A strategic guide to the revolutionary framework that will change the way you do business Imagine if you could teach your computer to make decisions that lead to faster B2B trading implementations, more effective customer management, and seamless data warehousing. Now, your imagination can be turned into reality. This authoritative book explores the Semantic Web, a revolutionary new framework for creating intelligent software applications that automate the processes of reasoning and decision-making. The Semantic Web first shows you how to vastly improve knowledge management in your company using Semantic Web technologies. You'll then gain a clear understanding of the building blocks of these technologies, including XML, Web services, and the Resource Description Framework (RDF). Along the way, you'll be taken through the process of building the Semantic Web at your company in order to achieve a significant return on investment. This informative guide arms you with the strategies you'll need to know in order to start creating a host of robust new business applications.