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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 (

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Separating the Update Custom Attributes action from the Access advanced governance permission

The permission - Access advanced governance – which includes in its actions – Define custom attributes for information assets. This task requires the Access advanced governance permission, the Manage information assets permission, and the Administ...
about 1 hour ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Submitted

Adding Governance Rules to Business Terms

Currently the way to assign a governance rule to a business term is to go into the Governance Rule view, go to Related artifacts, go to Business Terms and select the appropriate Business Term. In IGC, one could assign the governance rule from the ...
about 1 hour ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Submitted

Improve Job Priority Output to Exceed 1e6 as APS can easily increase Per Job Priority above that value

There is currently a system limitation that Job Priories above 1e6 do not display correctly when using bjobs -o "blah" formatted output. This is currently causing us a monitoring issue when attempting to order jobs with a very high dynamic priorit...
about 11 hours ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 0 Submitted

Account for slots given to an application when startup_cores_if_no_history is configured

Description: In the current implementation, startup_cores_if_no_history are provisioned for each application regardless of the slots in the grid, which can lead to overprovision. We would like to request that if the application has access to slots...
about 17 hours ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.2.1 0 Submitted

Ability to enforce an end date for a scheduled report or job.

This will allow Administrators to better manage schedules and not have users create schedules that could be in the system for an extended period.
about 18 hours ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted

Expose capability/customization for report delivery options

We would invite to have an option to hide/show per user role/group delivery options when running in background, so that we have option to deactivate local save or deactivate send via email if we need to plus option to change the default selection ...
about 19 hours ago in Cognos Analytics / Portal 0 Submitted

Eliminate the need to STEPLIB SAVZLOAD

Currently the SAVZLOAD dataset is must be STEPLIB'd in: Our DVM procedures WLM environments where UDTF's are being used DSCLient jobs Internal issuance processing We are unable to add SAVZLOAD to LINKLIST since it is automatically added to LLA whi...
about 20 hours ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Submitted

DOE Startup and Shutdown messages

During DOE startup or shutdown could see the below messages in SYSLOG N 4000000 RS01 2022272 09:43:09.66 STC07246 00000090 IZPS001I IBM Unified Management Server is being started N 4000000 RS01 2022272 09:43:21.63 STC07246 00000090 IZPS001I IBM Un...
about 21 hours ago in Db2 DevOps Experience for z/OS 0 Submitted

Zowe Startup and Shutdown message

During the Startup and Shutdown of ZOWE , the startup / shutdown messages are in STDOUT but the same is not externalized to SYSLOG and there isnt a unique message id to confirm weather the Startup / shutdown of ZOWE is successful
about 21 hours ago in Db2 DevOps Experience for z/OS 0 Submitted

Dependency Management (for TCC)

In order to provide a better dependency management while implementing applications, I ask you to provide a Maven POM file. Providing dependencies via copy and paste causes, among many other things, a bigger software repository and/or unpredictable...
about 21 hours ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 0 Submitted