Editor’s Note: This presentation was given by Luanne Misquitta and Alessandro Negro at GraphConnect New York in October 2017. Presentation Summary Knowledge graphs are key to delivering relevant search results to users, meeting the four criteria for relevance, which include… Read more →

In this series on the FRTB, we delved into what is required for effective internal risk models using a graph database like Neo4j. In previous weeks, we looked at the requirements of FRTB compliance and the relationship between risk modeling… Read more →

Editor’s Note: This presentation was given by John Lavin at GraphConnect New York in October 2017. Presentation Summary Refactoring monolithic applications into microservices requires putting thought into managing code and its dependencies. At Vanguard Group, some of the existing Java… Read more →

Where did the data come from, originally? That’s a key question that the Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) rules will require banks to answer in real-time. Banks must be able to decompose risk models to uncover the full… Read more →

You’re reading this because of a napkin. It was the year 2000, and I was on a flight to Mumbai. Peter, Johan and I had been building an enterprise content management system (ECM) but kept running up against the challenge… Read more →

You already know there are many exciting reasons you should attend GraphConnect 2018 – and, of course, we’ve got you properly jazzed on this year’s roster of must-see presenters (including our two most recently announced keynote presenters). But the best… Read more →

Sweeping regulations are changing the way banks handle risk. The Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) represents an important shift designed to provide a firm foundation for the future. While laws passed after the financial crisis offered a patchwork,… Read more →

Regulations, such as BCBS 239, are driving banks to reexamine the way they manage financial risk management data. Building a connected data foundation supports a world of innovative uses of your enterprise data – including 360-degree visibility of your customers,… Read more →

On July 2018, Cerved – a Neo4j customer – has been awarded with the Big Data Analytics prize, by a panel of 50 CIOs working for the most important Italian companies, at the Digital360 Awards 2018, thanks to its Graph4you… Read more →

As governmental regulations tighten, today’s banks must have a thorough and systematic understanding of risk calculations and their associated data lineage – including where underlying data originates and how it flows through enterprise systems. Forward-looking banks are uniting data silos… Read more →

“Especially when it comes to the financial sector or gaming, people need answers in real time,” said Joe Stefaniak, CEO of IntelligentTag. From slots and games to guest services to financial systems, casinos are chock full of data sources. Whether… Read more →

“Basically, anything you can think of in your infrastructure, whether it’s GitHub, Jenkins, AWS, load balancers, Cisco UCS, vCenter – it’s all in our graph database,” said Ashley Sun, Software Engineer at LendingClub. DevOps at LendingClub is no easy feat:… Read more →

[As community content, this post reflects the views and opinions of the particular author and does not necessarily reflect the official stance of Neo4j.] This guide runs through the basic steps for importing the bitcoin blockchain into a Neo4j graph… Read more →

Early this morning (1 Dec.), the Pulitzer Prize-winning International Consortium for Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) released an ICIJ version of Neo4j Desktop which includes the Paradise Papers and the other Offshore Leaks graph data. This desktop package – available for Windows,… Read more →

Our friends from the ICIJ (International Consortium of Investigative Journalists) just announced the Paradise Papers this past week, a new trove of leaked documents from the law firm Appleby and trust company Asiaciti. Similar to the Panama Papers before (which… Read more →

Cybersecurity We are becoming increasingly dependent on technology. Yet, without diligent attention paid to cybersecurity, technology is vulnerable to unauthorized access, change or even destruction. These vulnerabilities pose threats to our individual and collective safety, security and human and economic… Read more →

Customer expectations are rising at a time when customer service is a significant differentiator within the financial services industry. Customers expect companies to deliver personalized service – i.e., an end-to-end customer experience – that reflects an understanding of who they… Read more →

Within the IT organization of any financial services enterprise, identity and entitlements management must be managed to minimize risk. Over time, the centralized entitlements structure – whether represented in Active Directory or an LDAP directory – grows in such a… Read more →

Editor’s Note: This presentation was given by Aaron Wallace at GraphConnect San Francisco in October 2016. Presentation Summary Modern enterprises need to have a full, 360-view of their customers drive their bottom line. This requires the integration of data from… Read more →

Discovering, capturing and making sense of complex interdependencies is central to managing IT infrastructure more effectively, and it is also a critical part of running the businesses IT serves. Whether it’s optimizing a network or an application infrastructure, managing change… Read more →

Reducing the risk of money laundering presents a similar challenge to that of fraud detection when it comes to today’s financial services landscape. Firms need to know where funds come from and where they are headed, but criminals use indirection… Read more →

Identifying and stopping fraudulent activity is harder than ever for financial services organizations. Standard anti-fraud technologies — such as a deviation from normal purchasing patterns — use discrete data. This is useful for catching individual criminals acting alone, but discrete… Read more →

Regulatory compliance requires financial services firms to have visibility into data lineage, information and process flows. The Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX), for example, requires public firms to understand who has access to what data, what data resides in which systems, and… Read more →

“We knew we couldn’t come to market with the same old solution and be competitive – so we decided to explore a differentiated solution,” said Aaron Wallace, Product Manager at Pitney Bowes. As a software company prepared to enter the… Read more →

In today’s regulatory environment, financial services firms are beginning to experience the impact of graph databases across a number of functions ranging from fighting financial crimes, preventing and responding to cyber threats and ensuring regulatory compliance. Meanwhile, as the continuous… Read more →