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Watson Knowledge Catalog

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Provide convenient way for user to track status of requested notifications

*** Idea originated from Cheryl *** Currently in the PDT feature, since download or preview of PDT asset can take a long time, user has option to click on "Notify Me" button to be sent a notification when the download or preview is ready. The us...
about 4 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Future consideration

Add Classifier Operation in Watson Knowledge Catalog

I have an opportunity at Honda for Knowledge Catalog in their back office operations team. This team is charged with ad-hoc reporting from a number of on premise data sources (e.g. Oracle, SQL Server, Excel Spreadsheets, Lotus Databases, etc). The...
about 4 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Functionality already exists

Disable download button in Knowledge Catalog

When cataloging data assets from COS, users are given a 'Download' option to bring the data out from the catalog and store locally. There should be an option to enable/disable this functionality provided to administrators of the catalog and the us...
about 4 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 2 Future consideration

Classifiers for Data Catalog supporting Nordic Languages

Nordic customers have other patterns for zip codes, soctal security numbers etc. Currently 163 classifiers are supported for ingesting data into the Catalog. However, most of the classifiers are for the North American market, and will not match a ...
about 4 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Future consideration

Classification process should automatically "learn" from users' manual overrides (per tenant)

Organizations may have a specific pattern for storing data such as person names that don't fit our OOTB regex. For example,names may be stored as "CADOW, EDWARD O (Ed)" in a given system. The inferred classification is Text rather than "Person Nam...
about 4 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Future consideration

Data Catalog dynamic IP address frustrates IP address security filters in remote clouds and on-premise systems.

I'm testing the Data Catalog's ability to access a remote(to IBM's cloud) relational database. I provisioned a NoSQL database using AWS RDS service. I wanted to set the AWS security group to only permit access from the IP address used by the Data ...
about 4 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 1 Not under consideration

GDPR Support for Data Catalog

We need an additional metadata field for GDPR which includes the source country for the data. It would be valuable if this field could be automatically generated using the IP address of the source data (the country where the IP address is located)...
about 4 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Planned for future release

Configurable Data Classification Meta Data Field

My clients have requested a data classification field for a data asset which has a configurable domain of values. For example, an administrator for a customer can define this field to have Public, Confidential, Highly Confidential and Restricted (...
about 4 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 1 Planned for future release

Data Catalog: Deny ability to publish data assets when asset with same name already exists in the catalog

Currently the WDP - Data Catalog allows any user of a project to publish any data asset and will always create a new set of assets. In my case when working with the catalog, I published the SAME data asset multiple times to my catalog because I wa...
over 4 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Future consideration

Add support for importing, managing, and providing lineage reporting for Cognos and other BI tools

There are 2 pieces here IMO LOB viz/dashboards based on catalog Harvest of CA metadata into catalog for audit/compliance. #1 is CA looking into catalog #2 is using Catalog like IGC to manage compliance/lineage. Catalog pulling from Cognos....
over 4 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Planned for future release