A Linked Data Journey
                             with the BBC
                             Richard Wallis
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A Linked Data Journey
                             with the BBC
                             Richard Wallis
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A Linked Data Journey
                        with the BBC




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Why use BBC journey
                        as a case study?




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Why use BBC journey
                        as a case study?




                        Lots of data
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Why use BBC journey
                        as a case study?




                        Lots of data
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Why use BBC journey
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                        Lots of data
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Why use BBC journey
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Why use BBC journey
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Why use BBC journey
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Why use BBC journey
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                        Lots of data
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Why use BBC journey
                        as a case study?



                        Lots of data
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First stop on the journey




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First stop on the journey




                                               http://www.flickr.com/photos/skullycollins/31...
First stop on the journey



                            DATA	
  MODELLING



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Data Modelling




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Data Modelling
       • BBC Spaces team - Inward looking




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Data Modelling
       • BBC Spaces team - Inward looking
       • Exploring a new technology




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Data Modelling
       • BBC Spaces team - Inward looking
       • Exploring a new technology
             –Is RDF/SPARQL a...
Data Modelling
       • BBC Spaces team - Inward looking
       • Exploring a new technology
             –Is RDF/SPARQL a...
Data Modelling
       • BBC Spaces team - Inward looking
       • Exploring a new technology
             –Is RDF/SPARQL a...
Data Modelling
       • BBC Spaces team - Inward looking
       • Exploring a new technology
             –Is RDF/SPARQL a...
Data Modelling
       • BBC Spaces team - Inward looking
       • Exploring a new technology
             –Is RDF/SPARQL a...
Data Modelling
       • BBC Spaces team - Inward looking
       • Exploring a new technology
             –Is RDF/SPARQL a...
Data Modelling
       • BBC Spaces team - Inward looking
       • Exploring a new technology
             –Is RDF/SPARQL a...
Data Modelling
       • BBC Spaces team - Inward looking
       • Exploring a new technology
             –Is RDF/SPARQL a...
A Different direction




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A Different direction




                        Data Sharing

                                                 http://ww...
Data Publishing




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Data Publishing
   • BBC Backstage team - Outward looking




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Data Publishing
   • BBC Backstage team - Outward looking
   • Publish Music & Programme data as RDF/SPARQL




Thursday, ...
Data Publishing
   • BBC Backstage team - Outward looking
   • Publish Music & Programme data as RDF/SPARQL
   • “Test the...
Data Publishing
   • BBC Backstage team - Outward looking
   • Publish Music & Programme data as RDF/SPARQL
   • “Test the...
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Encouraging Others




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Encouraging Others




                              NEWS MEDIA
                                 COOPERATION


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Encouraging Others




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Encouraging Others
   • BBC News team - Outward looking




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Encouraging Others
   • BBC News team - Outward looking
   • Stimulate discussion in the industry




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Encouraging Others
   • BBC News team - Outward looking
   • Stimulate discussion in the industry
   • News Media Summit
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Spreading the Word




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Spreading the Word

                            Linked Data
                            Community
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Spreading the Word
   Linked Data Community




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Spreading the Word
   Linked Data Community
   • BBC Linked Data Enthusiasts




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Spreading the Word
   Linked Data Community
   • BBC Linked Data Enthusiasts
   • Engaging with Linked Data Community




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Spreading the Word
   Linked Data Community
   • BBC Linked Data Enthusiasts
   • Engaging with Linked Data Community
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Spreading the Word
   Linked Data Community
   • BBC Linked Data Enthusiasts
   • Engaging with Linked Data Community
   •...
Linked Data in the Wild




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Linked Data in the Wild




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Linked Data in the Wild


                                    Smushing




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BBC Wildlife Finder




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BBC Wildlife Finder
        • Stunning BBC Video & Audio




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BBC Wildlife Finder
        • Stunning BBC Video & Audio
        • Rich content from other sources




