Semantic Webinar: Part 1 Discover : The Attendees
Over 1,300 people registered for Part 1 of theSemantic Web Webinar Series: Discover the Semantic Weband bothChristine Connorsand myself were delighted with the attendance and the feedback we received!
Like Christine explained during our introduction, as attendee registrations were coming through we regularly reviewed the list, wanting to make sure that we were writing for our actual audience. What we found were strong numbers in three types of business role in particular – and happily for us, the three categories we most wanted to engage as part of this series as described below.
To further validate the attendees and get a feeling for where our enterprise customers are, during the webinar the first poll that we conducted was a simple one to record where attendees were in regards to their experience with semantic web. The following results are the aggregate of the two sessions:
When you think about Semantic Web, what is the first thought that pops into your head?
61.2 %> I am new to the Semantic Web and Interested in Learning More
26.4%> I am currently knowledgeable on the Semantic Web and would like to expand this knowledge
12.4%> I am currently involved in Semantics-related project in my company
Being that part one of the series was titledDIscover, the target level of expertise was perfect!
Looking through the final list of registered attendees, I took their titles and made the followingWordleto provide a visualization of the titles of the attendees. The word ‘Manager’ certainly appeared a lot (many times with additional information like “Manager of Information Center”) as well as Director hence the larger presence of those terms, but here is what it looks like:
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