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A Look Inside Open Services for Lifecycle Collaboration (OSLC)

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by Angela Guess Published in the IBM DeveloperWorks library, Brian Sletten has begun a series of articles that explain “how large-scale data-integration problems are being addressed in useful, new ways. The series focuses incrementally on an exciting approach in the software lifecycle domain: the Open Services for Lifecycle Collaboration (OSLC) initiative. OSLC is based on…

Happy April Fools’ Day!

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by Jennifer Zaino Today we celebrate April Fool’s Day. And what better way to do it than to leverage semantic resources to find some interesting facts about the holiday and a few ideas for things to do today, too? Just like these: What to Watch: The April Fools: a late 60’s romantic comedy starring Jack…

Stardog 3 Released, Leads Semantic Graphs in Enterprise Adoption

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by Angela Guess The team at Complexible Inc., the team behind the Stardog Semantic Graph Database, recently announced, “the release of Stardog 3, the most advanced version of the industry-leading semantic graph system. Stardog 3 features high availability cluster, improved query and write performance, and enterprise-class features like LDAP integration, full Maven support, and a…

Smarter Ways to Employ Intelligent Machines with Manufacturing Assets

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by Jennifer Zaino What happens when you marry old-school manufacturing assets with new-school, data-focused thinking? You get enhanced visibility into processes that deliver greater insight into operations, opening the door to improving them. Legacy assets persist in an overwhelming number of manufacturing customer environments, says Mark Bernardo, General Manager, Global Services and Support at GE…

TopQuadrant Launches TopBraid Reference Data Manager

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by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports, “TopQuadrant™, a leading enterprise metadata and semantic data integration company, today announced the release of TopBraid Reference Data Manager™ (TopBraid RDM). With a simple point-and-click, forms-based interface TopBraid RDM makes it easy to bring consistency and accuracy to reference data management. As a Silver…

Creating a Common Programming Language for the Internet of Things

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by Angela Guess Aalborg University recently shared in Phys.org, “Within the next five to ten years, around 100 billion different devices will be online. A large part of the communication takes place solely between machines, and to ensure that they can communicate, the European Commission has supported a project that over the last three years…

Watson Hosts First International University Case Competition

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by Angela Guess Pamela Induni recently wrote in the IBM Smarter Planet blog, “It’s been a busy start to the year for IBM’s Watson University Programs as we expand our efforts to bring together the best and brightest student minds to apply Watson and cognitive computing technology in new and interesting ways. In fact, I’m…

Saffron Launches Cognitive Analytics Solution SaffronStreamline

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “Saffron, the only cognitive computing platform designed for mission-critical operational intelligence, today announced the availability of SaffronStreamline, a product lifecycle intelligence solution that provides end-to-end knowledge about issues and defects in a product’s lifecycle, helping manufacturers shorten time to market and manage potential risks.…