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BBC Wildlife Finder
        • Stunning BBC Video & Audio
        • Rich content from other sources
              – DBPedia...
BBC Wildlife Finder
        • Stunning BBC Video & Audio
        • Rich content from other sources
              – DBPedia...
BBC Wildlife Finder
        • Stunning BBC Video & Audio
        • Rich content from other sources
              – DBPedia...
BBC Wildlife Finder
        • Stunning BBC Video & Audio
        • Rich content from other sources
              – DBPedia...
BBC Wildlife Finder
        • Stunning BBC Video & Audio
        • Rich content from other sources
              – DBPedia...
BBC Wildlife Finder
        • Stunning BBC Video & Audio
        • Rich content from other sources
              – DBPedia...
BBC Wildlife Finder
        • Stunning BBC Video & Audio
        • Rich content from other sources
              – DBPedia...
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BBC Wildlife Finder - RDF




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BBC Wildlife Finder - RDF

        • Before they could publish the RDF




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BBC Wildlife Finder - RDF

        • Before they could publish the RDF
        • Needed a vocabulary — Talis




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BBC Wildlife Finder - RDF

        • Before they could publish the RDF
        • Needed a vocabulary — Talis
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BBC Wildlife Finder - RDF

        • Before they could publish the RDF
        • Needed a vocabulary — Talis
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BBC Wildlife Finder - RDF

        • Before they could publish the RDF
        • Needed a vocabulary — Talis
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BBC Wildlife Finder - RDF

        • Before they could publish the RDF
        • Needed a vocabulary — Talis
             ...
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Alternative Routes




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Alternative Routes




                                             http://www.flickr.com/photos/elsie/10166950/

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Closer to the Library




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Closer to the Library




           LIBRARY LINKING
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                                            htt...
Library Linking Project




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Library Linking Project
   • Programmes link to books & authors




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Library Linking Project
   • Programmes link to books & authors
         –Where can I get that book?




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Library Linking Project
   • Programmes link to books & authors
         –Where can I get that book?
   • Programme / Bibl...
Library Linking Project
   • Programmes link to books & authors
         –Where can I get that book?
   • Programme / Bibl...
Library Linking Project
   • Programmes link to books & authors
         –Where can I get that book?
   • Programme / Bibl...
Library Linking Project
   • Programmes link to books & authors
         –Where can I get that book?
   • Programme / Bibl...
Library Linking Project
   • Programmes link to books & authors
         –Where can I get that book?
   • Programme / Bibl...
Library Linking Project
   • Programmes link to books & authors
         –Where can I get that book?
   • Programme / Bibl...
Library Linking Project
   • Programmes link to books & authors
         –Where can I get that book?
   • Programme / Bibl...
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A Journey for Libraries?




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A Journey for Libraries?




                                  http://www.flickr.com/photos/krossbow/4407690682/

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A Journey for Libraries?
  • Rich resources to showcase
        –Lots of rich structured metadata
        –‘Standards’ - M...
A Journey for Libraries?
  • Rich resources to showcase
        –Lots of rich structured metadata
        –‘Standards’ - M...
A Journey for Libraries?
  • Rich resources to showcase
        –Lots of rich structured metadata
        –‘Standards’ - M...
A Journey for Libraries?
  • Rich resources to showcase
        –Lots of rich structured metadata
        –‘Standards’ - M...
A Journey for Libraries?
  • Rich resources to showcase
        –Lots of rich structured metadata
        –‘Standards’ - M...
Observations on a BBC Journey




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Observations on a BBC Journey




                                   http://www.flickr.com/photos/kafka4prez/322222628/

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Observations on a BBC Journey
   • Linked Data Benefits both within and between data




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Observations on a BBC Journey
   • Linked Data Benefits both within and between data
   • Different way of thinking




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Observations on a BBC Journey
   • Linked Data Benefits both within and between data
   • Different way of thinking
   • Co...
Observations on a BBC Journey
   • Linked Data Benefits both within and between data
   • Different way of thinking
   • Co...
Observations on a BBC Journey
   • Linked Data Benefits both within and between data
   • Different way of thinking
   • Co...
Observations on a BBC Journey
   • Linked Data Benefits both within and between data
   • Different way of thinking
   • Co...
Observations on a BBC Journey
   • Linked Data Benefits both within and between data
   • Different way of thinking
   • Co...
Observations on a BBC Journey
   • Linked Data Benefits both within and between data
   • Different way of thinking
   • Co...
Observations on a BBC Journey
   • Linked Data Benefits both within and between data
   • Different way of thinking
   • Co...
Lessons from BBC




