Enterprise Semantics

Cambridge Semantics Launches ‘Anzo Smart Data Integration’

by Eric Franzon Extract,  Transform, and Load (ETL) and the business problem ETL solves — Data Integration — are complex to say the least. As the team at Cambridge Semantics points out: Data integration and data on-boarding are time-consuming, manual, costly & error-prone processes. Complex integrations require developing a large number of point-to-point source-target mappings.…

RDF is Critical to a Successful Internet of Things

Do you still remember a time when a utility company worker came to your house to check your electric meter? For many of us already, this is in the past. Smart meters send information directly to the utility company and as a result, it knows our up-to-the-minute power usage patterns. And, while we don’t yet…

WEBINAR: Using Semantic Technology to Drive Agile Analytics

In case you missed the outstanding webinar, “Using Semantic Technology to Drive Agile Analytics” delivered earlier this week by David Read and Scott Van Buren of Blue Slate Solutions, the recording and slides are now available (and posted below). The webinar was co-produced by SemanticWeb.com and DATAVERSITY.net and runs for one hour, including a Q&A…

Semantic Technology Drives Agile Business (White Paper)

We are pleased to publish a new white paper for free download, “How Semantic Technology Drives Agile Business,” from Thomas Kelly, a Director in Cognizant’s Enterprise Information Management practice. Kelly’s experience and pragmatic approach to Enterprise Data Management shows through in this paper.  As Kelly posits in the introduction, “To achieve sustainable competitive advantage and…

At SemTechBiz: Driving To More Agile Enterprise App Building In Government And The Enterprise

Be Informed, which provides businesses a way to build model-driven semantic applications, unveiled a new partnership and a gratis version of its software for users at the Semantic Technology & Business conference this week. Integrator partner CACI International is joining with Be Informed to develop Civinformed, a semantic solution as a service in the cloud…

Big Data Means More Than Volume

[NOTE: This guest post is by Peter Haase, Lead Architect for Research and Development, fluid Operations.] Industry engineers waste a significant amount of time searching for data that they require for their core tasks. When informed about potential problems, diagnosis engineers at Siemens Energy Services, an integrated business unit which runs service centers for power…

Part II: At SemTechBiz, Enterprise IT Can Explore Reasons To Go Semantic

We continue our discussion from yesterday of what enterprise IT will learn to love about semantic technologies at the upcoming SemTechBiz conference (the story began here): Another Score For Data Agility Looked at from the data warehouse point of view by Thomas Kelly, Practice Director, Enterprise Information Management, for Cognizant Technology Solutions, semantic technology makes…

At SemTechBiz, Enterprise IT Can Explore Reasons To Go Semantic

Why should enterprise IT leaders start steeping themselves in semantic technologies? The answer to that question will become apparent to anyone attending the June Semantic Technology & Business conference in San Francisco, where many sessions will explore the value CIOs and their staffs can gain from going semantic. (You can register for SemTechBiz here.) Let’s start…

Announcing: Best Buy Product Catalog via Semantic Endpoints

A new resource has been announced on Best Buy’s BBYOpen blog: Metis Alpha. Like Best Buy’s earlier forays into Semantic Web use, this one started with a business problem. As the announcement states: “These days, consumers have a rich variety of products available at their fingertips. A massive product landscape has evolved, but sadly products…