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Product Management Journey at the Purpose Hackathon 2023

As a member of Team Paradise, our journey through the Purpose Hackathon 2023 was an exhilarating experience that provided valuable insights into product management and problem-solving. Over the course of four days, we engaged in a rigorous process of problem exploration, ideation, and solution-building, with a focus on making sustainable assortment more attractive to customers.

Product Management Journey at the Purpose Hackathon 2023

Our 4-day sustainabol hackathon

The hackathon was a chance to showcase the product-led way of working we introduced to bol last year, while working on a topic that is important to all of us; Sustainability!

Our 4-day sustainabol hackathon

FrontMania 2023

I recently had the opportunity to attend Frontmania, a front-end conference held in Utrecht. It was an incredible experience filled with insightful talks, interactive workshops, and networking opportunities with fellow front-end enthusiasts. In this blog post, I will share some highlights from the conference and the key takeaways that I gained from the event.

FrontMania 2023

GraphQLConf’23

In this blogpost we want to share our experience, the take-aways and the sessions you should watch of the recent GraphQLConf’23 in the San Francisco Bay Area this Sept’23.

GraphQLConf’23

Reducing the Cloud Carbon Footprint of bol.

Cloud computing has become the new standard for companies on which to run their operations. The rapid increase in the use of cloud technology has made it a major contributor to global carbon emissions, surpassing even the aviation industry. We recognize the urgency and responsibility to find innovative ways to optimize cloud computing and reduce its environmental impact.

Reducing the Cloud Carbon Footprint of bol.

Contributing to change & equality for women in tech

“Working at bol.com allows me the freedom to innovate, inspire, and empower other women to do the same.” We are talking to Noha Shafik, who started her career in Egypt and has recently been promoted as bol.com’s Principle Engineering Manager. Guided by her search for personal values, Noha leads a diverse team at bol.com while staying true to herself, her strengths and her purpose.

Contributing to change & equality for women in tech

Bye Bye Hibernate – Discovering alternatives to Hibernate in Kotlin

At bol.com we host a hackathon day every so many months. Developers get to pitch their hackathon idea, so that other developers can join and help them. Sander was curious about other ORM frameworks available for Kotlin. And so, the idea to look for alternatives of Hibernate in Kotlin as a hackathon project came up.

Bye Bye Hibernate – Discovering alternatives to Hibernate in Kotlin