Cambridge Semantics Launches Semantic University

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Educational site designed to be the most accessible and most complete place to learn about the Semantic Web

The place to learn about the Semantic web and semantic technologies

"Before Semantic University there didn’t exist a single source of educational material suitable to people new to the space," said Rob Gonzalez, Editor-in-Chief of Semantic University.

Cambridge Semantics has announced the launch of Semantic University which aims to be the most accessible and complete place to learn about the Semantic Web and other semantic technologies.

Semantic technologies are already having a huge impact on the web—especially with the advent of Schema.org and the Facebook Open Graph—and are moving rapidly into the Fortune 500, with companies as diverse as Merck, Chevron, and the US Air Force taking advantage of them. However, there is very little well-curated material that helps those new to the space find their bearings and get started. Semantic University aims to solve this problem and, in doing so, increase the adoption rate of Semantic Web technologies.

“Users today are accustomed to going to the Web to learn about anything new, especially technology,” said Rob Gonzalez, Editor-in-Chief of Semantic University and Senior Product Manager of Cambridge Semantics. “So naturally when they hear about semantics they head right to Google. However, before Semantic University there didn’t exist a single source of educational material suitable to people new to the space. Existing sites have so much jargon that people quickly get discouraged. Moreover, there is almost no good material comparing semantic technologies to traditional databases or XML. We’re aiming to change that and make it easier for any person or business to get started more quickly.”

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About Cambridge Semantics
Cambridge Semantics is the leading provider of semantic data management software for the enterprise that is designed to bridge the gap between business processes and data-driven business intelligence. Enterprises face an increasing need to quickly combine diverse data that crosses organizational boundaries in order to make better decisions and improve process efficiencies every day. Our Anzo software lets business users search for, virtualize, analyze, act on, and make decisions with any internal or external, structured or unstructured data. Based on the revolutionary flexibility of Semantic Web technologies, Anzo provides unprecedented ease-of-use, speed of implementation, and operational business process integration for just about any formal or informal business activity.

To learn more about Cambridge Semantics visit http://www.cambridgesemantics.com and check out our blog “Enterprise Semantics” or follow us on Twitter @CamSemantics.

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