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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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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

Search result to be highlighted

Problem statement/pain point: Search with search bar in the main panel, return relevant asset list. But search does not provide information on where the search term hit the asset or the asset's metadata(e.g.asset name, description…). No workarou...
over 3 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Planned for future release

Display description with enabling line feed, or enable to write with rich text

Problem statement/pain point: In the panel for individual asset, we have description section in left side panel most upper item. Description section shows max 300 character description for the asset. In this customer use case, in order to strea...
over 3 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Planned for future release

Define and display tags hierarchically

Problem statement/pain point: In now Tags can be defined only non-hierarchy style.In our usecase, administrator design tags system in the enterprise such as in below.This tags system have hierarchical contents. AI_type-Question and answer, AI...
over 3 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 1 Not under consideration

Enable selection display or hide data item in table view(Available Assets list)

Problem statement/pain point: Table view = Available asset list in main panel, we can see “NAME”, “OWNER”, “TAGS”, “TYPE”, “DATE ADDED” as items in this asset list. We can not select which items should be shown or hidden in table view. For exam...
over 3 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Planned for future release

Role based data view permission in any catalog

By default, imported assets in the catalog have the option to see all data and the data profile. For a business user that needs to query just the available data assets this will give to much options to see data. This could be avoided by data acces...
almost 2 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 1 Planned for future release

Show description in table view(Available Assets list)

Problem statement/pain point: Table view = Available asset list in main panel, we can see “NAME”, “OWNER”, “TAGS”, “TYPE”, “DATE ADDED” as items in this asset list. We can not see other information about detail of the assets(such as description...
over 3 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Planned for future release

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

WKC - Multi select option in connected Asset Import in the catalog view

If we add connected assets to a catalog we can only select one asset and have to provide a name for that asset. Usually we import hundreds of tables and this seems quite painful. We would prefer a experience where we can select multiple tables, fi...
almost 2 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 2 Not under consideration