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

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…

Get The Scoop On The Critical ABCs of RDF

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…

RDF's Role In A Universal Healthcare Exchange Language

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…

The DoD on Data

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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…

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

“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…