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 series, we explore using recommendations to… 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 →

“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 →

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 →

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 →

A great graph database use case that is starting to emerge is the use of graph technology as a way to better support the police and other law enforcement officials, which also has applications for other security and investigative use… Read more →

Editor’s Note: This presentation was given by Luanne Misquitta at GraphConnect Europe in May 2017. Presentation Summary In this presentation, Luanne Misquitta shares her facility for engaging with the challenges of human capital management (HCM) in contemporary organizations using graph… Read more →

According to PwC, 92 percent of multinational companies cite compliance with the looming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) data privacy regulations as a top data-protection priority. More than three-quarters of those organizations have allocated over a million dollars for related… Read more →

According to Eurostat, 81% of Europeans feel they don’t wholly control their online data and 69% worry that firms might use their data for purposes other than those advertised. The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) states that individuals… 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 →

In order to re-invent the value chain from linear to circular and highly connected, retailers need to modernize their IT infrastructure rapidly and cost-effectively. In addition, web-based retailers must find a way to handle scale and sophistication to remain competitive.… Read more →

It’s never been easier for customers to comparison shop. In a matter of minutes, customers can compare prices for a specific product across a dozen stores — and all from the comfort of home. They can even compare prices and… Read more →

Now more than ever, supply chains are vast and complex. Products are often composed of different ingredients or parts that move through different vendors, and each of those parts may be composed of subparts, and the subparts may come from… Read more →

As a retailer, if you think keeping up with Amazon is expensive and time-consuming, consider the alternative: extinction. When it comes to delivery and fulfillment, Amazon is the uncontested emperor of ecommerce. Yet, their efficiency in tracking and delivering orders… Read more →

Editor’s Note: This presentation was given by Blake Nelson and Deve Palakkattukudy at GraphConnect San Francisco in October 2016. Presentation Summary Agero has been the industry leader in roadside assistance for the last 40 years. Much of their business depends… Read more →

Summary Data profiling is a widely used methodology in the relational database world to analyse the structure, contents and metadata of a data source. Generally, data profiling consists a series of jobs executed upon the data source to collect statistics… Read more →