IBM's recent demonstration of the results that can be achieved by
integrating ontologies with multiple parallel reasoning engines should
create a lot of opportunities for ontologists and companies that can
integrate ontological approaches into software tools.
As IBM pushes this approach into new application areas in their Smarter
Planet marketing blitz, ontology is about to enter the IT mainstream.
In the same way that IBM created the mass market for PCs, this
initiative may open the door for many organizations to seriously apply
this technology which has tradionally been poorly understood, to say the
2nd paragraph can talk about healthcare
3rd could hint at how current ontology applications can be expanded or
applied to the "Watson" approach.
Challenges to current approaches and practitioners could be introduced.
Opportunities could be introduced.
Depends a bit on where you want to end up.
On 07/04/2011 2:16 AM, Matthew West wrote:
How about something like:
Ontology is like the air we breathe. In information systems it is all around
us, but we often do not notice it. However, if there are problems with it
can choke us.
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