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Watson Discovery Service (WDS)

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Search option by Queries and Documents in the Relevancy Training User Interface.

There should be a search option available on the WDS Relevancy training interface. The search at a minimum needs to be one NLQ, Documents (id, document name).
over 2 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Future consideration

Crawl pages that are password protected

As a user if I have a directory of documents or web pages that are password protected I would like the web crawler to index these documents
almost 3 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Planned for future release

Ability to translate document language on ingestion

This will provide the capability to select the language that the user wants in the index. Since the documents can be split/ retained as is in WDS and has the full text, there should be an out of the box integration with language translator to tran...
almost 4 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 1 Not under consideration

Allow querying without expansion

Today, when expansions are defined for a collection, the expansions are always applied. However, there are some cases where one would like to submit a query without having it expanded, like a "do not expand" flag. A concrete case is the following:...
almost 4 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Future consideration

Bring back Host Rank to enable filtering out unreliable sources

Host Rank allowed for filtering out sources with a low score. Without it, offensive, inappropriate, and fake sources creep into the News query results. The current mechanism of submitting individual source complaints is ineffective.
over 4 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 2 Not under consideration

Enable additional Watson services as optional enrichments

As part of enriching documents ingested into Discovery, users have indicated the need augment existing NLU enrichments with additional Watson services. Specifically, a user wanted to use personality insights and NLC to help surface insights on con...
over 4 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 1 Future consideration

Extend filters, query language, and ranker functionality to passages

Currently, filters, query language, and ranker functionality only applies to documents. I should be able to query for specific entities and filter down the results with hard filters (e.g. co-mentions and entity pairs spotted) when dealing with pas...
almost 5 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Future consideration

Access Control Levels

While building solutions for enterprise customers, I need the ability to limit certain documents or portions of documents to end-users. I would like Discovery to get the ACLs from the source document store, and apply those ACLs at search time to e...
about 5 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 1 Future consideration

Want to use the crawl date as a date in the Content Miner when using the web crawler.

The customer used oneWEX before, and has been migrating to WD Premium service since June 2021. However the customer are suffering from lack of functionality in WD. In oneWEX, when crawled data with using the web crawler, it was possible to set ...
9 months ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Future consideration

Watson Colorblind Functionality

Currently 1 in 12 men, and 1 in 200 women have some issue with colorblindness. That is about 300 million people world-wide. If a user had a colorblind issue, Watson Discovery is unusable. I would suggest to the developers that they turn their scre...
about 1 year ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Future consideration