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    1. 1. Semantic Code Camp: “ Semantic Technology in Business?” @danielabarbosa
    2. 2. Professional
    3. 3. The World of News Corporation
    4. 4. Evangelist
    5. 6. A Social Creature
    6. 7. Geek
    7. 8. I am no different then you But i am not a Programmer- I have teams that do that!
    8. 9. Web 1.0 Document Web
    9. 10. Web 2.0 Social Web
    10. 11. The Next Web Personal Web (but who I am?)
    11. 12. The ability to connect to, control, share and remix data between trusted applications
    12. 13. Getting Overload Information Overload Relevancy Overload What’s important to me right now
    13. 14. Threads: Information, People, and Connections News Commentary Analysis The Discussion Actions Prioritized Event External - Wires, Press, Web/Blogs Analyst Reports, Fundamentals, Gov. Internal, Experts, Market, Competitive Who Needs? What Info? What Format? Client contact Business Development Crisis Management
    14. 15. Powering Tomorrow’s ‘Instant Knowledge’ <ul><li>A technical Pain Point that the Semantic Web technologies solves for businesses is that it provides a universal and powerful way to link data from anywhere to anything… </li></ul>
    15. 16. But there are ‘issues’ to overcome <ul><li>Security </li></ul><ul><li>User rights for accessing data/privacy settings </li></ul><ul><li>Trust </li></ul><ul><li>And many more, with many unique to each business </li></ul>
    16. 17. Reusable, Open Source- Measurement Units Ontology The Event Ontology FOAF How do we get Enterprises to Trust and Contribute?
    17. 18. The LOD “cloud”, May 2007 May 12, 2009
    18. 19. The LOD “cloud”, March 2008 May 12, 2009
    19. 20. The LOD “cloud”, September 2008 May 12, 2009
    20. 21. The LOD “cloud”, March 2009 May 12, 2009
    21. 22. Best practices for starting out <ul><li>Find </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Begin with existing schema, vocabularies and datasets. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Re-Use </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Use or transform an existing taxonomy or thesaurus. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use, add or remove elements from an existing schema for local use. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Linked Data </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Open Data </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Licensed Data </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Publish </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Publicly or privately, make your work available to your intended community or you won’t get to linked data. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Engage subject matter experts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Editorial, Technical and Knowledge Domain </li></ul></ul>
    22. 23. Same as last year? <ul><li>Enterprise Semantic Web projects are beginning to move beyond proofs of concept: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Advertising </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Biomedical </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business process management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chemistry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cloud computing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Digital asset management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Disaster preparedness </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>E-commerce </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>and more... </li></ul></ul>
    23. 24. However….People with appropriate skill sets for designing & building Semantic Web solutions are not widely available.
    24. 25. <ul><li>A & Qs </li></ul>
    25. 26. Question <ul><li>What do you think are the biggest challenges to starting to use the Semantic Web / Semantic Technologies in the enterprise? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Technology-based ? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business value/opportunity-based ? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other ? </li></ul></ul>
    26. 27. Question <ul><li>If approaches to Semantic web are being discussed in your business who are they being driven by? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Executives (top down)? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technologists ? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Users ? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other ? </li></ul></ul>
    27. 28. Reusable, Open Source- Measurement Units Ontology The Event Ontology FOAF How do we get Enterprises to Trust and Contribute?
    28. 29. <ul><li>@danielabarbosa </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>