Posts Tagged ‘Minnesota’

Semantic Web Jobs: Mayo Clinic


The Mayo Clinic is looking for a Senior Ontologist in Rochester, MN. The post states that this position will “Provide leadership in the development, management and implementation of the Mayo Consumer Vocabulary to support navigation systems, search mechanisms, search engine optimization and personalized delivery of health information and services for Mayo Clinic Global Products and Services. Works collaboratively in cross functional teams to assess ontology needs to support product development across the department. Evaluates content domains, conducts content audits and analysis to inform the ongoing development of the Mayo Consumer Vocabulary. Supervises and directs ontology specialists and manages projects requiring substantial intra-organizational coordination.” Read more

Semantic Web Jobs: University of Minnesota

The University of Minnesota is looking for a Web Applications Developer in Minneapolis, MN. According to the post, “The Web Development department supports multiple projects using JavaScript, PHP and MySQL, including a large site driven by the Drupal CMS. The Web Applications Developer will lead in implementing and extending the Drupal CMS for the main public facing web site of the University Libraries (, creating customization and personalization options for library users, optimizing library web site(s) for mobile devices, designing new sites, and using new web services technologies to improve the user experience in discovering, searching, finding, or accessing library materials and content. The Web Applications Developer is expected to exemplify software development best practices (source control, automated testing, deployment tools, devops, etc.) and write good documentation.” Read more

Inveni’s Discovery Engine Will Drive Social Recommendations in Web’s Next Wave – PR Newswire (press release)

Inveni’s Discovery Engine Will Drive Social Recommendations in Web’s Next Wave
PR Newswire (press release)
Inveni ( is a software development firm, based in Minnetonka, MN, dedicated to driving the personalization revolution that will be Web 3.0.

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Collibra and SoftLake Solutions partner to bring award-winning data governance solutions to North America

Minneapolis, Minnesota – June 21, 2010 – US-based SoftLake Solutions and Belgium-based Collibra have partnered together to bring Collibra’s data governance product suite to North America. The relationship allows SoftLake Solutions to offer Collibra’s products and solutions to customers in the United States and Canada. SoftLake Solutions will leverage its domestic technical expertise to implement Collibra’s software solutions. Steven Pesklo, president of SoftLake Solutions, says “we’re excited to be partnering with Collibra for their data governance solutions. Businesses need to manage their business vocabularies and SoftLake Solutions will be using Collibra’s software in order to help companies put their businesses into context."

Collibra’s approach to governance uses their award-winning Business Semantics suite to better define definitions of business vocabularies and rules while allowing for improved data integration.

Minneapolis-based SoftLake Solutions is a natural partner for Collibra with its national footprint and decades of experience in bringing advanced data solutions. Indeed, the partnership will use SoftLake’s sales support organization as well as expert consulting and technical support to allow for maximum benefits from the Collibra solution.

SoftLake Solutions is a Minneapolis, MN based provider of business intelligence and data governance software and solutions. The company is a North American distributor for Collibra and InfoZoom, a powerful visual data intelligence product. For more information on SoftLake Solutions, visit

Collibra is a leading Data Governance software vendor for Master Data Management, Service Oriented Architecture and Business Intelligence. The Collibra solutions enable organizations to manage their business context and brings business and technical stakeholders together to govern business critical information. Collibra transforms data into trustworthy, useable and valuable information for both people and systems. The Data Governance solution reduces integration complexity,miscommunication overhead, and misinterpretation risks. For more information about Collibra, visit