by Michael Dunn
The goal could be to create efficiencies during content creation, to better understand content already being produced, to insure that content is properly discoverable or to be positioned to take advantage of new opportunities. Whatever the motivation, media companies need to understand what the structured content approaches provided by the Semantic Web have to offer and how it could change media production, consumption and monetization.
by Mike Petit
The International Press Telecommunications Council (IPTC) is developing rNews - a new standard for embedding publishing metadata into online documents using RDFa or HTML5 Microdata. At this event, members of the IPTC will provide a look back at how rNews came into existence and advanced to what it is today, argue the business case for semantic markup and introduce us to rNews in its current state.
Semantic Web changes the way people will consume information on the World Wide Web and will transform the Web from document servers to active hubs of communication and meaningful data providers.
by Leigh Dodds
Kasabi is a new data platform that aims to support organisations in the publishing and monetization of data on the web. The benefits of ready access to high quality data sets to support the creation of innovative new web and mobile applications is well-documented, and there is growing demand from developers for new data sources.
Kasabi provides an environment that leverages semantic web technology to provide a unique marketplace that supports the publishing, licensing, and re-use of datasets. Kasabi will provide a rich set of options for organisations wishing to explore new business models around data, as well as empowering the community to remix and share data in many different ways.
This talk will review the features of the Kasabi application and the opportunities it presents for data publishers and consumers alike.
In this intimate fireside chat, Marco Neumann interviews media industry innovator and Internet publishing pioneer, Alan Meckler. Join us for a candid discussion on how a major media company (WebMediaBrands) has chosen to invest heavily in creating content for the Semantic Web space. Also discussed is the future of the Semantic Web for media and news organizations. Other topics include the impact on search and media companies from the recent schema.org guidelines for incorporating Semantic Web code into search applications (a decision endorsed by Google, Bing and Yahoo!). This enlightening discussion is a must-attend for publishers, brand builders, analysts, researchers, and entrepreneurs.
14th September 2011