A Software Industry Breakthrough - Enabling Business Users to Define Rules and Configure the Semantic Enterprise
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  Craig Hanson   Craig D Hanson
Director, Innovation and Architecture


Tuesday, June 7, 2011
11:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Level:  Practical Experience

Location:  Plaza A

The software industry has long strived for an environment where a business user can easily define the business concepts, relationships and policies. Recently a team of developers using semantic technology and an expressive business language made a significant breakthrough.

Through demonstration and discussion of the technologies, the presenters explore how business users create, extend and alter high level business concepts, view concept dependencies, create natural language rules and instantly reveal the code behind the rules.

You will see the technologies including the ontology patterns, language and user interface breakthroughs that make this vision a reality.

Craig D Hanson Craig Hanson came to Amdocs with the acquisition of DST Innovis in July of 2005. Mr. Hanson joined DST Innovis in 1987 and has held a variety of positions Including CTO and VP vice president of the Advanced Technologies. Mr. Hanson is currently responsible for vision, architecture and implementation of new products in Amdocs. His current focus is Intelligent decision engines leveraging semantic technology to create smart applications. Considered a computer industry expert in software architecture and system scalability, Mr. Hanson has published papers regarding Broadband Data Services, Building Web Applications, Human Factors, and Software Performance, and he has been a speaker at several middleware and technology conferences. He was a recipient of the William J. Mullen award for his technical presentation skills. Mr. Hanson has done keynote speeches on technology trends. Mr. Hanson graduated with honors from Buena Vista University and was twice selected as NCAA Academic All American.

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