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Lessons from BBC




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Lessons from BBC
   • Prototype / Exploration




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Lessons from BBC
   • Prototype / Exploration
   • Prove Data has value




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Lessons from BBC
   • Prototype / Exploration
   • Prove Data has value
         –Experiment Internally / Externally




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Lessons from BBC
   • Prototype / Exploration
   • Prove Data has value
         –Experiment Internally / Externally
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Lessons from BBC
   • Prototype / Exploration
   • Prove Data has value
         –Experiment Internally / Externally
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Lessons from BBC
   • Prototype / Exploration
   • Prove Data has value
         –Experiment Internally / Externally
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Lessons from BBC
   • Prototype / Exploration
   • Prove Data has value
         –Experiment Internally / Externally
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Lessons from BBC
   • Prototype / Exploration
   • Prove Data has value
         –Experiment Internally / Externally
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Lessons from BBC
   • Prototype / Exploration
   • Prove Data has value
         –Experiment Internally / Externally
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Lessons from BBC
   • Prototype / Exploration
   • Prove Data has value
         –Experiment Internally / Externally
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Lessons from BBC
   • Prototype / Exploration
   • Prove Data has value
         –Experiment Internally / Externally
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Lessons for your journey




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Lessons for your journey




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Lessons for your journey
   • Remember this is the beginning




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Lessons for your journey
   • Remember this is the beginning
   • Experiment internally and externally




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Lessons for your journey
   • Remember this is the beginning
   • Experiment internally and externally
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Lessons for your journey
   • Remember this is the beginning
   • Experiment internally and externally
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Lessons for your journey
   • Remember this is the beginning
   • Experiment internally and externally
   • Don’t predict ...
Lessons for your journey
   • Remember this is the beginning
   • Experiment internally and externally
   • Don’t predict ...
Lessons for your journey
   • Remember this is the beginning
   • Experiment internally and externally
   • Don’t predict ...
Lessons for your journey
   • Remember this is the beginning
   • Experiment internally and externally
   • Don’t predict ...
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                             with the BBC
                             Richard Wallis
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A Linked Data Journey
                                    with the BBC
                                    Richard Wallis
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A case study of the BBC engagement with and implementation of Linked Data. Presented at a British Library Linked Data Workshop in London 27th May 2010.

