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TopBraid EDG Videos

TopBraid EDG 6.0 — New Major Release Capabilities

New Features in TopBraid EDG 6.0 Companion Slides: EDG 6.0-Overview of Enhancements and New Features

QUICK GROK™ Videos

This is a collection of short videos that provide quick, practical “how to demos” of EDG capabilities.

TopBraid EDG – General

Navigating in TopBraid EDG Using Tasks in TopBraid EDG
Adding and Editing Information – Resource Forms in TopBraid EDG Data Validation – Quality Assurance in TopBraid EDG
What can I do with Asset Information? Option Buttons on Resource Forms Tour of the Asset Collections’ Tabs
Search the EDG Configuring Search the EDG
Importing Tabular Data from Spreadsheets Introduction to Change Management Workflows in TopBraid EDG

TopBraid EDG – Advanced Metadata Management

Data Lineage

TopBraid EDG – Business Glossaries

Searching for Glossary Terms

TopBraid EDG – Vocabulary Management

Creating a Taxonomy Importing Taxonomy Hierarchies from Spreadsheets
Overview of Ontology Modeling options with TopBraid EDG Working with Modular Taxonomies
Using the TopBraid Tagger with AutoClassifier to Support Faceted Search over Distributed Content

WEBINARS

TopBraid EDG – General Data Governance Webinars

Applied Data Governance Part 3: Day in the Life of a Reference Data Steward Applied Data Governance Part 2: Day in the Life of a Technical Data Steward
Real World Data Governance Part 1: Day in the Life of a Business Steward Metadata Management is Key to Data Governance Initiatives
Semantic Data Governance for GDPR Compliance TopBraid Enterprise Data Governance (EDG) –an Agile Modular Solution
Data Governance for the Connected Enterprise: TopBraid EDG in Action Data Lineage Tracking with TopBraid EDG

TopBraid EDG Reference Data Management Webinars

Reference Data Management in TopBraid EDG Using TopBraid Reference Data Manager 5.0
The Foundations of Successful Reference Data Management – with Malcolm Chisholm Why is Reference Data Governance Mission Critical? – with Aaron Zornes

TopBraid EDG-VM or EVN Webinars

EVN Tagger with AutoClassifier in Action Collaborative Ontology Management with TopBraid EVN
Capabilities for Managing Changes in TopBraid EVN

Technology Standards Webinars

An Overview of SHACL: A New W3C Standard for Data Validation and Modeling GraphQL: Bringing the Worlds of JSON and RDF Together

TopBraid EDG – Vocabulary Management (EDG-VM) (formerly TopBraid EVN)

TopBraid Enterprise Vocabulary Net-Overview and Demo

Introducing TopBraid EVN

Editing with TopBraid EVN

Managing Change with TopBraid EVN

TopBraid EVN and Your Customized Data

Search Enhancement with TopBraid Enterprise Vocabulary Net

TopBraid Composer Videos

Introducing TopBraid Composer

Quick Application Development with SWA (SPARQL Web Pages Application Components)


Major Release: New Features in TopBraid EDG 6.0″

TopBraid EDG 6.0 is a major new release including a wide variety of valuable new features and an improved user interface. This video provides an overview and tour of new and enhanced capabilities.

QUICK GROK™ Video: “Navigating in TopBraid EDG”

In this video you will see how to quickly orient yourself to the navigational capabilities of ToBraid EDG.

QUICK GROK™ Video: “Using Tasks in TopBraid EDG”

In this video you will see how to quickly how to collaborate effectively with colleagues by assigning tasks tracking what needs to be done in TopBraid EDG.

QUICK GROK™ Video: “Adding and Editing Information-Resource Forms in TopBraid EDG”

This video explores editing in TopBraid EDG. EDG uses convenient form-based editing to add or change information as desired. Techniques demonstrated for editing individual and multiple concepts are applicable across all types of data and metadata managed within EDG.

QUICK GROK™ Video: “Data Validation – Quality Assurance in TopBraid EDG”

This video explores how to ensure the quality of your data in TopBraid EDG. You will see how to use simple forms to apply a variety of standard and custom constraint rules to data. While forms can make this easy, EDG supports the W3C standard: SHACL – a powerful and richly expressive constraint language. Techniques demonstrated enable warnings on incorrect data entry, problems and suggestions reporting and even create event-driven notification and actions.

