Enterprise Methods Management Using Semantic Web Technologies

Peter Rosina, Bernhard Bauer


Due to today’s product complexity and variety and a shortening of development cycles, for instance, in the automotive domain, a conventional knowledge representation and management of the various design methods is not reasonable anymore. By acquiring the relevant domain and business knowledge from IT applications, documents and experts and creating ontologies, business rules and queries thereof, domain experts can manage this knowledge independently and thus react faster to the ever-changing development process. Using SemanticWeb technologies, we created a methods ontology that enables domain experts to analyze and compare method meta knowledge, e.g., about physical and virtual CAx methods. Furthermore, this particular domain and business knowledge features interdependencies with the remaining enterprise knowledge, including business processes, organizational aspects and the IT architecture. Therefore, we show concepts for the integration of this method meta knowledge into an enterprise architecture.


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Paper Citation

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Rosina P. and Bauer B. (2015). Enterprise Methods Management Using Semantic Web Technologies . In Proceedings of the Fifth International Symposium on Business Modeling and Software Design - Volume 1: BMSD, ISBN 978-989-758-111-3, pages 46-55. DOI: 10.5220/0005885400460055

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author={Peter Rosina and Bernhard Bauer},
title={Enterprise Methods Management Using Semantic Web Technologies},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Fifth International Symposium on Business Modeling and Software Design - Volume 1: BMSD,},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the Fifth International Symposium on Business Modeling and Software Design - Volume 1: BMSD,
TI - Enterprise Methods Management Using Semantic Web Technologies
SN - 978-989-758-111-3
AU - Rosina P.
AU - Bauer B.
PY - 2015
SP - 46
EP - 55
DO - 10.5220/0005885400460055