The Ontology for the Manufacturing Industry
The current data and analytics model that manufacturing firms use to develop products and implement manufacturing processes is very complex but lacks a universal set of data guidelines. This has led to cross-organizational production issues, delays, and heightened levels of risk.
EDM Council is partnering with the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to standardize knowledge engineering and ontology development, including infrastructure, processes and guidelines to support data interoperability and analytics in manufacturing. The program will also support the Industrial Ontology Foundry (IOF), which will help in developing the processes and product modeling for the resulting data models.
This project will leverage the infrastructure and processes of the EDM Council’s Open Knowledge Graph Innovation Lab [LINK] to address these challenges. The new infrastructure will enable the IOF community, whose members include manufacturing firms, software vendors, academics and research institutes, to:
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EDM Council is proud to collaborate with the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to launch the ontology development infrastructure for the manufacturing industry. The program will also work with the Industrial Ontology Foundry (IOF) on the data modeling.