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A Semantic Data Ecosystem in the Oil and Gas Sector in Norway

Like the oil and gas itself, data from oil and gas operations associated with the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS) is also flowing. Through a number of semantically enabled hubs, it is getting integrated, refined, and distributed to different parties. EPIM, the Exploration & Production Information Management Association, is implementing its vision of a shared suite…

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…

Insights from the SemTechBiz Conference – UK

The Semantic Technology and Business Conference – UK took place in London last week at the Millennium Goucester Hotel, and a number of themes emerged from the two-day event. A few of the sessions are highlighted below, but first, let us turn to some of the attendees to share some of their favorite insights and…

Saving the Planet with Big Data

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by Angela Guess A recent article takes a look at a few companies that are leveraging Big Data to help the planet in one way or another. The first company is OPower: “Last week energy data startup OPower said its software and big data tools will be able to help save one terawatt hour worth…