Semantics, Blogs and Linked Data Technologies In The Enterprise

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Date: Wednesday, August 8, 2012 - 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM PDT

Location: Federated Media Publishing Inc, 72 Townsend Street · San Francisco, CA

Exploring Semantic Web Data - Roberto García

Roberto will present the Rhizomer tool, intended for semantic data exploration. This tool automatically generates an user interface tailored to the dataset and uses Information Architecture components users are already used to. These components are enriched with some additional functionalities that allow profiting from highly structured data and build complex semantic queries without requiring any knowledge about the underlying technologies or the terms used in the dataset. Roberto García is an associate professor at Universitat de Lleida (Spain) and currently visiting the Stanford HCI Group. see link for more info

Full presentations

Semantics & Blogs - Tim Musgrove

In this presentation Tim will present recent case studies that he has done, which are potentially of interest to everyone applying semantics to blogs. Such as: why the need for semantics in advertising is greater for blogs than it is for other types of content sites. And: how semantics analysis can help you understand why certain blog posts are tweeted/shared/liked more than others (with some surprising findings).

Tim Musgrove is Chief Scientist at Federated Media Publishing, Inc (

Federated Media Publishing powers the Independent Web, and believes that the majority of meaningful engagements across digital media occur via high-quality independent sites and services. These sites leverage top digital talent to attract influential audiences who together create meaningful dialogue. Brands benefit from improved loyalty and increased sales when they become part of this authentic experience. Learn more at (

Linked data technologies meet enterprises - with PoolParty - Florian Kondert

PoolParty Suite makes rigorous use of open standards and extensively uses linked data technologies. Thus, the way towards the web of data is open as well for enterprises, but not only to achieve better network effects within their ecosystems but also to create and maintain knowledge models more efficiently. (

The presentation will include: A brief overview about the architecture of PoolParty Auto-population functionality for knowledge models The integrated linked data interface and frontend Linked data based synonyms and translation services Customers examples Q&A

About PoolParty Suite

PoolParty has outstanding capabilities to extract meaning from huge information sources based on W3C standard SKOS and linked data technologies. The software supports global 500 companies entering the semantic age of information management with scalable, easy to manage, corporate knowledge models.

PoolParty APIs allow integration of semantic technologies with other systems like CMS, DMS, intranets or collaboration software like Confluence, Drupal and Sharepoint. PoolParty is used by (to name a few) Pearson PLC, Roche Diagnostics, Credit Suisse, British Museum, Wolters Kluwer, Cornell University, The World Bank, Education Services Australia.

About Florian Kondert

Florian joined PoolParty Team early 2011 as COO and Head of Business Development. His educational and professional background in corporate communications, knowledge management, international sales and intercultural affairs enforces Florian's ability to transport complex issues to all professional levels from CXOs to end-users.

Florian's main focus is to attend interested parties at a very early project-stage to design suitable approaches and business driven perspectives on semantic information management and hands-on use cases.

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