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the semantic web a gide to the future of XML, Web Services and Knowledge Management - Daconta M,C.

Daconta M,C. the semantic web a gide to the future of XML, Web Services and Knowledge Management - Wiley publishing , 2003. - 304 p.
ISBN 0-471-43257-1
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Chapter 9
2. Develop a plan with a workflow change strategy. In accomplishing the preceding goals, you will need to look at the current workflow process and be able to communicate (and document) how it must be changed. You may want to invest in workflow products that incorporate these technologies into your production process. Once you've thought about these things, it is time for the next step.
3. Set appropriate staff in place. At this point, you may want to consider creating an ontology department, a data production department, and a Web service deployment department that work together in order to accomplish some of your goals.
4. Set a schedule. At this point, you are ready to set a schedule to implement these changes. If some of the work can be done behind the scenes without impacting the employees, this should be done first (such as creating Web service interfaces to existing applications). Make certain that you do this work (ontology planning, Web service, production planning) with your staff (last bullet) before change impacts your regular employees. Once your employees' processes will have to change, be ready to unveil
a change in their workflow process. Incorporate this into the schedule.
Move Out!
Now, it's time to implement your schedule. At this point, you may want to communicate your plans to the company, starting with your reasons behind doing this and your high-level goals. Explain to them that specialized staff is working behind the scenes in order to accomplish these goals and make a smooth work transition. When the time is ready, schedule training to help your regular employees adapt to the new process.
General George S. Patton once said, "Accept the challenges so that you can feel the exhilaration of victory." The road to change may be rocky, and you will certainly be challenged along the way. With an intelligent plan and an incremental process, it is extremely doable, and it will be worth it when you get there.
This chapter presented a vision of where the typical organization is—and where we need to be to become a knowledge-centric organization in leveraging the technologies of the Semantic Web. In doing so, we have defined a knowledge-centric process and a how-to roadmap for crafting your company's roadmap to the Semantic Web.
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