New SW Case Study: integrate corporate social software

Alexandre Passant has published a new Semantic Web Case Study, as part of the SWEO Collection. It describes a system deployed at the R&D department of Electricité de France (EDF), and shows how to integrate enterprise level social software (blogs, wikis, tagging, etc.) into a coherent user tool using Semantic Web technologies.
One of the interesting points is that, although this is an “intranet” application, the system makes also use of the various open datasets that the Linking Open Data project has made available for the Semantic Web, like Geonames; it also links, internally, to DBPedia. Ie, the system is a bona fide application of the LOD project for real users, in a real environment…

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Ivan Herman is the leader of the Digital Publishing Activity at W3C. For more details, see http://www.w3.org/People/Ivan/

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