Posted on: September 06, 2019, by: Ann Kelly
Leveraging Semantics for Intelligence Gathering Applications
Using a knowledge model as a basis for intelligence gathering applications allows you to bring data, context and meaning together into a single domain that can be understood by human operators and queried programmatically.
Let’s look at Colonel Boyd’s OODA theory as a model for processing a Request for Intelligence (RFI). In this example, we’ll only use the first three phases: OBSERVE – obtain all the relevant data points; ORIENTATE – determine the relationships between data points and identify the most significant for decision-making; DECIDE - develop possible plans for resolving the challenges presented by the significant relationships and data points.
Semantics and knowledge models are key to this process, as it is only possible to determine the significance of a data point once its meaning is expressed in terms of the decision to be taken.
There are four types of knowledge models that can be used in the intelligence-gathering process.
The definitions in the Master Ontology provide the framework for understanding and can be used by all actors; human analysts, applications, or cognitive techniques in the intelligence-gathering process.
Semaphore’s capabilities provide value as part of an overall solution that supports investigations or intelligence gathering:
Jeremy Bentley - COE and Founder
Transit authority provides a rich and robust user experience with Semantic AI
Driverless cars on city streets, commercial drones delivering packages, and computer-captained ships navigating the high seas – revolutionary changes that promise improvements in mobility, safety, efficiency, and convenience, but do not guarantee them.
The transportation sector is faced with multiple challenges. How the future unfolds depends on which technologies and services consumers and businesses embrace and how policymakers respond.
Transportation authorities must:
The answers to these and other questions are critically important as transportation plays a central role in society and the economy but is frequently taken for granted. To learn how one major metropolitan transit authority leveraged the Semantic AI capabilities of Semaphore to provide targeted and contextualized user search results, download our complimentary case study.
Semaphore 5 – coming soon!
Semaphore 5 is on its way! Check our website’s News and blog for updates.
Smartlogic Semaphore Managed Services
You’ve invested time and energy in developing your model and classification strategies, keeping them up to date ensures continued success. Smartlogic’s Semaphore Managed Services (SSMS) offering guarantees your model and metadata are well managed and kept in sync with your business use case.
Our Information Science experts use a documented and well-tested approach to model development and classification to ensure your results are flexible and reflect the changes in your organization and use case over time.
To learn more about Semaphore Managed Services, contact your Smartlogic Account Manager.
Smartlogic and Blue Prism Integration
Smartlogic’s Semantic AI platform Semaphore provides qualified data within automated processes. Semaphore’s ability to classify, extract and deliver insight - with Blue Prism’s connected RPA, lets organizations effectively and efficiently move their digital transformation journey with intelligent end-to-end automated processes. You can find more information on the Smartlogic/Blue Prism classifier on Blue Prism’s Digital Exchange.
Smartlogic brings Semaphore’s SemanticAI to the Automation Anywhere (AA) Platform
Smartlogic’s Semaphore, adds fact extraction, NLP rules-based classification, semantic integration & visualization services to Automation Anywhere’s Digital Workforce. This allows organizations to gain increased insight and knowledge for their business users from their digital processing initiatives. To learn more about the Smartlogic/AA connection, check out their AA bot store.
Smartlogic Attending SDL Connect
If you create, translate or deliver content, this event is for you. SDL Connect will explore every step in the content supply chain and provide relevant insights to support the way you do business. Smartlogic’s Philippe Delorme will be at SDL Connect in Burlingame, CA on October 9th – 10th connect with him to find out what’s new at Smartlogic and with the Semaphore platform.
Smartlogic is Platinum Sponsor for Taxonomy Bootcamp London
TBC London is the place to go for essential tips, new approaches, the latest taxonomy applications, and to learn how to make the most of cutting-edge technologies and industry-leading software. The Smartlogic team will be on hand to share Semaphore use cases, best practices and lessons learned, across a broad range of industries, with participants at the event. Don’t miss CEO and Founder Jeremy Bentley’s presentation on Tuesday, October 15th – Semantic AI and Machine Learning.
Scott Henninger to Speak at Graphorum
Graphorum a vendor-neutral, educational conference focused on bringing together emerging disciplines focused on more intelligent information gathering and analysis will be held in Chicago, IL at the Westin Chicago River North from October 14th – 17thth. As the popularity of Graph Technology continues to rise, knowledge graphs, graph analytics, graph databases, graphs, and AI are bringing new innovation and new practical applications to the marketplace. If you are attending don’t miss Smartlogic’s Sr. Solution Architect Scott Henninger’s presentation – Knowledge Graphs and Model-Driven Classification on October 16th at 10:15 am. Register Today!
Smartlogic is Gold Sponsor for KMWorld 2019
“We’re pleased to announce our support for KMWorld again this year. This year’s theme, Knowledge Sharing in the Age of New Technologies, is very exciting as it focuses
on, cultures, people, processes, and the many different types of technologies supporting organizations as they excel in their industries,” Jeremy Bentley, CEO at Smartlogic.
The Smartlogic team will be on hand to share Semaphore use cases, best practices and lessons learned, across a broad range of industries, with participants at the event. There will be a Smartlogic networking event on Tuesday, November 5th at McCormick & Schmicks at 7 pm for customers, partners and event attendees to connect, share ideas and experiences, and meet with the Smartlogic team. Jeremy Bentley - CEO and Founder and James Morris - Senior Information Scientist, will be presenting at Text Analytics Forum:
KMWorld 2019 is co-located with Taxonomy Boot Camp, Enterprise Search & Discovery, Text Analytics Forum, and Office 365 Symposium.
Smartlogic’s User Community Forum
Our next User Community Forum meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 2nd at 11 am Eastern. If you haven’t signed up yet DO IT TODAY – it’s a great opportunity to meet and connect with like-minded Semaphore users to exchange tips, tricks and best practices with the Semaphore platform and Knowledge Management topics.
To learn about all upcoming webinars check out our events page at https://www.smartlogic.com/events
If you missed our Machine Learning Myths vs. Reality – How to use Semantic AI to get Trustworthy AI webinar you can get the playback here.
If you missed The Art of the Possible: A Model-driven Approach to Enhanced Information Discovery webinar you can get the playback here.
Smartlogic provides training so your team can get the most from the Semaphore platform. Our fall training kicked off with Semaphore Foundation Training on September 9th. There is still time to register for Semaphore Advanced, System Administration, and our NEW Fact Extraction Framework training courses. To learn more about each course, visit our training
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