Tag Archive for XBRL

Semantic Web Job: Information Solution Architect

Jeppesen is seeking an information solution architect. The job description states: “This person will serve as an Information Architect for development of a large, geospatial data management system. Specifically, this person will specify and implement approaches to ensure efficient access, editing, and transaction management for geospatial data and work in the database and access layer of…

Thinknum Sees Financial Analysis In A New Light

Thinknum is a startup with the mission: disrupting financial analysis. In his work as a quantitative strategist at Goldman Sachs, Thinknum co-founder Gregory Ugwi saw firsthand the trials and tribulations financial analysts went through to digest companies’ financial reports and then build their own research reports about their expectations for future performance based on past…

Following Up on FIBO At SemTechBiz

The Financial Industry Business Ontology (FIBO) was a main topic of interest at last week’s Semantic Technology & Business Conference – which took place in New York City, the capital of the financial services industry. FIBO, as The Semantic Web Blog has previously discussed, is both a business conceptual ontology and an operational ontology delivered…

Updates Made To XBRL Taxonomy For Corporate Sustainability Data

The GRI Taxonomy, developed by the Global Reporting Initiative in conjunction with Deloitte, is one of the first XBRL (eXtensible Business Reporting Language) taxonomies for sustainability reporting. It makes it possible for organizations to tag their sustainability data in reports, with the goal of helping report users – including regulators, investors and analysts –  find…

DERI and Fujitsu Team On Research Program

The Digital Enterprise Research Institute (DERI) is kicking off a project with Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. in Japan to build a large-scale RDF store in the cloud capable of processing hundreds of billions of triples. The idea, says DERI research fellow Dr. Michael Hausenblas, “is to build up a platform that allows you to process and…