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Please use the following category to raise ideas for these offerings for all environments (traditional on-premises, containers, cloud):
  • Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management

  • Cloud Pak for Network Automation - including Orchestration and Performance Management

  • Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps - including Netcool Operations Management portfolio

  • Edge Application Manager

  • IBM Observability with Instana

  • ITM-APM Products - including IBM Tivoli Monitoring v6 and Application Performance Monitoring v8

  • Workload Automation - including Workload Scheduler

  • Tivoli System Automation - including Tivoli System Automation Application Manager (SA AM), Tivoli System Automation for Multiplatforms (SA MP)

  • Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager - TADDM


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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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Ability to customize & create banners in IWO

A tiny customizable banner at the top of the page would allow us to inform users when we have planned actions. It would also allow us to provide helpful information, such as if there is a temporary outage or data is missing, etc.
2 days ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Submitted

Enhance the Workload Widget to show where new workloads are coming from to properly estimate and manage Turbo licenses.

There is a widget called Workload Improvement – and it has 3 types, On-Prem, Cloud and Hybrid. I think it would be VERY useful if we add various parameters to this graph (focusing mostly on cloud) 1)Provider (aws, gcp, azure0 2) Subscription (Acco...
8 days ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Submitted

URLs for direct access to Action Center & Action Center Details

Desired customer use case: Customer is leveraging webhooks to send pending Turbo actions directly to end-users. They want a way to expose a link that takes the user directly to the Action Center Details view for a given entity/action. Today, we ca...
9 days ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Submitted

Add Global Search on the main home/landing page to make is easier and quicker to search

Adding a global search option in the white space in the top bar on the main home screen to make is easier and quicker for users to search for anything in Turbo. As the search on the side is not a good user experience as it defaults to VM's and use...
14 days ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Submitted

Test button in New Target UI

We need to have a Test button in New Target UI like we have in Park My CLoud. The test button will validate the whole permissions and access needed. This can speed up troubleshooting and avoid frustrations to discover problems only after target re...
17 days ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Submitted

Schedule for recurring Plan execution

Customer wants to schedule some plans (for k8s, cloud, etc) using the UI. The reason is to keep snapshots on environments before and after big milestones (major updates, black friday, expected seasons) to user for future plans. It's like the same ...
17 days ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Submitted

Include filtered totals in any object totals

If you filter actions in a plan, the total number of actions does not change with the number. It'd be very helpful to see what the total is once filters are applied. Example: run a plan to rightsize a group of vms. your plan actions show "plan act...
19 days ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Submitted

Enable Multi Resource Graphing to have the option of going over 100% so that vCPU which can peak to 150% or more can provide context for rightsizing.

It used to be that the multi-resource graph went above 100% but some customers didn't like that. So it was capped at 100%. This customer though sees big value in seeing when those peaks happen for proper context on rightsizing decisions and troubl...
21 days ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 1 Submitted

Add Required Investment to Top Accounts Widget Download

When you download from the Top Accounts widget, Potential Savings are part of the export, but the Required Investments are not included. This skews the data and could lead our clients who use this report to conclude that investments are less impor...
29 days ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Submitted

Improve Group and Policy Setup UX for Common Use Cases

Improve the policy setup UX for common use cases such as one-time host and/or storage migrations. Ideas mentioned by the customer included an option to auto-create the groups and policies required to execute a plan in production, and/or using a wi...
about 1 month ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Under review