Gist is both a free reusable asset that you can use as the basis for your ontological work. It is also the distillation of a decade worth of ontological work at the enterprise level.
We've prepared a series of brief tutorials each of which describes some aspect of gist. Some of the early ones focus more on what gist is, and how to use it, as we get deeper in there will be a lot of commentary on why gist is the way it is.
We'll be releasing new modules periodically (which loosely means when we get around to it). If you like to be notified when we put a new one up here: