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IBM Data and AI Ideas Portal for Customers


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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We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including product roadmaps, by submitting ideas that matter to you the most. Here's how it works:


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Start by searching and reviewing ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted, and add a comment, vote, or subscribe to updates on them if they matter to you. If you can't find what you are looking for,


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Post ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted and upvote them if they matter to you,

  1. Post an idea

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  3. Get feedback from the IBM team to refine your idea


Specific links you will want to bookmark for future use

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.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com) - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM.

ideasibm@us.ibm.com - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.

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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Support for complex operators such as NEAR and BETWEEN

Our business clients currently use Watson Explorer and are able to execute queries that include NEAR and BETWEEN to find very specific documents. This functionality is not currently available in Watson Discovery and is a very big issue for our bus...
about 1 month 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...
3 months ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Submitted

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.
about 2 months 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 ...
about 2 months ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Submitted

Auto warning for unusual data trend

Auto warning or notification when system found unusual data compare to data history in certain period. It can be by color, text notification, etc. The purpose is just to notify user that there is unusual data or trend compare to certain period bac...
over 2 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Submitted

Add standardization functionally to Task record(s) compare screen in Inspector

When viewing a tasks in Inspector, the compare screen of the attributes is not applying the standardization rules and therefor will indicate attributes are different when in fact to the algorithm, the are considered the same. We would like for ins...
over 3 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Submitted