Connected Data Landscape update

We made a few minor updates to the Connected Data Landscape following some feedback from the community. We hope this helps to stimulate debate but also frame the space for those new to these technologies, how they are used and how they are typically integrated.   One question that was asked is why there aren’t […]

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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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What is Connected Data?

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

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

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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From Graphs to a Knowledge Base

Big thanks to Haikal and the team at https://grakn.ai/ for an energetic overview of Knowledge Graphs and Graph database technology in general at our meetup on 26th April. The visualisation and inferencing components were especially well received and it was great to see so much audience participation! Stay tuned for the next meetup in the series.   […]

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Meetup – Linked Data for Banks : a novel approach to an age old problem

Tony Seale spoke at our first meetup of 2017 speaking about applications of Linked Data technologies within the Banking industry. Tony has a great deal of practical experience working with RDF, triplestores and related technologies. He gave a great practical introduction into some of the challenges of the benefits of upskilling development teams and adopting standards. This […]

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Meetup – A Practical Guide to Querying and Visualising (in any language!)

Navino Evans of Histropedia and Wikidata presented at our November Connected Data Meetup about his personal journey into Linked Data, RDF and SPARQL and applications for these within the educational sector.   The talk covered a broad range of topics including:   Wikidata adoption & project objectives Data types & standards used in Wikidata Data export methods […]

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Announcing the Social Graph @ Connected Data London 2016

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 […]

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New speaker announced! Tony Burdett of The European Bioinformatics Institute

We are really excited to announce an additional speaker on 12th July – Tony Burdett of the European Bioinformatics Institute.  Tony will be speaking about the EBI’s experience of using both linked / semantic and graph approaches in biomedical research using huge volumes of data across the unstructured & structured spectrum. The EBI have great […]

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