Building, and communicating, a knowledge graph in Zalando

When we set out to build a knowledge graph at Zalando, most people did not know how to build one, or considered machine learning as the better solution. However, endorsement from upper management led to the current project, where we use ontologies to improve the customer search and browsing experience. There are many unique things […]

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GraphQL and its schema as a universal layer for database access

GraphQL is a query language mostly used to streamline access to REST APIs. It is seeing tremendous growth and adoption, in organizations like Airbnb, Coursera, Docker, GitHub, Twitter, Uber, and Facebook, where it was invented. As REST APIs are proliferating, the promise of accessing them all through a single query language and hub, which is […]

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schema.org, Linked Data’s Gateway Drug

The talk will detail the trajectory schema.org has taken, starting with a history that is less a retrospective than a narrative. I’ll follow this narrative to the fortunately-timed emergence of JSON-LD, providing as it does a flexible, standards-based serialization of the vocabulary. This, I’ll explain, helped fuel the popularity of schema.org, which in turn has […]

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Building Enterprise Knowledge Graphs in the real world

What does it take to build usable enterprise knowledge graphs? Let’s hear it from the experts As the interest in Enterprise Knowledge Graphs is growing, there is also a growing need for sharing experience and best practices around them. In Connected Data London, we love graphs. That’s easy to tell by looking at our program […]

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