A Model for Integration and Interlinking of Idea Management Systems

  • Adam Westerski
  • Carlos A. Iglesias
  • Fernando Tapia Rico
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 108)


This paper introduces the use of Semantic Web technologies for the Idea Management Systems as a gap closer between heterogeneous software and achieving interoperability. We present a model that proposes how and what kind of rich metadata annotations to apply in the domain of Idea Management Systems. In addition, as a part of our model, we present a Generic Idea and Innovation Management Ontology (GI2MO). The described model is backed by a set of use cases followed by evaluations that prove how Semantic Web can work as tool to create new opportunities and leverage the contemporary Idea Management legacy systems into the next level.


idea management ontology metadata knowledge management product development process improvement 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Adam Westerski
    • 1
  • Carlos A. Iglesias
    • 1
  • Fernando Tapia Rico
    • 1
  1. 1.Escuela Tecnica Superior de Ingenieros de TelecomunicacionUniversidad Politecnica de MadridMadridSpain

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