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Building the world’s largest open source of company data

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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 […]

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Building the world’s largest open data of companies data

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 […]

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Getting Connected Data off the ground in your organisation

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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 […]

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Tackling climate change through agricultural supply chain transparency

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Trase.earth is a powerful new sustainability platform by the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) that enables governments, companies, investors and others to better understand and address the environmental and social impacts linked to their supply chains. Its pioneering approach draws on vast sets of production, trade and customs data, for the first time laying bare the […]

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Data Model vs Ontology Development – a FIBO perspective

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Mike Bennett will draw upon the experience of creating the Financial industry Business Ontology (FIBO), to set out how ontologies and data models compare, what it takes to create a business ontology as a common language, and how this is realized in practical applications that use inferencing capabilities.   About the speaker   Mike Bennett […]

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Implementing explicit Semantics in a schemaless Graph Database

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In this thought provoking and humorous lightening talk Jesus talks about his motivations and challenges in developing a semantic plugin for Neo4j. He also debunks certain myths perpetuated by vendors in this space and tackles common concerns around integration, data quality and implenting first order logic principles.   About the speaker   Jesus Barrasa P.h.D. […]

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Cognitive Computing for the delivery of healthcare

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The delivery of care relies on information coming from systems of record (e.g. EMRs), information collected by professionals (e.g. assessments) and information collected by IoT devices, as well as a vast corpus of knowledge from the medical and social care domains.   Cognitive computing transforms healthcare solutions from data storage and workflow engines to intelligent systems working together […]

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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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Meetup #9 July 2017 – Linked Data at the BBC

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A big thank you to Augustine Kwanashie for talking at our July Connected Data meetup on his experiences of working on the BBC’s Linked Data Platform. Valtech kindly agreed to host the event at their London offices and we had a range of attendees from newbies to expert linked data, semantic & graph practitioners.   […]

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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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