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Semantic Web Jobs: Wolters Kluwer

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Wolters Kluwer is looking for a Search Scientist in Babylon, NY. According to the post, “Engineer will work to help develop search technology through text analysis and using advanced natural language processing and machine learning techniques. The primary focus is on processing unstructured data, such as tax accounting laws, and legal primary source material in a multi-lingual environment. Engineer should be familiar with supervised and unsupervised machine learning techniques. Engineer should help to develops products that are quantitative in nature, have a deep understand of statistical analysis. Must have knowledge of Computational Linguistics: Syntax and Semantics, Regular Expressions, Natural Language Processing, Ontologies classification, clustering, sentiment analysis, information extraction, syntactic/dependency parsing, document retrieval/ranking, query interpretation.” Read more

Semantic Web Jobs: Wolters Kluwer

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Wolters Kluwer is searching for a Senior Information Architect in New York, NY. According to the post, “The Information Architect will be responsible for the definition, implementation and on-going refinement of an enterprise data architecture encompassing both transactional and information systems. The information architect will be involved in analyzing and selecting technical standards and establishing data objects, schemas and interfaces while balancing the need for both performance and security requirements. You will work closely with the content and product teams to understand the data and business models ensure proper definition, stewardship, distribution and storage of information.” Read more

Expert System Develops Semantic Search Engine for Wolters Kluwer Italy

MODENA, ITALY–(Marketwired – June 11, 2013) - Expert System, the semantic technology company, and GMDE, a systems integrator and solution provider for the publishing market, today announced their collaboration for the successful implementation of an innovative semantic solution for Wolters Kluwer Italy.

Wolters Kluwer Italy, part of the Wolters Kluwer group that makes publishing products, solutions and software, integrated Expert System’s Cogito®, the semantic platform to improve access to information on its online portal for legal and public sector professionals. Read more

Semantic Wave Hits Legal Publishing, Part 1: Current Cash Cows

So far the Creative Destruction series have covered Financial Services, B2B Media and STM Publishing. Today we start on Legal Publishing.

The legal services market globally is about $250 billion annually. The US accounts for about 2/3 of that (yes $167 billion is a lot, that is $546 for every man, woman and child in America but from another perspective, it is ONLY 1.2% of GDP, so it is still small compared to say Healthcare and Education).

Within that $250 billion is a $5 billion market for Legal Publishing. That makes publishing about 1.2% of the services market. So, as with STM Publishing, we need to look at the wider context of the market served by Legal Publishing.

In short, Legal Publishing is still in Act 2. But we may see Acts 3, 4, 5 and 6 play out very fast.

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Semantic Wave Hits STM Publishing, Part 1: Current Cash Cows

WWW.jpgWhen Sir Tim Berners-Lee invented the protocols that became the Web in 1991, he was thinking mainly about scientific information. He would have been surprised to learn that in 2010, music, dating and shopping had been completely changed but that scientific publishing had NOT been fundamentally disrupted. The disruption of STM (Scientific, Technical, Medical) publishing has been the most forecasted event that never happened. In a further irony, the peer review process at the heart of STM publishing became the inspiration for Google Page Rank. That changed the web and made $ billions but left STM publishing mostly unaffected.

So STM Publishing is currently only in Act 2 of the Creative Destruction 7 Act Play. The old guard players are firmly in place and the few innovators are like straws blowing in the wind of change. The debate about when we will move to the later acts, when disruptive change will finally happen, rages within the STM business. Our view is that we ARE on the cusp of disruptive change and that it will be brought on by the implementation of social networking and semantic technology.

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