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Watson Knowledge Catalog

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Add data discovery based on semantic relationships (Glossary Terms and other related terms/assets) not just based on user profile

Provide a data consumer (data scientist, business user, data analyst) an assisted and intelligent way to explore data based on existing relationships between assets (hierarchical relationships, synonyms and has types). Present the data consumer ...
over 4 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Future consideration

File Upload Status Notification - Add Succeeded Tab

This proposal is to add a Succeeded tab to the left hand side Upload Status panel to list all of the assets that were successfully loaded in the current session. This tab would list all assets that were loaded with a link that will take the user t...
over 4 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Not under consideration

"Take all recommended actions" in Data Refinery

Data Refinery is a capability designed to make it easy for business users and data scientists to wrangle and transform data. When working with csv files, there is often a series of steps to go through to define the schema / datatypes before anaysi...
over 4 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Future consideration

Provide convenient way for user to track status of requested notifications

*** Idea originated from Cheryl *** Currently in the PDT feature, since download or preview of PDT asset can take a long time, user has option to click on "Notify Me" button to be sent a notification when the download or preview is ready. The us...
over 4 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Future consideration

Add Classifier Operation in Watson Knowledge Catalog

I have an opportunity at Honda for Knowledge Catalog in their back office operations team. This team is charged with ad-hoc reporting from a number of on premise data sources (e.g. Oracle, SQL Server, Excel Spreadsheets, Lotus Databases, etc). The...
over 4 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Functionality already exists

Disable download button in Knowledge Catalog

When cataloging data assets from COS, users are given a 'Download' option to bring the data out from the catalog and store locally. There should be an option to enable/disable this functionality provided to administrators of the catalog and the us...
over 4 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 2 Future consideration

Classifiers for Data Catalog supporting Nordic Languages

Nordic customers have other patterns for zip codes, soctal security numbers etc. Currently 163 classifiers are supported for ingesting data into the Catalog. However, most of the classifiers are for the North American market, and will not match a ...
over 4 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Future consideration

Classification process should automatically "learn" from users' manual overrides (per tenant)

Organizations may have a specific pattern for storing data such as person names that don't fit our OOTB regex. For example,names may be stored as "CADOW, EDWARD O (Ed)" in a given system. The inferred classification is Text rather than "Person Nam...
over 4 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Future consideration

Data Catalog dynamic IP address frustrates IP address security filters in remote clouds and on-premise systems.

I'm testing the Data Catalog's ability to access a remote(to IBM's cloud) relational database. I provisioned a NoSQL database using AWS RDS service. I wanted to set the AWS security group to only permit access from the IP address used by the Data ...
over 4 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 1 Not under consideration

GDPR Support for Data Catalog

We need an additional metadata field for GDPR which includes the source country for the data. It would be valuable if this field could be automatically generated using the IP address of the source data (the country where the IP address is located)...
over 4 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Planned for future release