In this episode we dive into the world were e-commerce becomes physical. We talk about the bol.com Fulfilment Center (BFC). Within these centres, we have several challenges and one of these challenges has to do with the picking algorithm. The pick algorithm determines the route in a warehouse that is performed to pick all the products for a set of customers. As bol.com we have very high volumes of products that we must send from our warehouses to customers every day. So, it makes sense to optimize the distance that…Read more
“It didn’t look like a big issue at that moment”. Everybody in the room listened to what the Engineer on Duty (EoD) had to tell about the first moments what, later on, turned out to be a partly outage of the webshop in peak season.Read more
Bol.com has a build automation tools team since 2012, going from installation manuals, to hundreds of manually maintained Jenkins jobs, to 5000+ generated Jenkins jobs, to fully autonomous teams. What did we do, what are we doing, where are we going, and how are we getting there.
In this demo rich talk, We’ll show you the ins- and outs, our challenges, and our approaches to keeping our growing development community happy and productive.Read more
Creating great software just doesn’t cut it anymore. Nowadays you as the developer are also responsible for running it.When things go wrong, you’re the one pouring through all the data to find out what happened.Read more
Due to the influence of agile working and the increasing dynamics of the market, releasing is becoming a bottleneck. The question is: how can we fundamentally accelerate the release process? Rini van solingen explains which measures work in practice and illustrates this based on interviews at bol.com.Read more
At the Berlin Buzzwords 2017 conference I had the chance to talk about our new measuring infrastructure at bol.com.Read more