What is a Graph Database?
Building the world’s largest open data of companies data
About the talk In this lightning talk Ljubica will provide an introduction to what is a graph database, how it differs to other models such as the relational paradigm and why graph databases are being increasingly adopted. She will outline some common use cases for connected data such as fraud detection, 360° view of customer […]
Getting Connected Data off the ground in your organisation
Chris Taggart will share his experience of building from scratch the world’s largest open database of companies data (134m companies as of Sep 2017). In his talk Chris will present how the technical engineering challenges and data quality issues faced and how OC worked to overcome these leveraging connected data standards, best practices and technologies […]
What is Connected Data?
Starting to leverage Connected Data tools, techniques and capabilities in your organisation can seem daunting, yet every leader has had to start somewhere. In this panel discussion leaders and newcomers to the connected data space share some practical tips in getting initiatives off the ground and common pitfalls to avoid. Whether its a Enterprise Knowledge […]
The Connected Data Landscape
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. […]
MeetUp – what connects graphs and linked data?
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 […]
Connected Data London 2016
Another successful MeetUp completed! We wanted to thank everyone for attending. Great talks from Nigel Higgs and Jesús Barrasa. Nigel quickly explained that this MeetUp aims to bring together Graph database and Linked data professionals to spark new ideas and conversations. Jesús presented his work on how Explicit Semantics can be used in Graph Databases using […]
Announcing the Social Graph @ Connected Data London 2016
We wanted to thank everyone for joining us at the Connected Data London 2016. We had over 70 Connected Data Practitioners on the day leading to some thought provoking conversations around shared challenges and solutions. It was great to see people sharing so many practical experiences around working with the different standards, technologies and use cases. […]
Importing RDF data into Neo4j
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 […]
How to build a Connected Data capability in your organisation
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 […]
Building a Connected Data capability, especially when your organisation has little experience in this area, can be daunting. Thankfully we’ve assembled a panel of experts with deep experience of implement both semantic and linked data approaches as well as graph-based approaches to answer your questions. Whether it’s a specific connected data requirement such as a […]