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Rapid prototyping ontologies

Introduction Adopting an ontology development methodology for constructing ontologies and making sure that they have gone through the necessary review cycles is very important, especially in the world of academia and in industries that follow rigorous policies around the development of ontologies. One such methodology is highlighted in a previous blog post and identifies a series of steps to follow for successful ontology building. However, there are instances where the use of similar methodologies would introduce excessive development lead time, making ontology ... Read more

Ontologies for business analysis

If you are interested in learning how applied ontology works for Business Analysis then check out my Udemy course on Ontologies for Business Analysis.     Read more

MDA, MDI, SOA and ontologies

In this post, we get to discuss the relevance of ontologies to approaches like the Model Driven Architecture (MDA), Model Driven Interoperability (MDI) and the Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA). Enterprises are nowadays moving away from having software applications that are tightly coupled with technological changes; the main reasons being that we want our software architecture to be vendor-independent and software design platform-independent - in other words independent of any limitations imposed by system and platform-specific implementations. By so doing, companies are in ... Read more

A framework for managing your e-learning strategy

In this post I expose a conceptual framework which can be used as reference model for managing the e-learning life cycle and strategy. The framework provides an at-a-glance view of what needs to be planned and managed to achieve successful e-learning course development. The e-learning course development life cycle usually starts with audience analysis. This is related to understanding who the target audience is for the course in question. There are other phases which follow, for example, gathering requirements for course delivery. ... Read more

Ontology driven business analysis tool

Introduction Knowledge modelling has the potential of being extremely useful in the area of business analysis. Through ontology-based techniques it becomes possible to solve several ongoing issues faced by existing tools and methods in use. In this article, we're going to look at a novel approach for improving business analysis information and knowledge capture, through a multi-perspective ontology-based system. We’ll focus mainly on the idea without going into implementation-specific matters. Current tools and methods The role of the business analyst involves all ... Read more