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BBC Linked Data Journey

  1. 1. A Linked Data Journey with the BBC Richard Wallis Technology Evangelist Talis British Library Linked Data Workshop Thursday, 27 May 2010
  2. 2. A Linked Data Journey with the BBC Richard Wallis Technology Evangelist Talis British Library Linked Data Workshop Thursday, 27 May 2010
  3. 3. A Linked Data Journey with the BBC Thursday, 27 May 2010
  4. 4. Thursday, 27 May 2010
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  18. 18. Why use BBC journey as a case study? Thursday, 27 May 2010
  19. 19. Why use BBC journey as a case study? Lots of data Thursday, 27 May 2010
  20. 20. Why use BBC journey as a case study? Lots of data Structured data Thursday, 27 May 2010
  21. 21. Why use BBC journey as a case study? Lots of data Structured data Lots of teams Thursday, 27 May 2010
  22. 22. Why use BBC journey as a case study? Lots of data Structured data Lots of teams External (data share) uses Thursday, 27 May 2010
  23. 23. Why use BBC journey as a case study? Lots of data Structured data Lots of teams External (data share) uses Internal (analysis) uses Thursday, 27 May 2010
  24. 24. Why use BBC journey as a case study? Lots of data Structured data Lots of teams External (data share) uses Internal (analysis) uses Public service Thursday, 27 May 2010
  25. 25. Why use BBC journey as a case study? Lots of data Structured data Lots of teams External (data share) uses Internal (analysis) uses Public service Early into Linked Data Thursday, 27 May 2010
  26. 26. Why use BBC journey as a case study? Lots of data Structured data Lots of teams External (data share) uses Internal (analysis) uses Public service Early into Linked Data Taking a similar journey Thursday, 27 May 2010
  27. 27. First stop on the journey Thursday, 27 May 2010
  28. 28. First stop on the journey http://www.flickr.com/photos/skullycollins/3128292823/ Thursday, 27 May 2010
  29. 29. First stop on the journey DATA  MODELLING http://www.flickr.com/photos/skullycollins/3128292823/ Thursday, 27 May 2010
  30. 30. Data Modelling Thursday, 27 May 2010
  31. 31. Data Modelling • BBC Spaces team - Inward looking Thursday, 27 May 2010
  32. 32. Data Modelling • BBC Spaces team - Inward looking • Exploring a new technology Thursday, 27 May 2010
  33. 33. Data Modelling • BBC Spaces team - Inward looking • Exploring a new technology –Is RDF/SPARQL appropriate for our data? Thursday, 27 May 2010
  34. 34. Data Modelling • BBC Spaces team - Inward looking • Exploring a new technology –Is RDF/SPARQL appropriate for our data? • Talis facilitated Workshop Thursday, 27 May 2010
  35. 35. Data Modelling • BBC Spaces team - Inward looking • Exploring a new technology –Is RDF/SPARQL appropriate for our data? • Talis facilitated Workshop –Capturing activity around programmes Thursday, 27 May 2010
  36. 36. Data Modelling • BBC Spaces team - Inward looking • Exploring a new technology –Is RDF/SPARQL appropriate for our data? • Talis facilitated Workshop –Capturing activity around programmes –Ways to access graphs of people & programmes Thursday, 27 May 2010
  37. 37. Data Modelling • BBC Spaces team - Inward looking • Exploring a new technology –Is RDF/SPARQL appropriate for our data? • Talis facilitated Workshop –Capturing activity around programmes –Ways to access graphs of people & programmes –Concerns on capturing activity — privacy / technology Thursday, 27 May 2010
  38. 38. Data Modelling • BBC Spaces team - Inward looking • Exploring a new technology –Is RDF/SPARQL appropriate for our data? • Talis facilitated Workshop –Capturing activity around programmes –Ways to access graphs of people & programmes –Concerns on capturing activity — privacy / technology • Project de-scoped narrower focussed Thursday, 27 May 2010
  39. 39. Data Modelling • BBC Spaces team - Inward looking • Exploring a new technology –Is RDF/SPARQL appropriate for our data? • Talis facilitated Workshop –Capturing activity around programmes –Ways to access graphs of people & programmes –Concerns on capturing activity — privacy / technology • Project de-scoped narrower focussed • A valuable learning experience Thursday, 27 May 2010
  40. 40. Data Modelling • BBC Spaces team - Inward looking • Exploring a new technology –Is RDF/SPARQL appropriate for our data? • Talis facilitated Workshop –Capturing activity around programmes –Ways to access graphs of people & programmes –Concerns on capturing activity — privacy / technology • Project de-scoped narrower focussed • A valuable learning experience • Elements appearing in other projects Thursday, 27 May 2010
