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Watson Discovery Service (WDS)

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API to import SDU Model to a collection

Currently i can create configurations, create collection and add the config to the collection, update stop words , the only thing I cannot do is import the SDU model. This functionality is requested by few clients as they manage the initial creati...
almost 2 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Future 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...
over 2 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 6 Future consideration

Add Metadata to Existing Document

This feature will save lots of computation and scripting
over 4 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 3 Future consideration

Ability to split paragraphs inside a document

Several documents rely on a structure that leverages a single section for a bunch of unrelated paragraphs, we'd like to do document splitting based on paragraph marks at ingestion time. This could be accomplished by allowing other tags (not only H...
over 4 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 4 Future consideration

Support creation of custom table labels in SDU that return content in a cell tagged with a unique row/column value

We have many use cases where customers want to be able to analyze tabular data. For example, there are many cases where a customer wants to analyze financial reports to understand how a certain company has been performing. Much of this data is pre...
over 3 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 1 Future consideration

Implementation of field filter function in Watson Discovery

Our customers are using oneWEX's contnet mining and have migrated their miner collection to WD Premium since June of this year. They used the field filter, which was a function of oneWEX, to divide the text in the field. However, WD does not provi...
over 1 year ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Not under consideration

Relevancy Training Evaluation Tooling & Metrics Dashboard

It will be good to have a capability in the tooling to do a train/test evaluation on a WDS collection and have the nDCG & recall metrics visible in the dashboard
over 4 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Future consideration

Ability to clone collection from one environment to another

We have some collections in Dallas and others in Tokyo to secure the redundancy. All collections must have completely the same ranking as each other. For that reason, we need to clone collections of Watson Discovery from one environment to another.
almost 4 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 1 Future consideration

Allow custom IDs for documents when adding them to the discovery index

Whenever we face discovery setups with multiple stages or environments, its very hard and time consuming to manage multiple copies of the same document as discovery generates a new, different ID for each document in each collection. It would make ...
almost 4 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 1 Functionality already exists

Provide summarisation capabilities

On knowledge management use case customers are asking for a solution that whilst retrieving pointers to relevant documents can provide a summary of the docs themselves. Customer in Banking and Insurance industries are the most interested, and in g...
about 4 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Future consideration