The Semantic Puzzle

Andreas Blumauer

Free Webinar on Enterprise Semantics

PoolPartyWeb based ontology manager which can serve as a central hub for your knowledge organization. With PoolParty you can organize and maintain knowledge models based on widely accepted specifications like RDF, SPARQL and SKOS. Team gave a webinar on November 28, 2012. We talked about scenarios and applications using semantics in enterprises. Some of the use cases we have discussed were:

  • Semi-automatic tagging of content (SharePoint, ConfluenceConfluence is a web-based corporate wiki written in Java and mainly used in corporate environments. It is developed and marketed by Atlassian. Confluence is sold as either on-premises software or as a hosted solution. Its license is proprietary, but a zero-cost license program is available for ..., …)
  • Semantic enterprise search (Mindbreeze, FASTEnterprise search solution offering an extensible and scalable search platform., ExaleadExalead (in English) is a French search engine involved in the Quaero project. Exalead provides thumbnail previews of the target pages along with the results, and allows advanced refining on the results page (language, geographic location, file type, categories) but also further data refinement, ..., …)
  • Linked Enterprise Vocabularies
  • Enterprise linked data integration (queries across OracleOracle Corporation is an American multinational computer technology corporation that specializes in developing and marketing enterprise software products — particularly database management systems. Headquartered in Redwood Shores, California, United States, Oracle employs 105,000 people ... databases and unstructured text)


We showed the latest developments of PoolParty platform and we gave insights how structured data from relational databases can be mashed with unstructured text when using linked data alignment. We also showcased how we mashed a large text corpus with statistical financial data on top of PoolParty and UltraWrap.