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Innovation Insight: Linked Data Drives Innovation Through Information-Sharing Network Effects

Published: 15 December 2011

ID: G00227607

Analyst(s): David Newman


Linked data is a Web-oriented approach to information sharing. Linked data methods and technologies make it easier to combine content across silos to meet such diverse needs as building context-aware applications or generating big data for deeper analysis, innovation or performance improvements.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview


  • Innovation Description/Definition
  • Business Impact
  • Innovation Window
    • IT Impact
    • Adoption Rate
  • Risks

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