QUICK GROK™ Video: “What can I do with Asset Information? Option Buttons on Resource Forms”

This video explains option buttons available on resource forms in TopBraid EDG. A simple button-click above the displayed data lets you modify data, create visualizations, validate data, initiate workflows, collaborate with tasks and comments, and more.

QUICK GROK™ Video: “Tour of the Asset Collections' Tabs”

TopBraid EDG provides a convenient tabbed interface that organizes and standardizes your access to the many capabilities it offers for working with asset collections. Learn how you can easily access import, export, reports, workflows and other capabilities of TopBraid EDG. This video demonstrates how to get the most out of the EDG user interface.

QUICK GROK™ Video: “Importing Tabular Data from Spreadsheets”

Spreadsheets are a common source of data and TopBraid EDG offers a variety of approaches to simplify the import process. Using a glossary as an example, this video describes how standardized patterns and automated mappings simplify the import of tabular spreadsheet data. This is a great technique to master as it allows rapid data entry for assets of all kinds in TopBraid EDG,

QUICK GROK™ Video: “Search the EDG – Finding Information in TopBraid EDG”

This short video demonstrates the use of Search the EDG – functionality that provides Google-like search enriched with the faceted search across all information in TopBraid EDG. In addition to showing search, the video shows the use of the additional navigation options and tools available in the search results page.

QUICK GROK™ Video: “Configuring Search the EDG”

Search the EDG functionality is highly configurable – from the scope of the search to the way results are displayed. This video demonstrates how to include an asset collection in the search index and how to define other aspects of the search functionality.

QUICK GROK™ Video: “Introduction to Change Management Workflows in TopBraid EDG”

TopBraid EDG workflows allow standardized control over change management for all types of information assets. Transfer of control between roles, management of notifications, approvals and publication can be conducted according to formal policies. Standard workflow patterns are available “out-of-the-box”. Workflows can also be customized as needed to reflect policies required within individual organizations.

QUICK GROK™ Video: “Searching for Glossary Terms”

TopBraid EDG can be used for comprehensive search within a given asset collection. Several techniques are described for glossary terms in this short video.

QUICK GROK™ Video: “LineageGram™: Visualizing Data Lineage With TopBraid EDG”

How can TopBraid EDG help to understand, document and visualize the lineage of your data? Find answers to questions like: “What data does this value come from?” “What transformations were involved in producing this value?” “What systems are involved in storing or transforming this data?” This video explores concepts and practice of visualizing data lineage in TopBraid EDG

QUICK GROK™ Video: “Creating a Taxonomy”

In this video you will see how to quickly create and edit a taxonomy using the built-in capabilities of ToBraid EDG for Vocabulary Management.

QUICK GROK™ Video: “Importing Hierarchies TopBraid EDG Vocabulary Management”

All information governance activities depend on getting your data into the system for management and reporting. Spreadsheets are a common source of data and TopBraid EDG offers a variety of approaches to simplify the import process. This video describes how standardized patterns and automated mappings simplify the import of hierarchical data from spreadsheets into taxonomies within EDG.

QUICK GROK™ Video: “Overview of Ontology Modeling options with TopBraid EDG”

This is a longer video targeted to users that already have some experience working with ontologies and Semantic Web standards. It starts with demonstrating how to create an ontology. It then moves on to show how to define classes and properties using SHACL and, alternatively, how to define property restrictions in OWL.

QUICK GROK™ Video: “Working with Modular Taxonomies”

In this video you will learn how to create and re-use modular taxonomies. TopBraid EDG lets you easily combine multiple taxonomies and build connections between them.

Webinar: “GraphQL – Bringing the Worlds of JSON and RDF Together”

This webinar highlights TopBraid EDG's support for the GraphQL standard. GraphQL for RDF/SHACL provides powerful access to RDF data​, combining W3C standards for schema definition, data validation, inferencing and query​, with a ​popular ​JSON-centric ​query language for APIs​.​ All TopQuadrant’s products provide out-of-the-box support for GraphQL. As demonstrated, TopBraid Enterprise Data Governance™ Release 6.0 (EDG) uses GraphQL extensively.

