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Watson Discovery Service (WDS)

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Capability to add filters with questions while adding training via tooling

There is API capability to add filters to training data but the SMEs who are not technical will need the same capability in tooling
almost 4 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Future consideration

Approval flag based relevancy input

If we have to give the capability for the users to train the system then it will be better if the training API has an approval parameter which could be set to false to start with and then an SME could review those ratings to check if it could go i...
about 4 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 1 Future consideration

Enhanced User Management

Companies with multiple and/or large teams expect the user management capabilities of the services they use to support their organization structure. Kay capabilities expected from an enterprise solution: Users assigned roles - directly or via ass...
over 4 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 1 Planned for future release

Overlap of Left and right view of a page in SDU training

While tranining the SDU , a page is shown on left side with actual text and right side with boxes placed instead of text and coloured by appropriate fields but initially the color of text all over. In a dense document, it becomes difficult for use...
about 2 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 1 Functionality already exists

Add permissions to allow a User to upgrade Discovery environment size

BMC Software has an agreement with IBM to host multiple Customers in BMC's Watson account. BMC invites a Customer's admin user(s) who have Admin permissions on the Resource group created for the Customer. A Customer can have a Watson Discovery ins...
over 2 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Future consideration

Need UI for collection current status and history

Currently collection don't show what task is processing and what task is finished. For example, after uploading documents, WD just show notification message. But, if the use miss that, user can not recognize whether the process is doing or not.
over 2 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Future consideration

Stop training an annotator once the process has started

It's somewhat easy to accidentally train an annotator and it wastes 10-15 minutes if this happens. A "stop training" button would be helpful. Alternatively, a "Are you sure you want to train your annotator?" prompt. I've done this several times, b...
almost 5 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Future consideration

Enable SAML based authentication for Watson Discovery Web Crawler

Hi - We would like to have IBM enable SAML based authentication for the Watson Discovery web crawler. Most of the web pages we'd like to crawl here at CVS are protected by SAML authentication... however, Watson Discovery does not support SAML auth...
about 1 year ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Future consideration

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