Leading brands trust Neo4j Aura

Levi Strauss & Co. is one of the world's largest brand-name apparel companies and a global leader in jeanswear. With agility and sustainability as one of their core company values, Levi's wanted a service that matches their data-first, analytics-first mindset. Debdulal Mahanty, Director, Digital Technologies of Levi Strauss & Co., explained why Neo4j Aura Enterprise was chosen to drive agility, sustainability, and product development efficiencies.

"Neo4j has been our partner in digital transformation for almost three years, during which we have deployed six impactful applications to streamline our go-to-market processes. At Levi Strauss & Co., we have a passion for solving challenging business problems and increasing our agility across our operations. With Neo4j Aura Enterprise, we're able to reduce application build time and take advantage of the power of self-service databases with none of the database management overhead."

ADEO is the European DIY leader and the third largest DIY market player in the world. Gaëtan Belbeoch, Head of Omnicommerce Digital Experience at ADEO shared what made them choose Neo4j Aura Enterprise for its eCommerce real-time recommendation and merchandising engine.

“Neo4j Aura Enterprise is allowing us to realize our vision to build a knowledge graph that unifies all product knowledge to improve our retail recommendations, search and merchandising,” Gaëtan said. “Our trust in Neo4j’s ability to manage and run the graph database to meet our SLA agreements, in addition to the company’s deep experience in powering complex knowledge graphs and delivering real-time recommendations, were what attracted us to Aura. We are happy to start a strong partnership with Neo4j and develop a close collaboration between our tech teams."

BOSA - FOD Beleid en Ondersteuning, is a Belgian federal government partner that provides management and oversight of IT, HR and organizational management of public contracts as well as budget and accounting control. Godefroid Drugman, Project Manager eGovernment explained why BOSA chose Neo4j Aura Enterprise to build a knowledge graph that manages contract and regulatory data across the government.

“Neo4j Aura Enterprise was a strategic choice to complete the data infrastructure for the Belgian Federal Government,” said Drugman. “We’re leveraging the fully managed convenience of Aura to provide a single view across all applications and promote greater collaboration. We knew we needed a tool that allows us to move quickly and flexibly to keep up with changing regulations and needs. With Aura, we receive all of the benefits of Neo4j without having to manage and monitor our graph database.”

Apiax is a Swiss RegTech company that builds digital solutions to help financial institutions navigate and comply with complex regulations around the globe. Thomas Suter, CTO and Co-founder of Apiax explained why Neo4j Aura Enterprise was chosen to support a growing product portfolio that encompasses data transfer, tax impact, cross-border compliance and client on-boarding.

“We selected Neo4j Aura Enterprise to allow us to turn complex banking regulations into a set of machine-readable rules,” said Suter. “We use Neo4j to automate the digitization of compliance laws. This equips our clients with binary answers to their most pressing legal questions. We are a small team of innovators, running most of our workload on AWS, so Aura Enterprise enables us to run our Neo4j instance with zero maintenance, allowing us to fully focus on our clients.”

Boston Scientific is a leading manufacturer of innovative medical devices and solutions for patients, doctors, and hospitals around the world. Dedicated to ensuring the highest levels of quality assurance, Eric Wespi, Data Scientist at Boston Scientific turned to Neo4j Aura Enterprise to help map the intricate data across their many complex supply chains and processes.

“We’ve used Neo4j to track and analyze our manufacturing data for several years,” said Wespi. “The schema flexibility and analytical capabilities of Neo4j allow us to see relationships between manufacturing batches that simply would not be possible with other tools. Deploying this project on Neo4j Aura Enterprise will allow us to focus our efforts on optimizing our models and staying focused on quality control analytics, knowing that the management of our graph database is under control."

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The Department for Education (DfE) is a department of Her Majesty's Government, responsible for child protection, education, apprenticeships and wider skills in England. Luke Slowen, Enterprise Architect at DfE, shared his reasons for selecting Neo4j Aura Enterprise.

“The Department for Education delivers critical services across the education sector, for which we depend on a complex IT infrastructure composed of multiple business systems, services, applications and components,” said Slowen. “Our Neo4j graph creates a shared view of our service landscape, which we use to find ways to reuse capability, improve usability and rationalise, delivering better value services for our users. Neo4j Aura helps us visualise our data and the opportunities in one place, so we can focus our efforts on streamlining our service delivery and operations.”

Dun & Bradstreet provides commercial data, analytics and insights for businesses spanning various sizes and sectors internationally. Matthew Voss, Identity Insights Leader at Dun & Bradstreet, explained how his team leverages Neo4j Aura Enterprise to support their business strategies.

