IBM Data and AI Ideas Portal for Clients

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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:

Post your ideas

If you have not registered on this portal please register at http://ibm.biz/IBM-Data-and-AI-Portal-Register . To complete registration you will need to open the email you will receive from Aha to confirm your identity.

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,

  1. Post an idea

  2. Upvote ideas that matter most to you

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

Help IBM prioritize your ideas and requests

The IBM team may need your help to refine the ideas so they may ask for more information or feedback. The offering manager team will then decide if they can begin working on your idea. If they can start during the next development cycle, they will put the idea on the priority list. Each team at IBM works on a different schedule, where some ideas can be implemented right away, others may be placed on a different schedule.

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Some ideas can be implemented at IBM, while others may not fit within the development plans for the product. In either case, the team will let you know as soon as possible. In some cases, we may be able to find alternatives for ideas which cannot be implemented in a reasonable time.

Additional Information

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Reminder: This is not the place to submit defects or support needs, please use normal support channel for these cases

IBM Employees:

The correct URL for entering your ideas is: https://hybridcloudunit-internal.ideas.aha.io

Administrator can choose to restrict users from creating new projects

We are considering the explosion of projects in CP4D.

In CP4D 2.5, any user can create data transfer projects and analytics projects, and there is no limitation about creating projects.

Our customers want to manage their projects tightly, because there is also no limitation about usage of resources by project.

(Added on March 9, 2020)

If this feature was not provided, the following adverse effects will occur:

  • Malicious user can create lots of projects.

  • These projects can consume resources (i.e. disk spaces, cpu, and memory)

  • As a result of the above, the CP4D system may slow down or suddenly go down.

  • This issue will cause a monetary injury on CP4D user company.

  • Guest
  • Mar 5 2020
  • Planned for future release
Who would benefit from this IDEA? Avoid unnecessary resource consumption and uncontrolled project creation
How should it work?

Add new privileges of "Creating a new data transform project" and "Creating a new analytics project" to the privileges list that can be assigned to Rolls (e.g. Data Scientist).

That lets the CP4D administrator be able to decide to assign this privileges to users or not.

Idea Priority Medium
Priority Justification It is necessary for stable operation of CP4D platform
  • Guest commented
    16 Jul, 2020 02:48am

    Please assign, update this case, and create an epic for this idea.


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