  41. 41. A Different direction Thursday, 27 May 2010
  42. 42. A Different direction Data Sharing http://www.flickr.com/photos/redvers/2450212534/ Thursday, 27 May 2010
  43. 43. Data Publishing Thursday, 27 May 2010
  44. 44. Data Publishing • BBC Backstage team - Outward looking Thursday, 27 May 2010
  45. 45. Data Publishing • BBC Backstage team - Outward looking • Publish Music & Programme data as RDF/SPARQL Thursday, 27 May 2010
  46. 46. Data Publishing • BBC Backstage team - Outward looking • Publish Music & Programme data as RDF/SPARQL • “Test the Water” — who/how — used/reused Thursday, 27 May 2010
  47. 47. Data Publishing • BBC Backstage team - Outward looking • Publish Music & Programme data as RDF/SPARQL • “Test the Water” — who/how — used/reused • Talis support –Crawling / Harvesting –RDF Triple Stores –Open access APIs / SPARQL –Demonstrations Thursday, 27 May 2010
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  68. 68. Encouraging Others Thursday, 27 May 2010
  69. 69. Encouraging Others NEWS MEDIA COOPERATION http://www.flickr.com/photos/notafish/314024057/ Thursday, 27 May 2010
  70. 70. Encouraging Others Thursday, 27 May 2010
  71. 71. Encouraging Others • BBC News team - Outward looking Thursday, 27 May 2010
  72. 72. Encouraging Others • BBC News team - Outward looking • Stimulate discussion in the industry Thursday, 27 May 2010
  73. 73. Encouraging Others • BBC News team - Outward looking • Stimulate discussion in the industry • News Media Summit –Press + BBC –Linked Data as a way to communicate/cooperate –Talis facilitated –Follow on Linked Data Day –General positive agreement –Engagement with IPTC Thursday, 27 May 2010
  74. 74. Spreading the Word Thursday, 27 May 2010
  75. 75. Spreading the Word Linked Data Community Engagement http://www.flickr.com/photos/ivanwalsh/3811252122/ Thursday, 27 May 2010
  76. 76. Spreading the Word Linked Data Community Thursday, 27 May 2010
  77. 77. Spreading the Word Linked Data Community • BBC Linked Data Enthusiasts Thursday, 27 May 2010
  78. 78. Spreading the Word Linked Data Community • BBC Linked Data Enthusiasts • Engaging with Linked Data Community Thursday, 27 May 2010
  79. 79. Spreading the Word Linked Data Community • BBC Linked Data Enthusiasts • Engaging with Linked Data Community • Conference presentations Thursday, 27 May 2010
  80. 80. Spreading the Word Linked Data Community • BBC Linked Data Enthusiasts • Engaging with Linked Data Community • Conference presentations • Facilitating / engaging community –Linked Data Meet-ups –Helping to shape/grow –Establishing conventions –Sharing experience Thursday, 27 May 2010
  81. 81. Linked Data in the Wild Thursday, 27 May 2010
  82. 82. Linked Data in the Wild Thursday, 27 May 2010
  83. 83. Linked Data in the Wild Smushing Thursday, 27 May 2010
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  89. 89. BBC Wildlife Finder Thursday, 27 May 2010
  90. 90. BBC Wildlife Finder • Stunning BBC Video & Audio Thursday, 27 May 2010
  91. 91. BBC Wildlife Finder • Stunning BBC Video & Audio • Rich content from other sources Thursday, 27 May 2010
  92. 92. BBC Wildlife Finder • Stunning BBC Video & Audio • Rich content from other sources – DBPedia — Animal Diversity Web — Arkive — IUCN Red List Thursday, 27 May 2010
  93. 93. BBC Wildlife Finder • Stunning BBC Video & Audio • Rich content from other sources – DBPedia — Animal Diversity Web — Arkive — IUCN Red List • Linked Data Principles Add your value - link to others Thursday, 27 May 2010
  94. 94. BBC Wildlife Finder • Stunning BBC Video & Audio • Rich content from other sources – DBPedia — Animal Diversity Web — Arkive — IUCN Red List • Linked Data Principles Add your value - link to others - Description text maintained in Wikipedia Thursday, 27 May 2010
  95. 95. BBC Wildlife Finder • Stunning BBC Video & Audio • Rich content from other sources – DBPedia — Animal Diversity Web — Arkive — IUCN Red List • Linked Data Principles Add your value - link to others - Description text maintained in Wikipedia • Linked Data Practice - Embed links Thursday, 27 May 2010
  96. 96. BBC Wildlife Finder • Stunning BBC Video & Audio • Rich content from other sources – DBPedia — Animal Diversity Web — Arkive — IUCN Red List • Linked Data Principles Add your value - link to others - Description text maintained in Wikipedia • Linked Data Practice - Embed links - Publish RDF Thursday, 27 May 2010
