2011 SemTechBiz Berlin

A Marriage Made For The Global, Digital Economy

At the recent SemTech Berlin conference, husband-and-wife team Michael Trevor McDonald and Kim Chandler McDonald, CTO and Executive VP, respectively, of KimmiC, led a session that discussed a marriage of a different sort: that between the Semantic Web and the user interface.  The session was described as providing the audience insight into the benefits of…

Is Your Business Ready for the Semantic Web?

What makes a business ripe to adopt semantic web technologies? Those engaged in cross-enterprise business processes, in particular where models based on web technologies drive greater collaboration and increased dynamism, are on the list, says Professor Adrian Paschke,  Corporate Semantic Web chair at the institute of computer science at the Freie Universität Berlin and head…

Big Data For Lean Startups, Or, A Poor Man's Watson

What do big companies have that most emerging businesses don’t have to help them get value from Big Data? Well, to start with, there’s lots of money and a ton of technology resources. Never fear. At the upcoming Semantic Tech & Business conference in Berlin, Christopher Testa, CTO of startup WhiteBox Inc., plans to give…

Easing The Job Of Working With Linked Data

Working with Linked Data could be a little bit easier than it is, and a collaborative project between MediaEvent Services and the Freie Universität of Berlin aims to make it so. The open source Linked Data Integration Framework (LDIF), which will be a topic of discussion at the upcoming Semantic Technology & Business Conference in…

Link Power in Product Data

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Inforbix recently commented on the exciting events that will be happening this year in the Semantic Web world, commenting, “One of the events I’m afraid I may miss is the upcoming SEMTECHBIZ in Berlin this February. One of the sessions caught my attention: The simple power of the link.”