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2014 Year In Review: Thanks For The Good Times, Part 2

Today we continue our look back at the best of times for The Semantic Web and related fields in 2014 (see here for our first story in this series): Ian Hersey, Saffron Chief Product Officer: Cognitive Computing in 2014 has certainly captured a lot of buzz, thanks in part to IBM’s strong push on Watson,…

Cambridge Semantics Launches ‘Anzo Smart Data Integration’

Extract,  Transform, and Load (ETL) and the business problem ETL solves — Data Integration — are complex to say the least. As the team at Cambridge Semantics points out: Data integration and data on-boarding are time-consuming, manual, costly & error-prone processes. Complex integrations require developing a large number of point-to-point source-target mappings. Each mapping must…

Music Discovery Service seevl.fm Launches

This week marked the public launch of seevl.fm. SemanticWeb.com has tracked seevl’s development through various incarnations, including a YouTube plugin and as a service for users of Deezer (available as a Deezer app). This week’s development, however, sees the service emerge as a stand-alone, cross-browser, cross-platform, mobile-ready service; a service that is free and allows…

DATAVERSITY™ Acquires SemanticWeb.com and the SemTechBiz Conferences

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by Angela Guess The team at DATAVERSITY™ is very pleased to announce that we have acquired SemanticWeb.com and the Semantic Technology and Business Conferences. As a writer for both websites, I’m personally quite excited to see these two great communities come together. As the release states, “DATAVERSITY Education LLC, a subsidiary of Wilshire Conferences, Inc.…

Applying Smart Data from Smart Grids

Molly McCluskey of Fierce Smart Grid reports, “It’s not enough to collect data from smart grids. Utility executives must know how to use that data across a broad range of applications, especially as the technology, and the data it harnesses, becomes more advanced.”

Big Data Is Big Focus At SemTechBiz

There will be a lot of Big Data talk at the upcoming SemTechBiz event in San Francisco. The opening keynote, for example, will be given by Abhishek Gattani, senior director at Walmart in the WalmartLabs. In a conversation in advance of the event, Gattani told The Semantic Web Blog that he’ll be focusing on the idea…

Making Smart Meters Even Smarter

by Angela Guess Sunil Soares recently outlined four data governance best practices that can be used by utility companies to better capitalize on their smart meter data. Soares states, “Over the past five years, utilities have been early drivers of big data analytics, largely through regional smart meter projects where it’s been proven that sensors…