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How to Use Semantics to Drive the Business Value of Your Data

Published: 27 November 2018

ID: G00351728

Analyst(s): Guido De Simoni


Unprecedented levels of data scale and distribution are making it almost impossible for organizations to effectively exploit their data assets. Data and analytics leaders must adopt a semantic approach to their enterprise data assets or face losing the battle for competitive advantage.

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  • Impacts


Impacts and Recommendations

  • Entrenched Data Silos Limit Capacity to Draw Insights
  • Nonsemantic Modeling Hampers Application of Data to Previously Unforeseen Use Cases
    • Technologies Supporting Semantic Data Models
  • Digital Businesses Have Limited Ability to Source and Integrate External Data Without a Semantic Approach
    • Linked Open Data

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