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The Future of Enterprise Data in a Radically Open and Web-based world

Submitted by Leo Klein on Mon, 8/10/09 (7:38pm)
Pub Date: 
08/05/2009
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“By far the most sophisticated and complex of the three approaches to open data presented here, [Linked Data is] highly suitable for certain applications that have rich data sets that need powerful means of processing and consumption. In particular, scientific, technical, medical, mapping, and certain government domains are highly suitable for this approach. It remains unclear if Linked Data will finally trigger the boom in the Semantic Web so use with care. However, definite consideration should be applied, given the potential of the approach to create data sets with extraordinarily high function. Businesses already managing their data with Semantic Web technologies will be the most likely candidates for adoption.”