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IT internship at bol.com

Boyd (left of Billy) was an intern at bol. com from September 2017 until January 2018. This blog is a conversation between him and his intern mentor, Maurice Zeijen (Software Architect @ bol.

IT internship at bol.com

A new idea: to improve teams we don’t need to improve teams…

One of the things that keeps us busy at bol. com is the continuous quest to figure out what else we could do to make our teams better. Even better I should write, since the vast majority of our teams are doing great already and I am very proud of them! However we also believe at bol.

A new idea: to improve teams we don’t need to improve teams…

Video: How does IT work?

Over 1200 people work at bol. com and our IT department consists of more than 350 engineers, clustered into 60 cross-functional teams. These teams are all grouped in fleets and spaces.

Video: How does IT work?

Video: Insights- Building a Boomerang that doesn’t come back (to haunt you) at Spaces Summit

“My past year as a software engineer at bol. com has mostly been dedicated to breaking down one of the big monoliths within our software landscape into smaller services. To be more specific: I’ve been working in a team to extract the processes related to customer returns into a separate microservice.

Video: Insights- Building a Boomerang that doesn’t come back (to haunt you) at Spaces Summit

Developers in Control

Thursday, November 16, 2017, bol. com hosted the Continuous Delivery Amsterdam meetup There were two talks planned: DocOps as part of DevOps, about how to integrate documentation in the developers workflow Developers in Control, about the past, the now, and the future of...

Developers in Control

DevOps is not a goal - releasing often is

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.

DevOps is not a goal - releasing often is