We need to talk about metadata: an interview with IBM distinguished engineer Mandy Chessell

John Leonard
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Computing speaks to IBM's Mandy Chessell about the need for a common language for data about data

Everyone understands the importance of data. The modern world is utterly dependent on the stuff. But data on its own is pretty useless, a chess set with no instructions on how to play the game. If ...

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