Blog Posts by Sebastian Schmidt

  • GraphDB & metaphactory Part II: An RDF Database and A Knowledge Graph Platform in Action (Use Cases) 2021-10-28

    This article was co-written by Todor Primov (Ontotext). In our previous post, we covered the basics of how the Ontotext and metaphacts joint solution based on GraphDB and metaphactory helps customers accelerate their knowledge graph journey and generate value from it in a matter of days. This post looks at a specific clinical trial scoping example, powered by a knowledge graph that we have built for the EU funded project FROCKG, where both Ontotext and metaphacts are partners. It...

  • GraphDB & metaphactory Part I: Generating Value from Your Knowledge Graph in Days (Use Cases) 2021-10-01

    This article was co-written by Todor Primov (Ontotext). Large enterprises have identified knowledge graphs as a solid foundation for making data FAIR and unlocking the value of their data assets. Data fabrics built on FAIR data drive digital transformation initiatives that put companies ahead of the competition. But while the benefits of knowledge graphs have become clear, the road to their implementation has often been long and complex, and success has relied on the involvement of seasoned...

  • Visual Ontology Modeling for Domain Experts and Business Users with metaphactory (Ontology Modeling) 2021-02-17

    In my previous blog post on building Knowledge Graph-driven, FAIR Data platforms I discussed the importance of data and data-driven decisions, processes and tools in accelerating digital transformation. Knowledge Graphs have revolutionized the way data can be accessed and used, and have helped enterprises overcome the challenges posed by distributed silos where information is available to limited audiences, in heterogeneous formats, and represented according to different models. They have led to...

  • The game plan for your Knowledge Graph-driven FAIR Data platform in Life Sciences and Pharma (FAIR Data) 2020-12-10

    At metaphacts we help customers leverage knowledge graphs to unlock the value of their data assets and drive digital transformation. We started out with this mission in 2014 and, since then, we've served a multitude of customers in pharma and life sciences, engineering and manufacturing, finance and insurance, as well as digital humanities and cultural heritage. This blog post will give you an overview of what we have developed in customer projects over the years as our game plan to build a...

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Sebastian has 20 years of experience in the IT industry throughout which he has held leading positions in software engineering, pre-sales, consulting and product management. As CEO at metaphacts, Sebastian leads customer- and partner-facing activities and is responsible for driving digital transformation initiatives with customers across Europe, North America and Asia.