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Watson Discovery Service (WDS)

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support SAML for web crawler

The option to generate documents for question answering by web crawling does not work for us as we recently disabled basic auth and now require SAML. Would be great if the web crawler feature supported SAML.
1 day ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Submitted

Display document status for collection on Watson Discovery UI

Currently there is no way to track document progress for a collection on Watson Discovery UI. Sometimes documents are stuck for hours and there is no way to figure out what is happening in the background. I think there should be a very simple and ...
6 days ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Submitted

Exclusion of HTML navigation elements in webcrawl

As users of WDS are currently not able to use SDU on crawled web documents, it is impossible to use the field definition and exclusion function WDS provides to exclude unwanted results from the index. In our case, website navigation and footers cr...
about 1 month ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Submitted

UI and document should support Chinese Simplified

There are new customers in China for WD. We request WD UI and documents support Chinese Simplified. Thanks.
3 months ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Future consideration

Ability to search by Icelandic inflections / word forms

We have been looking for ways to support searching in Discovery by the different Icelandic word forms / inflections. We tried uploading the different forms into the Discovery synonyms support, but encountered a limitation of max 5000 expansions or...
5 months ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Future consideration

Search bar to search for a document to be rated in the rating results from UI

From the UI in Watson Discovery, the page dedicated to train Watson, by adding natural language queries and rating the results, sometimes a document that has to be rated is not present in the first pages, so it is time consuming to find that docum...
6 months ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Not under consideration

Search bar to search for a document to be rated in the rating results from UI

From the UI in Watson Discovery, the page dedicated to train Watson, by adding natural language queries and rating the results, sometimes a document that has to be rated is not present in the first pages, so it is time consuming to find that docum...
6 months ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Not under consideration

Rating results from UI in "0-10" format rather than "relevant/not relevant"

From the UI in Watson Discovery, the page dedicated to train Watson, by adding natural language queries and rating the results, lets the user define rating votes only in the "relevant/not relevant" format (Slide1.png). However, if the Watson train...
6 months ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Not under consideration

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...
8 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 ...
9 months ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 1 Under review