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Watson Discovery Service (WDS)

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Smart Document Understanding to produce a readable PDF from original scanned PDF

In solutions where text archives are digitized to become searchable in Watson Discovery, Smart Document Understanding is a promising new feature. However, it does not by side effect produce a searchable (text-based) PDF when OCRing a scanned PDF. ...
about 2 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 1 Planned for future release

Allow custom IDs for documents when adding them to the discovery index

Whenever we face discovery setups with multiple stages or environments, its very hard and time consuming to manage multiple copies of the same document as discovery generates a new, different ID for each document in each collection. It would make ...
about 3 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 1 Functionality already exists

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.
almost 3 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...
over 1 year ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 1 Planned for future release

Provide summarisation capabilities

On knowledge management use case customers are asking for a solution that whilst retrieving pointers to relevant documents can provide a summary of the docs themselves. Customer in Banking and Insurance industries are the most interested, and in ...
over 3 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Future consideration

Watson Colorblind Functionality

Currently 1 in 12 men, and 1 in 200 women have some issue with colorblindness. That is about 300 million people world-wide. If a user had a colorblind issue, Watson Discovery is unusable. I would suggest to the developers that they turn their scre...
9 months ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Future consideration

Relevancy Training Evaluation Tooling & Metrics Dashboard

It will be good to have a capability in the tooling to do a train/test evaluation on a WDS collection and have the nDCG & recall metrics visible in the dashboard
over 3 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Future consideration

Application registration or service principal

While connecting/setting up data sources for Watson Discovery, currently the only option is to include userid/credentials - this is not suitable in enterprise solutions (like our case) where we have multi-factor authentication enabled for userids....
5 months ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Submitted

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 ...
over 3 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 1 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.
about 1 year ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Future consideration