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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 (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 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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Watson Knowledge Catalog

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Role concept WKC catalog – all user with role CPD Admin should have admin permissions on all catalogs

In the current implementation, a CPD admin can not access all catalogs. It could be possible that , if the catalog creator left or is not available, no one can administer the catalog. There should be a super admin catalog role that has access to a...
almost 2 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 1 Future consideration

WKC - Metadata Crawler to import lineage Information for standalone DataStage installation

WKC in CPD can not display operational lineage for DataStage implementations in a remote environment. We will request the option to extract/crawl lineage relevant information that can be easily automated integrated in WKC without exporting from Da...
almost 2 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 1 Future consideration

WKC - Metadata Import of Cognos Assets should also include calculations and expressions performed in Cognos

Currently just the data flow through the imported Cognos artifacts is visible in Information Asset View and Data Lineage. As there is also business logic and KPI calculation in Cognos this information is also important for the Business User analyz...
almost 2 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 1 Future consideration

Data Quality APIs

APIs for DQ. Accessing definitions from outside WKC, pushing definitions into WKC, etc.
over 1 year ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 2 Future consideration

Rules should pick up metadata assigned to data classes

Currently, Rules within WKC only picks up data classes, business terms, and classifications that are applied directly to columns/assets within the Catalog, under the asset preview section. We expected that we would be able to create dependent data...
about 1 year ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 3 Future consideration

Ability to mask a column by both a data class and a tag

We want the ability to have a data protection rule that uses an "And" clause and a "Tag" and appropriately masks based only on the "AND TAG = " clause. Right now we found that when we tag a column with the data class and a tag, the column only mas...
4 months ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 1 Future consideration

Simultaneously modifying and deleting governance artifacts and asset

On IGC (11.x) -WKC (4.x) migration projects. Clients developed lots of query that they use to search (with many filters) governance artifacts and asset. They also use this feature to bulk modify and delete the searched data. The search phase could...
4 months ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 1 Future consideration

Adding AD LDAP Steward Groups should add the AD Group Users as Individual Stewards

When a LDAP Group (Steward Users LDAP Group) is added all the Users under the LDAP Group should be shown up as Stewards. Currently in IGC: LDAP Groups added under IGC -->Administration --> Manage Stewards, Users under the LDAP Group does not...
almost 2 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 3 Future consideration

Watson Discovery Integration with Watson Knowledge Catalog to Govern Insights / Access to Collections

Enable watson discovery service over watson knowledge catalog assets and watson studio projects in a way that allows for governed access across collections and indexes. Similar to the way one can restrict what people can access in WEX, integrating...
almost 4 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 4 Future consideration

Hive Connector with a Kerberos authentication

We need an option to connect to a Hive using Kerberos authentication. Previously the IBM offering team offered us to use a "Hive via Execution Engine for Hadoop" connector from IBM but it doesn't fully suit our need and here is why: this "Hive via...
over 1 year ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 3 Future consideration