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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

Ontology competency questions

Introduction A handful of existing ontology development methodologies identify “competency questions” as a means of scoping a knowledge model. This post discusses how you can define these questions at the start of your ontology projects for scope-setting purposes, to later use their basis during the assessment phase of your ontologies. What competency questions are... Competency questions are user-oriented interrogatives that allow you to scope your ontology. In other words, they are questions that your users would want to gain answers for, through ... 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

Learn buying and merchandising the ontology way

Not so long ago, in my post about "tailoring learning through ontological thinking", I elaborated on how the application of ontology principles in the design of learning interventions can provide a unique and enriching learning experience. I've, finally, been able to put the whole idea of "ontological thinking" into actual practice, by designing a new course about buying and merchandising in retail. If you are interested in learning how the complex field of buying and merchandising in retail works, but without ... 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

Become a knowledge architect

If you are looking for learning new skills to help you capture, represent and share knowledge using graphical and formal computer-aided methods, then check out my Udemy course on Practical Knowledge Modelling. What to expect from the course... Over 63 lectures and 3.5 hours of content! Become better at approaching the organization of information and knowledge in such a way that it makes sense to users Apply a methodology for developing seamless knowledge models and use that understanding across any subject matter Learn methods for gathering ... Read more