IBM execs ponder technology plans (Infoworld) by Paul Krill.
One goal is to boost support of the semantic Web via modeling capabilities in the Rational Rose and Rose XDE (eXtended Development Environment) tools, said Grady Booch, an IBM Fellow. The semantic Web involves a Web that is more intelligent and intuitive and links related data without manual intervention. Booch cited as an example an application that can detect potential credit card fraud on the Web through usage patterns.
"It's not specifically semantic Web capabilities [for Rational tools], but it is increasing the scope of our modeling efforts," he said.
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