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Andreas Blumauer

Semantic Web Company Named to KMWorld’s 2016 ‘100 Companies That Matter in Knowledge Management’

Semantic Web CompanyThe Semantic Web Company (SWC), based in Vienna, provides companies, institutions and organizations with professional services related to the Semantic Web, semantic technologies and Social Software, the leading provider of graphIn mathematics, a graph is an abstract representation of a set of objects where some pairs of the objects are connected by links. The interconnected objects are represented by mathematical abstractions called vertices, and the links that connect some pairs of vertices are called edges. ...-based metadata, search, and analytic solutions, today announced that it has been named to KMWorld’s 2016 list of the ‘100 Companies That Matter in Knowledge Management’. This award is another important milestone for the broad acceptance of Semantic Web standards in enterprises.

KMW_3_2016“Only last year, our standards-based platform PoolParty Semantic Suite got acknowledged as Trend-Setting Product by KMWorld. We are delighted to be recognized now as an industry leader in innovation and service from KMWorld. Semantic Web technologies have an ever-increasing impact on the management of data and information of many knowledge-intensive organizations,” says Andreas BlumauerAndreas Blumauer has studied business informatics at Vienna University of Economics and Business and at Vienna University of Technology and has obtained a Master's degree in business studies. He started his career in 2001 as software developer for financial services organisations. In 2001 he was ..., co-founder and CEO of the Semantic Web Company.

 

KMWorld Editor-in-Chief Sandra Haimila agrees, “Being named to our list of 100 Companies That Matter in Knowledge Management is a prestigious designation because it represents the best in innovation, creativity and functionality. The 100 Companies offer solutions designed to help users and customers find what they need whenever and wherever they need it … and what they need is the ability to access, analyze and share crucial knowledge.”

More information can be found in the March print issue of KMWorld Magazine and online at www.kmworld.com.

About KMWorld

KMWorld is the leading information provider serving the Knowledge Management systems market and covers the latest in content, document and knowledge management, informing more than 30,000 subscribers about the components and processes – and subsequent success stories – that together offer solutions for improving business performance. KMWorld is a publishing unit of Information Today, Inc. www.kmworld.com

About Semantic Web Company

The Semantic Web Company was founded in 2004 and is acknowledged as a global leader in Semantic Web technologies. The company is the vendor of PoolParty Semantic Suite and is involved in R&D projects with a volume of more than 16 million EUR.

A team of Linked Data experts provides consulting and integration services for semantic data and knowledge portals. Boehringer Ingelheim, Credit SuisseCredit Suisse Group is a Switzerland-based multinational financial services holding company, headquartered in Zürich, that operates the Credit Suisse Bank and other financial services investments. The company is organized as a stock corporation with four divisions: Investment Banking, Private ..., European Commission, Roche, Red Bull, and The World Bank are among many other customers, which have successfully adopted Semantic Web solutions.

More information can be found online at www.semantic-web.at.

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