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Created on Dec 12, 2017

Support for additional DOCUMENT TYPES in Watson Discovery

We're dealing with many different document types and our ability to focus on Watson is limited but its support for only basic document/artifact types in Watson Discovery document injestion.

We encounter many but by percentage here are our top 10:


We have seen ODT, ODP, ODS, TEX and their relatives mostly when we encounter government clients as well.

While we don't expect Watson to specifically deal with ZIP files it would be nice to have a simple way to package and minimize the size/time/cost of the transfer of artifacts if possible along with other file compression formats.

Eventually we fully expect to encounter more and we want to minimize our efforts, costs and transforms in analyzing them through Watson along with potential for OCR.

  • Guest
    Jun 26, 2019

    Hi Phil - this is awesome and will bring us back to IBM Watson for key analysis of files. I'll check it out in next week.

  • Guest
    Jun 26, 2019

    Of the list you provided. we now support PDF, HTML, DOC(X), PPT(X), XLS(X), JSON, TXT, CSV - there are no plans to support the others at this time, but I am marking this shipped and if you have a need for other file types please open an idea for each file type.