Welcome to the SeMI Playbook

At SeMI we believe in the power of open source. Not only for our software, but also for our business and how we work. In this playbook, you will find an overview of how we deal with things on a variety of topics. Feel free to share them or ask us about it.

The SeMI Playbook is published under the Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International copyright.


An overview of topics covered in our playbook

  1. Partner Program
  2. Branding
  3. Visual Design
  4. Software Licenses
  5. How we work
  6. Software Architecture & Development
  7. Legal
  8. Technical and Organizational Measures

Partner Program

SeMI works with three types of partnership;

SeMI Reseller Partnership (SRP)
A reseller partnership is a partnership with a company implementing Weaviate with end-customers.

SeMI Strategy Partnership (STrP) A strategy partnership is with a consultancy firm using Weaviate technology to execute on business consultancy.

SeMI Sales Partnership (SSP) Deprecated. A sales partnership is with individuals providing warm-referral use cases.

An overview of partnership guiding principles.

  1. SeMI Reseller Partnership (SRP)
  2. SeMI Strategy Partnership (STrP)


Style guide and the SeMI brand.

  1. Our brand and its values
  2. Logo
  3. Product logos and brands
  4. Voice and tone
  5. Nomenclature
  6. Product types

Visual Design

Style guide and the SeMI brand

  1. Color palette
  2. Typography
  3. Layout
  4. Spacing
  5. Animation and transitions
  6. Email newsletter
  7. React Material UI

Atoms and molecules

  1. Form elements
  2. Lists
  3. Media
  4. Tags
  5. Callout
  6. Help


  1. Breadcrumbs
  2. Cards
  3. Footer
  4. Header & main navigation
  5. Notifications and information provision
  6. Search interface
  7. Table of contents
  8. Tables


  1. Page structure

Miscellaneous components

  1. Unique homepage components
  2. Unique blog components
  3. Background patterns

Graphic elements

SeMI uses distinct graphic elements to depict concepts inherent to the brand, its value proposition and products.

  1. Principles
  2. Iconography
  3. Illustrations
  4. Showcase images
  5. Playground images
  6. Use Case images


A list of open source and enterprise licenses we use at SeMI.

  1. Weaviate Open Source
  2. Weaviate Enterprise
  3. Weaviate CLI
  4. Weaviate Playground
  5. Weaviate Helm Charts
  6. Weaviate Infra as Code
  7. Weaviate Contextionary

How we work

A variety of documents from HR to sales detailing how we work at SeMI.

  1. How We Hire
  2. Sales Strategy

Software Playbook

Our paradigms for software development are a quality-first approach with a strong focus on both user experience (UX) and development experience (DX).

  1. Software Development & Architecture

An overview of legal documents

  1. General Terms
  2. Service License Agreement
  3. Services Schedule

Technical and Organizational Measures

An overview of TOM documents

  1. Technical and Organizational Measures
  2. Privacy Statement