Tag Archive for application development

Real-Time Semantic Enterprise App Integration: The Way To Deal With Dynamic Business

by Jennifer Zaino Real-time semantic enterprise application integration – that’s what SmartAlex agent technology from EnterpriseWeb has in store for businesses. With SmartAlex, a component of its EnterpriseWeb model-driven app development platform, “the consumer asks the agent to figure out what needs to happen and it happens in realtime,” according to Jason Bloomberg, the company’s…

Searchbox Wants To Help You Build Your Enterprise's Specialized Search Engine

Searchbox is taking its enterprise semantic search technology in a new direction. The offering, which The Semantic Web Blog initially covered here, today is packaged as a software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution, and it’s now based on the Apache Solr open source enterprise search platform from the Apache Lucene project rather than on proprietary technology. “We completely…

Concurrent Partners With Hortonworks for Rapid Deployment of Hadoop

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the companies reports, “Concurrent, Inc., the enterprise Big Data application platform company, today announced that Hortonworks has certified its Cascading application framework against the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP). The certification ensures that enterprises can take advantage of Concurrent’s Cascading application framework and HDP to ease Hadoop Big Data application development…

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…

Fujitsu Labs And DERI To Offer Free, Cloud-Based Platform To Store And Query Linked Open Data

The Semantic Web Blog reported last year about a relationship formed between the Digital Enterprise Research Institute (DERI) and Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. in Japan, focused on a project to build a large-scale RDF store in the cloud capable of processing hundreds of billions of triples. At the time, Dr. Michael Hausenblas, who was then a DERI research fellow, discussed…

Search And Next-Gen Big Data Apps

Search is a fundamental, a system building block, and something that should be a critical part of enterprise architectures. That’s what Grant Ingersoll, co-founder and CTO at search, discovery and analytics vendor LucidWorks – which leverages the Apache Lucene/Solr open source search project – told an audience at last week’s GigaOM Structure Data event. The…

Semantics For The Connected World: Thingworx Goes Live

Manufacturers, utilities, health care and other industrial and services organizations have an opportunity to develop applications that model and draw upon the capabilities of the increasingly connected physical world around them. Seems, after all, as if almost everything already is or soon will be connected to a sensor of some sort, reeling in data to…

Build Data-Aware Apps, Without the Hassle

The day may come when you might not need a team of developers to write data-driven or data-aware apps that themselves can be described in just a few words. Ideally, that would mean companies would spend a lot less money on, and speed up, a long-winded process that encompasses everything from understanding requirements to discovering…

Creating Dynamic Business Applications using Semantic Web Technology – Part II

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This is the second of a two-part series discussing how Semantic Web Technology can enable Dynamic Business Applications in the enterprise. Read Part 1 of the article here.

Employees throughout the enterprise have been improvising for a long time in order to fill gaps in their business applications and process infrastructure with ad hoc processes and know-how.  In a recent Aberdeen Group survey, a majority of the 125 executives surveyed reported that manual intervention was necessary to compensate for missing features in enterprise applications used for business tasks and processes.