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Posted by Irene Polikoff on July 3, 2017

For several years TopQuadrant has been a sponsor at the DGIQ Conference in San Diego. This year the conference was bigger than ever! From our own experience, we know that this reflects the continuing fast growth in the use of … Read More »

Posted by Holger Knublauch on June 13, 2017

RDF lists are a rather weak spot of the semantic technology stack. Their design is basically a linked structure of intermediate list nodes using dedicated properties rdf:rest and rdf:first. So a simple list of string literals “red”, “yellow” and “green” … Read More »

Posted by Holger Knublauch on June 13, 2017

RDF data validation is the process of checking a (data) graph against constraints from a schema definition. In the Shapes Constraint Language (SHACL), constraints are themselves expressed in a RDF syntax, in so-called shapes graphs. SHACL-based validation engines can (among … Read More »

Posted by Holger Knublauch on June 12, 2017

After two and half years of collaboration and discussions, the W3C Data Shapes Working Group has produced a collection of specifications that define the features of the Shapes Constraint Language (SHACL): SHACL (Official W3C Standard Recommendation) is the main document, … Read More »

Posted by Irene Polikoff on June 3, 2017

During our recent webinar on metadata management, we ran several polls including one that asked attendees “What can’t you do with your metadata management solution?”. The chart below summarizes results: To analyze these results and discuss the root causes of … Read More »

Posted by Kristi Lee-John on May 22, 2017

Click on the image above for an expanded view We fielded several questions as part of our recent webinar, Semantic Data Governance for GDPR Compliance. The webinar focused on how organizations can leverage TopBraid Enterprise Data Governance (EDG) to effectively … Read More »

Posted by Ankur Oberai on May 11, 2017

Since you’ve reached this page, GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) must mean something to you or you need to find out if it does! In this blog, we will quickly review GDPR and its importance and then focus on the … Read More »

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