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Re: imdb as linked open data?

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Thu, 03 Apr 2008 15:45:30 -0400
Message-ID: <47F533DA.4020205@openlinksw.com>
To: Hugh Glaser <hg@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
CC: "public-lod@w3.org" <public-lod@w3.org>

Hugh Glaser wrote:
> On 03/04/2008 12:41, "Kingsley Idehen" <kidehen@openlinksw.com> wrote:
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>> Hugh Glaser wrote:
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>> Hugh,
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>> This is an example of many to come, where LOD needs to pitch the value
>> of Linked Data to Information Publishers :-) I think they will
>> ultimately publish and host their own RDF Linked Data once the intrinsic
>> value is clear to them.
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> And when there is also actual extrinsic value? :-)
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:-)
> But yes, and making it easy for them, possibly by actually doing it for
> them, is part of the bootstrap process.
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Of course :-)
> The thing I am trying to work out is exactly how to make the pitch that fits
> with their business model, and where their profit line might come from.
> This requires a serious understanding of the detailed business model for the
> company in question (which is not necessarily a skill the an academic SW
> researcher has!).
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Here is my pitch:
Make yourself more discoverable on the Web via your data .
> We also have similar LOD installations for CORDIS (the EU funding agencies'
> DB), NSF (a US funding agency), EPSRC (a UK funding agency), and ACM, among
> others. We have now engineered them so that they can be moved to the
> Information Publisher if desired. Such organisations sometimes have it as
> part of their remit to publicise the results, so they should be easier to
> deal with, in theory.
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And they benefit in the same way, in line with goals of their Grants :-)
> If anyone has a ready conduit to the appropriate place in such
> organisations, we would be delighted to talk with them, showing them what
> might be done.
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Others:  Same here :-)

Kingsley
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>> Regards,
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>> Kingsley Idehen       Weblog: http://www.openlinksw.com/blog/~kidehen
>> President & CEO
>> OpenLink Software     Web: http://www.openlinksw.com
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Regards,

Kingsley Idehen	      Weblog: http://www.openlinksw.com/blog/~kidehen
President & CEO 
OpenLink Software     Web: http://www.openlinksw.com
Received on Thursday, 3 April 2008 19:46:06 UTC

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