Pull - The New Business Model in Web 3.0

Exciting book by David Siegel: Pull: The Power of the Semantic Web to Transform Your Business.
Highly recommendable. Read More...

The End of the Line for Data Modelling?

Although Data Modelling as we know it has proven useful in many cases (the easy ones), there are certainly limits to the approach. Unfortunately, not being aware of the limits has led to many a disaster - such failed projects, heavy budget overruns, deadlines missed by a year or two, and - in most cases - much too complex logic. Read More...

Trip report from ESWC 2010

Just returned from the Extended Semantic Web Conference 2010, which took place in Hersonissos, Crete, last week. It was a very good event. I wanted to find out, what the actual state of affairs are in semantics. And the answer is: Very good, thank You! There is no doubt in my mind that the semantic web standards are finding many interesting applications. Read More...

Modelling Schisma #1 - Less is more!

There is a mismatch between the needs of a good business information model and the traditions employed by it data modellers. This is a great divide. Read More...