account other than the one running IBM Cognos servi...
4 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted

Business Partners are looking for Cognos Adhoc reports open in Page Review mode in Reporting tool by default

As a part of Query Studio sunset in Cognos 11.2.2 Edge browser, Business partners are migrated their QS reports to RS reports .Business Partners are looking for Migrated Cognos Adhoc reports (RS) should open in Page Review mode in Reporting tool b...
4 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 1 Submitted

connect directly to IBM Data Virtualization Manager on z/OS? through cognos

we are looking to DVM to Cognos - Connectivity it will redundant using multiple tools to connect/access data from IBM Data Virtualization Manager on z/OS? and it will give option to directly connecting to Mainframe databases.
8 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

I am requesting a change to the RunProcess function that would allow it to convert a string to numeric just as the current ExecuteCommand function operates.

It has come to my attention that the ExecuteCommand function will eventually be discontinued and that the RunProcess function should be used instead. We are currently using the ExecuteCommand function in a generic process that is used to kick off ...
8 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted