Semantic technologies in enterprise interoperability

Esa-Matti Sarjanoja, Heli Helaakoski

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Abstract

Global competition, rapid development of technology, increased cost pressure, and more aggressive demand from customers have changed the business environment once and for all. Companies are merging, they buy and sell other companies and they network more than ever before. Companies must have readiness for enterprise interoperability that requires both technical and information integration. Most of the enterprises have solved the problem of technical integration but at the moment they are still struggling with information integration. This paper discusses how semantic technology can be used to ease the information integration process. In order to really benefit from semantic technologies in integration, there is a need for a process that provides methods and instructions for building such solutions in practice. This paper presents a process which supports the development of semantic-based solutions for information integration. The process is tested in one industrial case study that is described in this paper.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationVTT Symposium on Service Science, Technology and Business
Place of PublicationEspoo
PublisherVTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
Pages43-53
ISBN (Electronic)978-951-38-6330-2
ISBN (Print)978-951-38-6329-6
Publication statusPublished - 2008
MoE publication typeNot Eligible
EventVTT Symposium on Service Science, Technology and Business - Espoo, Finland
Duration: 19 Aug 200819 Aug 2008

Publication series

SeriesVTT Symposium
Number253
ISSN0357-9387

Conference

ConferenceVTT Symposium on Service Science, Technology and Business
CountryFinland
CityEspoo
Period19/08/0819/08/08

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    Sarjanoja, E-M., & Helaakoski, H. (2008). Semantic technologies in enterprise interoperability. In VTT Symposium on Service Science, Technology and Business (pp. 43-53). VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. VTT Symposium, No. 253 http://www.vtt.fi/inf/pdf/symposiums/2008/S253.pdf