Breaking it Down: What is an Ontology?

Happy Halloween! If I had to pick a word relating to my work that incites the most heated debates about its meaning and purpose, I would have to go with ontology. Let’s be honest, it sounds like a term that … Continue reading

Knowledge Management of Structured and Unstructured Information

Our KM Consultants help organizations improve the way they capture, share, and reuse information. Many KM projects focus on managing unstructured information like documents, emails, and web pages. While this type of unstructured information is critical, it is not the … Continue reading

What is an Ontology and Why Do I Want One?

Ontologies and semantic technologies are becoming popular again. They were a hot topic in the early 2000s, but the tools needed to implement these concepts were not yet sufficiently mature. Ontology and semantic technologies have now matured to the point … Continue reading

Ontology Design Best Practices – Part II

This is the second in a two part blog series, sharing our best practices collected through our efforts in ontology consulting. The first part of the series described 5 key recommendations for any new ontology project. These recommendations need to … Continue reading