Thoughts from the 6th annual Text Analytics Summit

I just returned from the 6th annual Text Analytics Summit in Boston.  It was an enjoyable conference, as usual.  Larger players such as SAP and IBM both had booths at the show alongside pure play vendors Clarabridge, Attensity, Lexalytics, and Provalis Research.  This was good to see and it underscores the fact that platform players … Continue reading Thoughts from the 6th annual Text Analytics Summit

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What’s a semantic model and why should we care?

When most people think “analytical application” they think “classic BI” or “predictive modeling.” That’s no longer accurate. The very nature of analytical applications is changing. Text analytics brings unstructured information into the equation. Visualization changes the way that we look at data and information. The reality is that companies are starting to build applications that … Continue reading What’s a semantic model and why should we care?