Kurt Cagle Tech Expert

Kurt is the founder and CEO of Semantical, LLC, a consulting company focusing on enterprise data hubs, metadata management, semantics, and NoSQL systems. He has developed large scale information and data governance strategies for Fortune 500 companies in the health care/insurance sector, media and entertainment, publishing, financial services and logistics arenas, as well as for government agencies in the defense and insurance sector (including the Affordable Care Act). Kurt holds a Bachelor of Science in Physics from the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign. 

 
OOP, Functional Programming and Knowledge Graphs

OOP, Functional Programming and Knowledge Graphs

I grew up as a programmer in the 1980s, and as a consequence, came of age with the debate about object-oriented programming (colloquially known as OOP) raging around me.

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How To Survive Work From Home

How To Survive Work From Home

Over the course of a thirty-five-year career I have worked from home or from a coffee-shop for the vast bulk of it.

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Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and the Future of Graphs

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and the Future of Graphs

I am a skeptic of machine learning. There, I've said it. I say this not because I don't think that machine learning is a poor technology - it's actually quite powerful for what it does - but because machine-learning by itself is only half a solution.

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Why the Coronavirus Will Make Remote Work The Norm

Why the Coronavirus Will Make Remote Work The Norm

I work in a little town just east of Seattle, which appears to have developed its own strains of the coronavirus (Covid-19).

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Digital Transformation

Digital Transformation in 2020

Digital transformations initiatives will likely to continue battling headwinds as decision-makers come to realize that building on relational databases alone is not sufficient anymore.

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