Semantic Technology News, Articles, & Education

Expect Watson Powered Apps to Come to the Cloud Soon

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of IBM reports, “Next generation leaders push themselves everyday to answer this key question: How can my organization make a difference? IBM is helping deliver the answer with new apps that are powered by Watson from Ecosystem Partners to improve the quality of life – from better managing health…

3 Key Ways Semantic Web Technologies Can Make Big Data Smarter

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by Angela Guess Alok Prasad and Lee Feigenbaum recently shared three key benefits that semantic web technologies can bring to Big Data in a business setting. First off, semantic technologies “[Provide] end-users increased ability to self-manage data from varied sources Users need to be able to search, access, aggregate, curate, filter, visualize, analyze, collaborate and…

Semantic Interoperability: The Future of HealthCare Data

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by Jennifer Zaino Good healthcare depends so much upon having high-quality information about a patient. The problem is that that data lives across multiple providers and institutions, and that the industry has yet to fully conquer the challenge of exchanging and integrating this information, thanks to the use of multiple vocabularies, formats, and systems by…

fluidOps Unveils New Corporate Identity

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by Jelani Harper fluidOps recently announced that, “fluid Operations® AG (fluidOps), a leader in semantic technologies, today presented its new corporate positioning guided by the principle “Semantifying Business”. The company, which is underpinning this shift with the simultaneous launch of a new corporate identity and Web site, is placing a stronger focus on its core…

SemanticWeb.com and XSB Collaborate on Industrial Semantic Web

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by Jelani Harper A recent article by Jennifer Zaino reveals that: “An invitation was issued to developers at last week’s Semantic Technology and Business Conference: XSB and SemanticWeb.com have joined to sponsor the Semantic Web Developer Challenge, which asks participants to build sourcing and product life cycle management applications leveraging XSB’s PartLink Data Model. XSB…

HP’s Big Internet of Things Play

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by Angela Guess David Roe of CMS Wire reports, “The pieces are finally falling into place. Over the past two years since that acquisition, HP has been building up Autonomy’s portfolio and pushing it in a million different directions. Late last [week] the master plan became clear. HP is pulling Vertica, HP Autonomy’s core IDOL…

Internet of Things Tops Big Data as Most Hyped Technology

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by Angela Guess Earlier this month, Gartner announced, “The journey to digital business is the key theme of Gartner, Inc.’s ‘Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2014.’ As the Gartner Hype Cycle celebrates its 20th year, Gartner said that as enterprises set out on the journey to becoming digital businesses, identifying and employing the right technologies…

Semantic SOA makes Sense!

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by Dave Duggal While it’s no longer trendy to talk about Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) due to limited initial results, it is implicitly the architectural-style of our age. Our applications and processes increasingly depend on distributed and diverse systems, databases, and devices. Modern Enterprise, Cloud, Web, Mobile and Internet-of-Things app development all take advantage of…

TopQuadrant Launches TopBraid Suite 4.5

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “TopQuadrant™, a leading semantic data integration company, today announced the release of version 4.5 of TopBraid Suite, a collection of web-based solutions that simplify the development and management of standards-based, model-driven solutions for enterprise taxonomy and ontology management, metadata and reference data governance, and…