The importance of physical products lies not so much in owning them as obtaining the services they render.
Philip Kotler 1977
Center for Open Enterprise Management
Cisco Systems, Inc.
170 West Tasman Dr.
San Jose, CA 95134
IBM Research Center Almaden
650 Harry Road
San Jose, CA 95120-6099
SAP Research SRC Palo Alto
3412 Hillview Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Create a repository with semantic descriptions of business services including the use of a semantic business vocabulary, the use of unique identifiers, and a semantic description of preconditions and effects.
Facilitate the automation of mediation, choreography and discovery of Web Services using semantic annotations.
Enhance spreadsheets with logical formulas allowing consistency checks in real-time.