Existing data management approaches assume control over schema, data and data generation, which is not the case in open, de-centralised environments such as the Web. The lack of control means that there are social processes necessary to generate 'ordo ab chao' and hence a new life cycle model is necessary.
Based on our experience in Linked Data publishing and consumption over the past years, we have identify involved parties and fundamental phases, which provide for a multitude of so called Linked Data life cycles.
If you want to hear me speak to the slides, you might want to check out the following videos on YouTube:
Part 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AFJSMKv5s3s
Part 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G6YJSZdXOsc
Part 3: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OagzNpDEPJg