“I believe everyone in the IT ops space is going to have to implement graph data a lot sooner than they think,” said Clayton Ching, Global Head of Customer Success at Digitate. IT operations is complex, with thousands of systems… 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 →

Relational database technology can’t handle what is coming in banking and risk modeling. By the 2020s, Accenture predicts current banking business models will be swept away by a tide of ever-evolving technology and other rapidly occurring changes. The right foundation… 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 →

There are a lot of great reasons to attend GraphConnect 2018, but one of the best reasons is that every year we feature a fresh, new lineup of the world’s best graph experts sharing their experiences on how graph database… Read more →

Editor’s Note: This presentation was given by Ajinkya Kale and Anuj Vatsa at GraphConnect New York in October 2017. Presentation Summary eBay ShopBot is a chatbot powered by knowledge graphs that supports conversational commerce. In creating the system, the eBay… Read more →

The evolution of programming languages has grown in parallel with the evolution of computing itself, with new languages being created with each new advance and paradigm shift. After all, if language shapes how we view reality, then changes in computing… Read more →

Effective recommendations increase revenue and drive up average order value. But delivering highly relevant, real-time recommendations requires as much context as possible. Connecting the user to the perfect recommendation is an art. In this three-part series, we explore using recommendations… Read more →

It’s that time of year again. In less than five weeks, Emil will be getting on stage at GraphConnect 2018 in the heart to Times Square, NYC and announcing the new release of….wow, I think we’re getting a little ahead… Read more →

Languages (the natural, human kind) shape how you view the world. From color to time to gender relations, there’s no escaping how language limits (or expands) your worldview. Words are the categories and labels that we use to process and… 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 →

With the advent of graph database technology, data modeling has become accessible to masses. Mapping business needs into a well-defined structure for data storage and organization has made a sortie du temple (of sorts) from the realm of the well-educated… 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 →

As a Swedish Generation Xer, I was brought up in the spirit that men and women were created equal, and that gender differences were a social construct that was out of fashion. In Senior High, my technology teacher warned us… Read more →

For six-ish months of my life, I was a database developer. Starting out, the first thing I learned was data modeling. Our team was using a relational database (RDBMS), specifically MySQL (we later switched to Postgres). Like a lot of… Read more →

Successful companies are embracing next-generation service assurance that leverages a comprehensive, real-time view of services and infrastructure with an eye on end-user experiences, new service creation and predictive modeling. But to compete in today’s market, communication service providers need a… Read more →

With metadata, everything’s connected. That’s what makes it interesting, said Pieter Visser, Solutions Architect at the University of Washington (at the time of the interview). At the University of Washington, the IT team serving the business tried more than one… Read more →

Editor’s Note: This presentation was given by Dave da Silva at GraphConnect Europe in May 2017. Presentation Summary Capgemini, a global leader in consulting, technology and outsourcing services, believes that using multiple databases improves your ability to unlock the business… Read more →

“It’s not what you know, it’s who you know.” Sound familiar? Depressingly, we all know it’s true: The boss’s son has a better shot at that corner office than you do. That’s because in business – and in life –… Read more →

Service complexity is exploding. Communication Service Providers (CSPs) need a complete view of their network and its myriad interdependencies to drive real-time decisions and predict the impact of changes on the user experience. A native graph approach makes sense of… Read more →

The world of graph technology has changed (and is still changing), so we’re rebooting our “Graph Databases for Beginners” series to reflect what’s new in the world of graph tech – while also helping newcomers catch up to speed with… Read more →

From LinkedIn to Facebook to Google, top companies are driving their businesses using graphs. And use cases span industries as well. What those new to graph technology may not understand is that creating a graph does not require starting from… Read more →

Speaking on behalf of the Neo4j team, I am excited to announce that Matt Casters has joined Neo4j, Inc. Matt has a sterling reputation in the open source community for his work in leading the Kettle project. Matt and I… Read more →

In the last seven months since GraphConnect New York, we have worked on enhancing the Neo4j ETL tool adding support for all relational databases with a JDBC driver. We also did some backend optimizations and made few changes to the… Read more →

The time has come to create a single, unified property graph query language. Different languages for different products help no one. We’ve heard from the graph community that a common query language would be powerful: more developers with transferable expertise;… Read more →