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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

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

Create a punchy promo video for your online course

The above is an example of what I was able to achieve as promo video for my Udemy course on Practical Knowledge Modelling. I was able to quickly create the video by observing and applying a simple set of steps and workflow to come up with, what I believe to be a decent promo video (given the feedback I've had from people who've watched it). In this post, therefore, I will document my thought process behind creating the promo video and ... 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

OWL formalization of the Zachman Framework

'The Zachman Framework for Enterprise Architecture' (a.k.a. 'The Enterprise Ontology') defines an arrangement of concepts for describing an enterprise. The framework is, for example, used as reference in business analysis practices to capture the various perspectives required for enterprise modelling. Although known as 'The Enterprise Ontology', some people argue that the Zachman Framework is not an ontology as such. We’re not going to get into this debate here and prefer to look at it as being a 'lightweight' ontology, i.e., a ... Read more