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Tackling climate change through agricultural supply chain transparency

Javier_Godar 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


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


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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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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MeetUp – Semantics in the Financial Industry: The Financial Industry Business Ontology

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Thank you everyone for joining us at our MeetUp yesterday!   We had another great talk from Mike Bennett of the EDM Council talking about the Financial Industry Business Ontology (FIBO). FIBO is a business conceptual ontology developed by the members of the EDM Council.  FIBO provides a description of the structure and contractual obligations of financial instruments, […]

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