What is Watson Discovery?

Watson Discovery is an AI search technology that eliminates data silos and retrieves information buried inside enterprise data. Watson Discovery applies the latest breakthroughs in machine learning, including natural language processing capabilities, and is easily trained to your domain. With the flexibility of the IBM Cloud, users can operate anywhere.


Smart Document Understanding

Smart Document Understanding (SDU) is a user-friendly visual annotation tool powered by machine learning that categorizes the most relevant information inside your complex documents, including data inside images and tables. With SDU, Watson Discovery learns and predicts annotations inside documents. SDU scales learning across your business documentation, excludes irrelevant information, and provides users with more accurate answers.

Integrated Machine Learning

Watson Discovery’s Integrated Machine Learning capabilities enrich learning from user interactions and enable users to create and deploy custom machine learning models based off domain expertise using natural language processing (NLP) -- faster than ever before. Integrated Machine Learning features include relevancy ranking, relevancy training, Smart Document Understanding, and the ability to deploy custom models by integrating Watson Knowledge Studio.

Conversational Search

Watson Discovery’s integration with Watson Assistant enables users to retrieve both pre-trained answers as well as more complex content found in knowledge-base articles, marketing pages, or internal documents.

Leader in AI Search

IBM Watson Discovery is named a 'Leader' in “The Forrester Wave™ Cognitive Search Q2 2019 report.  IBM Watson Discovery has also been named the Best Innovator in Natural Language Processing by the AIconics for a second consecutive year. 

Download the “The Forrester Wave™ Cognitive Search Q2 2019" report

Read AIconics Best Innovator in Natural Language Processing blog


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