Published: 22 December 2011
Analyst(s): Darin Stewart
The modern enterprise exists within a world of information abundance. Applications and business processes generate data at an ever-accelerating rate and in increasingly diverse formats. Semantic Web technologies provide a practical solution for integrating these resources and analyzing them in a way that preserves their original meaning. Linked open data (LOD) is a rich source of data that can augment internal, proprietary information sources to yield insights without the expense of creating the data internally. Together, the Semantic Web and linked data can provide a distinct competitive advantage to the information-intensive enterprise.
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