  97. 97. BBC Wildlife Finder • Stunning BBC Video & Audio • Rich content from other sources – DBPedia — Animal Diversity Web — Arkive — IUCN Red List • Linked Data Principles Add your value - link to others - Description text maintained in Wikipedia • Linked Data Practice - Embed links - Publish RDF • Follow-your-nose navigation Thursday, 27 May 2010
  98. 98. BBC Wildlife Finder • Stunning BBC Video & Audio • Rich content from other sources – DBPedia — Animal Diversity Web — Arkive — IUCN Red List • Linked Data Principles Add your value - link to others - Description text maintained in Wikipedia • Linked Data Practice - Embed links - Publish RDF • Follow-your-nose navigation • SEO Goodness! Thursday, 27 May 2010
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  101. 101. BBC Wildlife Finder - RDF Thursday, 27 May 2010
  102. 102. BBC Wildlife Finder - RDF • Before they could publish the RDF Thursday, 27 May 2010
  103. 103. BBC Wildlife Finder - RDF • Before they could publish the RDF • Needed a vocabulary — Talis Thursday, 27 May 2010
  104. 104. BBC Wildlife Finder - RDF • Before they could publish the RDF • Needed a vocabulary — Talis –Spent time with team / application / data Thursday, 27 May 2010
  105. 105. BBC Wildlife Finder - RDF • Before they could publish the RDF • Needed a vocabulary — Talis –Spent time with team / application / data –Reviewed data model Thursday, 27 May 2010
  106. 106. BBC Wildlife Finder - RDF • Before they could publish the RDF • Needed a vocabulary — Talis –Spent time with team / application / data –Reviewed data model –Produced wildlife ontology Thursday, 27 May 2010
  107. 107. BBC Wildlife Finder - RDF • Before they could publish the RDF • Needed a vocabulary — Talis –Spent time with team / application / data –Reviewed data model –Produced wildlife ontology –Published for all to use Thursday, 27 May 2010
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  110. 110. Alternative Routes Thursday, 27 May 2010
  111. 111. Alternative Routes http://www.flickr.com/photos/elsie/10166950/ Thursday, 27 May 2010
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  120. 120. Closer to the Library Thursday, 27 May 2010
  121. 121. Closer to the Library LIBRARY LINKING Thursday, 27 May 2010 http://www.flickr.com/photos/11121568@N06/4472916529/
  122. 122. Library Linking Project Thursday, 27 May 2010
  123. 123. Library Linking Project • Programmes link to books & authors Thursday, 27 May 2010
  124. 124. Library Linking Project • Programmes link to books & authors –Where can I get that book? Thursday, 27 May 2010
  125. 125. Library Linking Project • Programmes link to books & authors –Where can I get that book? • Programme / Bibliographic metadata linking Thursday, 27 May 2010
  126. 126. Library Linking Project • Programmes link to books & authors –Where can I get that book? • Programme / Bibliographic metadata linking • Link to Library holdings Thursday, 27 May 2010
  127. 127. Library Linking Project • Programmes link to books & authors –Where can I get that book? • Programme / Bibliographic metadata linking • Link to Library holdings • Link to Library locations Thursday, 27 May 2010
  128. 128. Library Linking Project • Programmes link to books & authors –Where can I get that book? • Programme / Bibliographic metadata linking • Link to Library holdings • Link to Library locations • BBC funded Talis project Thursday, 27 May 2010
  129. 129. Library Linking Project • Programmes link to books & authors –Where can I get that book? • Programme / Bibliographic metadata linking • Link to Library holdings • Link to Library locations • BBC funded Talis project –Talis Source — Holdings Thursday, 27 May 2010
  130. 130. Library Linking Project • Programmes link to books & authors –Where can I get that book? • Programme / Bibliographic metadata linking • Link to Library holdings • Link to Library locations • BBC funded Talis project –Talis Source — Holdings – Talis Silkworm — Locations/deep linking Thursday, 27 May 2010
  131. 131. Library Linking Project • Programmes link to books & authors –Where can I get that book? • Programme / Bibliographic metadata linking • Link to Library holdings • Link to Library locations • BBC funded Talis project –Talis Source — Holdings – Talis Silkworm — Locations/deep linking –RDF modelling/mapping/loading — prototyping Thursday, 27 May 2010
