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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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WMLA Client Python Lib

Currently, WMLA has multiple ways to use and customers have a steep learning curve. WMLA REST API supports all the different CP4D versions and platforms. To reduce the learning curve and also reduce the workload to support different ways to use WM...
over 1 year ago in Watson Studio (Trust) 0 Not under consideration

WMLA EDT: Customization, Minimal Example & Documentation

Client asks how to use and customize the elastic distributed training (EDT) feature of WML-A. They explicitly complained about the lack of a detailed documentation (being aware of WMLA/Spectrum Conductor documentation in the knowledge center &...
over 2 years ago in Watson Studio (Trust) 0 Future consideration

Watchdog/Timeout option for jobs, so jobs that run longer than x minutes are stopped

There are situations where WML and /or spark jobs are hanging/ running to long. My CP4D job developer have a good understanding of how long a job should run. In case of longer running jobs I as a CP4D administrator want that these jobs are aborted...
8 months ago in Watson Studio (Trust) 0 Not under consideration

Grafana / Prometheus GPU metric in CP4D

It would be nice to have the GPU utilization metrics used in WMLA also introduced to the main monitoring dashboard of core CP4D. This is so that we still have a single monitoring dashboard for all services of CP4D.
over 1 year ago in Watson Studio (Trust) 0 Future consideration

Audit logs for Watson Assistant.

My dev team can't keep track of who and which changes where made on the chatbot.It would be nice having a change history with version date, change sets and the user who made those changes.
over 4 years ago in Watson Studio (Trust) 2 Not under consideration

Tensorboard support on job monitoring

TensorBoard is TensorFlow’s visualization toolkit enables tracking metrics like loss and accuracy, visualize the model graph, view histograms of weights, biases, or other tensors as they change over time, and much more. A managed TensorBoard suppo...
over 1 year ago in Watson Studio (Trust) 0 Future consideration

Composite protected feature indirect bias detection

Currently indirect bias detection works for independent features. For ex: race may have a high correlation with zip code, income etc. But need to do the same for composite features like black female, or young black female. Sometimes these protecte...
about 3 years ago in Watson Studio (Trust) 0 Not under consideration

Interactive Elastic Distributed Training notebook in Watson Studio

Watson Machine Learning Accelerator Elastic Distributed Training (EDT) simplifies the distribution of training workloads for the data scientist. Deep learning experiment in Watson studio provide the UI to submit job in WMLA , but this is not inter...
over 1 year ago in Watson Studio (Trust) 0 Future consideration

whether to automate elimination of permission to "group" in jupyter notebook files

During the creation of instance group and notebooks the file permissions are 660 giving access to the group to be able to copy data to their notebook environment.
almost 2 years ago in Watson Studio (Trust) 0 Future consideration

Slow running HPO jobs

We are seeing some latency on our platform when we submit a HPO job. When we submit a HPO job via WMLA we see that it is taking ~14 seconds to launch a trial in spite of asking number of parallel runs. Just to give you an idea, if we have latency ...
about 2 years ago in Watson Studio (Trust) 1 Planned for future release