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posted in February 2009

Semantic Web: Snake Oil or Balm for What Ails Us?

2/10/2009
Our Business Intelligence industry is held back by a chronic lack of techniques to unify information. I saw in semantic Web technology a means to address that. I don't know if the Semantic Web will ever happen... I do know that ontologies appear to be a superior way for representing information, sharing it, reasoning from it and avoiding lots of duplication of effort. I call this making the data smarter so the applications can be dumber.

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