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  135. 135. A Journey for Libraries? Thursday, 27 May 2010
  136. 136. A Journey for Libraries? http://www.flickr.com/photos/krossbow/4407690682/ Thursday, 27 May 2010
  137. 137. A Journey for Libraries? • Rich resources to showcase –Lots of rich structured metadata –‘Standards’ - Marc, FRBR, AACR2, RDA, FRAD, ISBD –Information Silos http://www.flickr.com/photos/krossbow/4407690682/ Thursday, 27 May 2010
  138. 138. A Journey for Libraries? • Rich resources to showcase –Lots of rich structured metadata –‘Standards’ - Marc, FRBR, AACR2, RDA, FRAD, ISBD –Information Silos • Similar BBC journeys http://www.flickr.com/photos/krossbow/4407690682/ Thursday, 27 May 2010
  139. 139. A Journey for Libraries? • Rich resources to showcase –Lots of rich structured metadata –‘Standards’ - Marc, FRBR, AACR2, RDA, FRAD, ISBD –Information Silos • Similar BBC journeys • Talis Open Day: Linked Data & Libraries –21st July 2010 — BL Conference Centre – RDF/Sparql — W3C — Biblio Ontology –External speakers http://www.flickr.com/photos/krossbow/4407690682/ Thursday, 27 May 2010
  140. 140. A Journey for Libraries? • Rich resources to showcase –Lots of rich structured metadata –‘Standards’ - Marc, FRBR, AACR2, RDA, FRAD, ISBD –Information Silos • Similar BBC journeys • Talis Open Day: Linked Data & Libraries –21st July 2010 — BL Conference Centre – RDF/Sparql — W3C — Biblio Ontology –External speakers • Library shared approach http://www.flickr.com/photos/krossbow/4407690682/ Thursday, 27 May 2010
  141. 141. A Journey for Libraries? • Rich resources to showcase –Lots of rich structured metadata –‘Standards’ - Marc, FRBR, AACR2, RDA, FRAD, ISBD –Information Silos • Similar BBC journeys • Talis Open Day: Linked Data & Libraries –21st July 2010 — BL Conference Centre – RDF/Sparql — W3C — Biblio Ontology –External speakers • Library shared approach • Library & Non-library drivers http://www.flickr.com/photos/krossbow/4407690682/ Thursday, 27 May 2010
  142. 142. Observations on a BBC Journey Thursday, 27 May 2010
  143. 143. Observations on a BBC Journey http://www.flickr.com/photos/kafka4prez/322222628/ Thursday, 27 May 2010
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  145. 145. Observations on a BBC Journey • Linked Data Benefits both within and between data • Different way of thinking http://www.flickr.com/photos/kafka4prez/322222628/ Thursday, 27 May 2010
  146. 146. Observations on a BBC Journey • Linked Data Benefits both within and between data • Different way of thinking • Community engagement http://www.flickr.com/photos/kafka4prez/322222628/ Thursday, 27 May 2010
  147. 147. Observations on a BBC Journey • Linked Data Benefits both within and between data • Different way of thinking • Community engagement • Model for LD — Mix ontologies http://www.flickr.com/photos/kafka4prez/322222628/ Thursday, 27 May 2010
  148. 148. Observations on a BBC Journey • Linked Data Benefits both within and between data • Different way of thinking • Community engagement • Model for LD — Mix ontologies • Link out http://www.flickr.com/photos/kafka4prez/322222628/ Thursday, 27 May 2010
  149. 149. Observations on a BBC Journey • Linked Data Benefits both within and between data • Different way of thinking • Community engagement • Model for LD — Mix ontologies • Link out • SaaS lowers barriers http://www.flickr.com/photos/kafka4prez/322222628/ Thursday, 27 May 2010
  150. 150. Observations on a BBC Journey • Linked Data Benefits both within and between data • Different way of thinking • Community engagement • Model for LD — Mix ontologies • Link out • SaaS lowers barriers • More developers outside than inside http://www.flickr.com/photos/kafka4prez/322222628/ Thursday, 27 May 2010
  151. 151. Observations on a BBC Journey • Linked Data Benefits both within and between data • Different way of thinking • Community engagement • Model for LD — Mix ontologies • Link out • SaaS lowers barriers • More developers outside than inside • Consequential benefits http://www.flickr.com/photos/kafka4prez/322222628/ Thursday, 27 May 2010
  152. 152. Observations on a BBC Journey • Linked Data Benefits both within and between data • Different way of thinking • Community engagement • Model for LD — Mix ontologies • Link out • SaaS lowers barriers • More developers outside than inside • Consequential benefits • Data ‘backbone’ http://www.flickr.com/photos/kafka4prez/322222628/ Thursday, 27 May 2010
