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Yolande Poirier

Sr. Manager, Developer Community

Yolande Poirier is passionate about technology and developer communities. Her goal is to empower developers and data scientists everywhere to successfully grow their projects. At Neo4j, she runs the advocacy programs, including the Ninja program. Feel free to reach out to her on Neo4j Discord.

Latest Posts by Yolande Poirier

Mark Heckler

This Week in Neo4j: Graph Data Science, Microservices, Java, Chatbot, PHP, Spring Data, and More

Summer is the perfect time to relax in the shade and enjoy inspiring talks about graphs from GraphConnect! We've just published the developer and data science presentations with business cases and in-depth tech talks. Don't hesitate to take a look; a sign-in is required. As you plan for the Fall,... read more

Announcing NODES 2022! The Call for Papers Just Opened

Neo4j Online Developer Expo and Summit 2022 is a free, multi-track, two-day virtual conference of highly technical presentations by developers and data scientists solving problems with graphs. When: November 16 – 17, 2022 Last year, the event was buzzing with 15,000 attendees who... read more

Alex Jarasch

This Week in Neo4j: NODES Call for Papers, GDS Supply Chain, Code Golf, Cypher Tutorials, and More

We are excited to announce NODES 2022, Neo4j's Online Developer Expo and Summit, on November 16th and 17th! The call for papers (CFP) is open now through August 20, 2022. In its fourth edition, NODES is a two-day conference of highly technical presentations by developers and data scientists... read more

Ghlen Nagels Featured community member

This Week in Neo4j: Code Golf, GNNs, Knowledge Graph from A to Z, Link Prediction, and More

We are excited to announce Neo4j Code Golf, a Cypher coding contest with prizes totaling $27,000! Focused on optimizing code for performance, participants will write short Cypher queries to reduce time and resources, eventually leading to faster and more efficient queries. The fewer the... read more

This Week in Neo4j: Ops Manager Release, New .NET Courses, Cybersecurity, Twitter, Med Research, and More

Whether you're running a single instance of Neo4j, or multiple databases across clusters, you will be pleased to hear about the release of the Neo4j Ops Manager. This new product makes it effortless to monitor and administer all your Neo4j databases, instances, and clusters from a central... read more

This Week in Neo4j: Bloom 2.3, Graph Data Science, Java, AWS, Python, Ontology, Microservices, and More

Graph Data Science features are now available in Bloom 2.3! Just select the Graph Data Science icon and choose from the available algorithms. The GDS plugin needs to be installed on the database for self-managed users, or you can use AuraDS. To get an idea of what Bloom and Graph Data... read more

Gabriel Tardif

This Week in Neo4j: AuraDS on Vertex AI, Going Meta Series, Cypher Cheatsheet, GraphConnect Recordings, Centrality Algorithms, and More

Back in January, we previewed Neo4j AuraDS and Google Cloud Vertex AI’s partnership and demonstrated how you can build and deploy graph-based machine learning models. AuraDS is graph data science as a service now running as a managed service on top of GCP. With the Neo4j Graph Data Science... read more

Sean Robinson

This Week in Neo4j: Community Announcement, Clinical Trials ML, Graph Embeddings, Real-Time Analytics, Graph Neural Networks, and More

I'm thrilled to announce the launch of our new community platform, hosting more content and scaling to infinite conversations. It is just the beginning! Our goal remains the success of our community members, helping grow their relationships in the world of graphs! Learn more about this recent... read more

Gary Lilienfield

This Week in Neo4j: Healthcare, Energy Distribution, AI, Cloud, Java & Quarkus, Graph for Beginners, and More

We are very proud to announce the 2022 Neo4j Connected Data Fellowship in partnership with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ). The fellowship, first initiated in 2017, is inspired by the ability of graph databases to strengthen reporting and help journalists... read more

Featured Member Philipp Brunenberg

This Week in Neo4j: Graph Composition, Cypher Tips, Dataset Analysis, Kafka Messages, Running Backups, Legal AI, and More

GraphConnect, the highly-anticipated gathering of graph technology experts and enthusiasts, is coming to Austin, Texas! It's the best place to learn about connected data and relationships in graphs. Find out about the trends and topics that will shape the future. Check out the agenda online for... read more

Grant Beasley

This Week in Neo4j: Graphs4Good, GraphQL, Game of Life, Information Extraction, Cypher Map Projection, and More

GraphConnect is right around the corner! We are so excited to get together with the community for this long-awaited onsite event in Austin, Texas, from June 6 – 8, 2022. You can learn all about it – speakers, content, and social events – online. There's still time for you join the... read more

Estelle Scifo

This Week in Neo4j: Graph Embeddings, OSS Vulnerabilities, Supply Chain Stack, Star Wars Graph, Chatbot MD, and More!

With graph data science, you can choose between several graph embedding algorithms, and generating low-dimensional vector spaces is easy. But how do you evaluate the embedding results in your machine learning application? Enter Emblaze, a Jupyter notebook widget for visually comparing... read more


This Week in Neo4j: Microservices, European Gas Network, FIFA22, DevTools, Java, Kubernetes, and More

Graphs are everywhere and data scientists are using graph technology to model the world as they explore complex datasets. Here, Ali Emre Varol unleashes the knowledge graph on a dataset representing the European gas distribution network. He performs exploratory data analysis with GDS 2.0... read more

This Week in Neo4j: Space Junk, SHACL, Neo4j Apps with Python, Under The Hood, Spring Data, and More

You’ve probably heard about space debris and the growing risk of collision to satellites and space stations. According to Moriba Jah, who created ASTRIAGraph at the University of Texas at Austin, there are 26,000 trackable objects in space (excluding the smallest), of which only around 4,000... read more

Elena Kohlwey

This Week in Neo4j: ML on Graphs, Extraction Pipelines, Kubernetes, Cybersecurity, Knowledge Graph, and More Copy

There's a wealth of fine content and varied perspectives on graphs in this week's newsletter. The not-to-miss articles include transferring unstructured text – including emails, news articles, and more – into a knowledge graph. We also show you how to use Neo4j to analyze data for your ML... read more

Featured Community Member: Eric Solender

This Week in Neo4j: Bitcoin, Free GraphAcademy Courses, Visualization Tools, Graph Database, and more

Over the past few months, we’ve been working on a new version of Neo4j GraphAcademy featuring brand new interactive, hands-on courses. This week, we are happy to announce a new course for Go developers called How to build a Neo4j Application with Go. GraphAcademy is a free online... read more

Michal Štefaňák

This Week in Neo4j: Viterbi Algorithm, Cypher Map Projection, Knowledge Graphs, and Full-Stack GraphQL

We have a knack for finding the power of relationships! This week, we look at the transformative influence of knowledge graphs in medical research and crime investigations. Enjoy the article demonstrating the Viterbi algorithm in Neo4j and improve your analytical reasoning to Sherlock... read more

Jamie Gaskins - Featured Community Manager

This Week in Neo4j: Full Stack Graph, Fraud Detection, Kafka, and Intro to Graph

Welcome to Neo4j Under The Hood! - a series of short videos, presented by our top engineering leaders. Chris Gioran, our Chief Architect, kicks off this series explaining the power of graph databases and their transformative use cases. He introduces the fundamental concepts and showcases the... read more