EIW RFI Two Hour Oral Presentation

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Highlights

1. Doing this as a private citizen
 
Can lead as retired government annuitant or have three DoD qualified companies interested in hiring me to lead this work.
 
2. EIW Solution Pattern Maps to Our Value Proposition of Agile Analysis
 
Ours: Collection Analysis Communication
EIWs: Gather Aggregate and Translate Display
 
3. The EIW plans to apply Semantic Web industry standards including Resource Description Framework (RDF) and Web Ontology Language (OWL) to the greatest extent possible in the solution. 
 
Our Systems of Systems of Architecture uses both conventional and semantic technologies and does all three: SOA-Cloud-Semantic
 
4. Together RDF and OWL will allow the Military Services to maintain their distinctive information systems while maintaining alignment to a common vocabulary at the enterprise level to support analysis and policy making.
 
Be Informed federates knowledge models, their search, and applications across the enterprise
 
5. Notional schedule of EIW (12-18 Month Increments)
 
Semantic Community does this in much shorter increments (iterations) because of our Our Value Proposition of Agile Analysis
 
6. Off-the-Shelf (OTS) Technologies:  Per government law and policy, COTS (including open source software) is acceptable for use in this program.
 
We use OTS and COTS
 
Be Informed Uses Eclipse
 
Eclipse is a multi-language software development environment comprising an integrated development environment (IDE) and an extensible plug-in system. It is written mostly in Java and can be used to develop applications in Java and, by means of various plug-ins, other programming languages including Ada, C, C++, COBOL, Perl, PHP, Python, R, Ruby (including Ruby on Rails framework), Scala, Clojure, Groovy and Scheme. It can also be used to develop packages for the software Mathematica. Development environments include the Eclipse JDT (Java Development Toolkit) for Java, Eclipse CDT for C/C++, and Eclipse PDT for PHP, among others.
 
The initial codebase originated from VisualAge. In its default form it is meant for Java developers, consisting of the Java Development Tools (JDT). Users can extend its abilities by installing plug-ins written for the Eclipse software framework, such as development toolkits for other programming languages, and can write and contribute their own plug-in modules.
 
Released under the terms of the Eclipse Public License, Eclipse is free and open source software. It was one of the first IDEs to run under GNU Classpath and it runs without issues under IcedTea.
 
7. SIRA does A Vision for DoD Solution Architecture
 
SIRA does the same for the CIA (see presentation for TIBCO Patterns CIA project)
 
8.  Be Informed Pallette has Standardized Primatives That Can be Exported to OWL
 
a. Relations: Assigns
b. Concepts: Registration, Transaction, Object, Implicit Property, Activity, Document, Appointment, Note, Time limit, Involvement rule, Weak Entity, Identifying Property, Naming Property, Referencing Property, Coordinate, Address, Classifying Property, Point in Time, Dimension, Count, Amount, Duration, Description, Reference Concept
c. Details: Time Limit Expiration Date, Postulation completed, Legal definition, Description
 
File, Export, Be Informed, OWL
 
9. Semantic Community is supporting The Voice of Industry (NCOIC-NGA CRADA) and Suggesting a DoD Apps Challenge (EPA Apps for Environment Challenge)

Data Science for DoD Apps (10 minutes) (next item time permitting)

0. Preface

The DoD Enterprise Information Web (EIW) is pioneering the adoption of Semantic Technology and approaches that can be the way forward for enterprise business intelligence and solution architectures in the DoD.

Semantic Community is the voice for "Do-It-Yourself" enterprise information web and analytics.  Our thesis is that semantics makes sense, but you don't need to wait for the big COTS vendors in order to make an information web nor run analytics across it.  Anybody can do it by following a few simple rules, and using some readily available and quite affordable tools. 

 
 
Show you how we do it and other technologies that represent solutions to one or more issues that the EIW seeks to address, but also they go beyond to stake out some additional capabilities.

1. Introductions (10 minutes)

Brand Niemann - Director and Senior Data Scientist, Semantic Community

Mills Davis, Project Director, Project 10x and US Be Informed Representative Slides

Chuck Rehberg, CTO, Semantic Insights

Jim Hawley, Director of Government Programs, Spotfire, TIBCO Software, Inc., and Eugene Coleman, Director, TIBCO Global Architect Group

Jason Hines, Federal Director, Recorded Future

Chris Whaling, CEO, Textrium, LLC, and Arun Majumdar, Senior Consultant, Cutter Consortium

Kingsley Idehen, President, Founder &  CEO, OpenLink Software (Conceptual and Technical) Virtuoso

2. Our Best Strategic Advice to You

Provision Instead of Procure: Build the DoD IG in the Cloud (RFI) and Build DoD (Vocabularies) in the Cloud (3rd Annual DoD SOA & Semantic Technology Symposium 2011)

Linked Data on Mobile Devices for the Warfighter: Building a Knowledge-Centric System in the Cloud for Traumatic Brain Injury (LandWarNet 2011)

Dynamic Case Management for Business Agility: Build the DoD DCMO in the Cloud Spotfire Dashboard (SemTechBiz DC 2011)

and we have demos for each, but time does not permit us to show them

Highlights of Our Presentation:

Be Informed - 57 successful implementations since 2006 (Mills Davis) (10 minutes)

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See Paper (PDF)

Semantic Insights Research Assistant - Build a simple report and an ontology of the content (Chuck Rehberg) (10 minutes)

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IMPORTANT NOTE: No one writes rules in SIRA technology. We use rules in a number of places deep in the implementation and in combination with various algorithms. Our generated SIRA Readers use our rules engine to perform high-speed high-combinatorics pattern matching (i.e. “speed reading the text looking for linguistic clues”).

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The Value Proposition of Agile Analysis - Invert your "bath tub" with Spotfire Analytics (Jim Hawley) (10 minutes)

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Silver Spotfire and Data Science Library in the Cloud

TIBCO Solutions (Gallery) - The Power of Now (Eugene Coleman) (10 minutes)

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Recorded Future - Backed by the CIA and Google (Jason Hines) (10 minutes)

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Slides (PowerPoint)

Intelligent Agent Capabilities for Text Mining and Cyber Security (Cutter Consortium) (Chris Whaling and Arun Majumdar) (10 minutes)

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Document (PDF), Paper (PDF), and VivoMind Capabilities (PDF)

Linked Open Data with Virtuoso Server (Blogand Virtuoso Primer) (Kingsley Idehen) (10 minutes)

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The Voice of Industry (NCOIC-NGA CRADA) and a DoD Apps Challenge (EPA Apps for Environment Challenge) (Brand Niemann) (10 minutes)

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EPA Apps for the Environment Challenge - YouTube Video

3. Data Science for DoD Apps (10 minutes)

Background: See DoD Office of the Inspector General RFI, NCOIC-NGA Pilot, and Systems of Systems for Multiple Applications Like FAA Next Gen: Build Systems of Systems in the Cloud: Tutorial, FAA/NextGen Meeting, November 9 (Slides)

Steps in Demo:

Best Content to a Knowledgebase (MindTouch): DoD Documents and Data Sets

Semantic Extraction and Search of the Knowledgebase (SIRA and Textrium): DoD Documents

Knowledgebase to Spreadsheet (Excel): Linked Data to Subparts of the Knowledgebase

Excel to Dashboard (Spotfire): Data Integration and Interoperability Interface

Spotfire Dashboard to Dynamic Case Management (Be Informed): Structured Process for Updating the Dashboard

Dynamic Case Management (Be Informed) for Veterans Blue Button Initiative: Rapid Model and Application Development

4. Questions and Answers (10 minutes)

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