Why we need Content Models

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    Introduction: One of the big challenges we face as part of managing web content is to keep up with capturing and maintaining the content’s underlying framework rules and logic in a place where it can be accessed by everyone. We are not talking about documenting the various business logic validations that occur on […]

Through a Glass Darkly: Technology Trends for 2014

Every year, when possible, I spend the last couple of weeks of the year reflecting back at the period just past and try to pick out what trends I see as being most significant to me. This is not intended as a gee-whiz list so much as a chance to prioritize those technologies, organizations and […]

Semantics and Airline Flight

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Airline Routing Maps (courtesy United Airlines) A question that I’m frequently asked about Semantic Web technology is how is this different from any other data storage or query approach? In general, data storage strategies are built less around data access speeds – in most cases the speeds are comparable – but in optimizing the storage to […]

Why JavaScript is the Future of Enterprise Computing

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Once upon a time – okay, about 1996 or so – there was a race for dominance of this new thing called the World Wide Web. On one side was Microsoft, having firmly staked its ground a few years before with the introduction of Windows 3.0. On the other side was a little startup called […]