When Google's Robert Kubis walked on to the stage I never expected his keynote would touch on the topic of Japanese cucumber farms. Google's machine learning toolkit powers the cucumber sorter, apparently. That must've been a fun dataset to train.
How do you get the IT management board to serve you coffee on a golden platter? You have to do something good of course, exceptional in fact. In order to tell you how we became top performer instead of database killer by creative use of a cache, we will have to take you back to December 2015, when it all started.
Are you going to Agile Amsterdam? Be sure to check out bol. com on the 21st of September!
Me and Mary Gouseti (Software Engineer) will be presenting a hands-on case from 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM (track 1).
You’re in for a treat, as we are pairing up to give you a complete picture.
Our agile journey so far – Part 2: involving everyone
This is the second post about our growth story. In the first blog post we introduced our Man on the Moon program; how we plan to manage a fast growing company like ours. In this second part we'll explain how we have involved all stakeholders and participants in our journey to the moon.
Today we had our third edition of Let partners shine. Around 50 bol. comer’s - among them software engineers, test engineers, information analysts, UX designers and business analysts - got together for the whole day to participate in this competition.