Integrating Semantic Web Services into Financial Decision Support Process

Ilona Pawełoszek
2016 Proceedings of the 2016 Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems  
The operating environment of Small and Mediumsized Enterprises (SMEs) is more uncertain and risky comparing to big enterprises. The SMEs managers often face insufficient funds and lack of domain expertise to undertake important financial decisions. Moreover they are often unaware of opportunities offered by financial institutions. Therefore there is a growing need for intelligent and interactive webbased tools integrating data and providing information from heterogeneous sources, oriented on
more » ... k-detection and decision support for small and medium enterprises. In this paper the semantic Web services platform has been proposed, which integrates the internal data from the company's databases and external Web resources to perform dynamic evaluation of the financial position of enterprise. The designed platform detects signals indicating the need for action, and it composes a process choosing available Web services aiming at improving the company's financial situation. The established service provides free, unrestricted access to raw data for customers for its financial market information. The same publish/subscribe and request/response interactions available via its proprietary interface can be accessed via API. This functionality gives access to data on current market trades, either real-time or delayed, along with reference data on reference data, historical information, and records of intraday trading. http://www.gaincapital.com/l iquidity-api-trading.shtml Capital offers a full range of CFD markets including indices, commodities, FX, bonds, interest rates and equities https://angel.co/ AngelList is a community of startups and investors with the goal of making fund raising efficient. Angel investors are listed along with contact information which startups can use to set up introductions. The AngelList API provides developers with a RESTful interface to the AngelList data set. Data includes followers, reviews, startups and more. Responses are formatted in JSON and JSONP. https://api.mattermark.com/ The Mattermark REST API allows to query expansive dataset of companies. It gives access to all data available by website interface, as well as the time series data about companies. It offers access to companies' profiles, investors and funding events. https://www.lendingclub.co m/developers/apioverview.action Offers REST API for services such as: personal and business loans and investing.
doi:10.15439/2016f99 dblp:conf/fedcsis/Paweloszek16 fatcat:6wciub4xizdbdl6o3wm6yd2fpm