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Watson Discovery Service (WDS)

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Support for Indian Languages

In India, the official/legal documents are documented in Indian languages. It will be good to support Indian languages like Hindi, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil. Also considering demand for chat bots in Indian languages is getting more attention, it will...
over 3 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Future consideration

Allow users to open a support ticket from tooling

One complaint I've heard from users is the ability to get help with Discovery. If users could open a ticket from tooling or even be directed to exactly where in IBM Console they go to open a ticket based on their account plan it could make for a s...
over 3 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Future consideration

Remove or Strip HTML tags during ingestion

Affects both ingestion and document conversion / segmentation. Benefits usage of the ingested content making it consumable in a more basic format. Original customer use case was to not only remove / strip HTML but also segment based on HTML head...
almost 4 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 4 Functionality already exists

Include query expansions in the new WDS usage logs

The new logs API call is very useful, however, it is missing the query expansion functionality to see what query actually got executed by WDS, instead of the NLQ coming through API. This is especially needed in client applications to understand wh...
almost 4 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Future consideration

Hindi language support

Hindi is the most common of the Indian languages with more than half of the 1.3 Billion using the language. There are huge numbers of Hindi news/blog/social media messages that are critical for companies operating in India to be able to analyze.
almost 4 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Planned for future release

Transferring ownership of Annotation Sets

Problem When annotation sets are created by WKS and assigned to the selected (by the Project Manager) human annotators (HA), the ownership of the annotation sets cannot be changed. This means that if a HA is temporarily or permanently unavailable ...
about 4 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Future consideration

Need to go beyond Flat model for Entites and Dictioraries. Build custom Ontologies.

Right now we have a flato model for Entities, that is, by the way, not so well paired with dictionaries. Why don't we have the possibility to design taxnomy trees, and define 'synonyms' for each node expression (this will substitute Dictoinaries)...
about 4 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Future consideration

Competitive WDS pricing plans for GTS

GTS, one of our big IBM internal clients use Elastic search instead of Discovery. Their key pain point is the pricing for WDS. With Elastic Search they pay $20 / month and get similar capability and results. GTS wants to see a better pricing model...
about 4 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 1 Not under consideration

Ability to copy discovery news into another discovery collection

This helps in building unified knowledge graphs and will help in accessing all information in a single store
about 4 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Future consideration

Custom news collection to train on domain specific content

Is there any plan to allow custom model deployment for News so I can extract domain specific information? Example : Risks, events, natural disasters, delays in a supply chain domain. Reason why this is very relevant is that industries and domains ...
over 4 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Future consideration