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Re: [ontolog-forum] Return on investment building ontologies

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From: Internet Business Logic <ibl@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 10 Nov 2004 12:55:35 -0500
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Per, and Ontolog Folks --    (01)

There is an attempt at a good argument towards a business case in the 
"e-Government Presentation" at www.reengineeringllc.com .    (02)

The underlying technology is live, online at the same url, with a number 
of examples.    (03)

Thanks in advance for comments on the presentation and on the technology.    (04)

I look forward very much to seeing further contributions to this 
important discussion.    (05)

-- Adrian Walker    (06)

Per Myrseth wrote:    (07)

>Research usually needs funding, questions of funding often needs good
>arguments regarding return on investment.
>I wondered if someone may help me pointing to articles showing or
>indicating return on investment building
>ontologies and information infrastructures in e.g. the society, public
>sector, groups of cooperating companies or within an enterprise.
>I have done a literature search on the web, in ACM digital library and
>bookstores, but so far the result has not been very positive.
>The best hits are more of general discussions and recommendations regarding
>economics of software developement
>and IT governance and not related to establishing semantic interoperability
>and building information infrastructures.
>During the last 4 years I have been working with the Norwegian government
>to establish a repository containing
>information models and also a transformations routine from model to
>XML-schema representation.
>These models have been in use for some time now, but have started a project
>improving our modeling
>tools and methodology. This next phase of the project needs further funding
>and commitment from a larger number of departments
>and I'm searching for good arguments from people working within the same
>Looking forward to hear from you.
>Per Myrseth
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