DM Radio

Let's talk Data Management

Say What? It’s a Matter of Semantics

December 21, 2017 Podcast 1

ORIGINAL AIR DATE: December 21, 2017

The Guests

  • Malcolm Chisholm, First San Francisco Partners
  • Patrick McClory, Datapipe
  • Alan Edelman, Professor, MIT

About the Discussion

For years, Semantic Technologies have tried to connect information systems in meaningful ways, but the need has never been greater. These days, the pressure of Big Data systems is forcing a next generation of innovation to bridge the gaps. Check out this episode of DM Radio to learn more! Host Eric Kavanagh will interview several experts, including Malcolm Chisholm of First San Francisco Partners, Patrick McClory of Datapipe, and Alan Edelman, Professor of Applied Mathematics at MIT and Co-Founder of Julia Computing.

About the Host

Eric Kavanagh

CEO, The Bloor Group

Eric has more than 20 years of experience as a career journalist with a keen focus on enterprise technologies. He designs and moderates a variety of New Media programs, including The Briefing Room, Information Management’s DM Radio and Espresso Series, as well as GARP’s Leadership and Research Webcasts. His mission is to help people leverage the power of software, methodologies and politics in order to get things done.



  • Richord1

    The semantics of data and metadata is one of the most critical factors for improved management and understanding data. The challenge is how to extract the semantics of legacy data and metadata and how to design data to be semantically precise remains.
    With thousands of data elements where do you begin? The conversations related more to the processing of data. Data is remains semantically challenged. What practical solutions are there for addressing semantics?

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