Posts tagged "Podcast"

Talking about Microsoft BPOS with Scott Rodgers and Bob Fahey of Avanade

In my latest podcast I talk with Scott Rodgers and Bob Fahey of multinational IT Consultancy firm, Avanade. Formed as a partnership between Microsoft and Accenture, Avanade focuses upon delivering IT solutions based upon Microsoft’s suite of technologies and products, including Cloud offerings such as Azure and the company’s Business Productivity Online Standard Suite (BPOS)....

Talking with Richard Stirling about progress with data.gov.uk

In my latest podcast I talk with Richard Stirling of the UK Government’s Cabinet Office, and we discuss progress with the Government’s ambitious data.gov.uk site. [display_podcast] This podcast was recorded on Friday 16 July, 2010. I spoke with John Sheridan of the Government’s Office of Public Sector Information (OPSI) back in July of 2009, when...

Talking with David Siegel about ‘Pull’ and the Semantic Web

Continuing my series of podcast conversations with interesting people, this week I spoke with David Siegel in New York. David is the author of several best-selling books, and has just published Pull: the power of the Semantic Web to transform your business [Amazon US] [Amazon UK]. [display_podcast] We discuss the premise behind the book, and...

A podcast conversation about GoodRelations, with Martin Hepp and Jamie Taylor

I recorded my latest Semantic Web-ish podcast last week, talking with Martin Hepp in Germany and Jamie Taylor in California. Our topic was GoodRelations, an ontology/vocabulary designed to enhance the clarity of descriptions of businesses and their products on the Web. As the GoodRelations site describes, “GoodRelations is a language that can be used to describe very...

A podcast conversation with Will Hunsinger of Evri

I spoke with Will Hunsinger, CEO of Evri, yesterday and the result has just been released as a podcast. Backed by Paul Allen‘s Vulcan Capital, Seattle-based Evri is using semantic technologies to “change the way consumers discover and engage with content on the Web.” Via the site at evri.com, users are able to explore news-like...

A podcast with Flip Kromer of InfoChimps… and the end of an era

I’ve been following InfoChimps for some time, intrigued by their aspiration to build a marketplace for data that combines the free with the paid. Thanks to the team at Jones-Dilworth (honestly, does Josh have any clients that aren’t interesting?) I managed to get some time with founder Philip (Flip) Kromer and Joseph Kelly whilst over...

A podcast with Felix Van de Maele, discussing Collibra

Steve Ardire introduced me to Felix Van de Maele, CEO of Brussels-based Collibra, at the Defrag conference in Denver last month. We met again at the European Semantic Technology Conference (ESTC), where Collibra won the seedcamp event. I spoke with Felix recently to record a podcast exploring the issues that Collibra sets out to address...

November’s Semantic Web Gang podcast now online

November’s episode of the Semantic Web Gang podcast, which I host, is now online. [display_podcast]

September’s Semantic Web Gang podcast discusses Government data

Continuing the Government data theme of my recent podcasts, this month’s Semantic Web Gang conversation also explores the potential for semantic technologies to unlock far more value in the data being put online by Governments around the world. Have a listen, and see what you think.

Talking about Social Data Discovery with Kevin Merritt of Socrata

An issue with many of the current initiatives to provide access to data is that they focus on one particular mode of access. As a rule, they tend to either offer a pretty interface that facilitates end-user exploration of a constrained set of data, or they proudly offer a massive list of files for download,...

True Knowledge not a Google Killer – and that’s good

Image byTrue Knowledge/True Knowledge via CrunchBase Every time a new search engine pops up, bloggers, journalists and analysts get all worked up about its potential (or otherwise) to be a ‘Google Killer.’ I’ve written about this before, and really can’t understand the apparent obsession with ‘killing’ a company that’s continuing to do remarkably well at...

John Sheridan talks about the drive to get Government data online

John Sheridan’s role as Head of e-Services at the UK Government‘s Office of Public Sector Information (OPSI) places him at the heart of this country’s enthusiastic drive toward increasing visibility of Government data online. As we discuss in this podcast, the programme is ambitious but eminently achievable, and builds upon a tradition that has actually...