Polikoff will present her keynote on the conference agenda Stop Paper Thinking! at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, May 24th. She will talk about the Linked Data movement, with the focus of opening up data in documents and in proprietary databases. She will address how and where Linked Data is being created and used today, what new capabilities and benefits it brings, and how audience members can prepare for and participate in this movement.
Irene Polikoff has more than two decades of experience in software development, management, consulting and strategic planning. Since co-founding TopQuadrant in 2001 Irene has been involved in more than a dozen projects in government and commercial sectors. She leads the company’s strategy as a software vendor with solutions based on linked data technologies, and is also responsible for daily operations. Before starting TopQuadrant Irene was a Principal in the national Knowledge, Content Management and Portals Practice in IBM Global Services. Prior to that she was a Senior Development Manager and a Project Executive for IBM worldwide consultant’s tools and methods and held multiple IT management positions at Fortune 500 companies. She is co-author of Capability Cases: Solution Envisioning Approach, a book on software requirements and architecture.
As an Enterprise Information Management (EIM) innovator, TopQuadrant helps organizations succeed in data governance by managing information regardless of its structure, origin or location so that it can be easily organized, shared and exchanged. Our products use standards-based graph technologies to provide our customers with agile information management capabilities—because connections are important.
TopBraid Enterprise Data Governance™ supports the governance and provisioning of enterprise metadata, business glossaries and reference data. TopBraid Enterprise Vocabulary Net™ supports collaborative management of taxonomies and ontologies and offers auto-classification of documents and search enhancement. TopBraid Insight™ is a semantic virtual data warehouse that enables federated querying of data across diverse data sources as if they were in one place. TopQuadrant customers include many government agencies and Fortune 1000 companies in numerous industries including pharmaceutical, financial services, energy and digital media. For more information, visit www.topquadrant.com.
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