Tag Archive for transportation

Open Data: The Key To $3 Trillion In Economic Value

There’s money in that open data. A new report from the McKinsey Global Institute finds that machine-readable information that’s made available to others has the potential to generate significant economic value: $3 trillion annually in seven domains, to be exact. The report, entitled Open Data: Unlocking Innovation And Performance With Liquid Information, sees the potential…

Semanticize The Supply Chain

Turns out that supply chains need the Semantic Web, too. The iCargo project, co-funded by the 7th Framework Programme of the European Commission, was formally launched last year to help make global logistics across multiple modes of transport more sustainable, both in terms of lowered costs and greater energy efficiency. The project is composed of…

Data Job of the Day: Senior Information Architect

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by Angela Guess JB Hunt, “one of the largest transportation logistics companies in North America,” is looking for a Senior Information Architect in Lowell, Arkansas. According to the post, “Under general supervision, the incumbent is responsible for analyzing, designing, communicating, and implementing the Enterprise Data Model.” Specific responsibilities of the position include, “Review, coordinate, and…