Executive Report

Semantics, Ontologies, and Data Modeling

Posted June 30, 2006 | Technology |

It has always been the case that as an organization gets bigger and more, diverse it becomes progressively harder for separate groups to communicate with each other. Moreover, as each department's functions become more specialized, a language arises from the specialty that further divides departments. In the past, companies dealt with this through the organizational hierarchy that limited the actual communication that took place between departments.

About The Author
David Hay
Dave C. Hay is an expert at analyzing businesses to define architectures for corporate information systems. He has been an industry pioneer, writing about and practicing a wide range of system development methodologies for more than thirty years. Mr. Hay is an industry authority on information engineering, data warehousing, business process reengineering, activity-based costing, structured techniques, and CASE technology. He is also an authority… Read More
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