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Creating a More Open Web: OASIS Releases OData v4.0
Posted by Openness Team There is a vast amount of data available today that is being collected and stored at an unprecedented rate. Market demand is growing for easy use of this data across multiple platforms and devices, increasing the pressure to create a more open and transparent Web through standardized...
17 Mar 2014
Socrata Releases Open Data Connector for Microsoft Office 365
Posted by Openness Team If you’re a Microsoft Excel fan who is hoping to use familiar technologies to meet the open data mandate , you should check out the just released Socrata Open Data Connector for Microsoft Office 365. By adding support for the Open Data Protocol (OData), an open standard...
11 Mar 2014
Springtime in Taipei is Lovely: Join us for our Next Interoperability Seminar
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30 Jan 2014
Data Explorer Connects Big Data to Excel 2013
Posted by Kerry Godes Senior Manager, Worldwide Marketing and Operations The amount of data available to individuals today is powerful and can spark exciting new insights. But it can also overwhelm. Consequently, organizations are challenged to give employees the tools needed to find and access the...
15 Mar 2013
Microsoft LightSwitch Broadens Reach with Open Standards
Posted by Kerry Godes Senior Manager, Worldwide Marketing & Operations To keep up with increasingly dynamic market demands, enterprises want data from their line-of-business applications to be accessible at any time from any device without sacrificing quality, agility and time-to-market. Microsoft...
2 Aug 2012
Open Source, Open Data, Open Learning: Supporting a More Open Web
Posted by Keith Loo Open Platforms Lead, Microsoft Canada A few years ago, Microsoft Canada began hosting a series of events called Make Web Not War (MWNW). The concept was to assemble a group of thought leaders working with the latest technologies, open source or proprietary, and get everyone to...
1 Oct 2013
OASIS OData Initiative Making Progress
Posted by Kerry Godes Senior Manager, Worldwide Marketing and Operations The Open Data Protocol (OData) is a REST-based open web protocol for unlocking and sharing data, freeing it from silos that exist in some software applications today. The OASIS international consortium has launched a new initiative...
27 Aug 2012
Teaming Up to Support OData: Citrix, IBM, Microsoft, Progress Software, SAP, & WSO2
Posted by Kerry Godes Senior Manager, Worldwide Marketing and Operations There is a vast amount of data available today that is being collected and stored at an unprecedented rate. Market demand is growing for easy access to this data across multiple platforms and devices. The move to cloud computing...
30 May 2012
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