04/14/2010 | The National Information Exchange Model and Semantic-Driven Development

Since 2002, several US federal agencies have been deploying XML standards for the exchange of complex data sets. Led by a large project at the US Department of Justice and homeland security, there are now hundreds of states and vendors supporting an emerging XML standard called the National Information Exchange Model or NIEM. This presentation will look at the NIEM processes and show how they are being used to promote semantically precise data exchanges as well as promoting transparency in government.


05/20/2009 | TopQuadrant Webcast III: Rapid Assembly of Semantic Business Applications

In today’s global, online economy, enterprises must become more agile in order to survive. Business policies and requirements are constantly changing to keep up with new opportunities, government regulations, technology capabilities and competitor offerings. Meanwhile, budgets and timelines are getting tighter. All of these trends make the traditional way of developing applications far too inefficient for today’s business needs. Solutions based on the Semantic Web standards offer flexibility and responsiveness to change.


04/01/2009 | TopQuadrant Webcast II: SPARQL for Business Rules and Constraint Checking: Introducing SPIN*

Semantic Web modeling languages like OWL offer a standard way to define domain concepts and their relationships. This alone, however, can’t fully address the need for describing executable behavior. Using the domain models for data validation, transformation and other application specific reasoning typically requires expressivity of rule languages. In this webinar we show how to use SPARQL to define efficient business rules and constraint checks that will work with any RDF database.

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03/11/2009 | TopQuadrant Webcast I: Using SPARQL for Dynamic Business Applications

Supporting Materials: Stand-alone recording of the demo presented in this webcast (Flash)
The semantic web query language, SPARQL is a powerful tool for exploring, finding, processing and managing data within semantic models and applications. Learn from the industry experts as they show how SPARQL can be used to deliver these capabilities to business users.