“Like a lot of other companies, at the FT a lot of important stuff runs on bits of tech which are are quite old, and built by people who either have left the company or have different responsibilities at the company now, and it’s sometimes not documented particularly well,” Rhys Evans, principle engineer at The Financial Times tells Computerworld UK. “We decided that to tackle this we needed to first establish what we had, who was responsible for each bit, and make sure they looked after it properly and document it properly.”
They turned to the Neo4j graph database platform databases to work all this out. The system allowed the FT team to model complex relationships between data without the need to simplify it or lose important details, while providing greater clarity on who the stakeholders were.
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