Resolving Uniform Resource Identifiers (URIs)
Organizations that are getting started with the Resource Description Framework (RDF) often ask “Why do all of the entity identifiers look like URLs? Are they supposed to actually go somewhere?” This can be difficult to answer without taking the time to … Continue reading
Transforming Tabular Data into Personalized, Componentized Content using Knowledge Graphs in Python
My colleagues Joe Hilger and Neil Quinn recently wrote blogs highlighting the benefits of leveraging a knowledge graph in tandem with a componentized content management system (CCMS) to curate personalized content for users. Hilger set the stage explaining the business … Continue reading
Content Personalization with Knowledge Graphs in Python
In a recent blog post, my colleague Joe Hilger described how a knowledge graph can be used in conjunction with a componentized content management system (CCMS) to provide personalized content to customers. This post will show the example data from … Continue reading
Expert Analysis: Does My Organization Need a Graph Database?
As EK works with our clients to integrate knowledge graphs into their technical ecosystems, client stakeholders often ask, “Why should we leverage knowledge graphs?” and more specifically, “Do we need a graph database?” Our consultants then collaborate with stakeholders to … Continue reading
How Do I Update and Scale My Knowledge Graph?
Enterprise Knowledge Graph Governance Best Practices Successfully building, implementing, and scaling an enterprise knowledge graph is a serious undertaking. Those who have been successful at it would emphasize that it takes a clear definition of need (use cases), an appetite … Continue reading
Top 5 EK Blogs of 2020
As we enter the holiday season, EK reflects on all that we have to be thankful for. Amid this global pandemic, many companies were forced to close their doors. Conversely, EK has been fortunate enough to see continued growth over … Continue reading
Why am I Mr. SPARQL?
Over the past few years, I have gained a lot of experience working with graph databases, RDF, and SPARQL.¹ SPARQL can be tricky for both new and experienced users as it is not always obvious why a query is returning unexpected … Continue reading
RDF*: What is it and Why do I Need it?
RDF* (pronounced RDF star) is an extension to the Resource Description Framework (RDF) that enables RDF graphs to more intuitively represent complex interactions and attributes through the implementation of embedded triples. This allows graphs to capture relationships between more than … Continue reading
Why a Taxonomist Should Know SPARQL
As the Knowledge and Information Management field moves towards adopting semantic technologies like ontologies and enterprise knowledge graphs, taxonomists and taxonomy managers need to know about W3C semantic web standards including RDF, SKOS, SPARQL because data is becoming more interconnected … Continue reading