Applied Data Governance – Part 3: “Day in the Life of a Reference Data Steward”

This webinar is the third in our series spotlighting Applied Data Governance. In Part 3, we transition to a day in the life of a Reference Data Steward. In this role, he manages the use of reference data originating within the enterprise as well as reference datasets maintained externally by organizations responsible for industry standards. We describe and demonstrate the benefits of managing reference data as part of a larger data governance initiative. Using the TopBraid Enterprise Data Governance (EDG) platform, the Reference Data Steward brings internal reference data under governance and manages the activity of updating the enterprise’s existing use of an external industry standard reference dataset.

Applied Data Governance – Part 2: “Day in the Life of a Technical Data Steward”

This webinar is the second in our new Applied Data Governance series that spotlights actual examples of governance practice. Data governance delivers business value by aligning the management of data with its uses in an organization. In each part of this series, we show how applied data governance requires practical, day-to-day integration of top-down, bottom-up and middle-out processes and capabilities. In Part 2, we transition to a day in the life of a Technical Data Steward where the focus will be on automated metadata ingestion and data profiling in TopBraid EDG. We also show how business rules can be used to automate mapping of data to glossary terms for more meaningful use and quality control.

Real World Data Governance – Part 1: “Day in the Life of a Business Steward”

This webinar launches our new Real World Data Governance series. For the first webinar we focus on the role of the business steward who is managing business glossaries, on their collaboration with other members of the data governance team and on the business value delivered as a result of their work improving the quality and understandability of business data.

An Overview of SHACL: A New W3C Standard for Data Validation and Modeling

In these webinar recordings, We demonstrate key aspects of the SHACL constraint language and how SHACL can support enterprise applications by showing ways that it is currently being used within our agile data governance solution, TopBraid Enterprise Data Governance. These include validating data entered by users, and dynamically generating forms.

SHACL (SHAPES Constraint Language) is a powerful, recently released W3C standard for data modeling, ontology design, data validation, inferencing and data transformation. SHACL is based on RDF and SPARQL. The design of SHACL is heavily inspired by SPIN (which originated from TopQuadrant) and IBM's Resource Shapes and therefore inherits a wealth of practical experience, solving real-world problems and “getting the job done”


Semantic Data Governance for GDPR Compliance (Oct 12, June 22 and May 18, 2017)

In this webinar recording, We explore the questions, “How can you effectively prepare for EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance? And … “How can TopBraid EDG and semantic standards help?”

GDPR is an urgent and critical area of regulatory compliance and data governance. The specific GDPR knowledge base and engine along with the general data governance and regulatory compliance capabilities within TopBraid EDG provide the coverage, flexibility and insight needed for ensured and timely compliance with GDPR.

Metadata Management is Key to Data Governance Initiatives

In this webinar recording, TopQuadrant outlines the importance, challenges and value of effective metadata management. We show how the semantic standards help to support the capture and governance of meaningful metadata. We demonstrate the capabilities that our solution, TopBraid Enterprise Data Goveranance (TopBraid EDG) provides for comprehensive metadata management– using a semantic standards-based approach. View this webinar to learn how you can start with metadata management or integrate it into your data governance program at any time using TopBraid EDG.

Reference Data Management in TopBraid EDG

In this webinar recording, TopQuadrant outlines the value of Reference Data Management (RDM) and steps needed for implementing it. We demonstrate the capabilities that our solution, TopBraid Enterprise Data Goveranance (TopBraid EDG) provides for: getting started with RDM; for importing, mapping and curating reference data within a collaborative, multi-user environment; and connecting RDM with broader data governance assets and capabilities. View this webinar to learn how you can start with RDM or integrate it into your data governance program.


TopBraid Enterprise Data Governance (EDG) –an Agile Modular Solution

This short video (~ 99 sec.) introduces TopBraid Enterprise Data Governance™ (EDG) as an agile data governance environment for the dynamic enterprise. EDG is a modular, extendable, standards-based solution that provides integrated data governance across the ever-growing types of data assets and governance needs – because connections are important.


Using the TopBraid Tagger with AutoClassifier to Support Faceted Search over Distributed Content

In this short video, we show how the TopBraid EDG Vocabulary Management package combined with TopBraid Tagger with AutoClassifier and our MAECO vocabulary of thousands of macroeconomics terms enables semantic search of published documents from different sites on subjects relating to finance and economics. Together, these elements allow us to automate the semantic tagging of unstructured data.


