A framework for Linked Data business models

Sunday, 2 October, 2011 - 10:00
Kastoria Campus of TEI of Western Macedonia

Linked Data (LD) are emerging as the potential “killer application” of the third Web era. If they actually become mainstream in the next years depends on how useful will be for the average User. In economic terms, the creation of successful business models to place LD in the market and the resulting revenue streams will support further developments. In this article, the major sources of value and a business model taxonomy for LD are identified.