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Crawdad Network-First Chapter of Deming's Out of the Crisis

by Angela Guess Mary Shacklett of Tech Republic recently wrote, “In a 2012 study conducted by IDC and sponsored by EMC, worldwide data volumes were projected to reach 40 zetabytes by 2020. The same study reported that only 3% of all data in 2012 was tagged and ready for manipulation, and that only 0.5% of…

Using Semantic Research to ID Promising New Tech First

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by Angela Guess Phys.org recently wrote, “As companies strive to identify the new technologies with the most potential, they are bombarded with a growing torrent of information. New smart software solutions can pick out these technologies and provide innovative methods of evaluating and implementing them into working processes. Now companies can tap the relevant information…

How Semantic Search is Revolutionizing Travel Planning

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of online magazine Amadeus reports, “When it comes to search, travelers are no longer satisfied with keyword- matched results. They’ve come to expect a higher level of sophistication, and a more tailored, personalized trip planning experience. Where page-ranking algorithms once reigned as the best option to match travelers…

TopQuadrant and Taxonic Partner to Deliver Linked Data Solutions to Europe

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by Angela Guess The company has informed us that “TopQuadrant™, a leading enterprise metadata and semantic data integration company, today announced that Taxonic will join the company as a solution partner targeting Europe.  As part of the partnership, Taxonic will offer solution services and trainings on TopQuadrant’s TopBraid product offerings, including implementation and integration services.…

Kimera Systems Wants to Create a Virtual Assistant for Your Gadgets

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by Angela Guess Klint Finley of Wired reports, “With his new company, Kimera Systems, [Mounir Shita] wants to help create all sorts of internet-connected devices without help from the Googles and the Amazons, spreading the wealth to electronics makers and broadband providers instead. For consumers, who’s actually taking a cut of all these purchases might…

USAID is Looking for Help with Its Geospatial Analytics

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by Angela Guess GCN.com recently reported, “The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), with a mission to support developing nations, maintains a set of geospatial tools to help map and manage its global project work flow. Recently the agency announced a plan to expand the geospatial technologies already offered through its GeoCenter, a coordinating…

Persado Raises $21M to Make Human Copywriters Obsolete

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by Angela Guess Barry Levine of Venture Beat reports, “If you’re a marketer with a knack for writing great copy, you may want to learn another job skill. New York City-based Persado is offering an artificial intelligence-based system for creating the most effective text for emails, web pages, and other marketing. Today, it announced it…