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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:


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 (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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Cognos Analytics

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Star schema grouping in data modules

Add this functionality that is present in FM and it is important. Every cognos users would benefit a quick construction of schemas that clarify which path the query is following when you have many tables connected.
8 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 4 Not under consideration

Data Modules - generate minimized SQL

Reports and Dashboards that are based on data modules should always generate minimized/optimized SQL, also in cases where a filter is applied at the query subject in the data module, like below: Example: select * from table1 where unit = <sessi...
8 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 1 Not under consideration

"Allow the server to automatically load the file" in Cognos Analytics 11.2+

Modern browsers have disabled sharing of full file path for security reasons. Cognos requires full path for this option to work but no modern browser will share full path. I ask if there are plans to change how it behaves on Cognos side to allow e...
11 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 1 Not under consideration

.Net Core support with Cognos 11.1.7

Our .Net Application uses cognosdotnet_10_2.dll and cognosdotnetassembly_10_2.dll to communicate to Cognos . We are in the process of upgrading our .Net Application to .Net Core . We need .Net core support with Cognos 11.1.7.
11 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Cognos Cloud 0 Not under consideration

Global settings for Cognos display and download of reports

We have generated reports in Cognos, numeric values are not right justified and we need to change all the impacted reports ( as we are currently upgrading our Cognos 10 to Cognos 11), unlike if there will be a global settings for this or by defaul...
11 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 1 Not under consideration

Support JSON-Functions

More and more architecture decisions turning into service oriented architectures. In this case data is not available in relational tables anymore but eg. JSON files. In data modules JSON functions can be implemented to show report authors data in ...
11 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 2 Not under consideration

option to sort Waterfall by greatest change value

Using the Waterfall visualization, there is not a good way to sort the sub-categories. More specifically, if you are using a "Change" Waterfall which calculates variances, you must recalculate the variance manually if you wish to sort the sub-cate...
11 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Dashboard 0 Not under consideration

Close report set as homepage

When setting a report as the home page, we want the option at any time during the session to close that report and then return to the default home page.
11 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Portal 0 Not under consideration

Set the same Group Span for multiple columns in List object in Report Studio

currently in report studio of Cognos, there is no way to highlight multiple columns and set the same group span. have to high light each column and click on the group span and select multiple time. This is very annoying and not user friendly, grea...
11 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 1 Not under consideration

Option to enable and disable highlighting common cells in a Table in interactive dashboard

Right now when there are common cells in a Table in interactive dashboard, clicking one of the common cells will highlight all common cells. Sometime this is useful but sometime this create confusion looking at the table. One way I learnt is to ad...
12 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Dashboard 0 Not under consideration