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Peter P. Yim wrote Sun, 15 May 2005 09:28:27 -0700:
> We are pleased to announce that we will be having eBusiness Standards
> veteran *Ms. Monica J. Martin* from Sun Microsystems to speak to the
> Ontolog community during our May 26, 2005 conference call session. Ms.
> Martin's talk is entitled: "*Enhancing Business Processes Using Semantic
> *Conference call-in details*:
> Date: Thursday, May 26, 2005
> Start Time: 10:30am PST / 1:30pm EST (World Time:
> Session Duration: 1.5 ~ 2 Hours
> Dial-in Number: 1-702-851-3330 (Las Vegas, Nevada)
> Participant Access Code: "686564#"
> *Enhancing Business Processes Using Semantic Reasoning*
> by Monica Martin
> Business is looking for ways to squeeze dollars and increase operational
> efficiency through business process automation and integration. Business
> integration and business process management are gaining momentum, with
> evolving standards in tow. Foundational and composed services are being
> developed and advanced capabilities in the Business Process Management
> (BPM) space are gaining momentum, following on the tails of large
> corporate technology investment (and marketing dollars).
> Process automation and integration are being approached in many ways:
> * Through computable languages
> * Through messaging
> * Through logical entities and abstractions
> With new and advanced capabilities, abstractions and constraints
> (context, policy, quality of service, etc), the complexity brings many
> challenges. Emerging technologies are embracing mathematical and
> semantic building blocks to enable future BPM solutions (such as
> semantic variables, conformance typing systems, process matching, etc).
> Taking a pragmatic iterative approach, new conceptual building blocks
> are being developed to lay the groundwork for use of semantic reasoning
> as part of the ongoing progress and success of BPM. This brief will
> harvest a few examples evident in emerging technologies.
> *About the Speaker:*
> Monica J. Martin is an XML Web Services Standards Architect in Java Web
> Services at Sun Microsystems. She has a diversified background in
> information systems, enterprise architecture, business-to-business
> operations, and communications. Monica represents Sun in emerging
> standards development for business collaboration, web services
> choreography, business process, and related areas of rapidly growing
> importance in the web services arena. Such efforts are ongoing in W3C,
> UN/CEFACT, OASIS, RosettaNet, OAGi, and similar organizations
> worldwide. Within Sun, Monica actively works with the product
> engineering, marketing, development, and software services teams to
> effectively integrate services-based approaches into product and service
> In the government and private sector, Monica has worked in IS
> architecture, systems engineering, product and strategic development,
> system test and other similar technology domains for more than 15 years.
> Monica holds a bachelors in Newsprint Journalism (Louisiana Tech), and
> two masters in Public Administration (University of Colorado) and
> Computer Information Systems (University of Denver).
> Refer to details on the session wiki page at:
> Please point your browser to this wiki page during the session.
> Shared-screen support (VNC session) will also be available and be
> started 5 minutes before the call.
> Look forward to having a lot of you at the session.
> Regards. =ppy
> P.S. to help us with the logistics, please respond to me off-line; or
> add your name under the "expected" attendees section
> ) if you are planning to attend, and haven't responded otherwise. Tx. =ppy
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