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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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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,

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  3. Get feedback from the IBM team to refine your idea


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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 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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Dynamic _as_of_date

The _as_of_date functionality works great and makes relative dates so much better. However, the inability to set a dynamic _as_of_date is a challenge. For example many customers have data warehouses that load based on yesterday's data. These custo...
about 1 year ago in Cognos Analytics 1 Under review

File Connector - Definition for Internal table Location

We need the table location to be optional when we define it as an internal table. When the location is not user-defined, the Datastage must define the create table command, but it does not need to define the location. This is important because the...
3 months ago in DataStage 1 Under review

Apple Silicon / M1 / M2 Support for IBM ODBC/CLI Driver

As a developer on macOS with an Apple Silicon chip, I want to use the IBM ODBC/CLI Driver (downloadable from here) natively. Emulating is possible but since I am using this driver via Python, all my other Python code now needs to run emulated as w...
6 months ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 1 Under review

Include Dashboards in Framework Manager function "Analyse Publish Impact"

Currently the Framework Manager function "Analyse Publish Impact" just scans reports for changed objects in the model.
over 1 year ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Under review

Waterfall charts in PAW based on Element Weight

The recently added waterfall chart is a great addition to PAW. However, the values (increase/decrease) are based on the values associated with an element, rather than the element weight. We often store both revenue and expenses in TM1 as positive ...
over 1 year ago in Planning Analytics 2 Under review

Rule Trace to include line of code

Add the feature to show what Line Number the rule of code is in the Trace feature. This would just be a great convenience when troubleshooting calculations.
over 4 years ago in Planning Analytics 0 Under review

Database sends (DBS) should fail

In Pafe when a user executes a DBS against a cell which is not writeable the formula returns the value of the cell. Not writeable means C level, read-only access, write access but locked. This is counter productive, the job of the formula is to...
about 2 years ago in Planning Analytics 7 Under review

Automatic backup for PAW assets/ Manage PAW snapshots programatically

Currently, the data tier can be backed up by launching .bat scripts. (to create a zip) PAW reports are totally managed in the docker content store and we have no programmatic access to the creation of Snapshots. Snapshots can only be managed throu...
over 1 year ago in Planning Analytics 2 Under review

DB2 z/OS - Message id - DSNJ110E - Additional alerts for active log monitoring and highlighted new message id when DB2 logging was suspended

We had a major incident due to suspended logging for one of the critical customer. One of the critical production DB2 subsystem logging was suspended , caused by stalled archive log offloading process due to insufficient storage space on archive...
6 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

PAW - Subset behavior

PAW can only refer to an element name of a subset and not to index . If in a paw book we use a named subset that presents the current month , for example MAR from a subset that contains MAR FEB JAN if the next month we update the subset with APR,M...
about 1 year ago in Planning Analytics 3 Under review