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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 (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

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IBM Data & AI Roadmaps (http://ibm.biz/Data-and-AI-Roadmaps) - Use this site to view roadmaps for Data & AI products.

IBM Employees should enter Ideas at https://hybridcloudunit-internal.ideas.aha.io/


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Watson Discovery Service (WDS)

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Enable document URL links

When a document retrieved by web crawling is checked from the search screen, I want to enable a link to the original document from the URL in the meta information. The customer used oneWEX before, and has been migrating to WD Premium service since...
about 1 year ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 3 Delivered

Stopword customization

I would like to be able to customize the stopword list in Discovery. I have some words, such as "of" which is included as part of other words in my synonym list. However, the word "of" is on the stopword list. Apparently the stopword list takes pr...
over 1 year ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Delivered

Have multiple WD instances on one CP4D install

Have multiple WD instances on one CP4D install Hi, Currently, We can't deployment multiple WD instance services, this may bring some limit especially sensitive data. Please consider adding support for this. Our scenario needs to support multi depa...
almost 2 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 3 Delivered

Proxy settings options need to include for all crawlers

Please add Proxy settings field for Sharepoint and Box crawler types also as for us both Sharepoint and Box are external sites and not able to connect to both without proxy. Please add those like Web Crawler. Sharepoint settings can be tracked via...
over 2 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Delivered

Database crawler does not have an option to narrow down the content/query to crawl.

The Database crawler in CP4D discovery service does not have an option to narrow down the content to crawl. We need an option to run a query from the crawler like FC. Please add this option. Tracked as part of https://bigblue.aha.io/features/WDS-1239
over 2 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 1 Delivered

Improve error description for incorrectly formatted date values

The request body for a createEvent operation may contain a client_timestamp property whose value is expected to be a date-time in ISO8601 format. If the value does not conform to ISO 8601, the operation returns a 400 error with a very general erro...
over 2 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 2 Delivered

Create a supported UI for the service

WDS is not intended to be a full blown search app, but it is much more capable than it used to be. We could win some enterprise search business if we had a standard, supported UI that made connecting to and using the service simple. At first it co...
over 3 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 1 Delivered

Improvements to stemming in Italian language

The current stemming approach used for Italian language misses some patterns for plurals e.g. (visti, visto). Look into improvements that can capture more of these patterns.
about 4 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Delivered

Ticket CS0057901 Issue with Spanish Document Upload size 20 MB

Ticket CS0057901 Email attached All other set of option tried is 1) Compressed Size PDF Reduced size by 56% to 8.4 MB 2) Change of Adobe doc properties to 1.4 3) Split of Doc into multiple docs
about 4 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Delivered

Provide the ability to encrypt all customer data with Key Protect

I work with FSS customers and they have expressed a very strong need to be able to encrypt any data that might contain confidential information with their own master encryption key. We should be able to use Key Protect to provide this encryption.
about 4 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Delivered