Thursday, November 30, 2006

Semantic acquisition

Major SOA/BPM vendor WebMethods acquired Cerebra -- semantic metadata management company.

See the press release :

Is this recognition of semantic technologies in mainstream SOA/BPM world ? It will be interesting to watch how they fit semantics in their product offereings.

Monday, November 13, 2006

Semantic Technology - new way or better way ?

Watch out this interview -

Good to know that Einstein's best working tool was - "Circular File" [ Wastebasket].

I acknowledge his idea that semantic technologies are not first which solving the problem of data definition, integration etc. but just another clearer or better way of doing it.

Sunday, November 05, 2006

International Semantic Web Conference

I am keeping a very close eye on 5th international semantic web conference at Athens , GA [].

I am specially interested to know how industry is encouraging and embracing the semantic technologies, which is till now confined in the research laboratories and lecture halls, to provide more real business solutions.