Data Value

Liberating business, social, economic, enterprise, and financial value from data of all types delivers benefits to the media, governments, commerce, academia and individuals. Data Liberate, and its founder Richard Wallis, focus on introducing, simplifying, and demystifying, these often superficially complex techniques and technologies.

Advice, guidance, evaluation, training, consultancy services, writing, podcasting, conference keynotes and presentations are some of the ways that Data Liberate can help you and your organisation identify and release value from your data, within the enterprise and on the emerging public Web of Data

These TouristAttraction enhancements have significantly improved the capability for describing Tourist Attractions and hopefully enabling more tourist discoveries

There have been  discussions in Schema.org Github Issues about the way Organizations their offices, branches and other locations can be marked up.  (The trail is here: #1734)  It started with a question about why the property hasMap was available for a LocalBusiness but not for Organization.  The simple answer being that LocalBusiness inherits the hasMap … Continue reading “Schema.org: Describing Global Corporations Local Cafés And Everything In-between”

So why am I now suggesting that there maybe an opportunity for the discovery of archives and their resources?

Part of my efforts working with Google in support of the Schema.org structured web data vocabulary, its extensions, usage and implementation, is to introduce new functionality and facilities on to the Schema.org site. I have recently concluded a piece of work to improve accessibility to the underlying definition of vocabulary terms in various data formats, … Continue reading “Testing Schema.org output formats”

I spend a significant amount of time working on the supporting software, vocabulary contents, and application of Schema.org. So it is with great pleasure, and a certain amount of relief, I share the release of Schema.org 3.1 and share some hidden gems you find in there.

Let me explain what is this fundamental component of what I am seeing potentially as a New Web, and what I mean by New Web.

This fundamental component I am talking about you might be surprised to learn is a vocabulary – Schema.org.

OK. You have read the previous posts in this series. You have said to yourself I only wish that I could describe [insert you favourite issue here] in Schema.org. You are now inspired to do something about it, or get together with a community of colleagues to address the usefulness of Schema.org for your area of interest. Then comes the inevitable question: Where do I focus my efforts – the core vocabulary or a Hosted Extension or an External Extension?