IBM recently published a technical paper entitled Toward a Basic Profile for Linked Data. In the introduction, the writers begin, “There is interest in using Linked Data technologies for more than one purpose. We have seen interest in it to expose information — public records, for example — on the Internet in a machine-readable format. We have also seen interest in using it for inferring new information from existing information, for example in pharmaceutical applications or IBM Watson™ (see the Resources section for links to more information). The IBM® Rational® team has been using Linked Data as an architectural model and implementation technology for application integration.” Read more