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Watson Discovery

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Smart Document Understanding - Option to choose the documents that I want to annotate

The SDU only presents 40 documents to annotate in the drop-down list and often, there are documents that we need to annotate and do not appear in the list due to this limitation. The suggestion is that instead of having a list of 40 documents to a...
10 months ago in Watson Discovery 0 Submitted

API to automate webcrawl in Watson Discovery

Please make an API available in Discovery v2 where you specify a web crawl configuration with URLs programmatically. Defining the maximum links is good but how can i be sure if crawls all the sites that i want it to.
10 months ago in Watson Discovery 0 Submitted

Increase document size limit for WD

Currently maximum document size, which can be processed by WD for CP4D is 32Mb. It is very small size limit considering any document which may have embedded images can be much larger. Even WEX limits were higher (up to 128Mb for WEX AC). Please co...
over 4 years ago in Watson Discovery 2 Not under consideration

Ability to disable or customize stemming

Watson Discovery uses stemming to identify valid matches. Based on our experience it appears that stemming is applied in both Natural Language Queries and also Discovery Language Queries. It seems to also enforced in phrase searching. This is usef...
about 5 years ago in Watson Discovery 13 Not under consideration

Project Level Security Needed

We are using Watson Discovery v2.1.2 in CP4D and we see that a user added under “Manage users” for a WD instance with role “Admin” or “User” is able to not only access all project created by other users, but is also able to delete them. Our securi...
almost 3 years ago in Watson Discovery 3 Planned for future release

Need access control at project level of Watson Discovery

Customer will use Watson Discovery as the NLP solution. Customer has very specific requirement that group A can only see data set 1, while group B only see data set 2, but in WD, all people can see all projects (including all the files/ data) with...
about 1 year ago in Watson Discovery 1 Not under consideration

IBM to enhance the Filters for Sharepoint connector so that besides specifying which file extensions to crawl (viz. .aspx pages) one should be able to specify exclude ListItemCollection pages

This enhancement will allow more fine grained control over which items to crwal using Watson Discovery v2 Sharepoint connector. For one use case, there are 11362 ListItemCollection type .aspx pages and 1000 real .aspcx pages. Currently Sharepoint ...
12 months ago in Watson Discovery 1 Not under consideration

target facet selector of factor analysis

Timeout occurs when factor analysis is performed on a collection with many facets. If we can select and change the target facet and the target facet value (default 50) when performing factor analysis, we can avoid the problem of timeout.
almost 3 years ago in Watson Discovery 0 Future consideration

Change font color of Connection analysis

This is a request from a customer who makes heavy use of connection analysis. When displaying a large number of facet values ​​in connection analysis, the network graph becomes easier to read if the text color can be changed by facets. Also, for p...
almost 3 years ago in Watson Discovery 0 Future consideration

Ability re-process documents without re-ingestion

Currently we need to re-ingest documents to update any enrichment. This is specifically not very practical when we have WKS model involved. If the model is refined & updated, we need to re-ingest the docs. This is very annoying for customers h...
almost 7 years ago in Watson Discovery 1 Planned for future release