Semantic Web as an Innovation Enabler

  • Ranjith Nayar
  • K. Venugopalan
  • Rajeshwari Narendran
  • Smitha Nayar
Conference paper


We examine the role of Web 2.0 and Web 3.0 in enabling innovation and their effects on organizations, with examples of financial and technology enterprises. While Web 1.0 plays significant roles in collaborative innovation, easing professional connectivity among peers, Web 2.0 facilitates open innovation to corporations. Meanwhile, Web 3.0 (Semantic Web), in its infancy, is about machines talking to machines, enabling machines to understand the meaning of information on the Web, making the Web more “intelligent.” It could institutionalize open innovation. We examine geographic tilts in the nature of innovation and discuss our study to deploy Semantic Web in an extended enterprise and our survey results.


Innovation Management Asian Company Business Model Innovation Collaborative Innovation Semantic Cluster 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ranjith Nayar
    • 1
  • K. Venugopalan
    • 2
  • Rajeshwari Narendran
    • 1
  • Smitha Nayar
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Business AdministrationMohanlal Sukhadia UniversityUdaipurIndia
  2. 2.Department of Informatics and Computational SciencesMohanlal Sukhadia UniversityUdaipurIndia
  3. 3.Design Innovation GroupAsinnova Innovation ManagementSingaporeSingapore

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