Smart Analytics & Information Management
Smart Analytics &Information Management

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Semantic technology combines Internet standards, technologies, and practices to deliver business agility and reduce time to business value.  Organizations are leveraging semantic technology to develop new capabilities faster, integrate data better, and gain new insights about their customers and markets.


Cognitive computing applies knowledge about the world, context, learned rules, and human cognition processes to solve problems.  Cognitive systems learn as they are exposed to new data, while they engage with people (their users) to learn, understand intent, connect known data to new data, and draw conclusions.

Semantic Technology Standards, Technologies, and Practices

Read our white paper -- Semantic 'Radar' Steers Users to Insights in the Data Lake


By infusing information with intelligence, users can discover meaning in the digital 
data that envelops people, organizations, processes, products and things.

About the Author:










Thomas Kelly is a Director in Cognizant’s Analytics & Information Management (AIM) Practice and heads its Semantic Technology Center of Excellence, which delivers smart data solutions. He has 25-plus years of technology consulting experience in leading data warehousing, business intelligence, and big data projects, serving clients in the banking/financial services, healthcare, and life sciences industries.


Tom can be reached at, on LinkedIn, and @tjkelly3va on Twitter.


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