“We use Neo4j to support our identity insights business, including linked and matched data,” said Voss. “Neo4j helps us to answer questions that span connected data in real time, including Ultimate Beneficial Ownership (UBO) information. Neo4j Aura Enterprise aligns well with Dun & Bradstreet’s cloud strategy and helps us to deliver the deep knowledge our clients need to take intelligent actions based on timely compliance decisions.”

Lucinity is an anti-money laundering software company that bridges the gap between AI and analysts, to help banks fight against the ever-evolving threat of money laundering across the world. Gudmundur Kristjansson, the CEO of Lucinity, explained how Neo4j Aura Enterprise helps his team to deliver on what he describes as "human AI to make money good."

“At Lucinity, we pride ourselves on staying at the forefront of technology to help our clients solve one of the toughest problems faced by banks today – maintaining customer satisfaction while also rooting out the bad actors,” Kristjansson said. “Neo4j Aura Enterprise allows us to leverage the full power of native graph technology – from finding and predicting fraud patterns, to delivering the latest analytical and AI techniques to our clients. Aura’s ability to flex capacity based on usage, together with its fully managed simplicity and predictable cost, ensure we stay agile to meet the needs of our growing business."

The scientific study of human behavior is a central component of Maritz’ DNA and ingrained in the design of the company’s solutions. Brian Birk, Managing Architect of Maritz Motivation explained why Neo4j Aura Enterprise was chosen to help uncover valuable connections in behavioral science for the company’s Fortune 500 clients.

“Neo4j Aura Enterprise helps us to efficiently scale usage based upon client demand,” said Birk. “The managed service convenience of Aura helps us to leverage the power of Neo4j, while addressing the performance issues we experienced with our prior SQL based solution. We can now support our vendor application, communication tools and our data science team for the automotive industry with fully managed convenience without sacrificing performance.”

Ivan Zasarsky, Partner - Financial Crime Practice Leader at PwC Canada and Global Financial Crime Team Member has over 25 years of resident and global experience in leading surveillance and monitoring program transformation and operation. He explained why Neo4j Aura Enterprise was chosen to support the Next Gen detection of fraud and anti-money laundering use cases.

“Our clients expect cloud deployment options to solve their most pressing data and analytics problems, making Neo4j Aura Enterprise an important choice,” Zasarsky said. “With Aura, we are able to drive our fraud and anti-money laundering detection strategy, enabling our team to focus on rapid prototyping of connected data for each unique use case, as opposed to spending time on administrative tasks. At PwC, we prioritize the unique needs of our clients, including the largest national and global banks. Aura lives up to the assurance, trust and security demanded by highly regulated sectors.”

The Orchard is a leading music distribution company in the music industry, revolutionizing the way artists market, distribute and monetize their content. Jacob Fowler, Chief Technology Officer at The Orchard explained why his team has chosen to partner with Neo4j Aura Enterprise to support their complex user permissions and metadata modeling architecture.

“We recognized from the start that our business needed to solve a connected data problem – the management of complex interrelationships between artists, albums, sound recordings, labels, managers and employees, making this partnership with Neo4j a perfect fit,” said Fowler. “With Neo4j Aura Enterprise, we’ve built a scalable, cloud-based knowledge graph to visualize, analyze and navigate the way our organization manages its various interconnected entities. Now, we can effectively manage our costs with transparent pricing, leaving us free to focus on our efforts on running our business, not running a graph database.”

Aker BP ASA is a cutting-edge oil and gas provider based in Norway, and is currently a leader in the industry for digital transformation initiatives.

“Aker BP has entered into a contract with Neo4j Aura Enterprise to deliver a cloud based graph database service with the required support, availability and security. Neo4j Aura Enterprise is used to leverage data insights to reduce risk and automate subsea operations.”

Worldline is the leading payment processor in Europe, offering digital payments, transactional and e-ticketing services in over 50 countries for physical and online businesses, banks and public agencies. Adrian Hepworth, Chief Architect UK&I at Worldline explained why they chose Neo4j Aura Enterprise to build a journey planner that spans UK travel operators.

“Using a graph database is a natural fit for journey planning and modelling of transport networks, their resources, operational planning and most importantly the customer experience. Worldline has chosen Neo4j to support the sophisticated and highly performant path-finding algorithms needed to search and traverse the UK travel network. Worldline are experts in cloud deployment of enterprise class systems, and chose the latest Neo4j Aura Enterprise offering based upon our security, integrity, flexibility, availability and scalability needs.“