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Semantic Web Developer Challenge: We Have A Winner And Runners-Up Too

By   /  December 15, 2014  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

by Jennifer Zaino The results of the Semantic Web Developer Challenge, co-sponsored by XSB and SemanticWeb.com and launched at this summer’s Semantic Technology and Business Conference, are in: The $5,000 prizewinner was a team of two, Greg Varga and Siraj Bawa,  from Vanderbilt University. There were two runners-up: One was a team from Stony Brook […]

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Get The Scoop On The Critical ABCs of RDF

By   /  July 24, 2014  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

by Jennifer Zaino There’s a chance to learn everything you should know about RDF to get the most value from the W3C standard model for data interchange at the 10th annual Semantic Technology & Business Conference in San Jose next month. David Booth, senior software architect at Hawaii Resource Group, will be hosting a session […]

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RDF's Role In A Universal Healthcare Exchange Language

By   /  May 28, 2013  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

What are the possibilities for RDF (Resource Description Framework) as a Universal Healthcare Exchange Language? It’s an issue to be explored next week at a SemTechBiz workshop in San Francisco. The healthcare sector is rife with medical vocabularies and localized terminologies. In fact, says David Booth, Senior Software Architect, KnowMED, one of the leaders of […]

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Military Intel Gets Help From Semantic Tech In Connecting Big Data Dots

By   /  May 1, 2013  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

It’s been a couple of weeks now since the terrorist attack at the Boston Marathon, and since then the media and others have been questioning whether there was an intelligence failure at the FBI. It’s not an easy question to answer, given how many suspicious persons and activities government agencies must have on their radars, […]

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The DoD on Data

By   /  January 27, 2012  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles, Enterprise Information Management  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Amber Corrin reports, “A Defense Department advisory board has issued a report making recommendations for DOD’s move to cloud computing and data center consolidation, among them suggestions to strengthen governance, to coordinate strategies better across the department and to act decisively. The Defense Business Board’s report, dated Jan. 19, was presented in a […]

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DoD Turns to Semantic Web to Improve Data Sharing

By   /  November 25, 2011  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

A recent article reports that “In its ongoing quest to catalyze cost efficiencies and improve information-sharing, the Defense Department is increasingly looking to IT to solve problems of all sizes.”

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ESOC Releases Real Data about Conflict & Insurgencies

By   /  October 12, 2011  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

The US Department of Defense has funded a project called the Empirical Studies of Conflict (ESOC) that will “make real data on conflicts and insurgencies available for academic study by scholars.”

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Semantic Web Jobs: TEKsystems

By   /  October 5, 2011  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

TEKsystems is on the hunt for a Semantic Web Technologist in Arlington, VA.

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DARPA Calls for New Communication Technologies

By   /  August 3, 2011  /  Conference and Webinar Communities, Data Conference Communities - Learn, Share, Review, Data Education, Smart Data Conference Community, Smart Data Conferences, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

A new article reports, “The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is calling for research applications of social media to strategic communication.”

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#SemTechBiz Keynote: Department of Defense Mandates use of Semantic Technology (Video)

By   /  July 1, 2011  /  Big Data Conferences, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Conference and Webinar Communities, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Conference Communities - Learn, Share, Review, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Enterprise Information Management, Smart Data Conference Community, Smart Data Conferences, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education, Smart Data Slide Presentations  /  No Comments

“The Secretary of Defense is responsible for a half-trillion dollar enterprise that is roughly an order of magnitude larger than any commercial corporation that has ever existed. DoD estimates that business support activities—the Defense Agencies and the business support operations within the Military Departments—comprise 53% of the DoD enterprise.” This was one of the realities […]

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