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XSB and SemanticWeb.Com Partner In App Developer Challenge To Help Build The Industrial Semantic Web

by Jennifer Zaino An invitation was issued to developers at last week’s Semantic Technology and Business Conference: XSB and SemanticWeb.com have joined to sponsor the Semantic Web Developer Challenge, which asks participants to build sourcing and product life cycle management applications leveraging XSB’s PartLink Data Model. XSB is developing PartLink as a project for the…

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…

SemTechBiz Puts Spotlight On Financial Industry Business Ontology

The financial services industry is taking to semantic tech in an important way, and that’s in the form of the Financial Industry Business Ontology (FIBO), which aims to standardize the language used to precisely define the terms, conditions, and characteristics of financial instruments; the legal and relationship structure of business entities; the content and time…

Unique Aspects of Semantic Technology-based Data Stores and Applications

NOTE: This post is provided by guest author, Mr. Dennis E. Wisnosky, Chief Technical Officer and Chief Architect, Business Mission Area, U.S. Department of Defense. Dennis will be delivering a Special Presentation, “The Enterprise Information Web: Analytics, Efficiency and Security” at the June SemTechBiz Conference. Semantic Technology brings a number of unique capabilities to data…

What W3C's R2RML and Direct Mapping Mean to Enterprise Data

I’m very happy to announce that the World Wide Web Consortium’s RDB2RDF Working Group, in which I participate as an Invited Expert,  has published two Candidate Recommendations: R2RML: RDB to RDF Mapping Language and A Direct Mapping of Relational Data to RDF. This has been a long road and we still have some ways to…

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…

Semantic Tech in 2011: The Year In Highlights

To accompany our recent podcast looking back on 2011, we’ve accumulated some additional perspectives from thought leaders in the next-wave Web space on the year that’s quickly passing us by. Some highlights follow. You’ll see respondents hit on some common themes throughout, such as Big Data, sentiment analytics, specific vertical industry adoption, and the standards…