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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 (

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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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Lock CMNxx from having multiple IPs assigned

We have a system that we will be hosting at our data center and we would like to be able to block the CMN03 port which is used as the a LAN Console port from being changed to allow anything else to use it.
about 7 hours ago in Connectivity 1 Not under consideration

Multiple file import on CC Web

A user can currently select and import multiple flatfiles within Controller Classic, thus loading multiple company files in one action. In contrast, Controller Web restricts file import to a single file import. Can Web be updated to accept multipl...
about 8 hours ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Submitted

The jobs were developed in Watson Studio Notebooks in Python, they did not stop working when Python moved to a new version.

When the Python Library is updated, all jobs developed in the last version stop working. If it is possible to keep the work developed in the old version working for 1 or 2 previous versions of the current one. This possibility helps to have more t...
about 10 hours ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Watson Studio 0 Submitted

Deleting an user from its only organization

Currently, we are unable to delete an user from its only organization. Ourselves and the customer both create new users very often for the development and testing purposes. After our tasks are completed, we are unable to delete the user and we are...
about 12 hours ago in Product Master 0 Submitted

Bug report: entering codes for missing values

I am running SPSS v29 under a concurrent license. Entering negative numbers for user defined missing values does not work now, neither in the Variable View or in Data&Define Varpiable Properties.
about 16 hours ago in SPSS Statistics 0 Submitted

SAP PACK, ODP Delta-initialization for classification datasources

We extract classification data from SAP , in intial-mode with ODP this takes about 10 minutes. Not being able to run the datasources in delta-mode this is a performance issue. I reported this bug as a case but this way was unfortunately not succes...
about 20 hours ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

Ensuring Real-time Accuracy in Time Travel Snapshots

In the Time Travel section of the Data Manager interface, the list of snapshots may not always be current and might occasionally require reloading. When multiple individuals are working on the same schema, there's a risk of overlooking changes mad...
about 22 hours ago in 0 Submitted

.Net Framework 4.8 Support

.Net Framework 4.8 is often pre-installed on modern PC servers, but Information Server 11.7.1 does not support .Net Framework 4.8. .Net Framework 4.8 should be supported as soon as possible.
about 24 hours ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

Hold all leaves

It would be very useful to have the possibility to hold all leaves elements at all levels from a single consolidated cells. Actually we have this capability in architect but not in planning analytics workspace.
1 day ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted

Ability to set e-mail sensitivity label

This is a customer submitted question. Can sensitivity labels be applied to scheduled Costpoint BI reports or are there plans to do so in the future? For added security and protection.
1 day ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 1 Submitted