You will probably find this interesting.
You might want to add the US Justice Department to your list of places
to look for interested and interesting people.
They seem to have acquired a sudden interest in ways to describe complex
financial instruments and the relationships between the purchasers,
sellers and rating agencies that dealt with them. (02)
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ikmf_figs is a Canadian Federal government
group discussing Knowledge Management. I am one of the few industry
members. They are focused on KM in general and are not spending much
time on ontology but I suspect with a bit of member interest they will
start to pay attention to it.
I am pretty sure that your MLIS background and experience will be of
interest to the other members. (03)
> Hello. Bonjour.
> I have just joined ONTOLOG as an observer and I am interested in
> learning more about Ontology development, particularly in regards to
> Business and Finance.
> My professional background includes 12 years of combined experience in
> the high tech industry and government libraries. During my MLIS I
> specialized in electronic information management. I also hold a BA in
> Linguistics, with a focus in Theoretical Linguistics (Semantics.)
> I’d be interested in hearing from others in the Government of Canada
> and people working in Finance/Treasury Departments worldwide.
> Elizabeth Hostetter, B.A. (Hon.), MLIS
> Manager, Metadata Services | Gestionnaire, Services des métadonnées
> Information Management and Technology Directorate | Directorat de la
> gestion de l'information et de la technologie
> Department of Finance Canada | Ministère des Finances Canada
> Government of Canada | Gouvernement du Canada
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