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This section details news about Connected Data London – the premier global conference for Connected Data enthusiasts. The event features a wide array of topics, presentations, panel discussions, networking opportunities and speakers from a variety of industries including Aerospace, Life Sciences, Manufacturing, Academia, Media and Financial Services to name a few.

The conference attracts both highly experienced connected data practitioners as well as many new to the space with one thing in common. They are passionate about how data is inherently connected and how these connections can be leveraged using the latest techniques and technologies to create new approaches to data management, new data analysis techniques, new business models and benefit society.

Whether Data Modelling, Data Science, Data Governance, Data Analysis, Data Quality, Data Integration or another data discipline is your thing you’ll find plenty of interested content at the Connected Data conference.

Typical content covered includes Linked Data and Semantic Web topics such as RDF, Triplestores, Quadstores, SPARQL, Ontologies and Inferencing. In the graph database space historically we have had great speakers on topics such as recommendations, Knowledge Management, investigations, social networking and other applications. The conference also typically garners much interest from Artificial Intelligence (AI) practitioners that are leveraging schemas to add conceptual content to requirements including such as a classification.

What is Connected Data?

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What is Connected Data as a concept?  Who is interested in Connected Data? What problems does Connected Data solve? What skills are used in Connected Data?   Connected Data as of July 2017 has been running for over a year with very successful conference and 9 meetups held to date on a range of topics. […]

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The Connected Data Landscape

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We are often asked what Connected Data is as a discipline or concept. It’s a difficult question to answer, partly because in our mind it is a broad church featuring a range of technologies and skillsets but also because it’s an emerging area whose scope, best practices and skillsets is constantly undergoing refinement inline with […]

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Announcing the Social Graph @ Connected Data London 2016

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A big part of attending conferences for many people is the networking. Its great to discover and talk to people with complementary backgrounds, experience and interests to yourself. Finding these people based on information like name badges and company names however can make things challenging. A core aim of this years conference is to connect […]

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DIY: DBpedia Movie Recommender – an exercise in linked open data engineering

Movie Recommendations from DBPEDIA Szymon Klarman

Guest blogger and  Connected Data London 2016 speaker   Szymon Klarman   unwraps some of the mysteries of Linked Open Data by trying to solve a problem many of us have encountered – not knowing what movie to watch.   Tired of tediously crawling through countless HTML pages of IMDb to find that one more promising movie […]

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New speaker announced! Tony Burdett of The European Bioinformatics Institute

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We are really excited to announce an additional speaker on 12th July – Tony Burdett of the European Bioinformatics Institute.  Tony will be speaking about the EBI’s experience of using both linked / semantic and graph approaches in biomedical research using huge volumes of data across the unstructured & structured spectrum. The EBI have great […]

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Importing RDF data into Neo4j

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This fantastic blog was originally posted by one of our speakers Dr. Jesús Barrasa. The previous blog post might have been a bit too dense to start with, so I’ll try something a bit lighter this time like importing RDF data into Neo4j. It asumes, however, a certain degree of familiarity with both RDF and […]

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Which connected data tool(s) should we use when analysing the Panama Papers data?

Ontotext and Neo4j powered panama papers portals

Many organisations have taken a keen interest in the Panama Papers dataset. Whilst for many individuals and companies in the dataset there is no evidence of wrongdoing others have been implicated in tax evasion, fraud and sanctions evasion amongst other crimes. Unsurprisingly many within Financial Services and other sectors are scrambling to assemble project teams to […]

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Top 21 Open Data sources

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Data is everywhere, created and used by just about anyone. The days when companies or individuals have to pay significant sums of money to access useful and interesting datasets is long gone. Here is our top 20 list of the best free data sources available online. 1. Data.gov.uk the UK government’s open data portal including the […]

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