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Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Data World Provides Data Resources

Activity in the semantic data world,   Dean Allemang mentioned and quoted.   Toward an improvement of the use of data assets.    An indication of increased open ontology development?

Austin, TX – July 11, 2016 – data.world, a new company that makes it fast and easy to find and use data to solve problems, has officially launched today. Led by Bazaarvoice founder (NASDAQ: BV) and former CEO Brett Hurt and three former HomeAway executives, data.world is building the most meaningful, collaborative, and abundant data resource in the world by dismantling the barriers between people and data. With data.world, people who work with data can quickly and easily discover, prepare, and share it, as well as effectively collaborate in real time to solve important problems.   .... 

“Open data, which is data that can be freely used, modified, and shared by anyone for any purpose, is shaping up to be one of the most important forces impacting humanity today,” said Hurt, co-founder and CEO of data.world. “This movement can speed our cure for cancer, help keep governments accountable, curtail climate change, and positively impact other important world issues. We’ve built data.world to facilitate these breakthroughs – by allowing professional and amateur data scientists, analysts, and researchers to instantly find, use, and share data.”   .... 

“data.world is tackling a fundamental problem: how to make data interoperable to help people and machines unlock data’s value faster. This is a significant step forward for the semantic web community – and a more comprehensive approach than I’ve seen before.” – Dean Allemang, semantic web expert, author and Principal Consultant at Working Ontologist, LLC.    ... " 

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