The Enterprise Knowledge Graph Foundation (EKGF) was established to define

best practice and mature the marketplace for EKG adoption, including: 

STANDARDS • METHOD  ARTIFACTS • COMMUNITY  • ADVOCACY 

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EKGF Releases Version 1.0 of EKGF Maturity Model

EKGF Maturity Model (EKG/MM) is the expert-driven definition of practical levels of progression of capabilities required for an enterprise knowledge graph 

The EKG/MM is designed to promote best practices across the knowledge graph community. Version 1.0 was created in an ongoing collaboration between experts and practitioners in a series of meetings online and off, starting in early 2021.   

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Round Stage

Events

Join our Maturity Model working groups and contribute to the EKG body of knowledge.  
 

  • Technology Pillar Workgroup (Mondays)

  • Business Pillar Workgroup (Tuesdays)

  • Data Pillar Workgroup (Wednesdays)

  • Organizational Pillar Workgroup (Thursdays)

Membership

 

 

We are a non-profit trade association established as a coordination body

for the knowledge graph community. 

Membership in the EKG Foundation is open to all individuals and entities that support the mission of the organization.  Membership is enterprise-wide and includes all full-time employees as well as wholly-owned subsidiaries.    Learn more about becoming a member...

Organizational Founding Members:

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EKG Foundation Initiatives

Maturity Model

The EKG Foundation is establishing the catalog of best practices for sustainable knowledge graph deployment based on the EKG Maturity Model – a set of criteria for evaluating readiness in EKG environments.

Principles

Our guiding principles are intended to provide guidelines for the development and deployment of an enterprise knowledge graph.  The principles emphasize shared meaning and content reuse that are the cornerstone of operating in complex and interconnected environments.  

EKG Portal

The EKG Foundation will offer curated access to published ontologies, tools, use cases and other resources needed for sustainable knowledge graph operations.

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Making the Case
for EKGF

The Enterprise Knowledge Graph Foundation was established to define

best practice and mature the marketplace for EKG adoption including:

 

STANDARDS  
Adopt semantic standards to solve the challenges of data management

 
METHOD  
Develop best practices for accelerated EKG deployment
ARTIFACTS  
A curated repository of reusable models and resources
COMMUNITY  
Build the mechanism for engagement and shared knowledge
ADVOCACY  
Advance the business cases for EKG adoption

Business Executives

EXECUTIVES

Executives who seek to realize the benefits (and minimize the risks) of semantic standards and EKG by having access to proven methods, best practices and a community of experts. 

Vendors

VENDORS

Vendors who want to make it easier for organizations across information-intensive industry sectors to understand and successfully adopt their products and services.

Enterprise Architects

ARCHITECTS & MODELERS

Architects and modelers who want access to reusable components, deployable models, ontologies, and interfaces that can be assembled and deployed within their environment.

Consultants

CONSULTANTS

Consultants who are looking for access to EKG-related best practices as well as a community of potential customers and skilled practitioners.

ACADEMICS

Academics who are making a meaningful and recognized contribution that builds upon existing frameworks to address pressing business needs.

Testimonials

"The development of a collaborative environment is one of the principle operational goals of

the EKG Foundation. "

Dennis E. Wisnosky 

CO-FOUNDER, EKG FOUNDATION

FORMER CTO U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

FIBO PROCESS OWNER