An interesting trend in product information management and master data management is the gradual movement toward the use of semantic technologies.

The semantic Web is an evolving development of the World Wide Web where the meaning (semantics) of information and services is defined, making it possible for the Web to understand and satisfy the requests of people and machines consuming Web content. At its core, the semantic Web comprises a set of design principles, collaborative working groups and a variety of enabling technologies. Some elements of the semantic Web are expressed as prospective future possibilities that are yet to be implemented or realized.

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