Semantic publishing has traditionally meant the capability to publish information on the Web as documents accompanied by semantic markup. The Open Semantic Framework meets this standard and more.

OSF extensions specific to semantic publishing include:

  • Ingest and conversion of external documents and content
  • A typing system that enables specific templating by types and inheritance of same, leading to incredibly flexible presentation options combining infoboxes and media
  • Semi-automatic tagging of text, driven by the enterprise's own domain vocabularies
  • A stable of data visualization and reporting widgets that can be driven by any arbitrary resultset from OSF
  • Metadata assignment and characterizations for all content objects.

The templating power is particularly noteworthy because of the ease to leverage the existing Drupal platform (or simpler user interfaces, such as Bootstrap). OSF delivers context-relevant information to rich and flexible templates so as to display desired information and images in context.

These OSF capabilities already meet or exceed other platforms that presently offer semantic publishing capabilities. But, in addition to these specific semantic publishing purposes, OSF also provides broader platform capabilities in: