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Innovation Insight: Leveraging Ontology to Exploit Business Value Hidden in Information

Published: 23 February 2015

ID: G00270481

Analyst(s): Guido De Simoni

Summary

Ontologies are structural frameworks for organizing information and are used as knowledge representation. Ontology management supports and expands data modeling methodologies to exploit the business value locked up in information silos. Information leaders must embrace this emerging trend.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • Innovation Description/Definition
    • Ontology and Business Value
    • The Ontology Building Process
  • Business Impact
    • IT Impact
    • Adoption Rate
  • Risks
  • The Case of a Large Telco and Media Company

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