The talk at the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) conference was part of the session entitled What is the Business Administrative Case for Linked Data?
The JISC provides leadership and support for the use of I.T. in post-16 and Higher Education establishments in the U.K. The annual JISC conference is aimed at a range of people, including those responsible for I.T. policy, those responsible for I.T. resources and researchers in the area. It was held in Liverpool on the 14th – 15th of March 2011.
The session explained the concepts of Linked Data, described how it can enable data to be shared and discussed how it can increase efficiency.