  153. 153. Lessons from BBC Thursday, 27 May 2010
  154. 154. Lessons from BBC Thursday, 27 May 2010
  155. 155. Lessons from BBC • Prototype / Exploration Thursday, 27 May 2010
  156. 156. Lessons from BBC • Prototype / Exploration • Prove Data has value Thursday, 27 May 2010
  157. 157. Lessons from BBC • Prototype / Exploration • Prove Data has value –Experiment Internally / Externally Thursday, 27 May 2010
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  159. 159. Lessons from BBC • Prototype / Exploration • Prove Data has value –Experiment Internally / Externally –Knit with external sources • Engage with wider community Thursday, 27 May 2010
  160. 160. Lessons from BBC • Prototype / Exploration • Prove Data has value –Experiment Internally / Externally –Knit with external sources • Engage with wider community –Network effects Thursday, 27 May 2010
  161. 161. Lessons from BBC • Prototype / Exploration • Prove Data has value –Experiment Internally / Externally –Knit with external sources • Engage with wider community –Network effects • Internal mentoring / training Thursday, 27 May 2010
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  163. 163. Lessons from BBC • Prototype / Exploration • Prove Data has value –Experiment Internally / Externally –Knit with external sources • Engage with wider community –Network effects • Internal mentoring / training –Deepen understanding of technology and data • Now building on total RDF stack Thursday, 27 May 2010
  164. 164. Lessons from BBC • Prototype / Exploration • Prove Data has value –Experiment Internally / Externally –Knit with external sources • Engage with wider community –Network effects • Internal mentoring / training –Deepen understanding of technology and data • Now building on total RDF stack Thursday, 27 May 2010
  165. 165. Lessons from BBC • Prototype / Exploration • Prove Data has value –Experiment Internally / Externally –Knit with external sources • Engage with wider community –Network effects • Internal mentoring / training –Deepen understanding of technology and data • Now building on total RDF stack –Uberblic feed to World Cup site & BBC data Thursday, 27 May 2010
  166. 166. Lessons for your journey Thursday, 27 May 2010
  167. 167. Lessons for your journey Thursday, 27 May 2010
  168. 168. Lessons for your journey • Remember this is the beginning Thursday, 27 May 2010
  169. 169. Lessons for your journey • Remember this is the beginning • Experiment internally and externally Thursday, 27 May 2010
  170. 170. Lessons for your journey • Remember this is the beginning • Experiment internally and externally • Don’t predict how your data will be used Thursday, 27 May 2010
  171. 171. Lessons for your journey • Remember this is the beginning • Experiment internally and externally • Don’t predict how your data will be used • Don’t proscribe how your data will be used Thursday, 27 May 2010
  172. 172. Lessons for your journey • Remember this is the beginning • Experiment internally and externally • Don’t predict how your data will be used • Don’t proscribe how your data will be used • Let the data lead the way Thursday, 27 May 2010
  173. 173. Lessons for your journey • Remember this is the beginning • Experiment internally and externally • Don’t predict how your data will be used • Don’t proscribe how your data will be used • Let the data lead the way • Learn from others Thursday, 27 May 2010
  174. 174. Lessons for your journey • Remember this is the beginning • Experiment internally and externally • Don’t predict how your data will be used • Don’t proscribe how your data will be used • Let the data lead the way • Learn from others • Learn with others Thursday, 27 May 2010
  175. 175. Lessons for your journey • Remember this is the beginning • Experiment internally and externally • Don’t predict how your data will be used • Don’t proscribe how your data will be used • Let the data lead the way • Learn from others • Learn with others • New approaches — new way of thinking Thursday, 27 May 2010
  176. 176. A Linked Data Journey with the BBC Richard Wallis Technology Evangelist Talis British Library Linked Data Workshop Thursday, 27 May 2010
  177. 177. A Linked Data Journey with the BBC Richard Wallis Technology Evangelist Talis www.talis.com www.slideshare.net/rjw/a-linked-data-journey-with-the-bbc British Library Linked Data Workshop Thursday, 27 May 2010

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