Transparency initiatives at Connected Data London 2017

We’re pleased to have two major transparency initiatives speaking at Connected Data London 2017 OpenCorporates and Trase.earth.¬†Both initiatives are using a mix of technologies and approaches including Graph Databases, NLP and Linked Data in order to bring transparency to corporate ownership structures and climate change actors. OpenCorporates OpenCorporates integrates data from a variety of sources […]

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Connected Data for Machine Learning

About the talk Knowledge graphs and connected data standards have transformed how data is managed made available in many organizations. Likewise, machine learning is at the core of many novel applications. In this talk, Paul looks at applications of these fundamental computational layers within Elsevier. He will focus on how they buttress each other but […]

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Building NextGen Enterprise data platforms – breaking silos, standardizing models & availability at scale

About the talk In this talk Graham Cousins & Edin Zajmovic of Thomson Reuters will talk about the organisation’s experience of building the first Financial Services Knowledge Graph and Enterprise Linked Data Platform. Big, Open, Linked Data (BOLD) is a first of its kind pioneering initiative within Financial Services which is integrating disparate structured and […]

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Building the world’s largest open source of company data

About the talk 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 […]

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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

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

About the talk 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 […]

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Data Model vs Ontology Development – a FIBO perspective

About the talk   In this lightning talk 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 […]

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RDF vs Property Graph: Is your Graph Semantic?

Is RDF for unstructured data while property graphs are for highly structured data? Will the RDF model discover new knowledge for me? Is RDF AI? Does RDF exclusively live in triple stores? All of these are statements that have been published by analysts and vendors, building a wall of misconceptions between the two worlds that […]

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