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Is a Generic Data Model Like Generic Peas?

Is a Generic Data Model Like Generic Peas?

In a previous article, ISO 15926 – A Decades-long Overnight Success, we told how ISO 15926 was born from the decision to split the large, comprehensive data model of STEP into two parts; Part 2, a generic data model, and Part 4, a library of reference data, or just the RDL. We have written several […]

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ISO 15926 – A Decades-long Overnight Success

The Holy Grail in information exchange is that our machines know what our data means so that they can move it between business partners reliably without needing us to guide them. ISO 15926 has come a long way towards that goal by pushing the meaning of the data into the data itself instead of using AI […]

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Understanding the ISO 15926 RDL

Understanding the ISO 15926 RDL

Information exchange with ISO 15926 uses a generic data model (which we call Part 2) that requires reference data (from Part 4) for it to make sense. For instance, one of the patterns in Part 2 is a generic pattern for a physical property. We use classes from Part 4 to make it a particular […]

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How long is a piece of string ?

I was asked recently about how long it would take to develop a Reference Data Library. One answer I have heard is forever, but of course another answer is immediately (or as long as it takes to deploy an iRingTools Server). Both answers are correct, but neither is very helpful. Indeed, there is a Reference […]

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Humble Beginnings

With the recent death of Eugene Polley the inventor of the wireless remote control, I was wondering what his drivers where for the invention. In 1956 how many channels will there have been and how much functionality was in a TV ?  With todays plethora of channels and TV’s with features many users do not […]

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Mind The Gap

Mind The Gap With current activities based around London, I read a recent article about how much house prices had increased related to their relationship to different tube lines. (1) The headline of the article was that houses linked to the Bakerloo line had had the greatest increase over the past 10 years.  Of course […]

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