Order Sourcing Simulation is needed to enable capacity steering over our warehouses, network of sellers and logistical partners. Data Science is used to predict customer behavior and simulate capacity impact.
As bol.com we are transitioning to a product-led organization. In previous Techlab podcast episodes, we discussed several aspects of this transition. One of the viewpoints we haven’t discussed is that of the software engineer.
Does your team have boring retrospectives? Do you learn from these meetings or do they drain energy? A good retrospective is a powerful tool for your team. In this podcast episode, you learn more about how to get your retrospective fun, fast and fruitful.
June 2022 - We celebrated Tech Culture Month at bol.com. Together with the initiators and organizers, we discuss the ins- and outs of this series of events.
During this month, the Tech Culture Manifesto was introduced. We explore what this manifesto is about, how it got on paper and what we aim for with it.
Demo-time; Google Glass capabilities in a pop-up Warehouse
Testing the boundaries of the technology that we have today and having the opportunity to put a Google Glass on and experience operating in a pop-up Warehouse. Those were the results of a joint experiment by Google and bol.com.
With software engineers of both Xebia and bol.com, we discuss the introduction of a language like Go in an organisation. We check its readability and simplicity and find ways to onboard engineers in the Go experience.
A few months ago we noticed a message that stood out on our internal platform. Basically, it stated: "I'm back". Naturally, it happens every now and then that employees explore their horizons but still return to bol.
Everybody can go to bol. com and check the Front-End of our webshop. But what if you are a seller, supplier, partner or internal employee? What is your view when interacting with our IT systems? In general, you will use one of our Portals.