All posts by Peter Winstanley

Data Catalog Vocabulary (DCAT) Version 2 Published Today

Today the W3C Dataset Exchange Working Group (DXWG) published version 2 of the Data Catalog (DCAT) vocabulary as a W3C “Recommendation”.  DCAT gives people and machines a specific and domain-independent approach to create catalogs that express the core elements of a dataset description in a standardized way that is suitable for publication on the Web, […]

Dataset Exchange Working Group Is Making Progress

What are the issues? The history of computing has been one associated with the realisation that information aggregated was often information with increased value. This led to the conflicting positions of those wanting to merge data from diverse sources to distil more value, and those wanting to prevent the merging of information to retain privacy […]