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Watson Discovery Service (WDS)

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Ability to clone collection from one environment to another

We have some collections in Dallas and others in Tokyo to secure the redundancy. All collections must have completely the same ranking as each other. For that reason, we need to clone collections of Watson Discovery from one environment to another.
about 3 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 1 Future consideration

Increased document splitting limit to 15,000

This enhancement would help customers to use the document splitting feature for very large document corpus and avoid any custom solution. Currently implemented for our client with WEX, with documents being split into up to 15000 segments. Related ...
almost 4 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 1 Future consideration

Discovery web crawler - need support for crawling data from protected sites requiring authentication

We have an OEM aggrement with IBM for Watson services, Our internal Customers are evaluating crawling data from their web sites hosting Web content to Watson Discovery collection. The Watson Discovery connector for web crawling supports crawling d...
almost 2 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 1 Planned for future release

request the nested fields will be available also in the Content Mining UI as well.

Our client are using the Box crawler in the Watson Discovery. This crawler is crawling data from the Box, however when analyzing documents in the Content Mining UI, it is unable to use facets which comes from metadata such as the author, folder na...
6 months ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Future consideration

Don't kick off full recrawl if only the crawl schedule is changed on processing settings

Currently (WD 2.2.1 on CP4D) if you make any changes on the Processing Settings tab it kicks off a full recrawl, even if the changes would not have any material effect on the processed documents. For example, if only the crawl schedule is changed ...
6 months ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 1 Under review

Document conversion should retain the original order of the document

Currently Discovery pulls tables, headings, footers and other Smart Document Understanding elements into their own array. This disrupts the flow of the original document, for instance the subheading is separated from the paragraph that immediately...
6 months ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Under review

Slide decks need to retain slide structure in text content

In document conversion stage it appears that page breaks are not retained in text extracted from Powerpoint slide decks. Unlike word documents which are ususally a continuous flow of text structured by headings, slide decks are strucutred by each ...
6 months ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Future consideration

WDS highlights should honour Advanced Search quotes

During Project Daisey development, we've come across the inconsistency between highlights returned by WDS and the query. Even if the WDS Query language query contains a compound term (which project daisey uses very frequently for financial terms...
about 3 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 2 Future consideration

API to inspect collection status in detail.

The WD for CP4D has API v2 which does not have listing collection details. Sometimes collection stops processing documents and not sure what is the collection status for trouble shooting.
over 1 year ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Future consideration

Add capability for Normalization from dictionaries

Add capability for Normalization from dictionaries. At the moment, normalization is done from a generic dictionary, and it is important for clients to have normalization done from their dictionaries.
over 3 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Future consideration