This portal is to open public enhancement requests for IBM Sterling products and services. 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).
Shape the future of IBM!
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:
Search existing ideas
Start by searching and reviewing ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted, and add a comment, vote, or subscribe to updateson them if they matter to you. If you can't find what you are looking for,
Post your ideas
Post an idea.
Get feedback from the IBM team and other customers to refine your idea.
Follow the idea through the IBM Ideas process.
Specific links you will want to bookmark for future use
Exclude set periods from the Movement and Forecast Usage calculation due to strike or curtailment
Asset Intensive companies tend to have unionized labor forces that can go "on strike" for a number of months at a time. The usage during these strike periods tends to be considerably curtailed or non-existent. The impact of a 4-6 months-long strike would have a large impact on the forecast usage/consumption value as well as the moving code. The idea would be to give clients a way to manage these items in a large-scale manner to adapt to the situation.
If a Strike Start Date and Strike End date were added to the forecast settings widget and
Strike Start is null and Strike end date is null - then no change to how forecast and movement are calculated
Strike Start is populated and Strike End is populated - Ignore all periods consumption from forecast and moving code (as if these periods didn't exist).
Stike Start is populated and Strike End is null - Item is on Strike and client has option to keep current forecast Usage or set Forecast Usage to 0, Moving code is calculated normally.
Do not place IBM confidential, company confidential, or personal information into any field.