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Interest Grows In Riding The Semantic Wave

by Jennifer Zaino Industry leaders in sectors including banking and financial services look to have high hopes for semantic technology. They’re thinking about FIBO (Financial Industry Business Ontology) and leveraging semantic technology for more traditional types of data integration and analytics projects. At Cognizant, Thomas Kelly, a director in its Enterprise Information Management practice –…

In Search Of Apps To Leverage Public BioMolecular Data In RDF Platform

by Jennifer Zaino The European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) and the European Bioinformatics Institute (EBI) that is part of Europe’s leading life sciences laboratory this fall launched a new RDF platform hosting data from six of the public database archives it maintains. That includes peer-reviewed and published data, submitted through large-scale experiments, from databases covering…

YarcData Software Update Points Out That The Sphere Of Semantic Influence Is Growing

Recent updates to YarcData’s software for its Urika analytics appliance reflect the fact that the enterprise is starting to understand the impact that semantic technology has on turning Big Data into actual insights. The latest update includes integration with more enterprise data discovery tools, including the visualization and business intelligence tools Centrifuge Visual Network Analytics…

Clinical Studies And The Road To Linked Data

Clinical studies aren’t what they used to be. In the past, the process was one-off: You conducted a study, gathered a lot of data, analyzed it, wrote a report, and submitted it to the authorities. But, says long-time Linked Data advocate Kerstin Forsberg, an information architect at AstraZeneca, that’s all changed in the last few…

Big Data Startup Ayasdi Launches; Machine Learning Platform Combines Computer Science And Topological Data Analysis

This week a new Big Data startup company launched, Ayasdi, co-founded by Stanford mathematics professor Gunner Carlsson and based on his DARPA-funded research in the area of applied topology, with $10+million in Series A funding led by Khosla Ventures and Floodgate. The technology, dubbed the Insight Discovery platform, is explained to be the “first machine…

Life Sciences Turn to Cloud-Based MDM

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by Angela Guess A new white paper out of Cognizant insists that the future of Master Data Management, particularly for life science pursuits, is in the cloud. The paper states, ” Smart master data management (MDM) is critical to getting better results with fewer resources and different tools. Mining customer data, and relationships among that…

Metaome Helps Bench Biologists Get More Value From Linked Data

How to help the bench biologist get value out of the wealth of life sciences Linked Data sets? Startup Metaome Science Informatics proposes to offer some help with its DistilBio semantic search and data integration technology, by streamlining the approach to posing user queries. The Distil in DistilBio stands for Data Integration using Semantic Technologies…