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Visualizing the graph of French companies with Neo4j

Recently Infogreffe, the organization responsible for keeping track of company information in France, opened access to its data. Anyone can now view key information regarding French companies created in 2014 and 2015. Let’s explore this data with a graph-approach to understand the connections between French companies. Open data about the French companies For years Infogreffe has enjoyed a lucrative monopoly […]

Exploring €1.3 trillion in public contracts with graph visualization

The European Union is giving free access to detailed information about public purchasing contracts. That data describes which European institutions are spending money, for what and who benefits from it. We are going to explore the network of public institutions and suppliers and look for interesting patterns with graph visualization. Public spending in Europe is a €1.3 trillion business […]

Exploring the VW scandal with graph analysis

The German car manufacturer admitted cheating emissions tests. Which companies are impacted directly or indirectly by these revelations? James Phare from Data To Value used graph analysis and open source information to unravel the impact of the VW scandal on its customers, partners and shareholders. The VW scandal makes headlines Since September 18 when VW […]

Creating a Graph Application with Python, Neo4j, Gephi and Linkurious.js

Find out how Packt Publishing, a company editing books for developers, used linkurious.js to build one giant Python graph to understand how its content relate to StackOverflow topics.  We connected with Greg Robert from Packt Publishing who shared with us how he build a great graph visualization application on top of linkurious.js. Read his story to learn […]

Visualizing the influence of lobbies in Europe

The influence of lobbies on policy making is surrounded with controversy. In order to shed a light on this sometimes obscure activity, the European Union has setup a Transparency Register. We are going to explore the relationships it contains to understand what the lobbies work on and for which companies they work for. Getting the data ready with Neo4j […]

Combine GrapheneDB and Linkurious to visualize a cloud-based Neo4j database

GrapheneDB offers the best hosting services for Neo4j graph-databases. We are going to see how to connect Linkurious to a GrapheneDB-hosted No4j database and visualize it. Production-grade Neo4j hosting with GrapheneDB GrapheneDB is a cloud-based Database-as-a-Service provider for graph databases. It stores data in graphs, the most generic of data structures, and are especially suited for datasets where […]