Webinar: Data Governance for the Connected Enterprise: TopBraid EDG in Action

An overview presentation and demo, this webinar recording shows how TopBraid Enterprise Data Governance (EDG) enables a comprehensive but incremental approach to collaborative data governance. It uses standards-based graph technologies to support the diversity and rate of change that define today's complex data ecosystems. Capabilities in TopBraid EDG that let you create and connect assets of any type are demonstrated.


TopBraid EDG: Data Lineage Tracking – Essential for Compliance Reporting

Data lineage tracking for regulatory reporting is challenging. This demo, shows how easy it is, with TopBraid Enterprise Data Governance (EDG), to track lineage for an individual data value on the FR Y-9C to the data elements it is derived from – by just following the connections.


TopBraid Enterprise Vocabulary Net-Overview and Demo

An overview of how TopBraid Enterprise Vocabulary Net (EVN) can help your organization and integrate with your systems, plus a demonstration of navigating, searching, and editing with EVN.


Introducing TopBraid EVN

An overview of the features of TopQuadrant's web-based solution for simplified management of interconnected controlled vocabularies.


Editing with TopBraid EVN

How to add, delete, and edit concepts with TopBraid EVN. Also: how to navigate and search vocabularies, and how to see a history of edits made.


Managing Change with TopBraid EVN

Creating a Working Copy and putting it through workflow stages to production, including reports and coordination with other users.


TopBraid EVN and Your Customized Data

Creating custom concept types, creating custom properties for them, and importing spreadsheet data into standard and custom properties.


Search Enhancement with TopBraid Enterprise Vocabulary Net

Learn how TopBraid EVN can improve the performance of search applications.


Webinar: EVN Tagger with AutoClassifier in Action

TopBraid EVN Tagger with AutoClassifier uses advanced machine learning technology to automatically tag content with terms from your controlled vocabularies. The ability to automate this tag assignment lets you scale up much further in how your controlled vocabularies enhance the value of your content.


Webinar: Collaborative Ontology Management in EVN

Enterprises are increasingly using ontologies to help applications and data interoperate. Effective ontologies build connections between different business domains. They capture business and technical knowledge. They are rich and flexible, yet precise in their meaning.

Socializing ontologies and involving all relevant stakeholders in creating, governing and sharing them as enterprise assets can be challenging – yet it is key to success.

Webinar: Deep Dives into Topbraid EVN — Part 3: Capabilities for Managing Changes

Many organizations today are managing business vocabularies to ensure optimal re-use, delivery, and navigation of information. But once vocabularies are created, how are changes to them safely managed? When are changes needed?

This is a recording of a short webinar that showcases how TopBraid EVN provides multiple capabilities for safely managing changes to vocabularies.


Using TopBraid Reference Data Manager 5.0

Note: All of the capabilities of TopBraid Reference Data Manager are now available in our newest, more comprehensive product: TopBraid Enterprise Data Governance (TopBraid EDG). See the TopBraid EDG videos linked from this page.

An excerpt from a presentation to an industry analyst featuring a TopBraid RDM product demo.


Webinar: The Foundations of Successful Reference Data Management – with Malcolm Chisholm

Malcolm Chisholm, a thought leader in master and reference data management, gives an overview of the importance and challenges associated with Reference Data Management (RDM) and governance. He highlight areas of best practices to achieve modern RDM and governance including what capabilities to look for in a reference data solution.


Webinar: Why is Reference Data Governance Mission Critical? – with Aaron Zornes

Aaron Zornes, Chief Research Officer of the MDM Institute, offers key insights on the importance of Reference Data Management (RDM) in the enterprise today. After a short overview of RDM, his presentation highlights some significant findings of the recent MDM Institute survey examining aspects of RDM implementation across industries.


Introducing TopBraid Composer

An overview of the standards-based data modeling and conversion that you can do with the Standard Edition and the agile application development that you can do with the Maestro Edition of TopBraid Composer.

Quick Application Development with SWA (SPARQL Web Pages Application Components)

How to use application templates in TopBraid Composer to create your own custom applications by combining pre-built gadgets.

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