Tag Archive for Michael Lang

Financial Services Industry Sees Operational Value in FIBO

Back in March, The Semantic Web Blog wrote an article about FIBO, the Financial Industry Business Ontology that’s on its way to being an Object Management Group series of standards. There, we explored its value as an open semantic standard that can be used by financial institutions and industry regulators, both to support conformance to…

Data Integration: What’s The Way You Like It?

Ask a group of Semantic Web professionals where the data should live when you’re doing data integration projects – which is just what Cambridge Semantics VP Lee Feigenbaum, acting in his capacity as co-chair of the W3C’s SPARQL Working Group, did at a panel at last week’s SemTech – and don’t expect to get a single,…

The Federated Enterprise (Using Semantic Technology Standards to Federate Information and to Enable Emergent Analytics)

Photo Credits: Apple – FlickR/muffet ; Food Pyramid – FlickR/teacher_caroline_acsp [Editor’s Note: This article is intended to complement the post, “I’ve got a Federated Bridge to Sell You (A Defense of the Warehouse)” by Rob Gonzalez (Cambridge Semantics). Here, Michael Lang, CEO & Founder of Revelytix, weighs in on the degree to which federating information…

Semantic SOA Governance: Enabling Data Discovery, Reuse, and Interoperability


 Semantic SOA Governance is a methodology ensuring that business missions are mapped accurately to the Services Oriented Infrastructure and that the services developed are reusable, thus reducing the time and cost of building new applications. Additionally, it facilitates deep analysis of the IT infrastructure in terms of the business operations and enterprise architecture. Two technologies, Semantics and Business Process Management (BPM), when combined with collaboration capabilities produce a dramatic new information management platform incorporating Operational Governance capabilities.