Learning the basics of in-app filtering enables you to easily create/edit widgets, reports, and policies—as well as filter metrics and alerts. Filter Types There are several types of filters used in CloudWisdom. Each one provides a unique perspective into your environment. Inclusion Filters Inclusion filters limit the scope of your search results to a set of items matching a given criteria, such as an element name or tag value. This filter is best used when you have a few, specific items you want selected.