Towards Models for Judging the Maturity of Enterprises for Semantics

  • Marek Nekvasil
  • Vojtěch Svátek
Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 37)


In recent years, semantic technologies have been included in broader and broader areas of application deployment, and their scope has been constantly expanding. The differences amongst them, however, are often vast and the successes of such investments are uncertain. This work provides a possible approach to the categorization of semantic applications and uses it to formulate a set of critical success factors of the deployment of these technologies in a business environment. Finally, it outlines how it is possible to formulate the maturity models of enterprises for preliminary assessment of the investments into semantic applications.


semantic technology critical success factors process maturity 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marek Nekvasil
    • 1
  • Vojtěch Svátek
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Information and Knowledge EngineeringUniversity of Economics, PraguePrague 3Czech Republic

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