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.
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.
Welcome to episode number 100!
A special show with a very interesting topic: Inclusion of Introverts and Introversion. We asked our CEO Margaret Versteden for a quote for this number 100. She surprised us with the fact that this topic is so important for her as she is dealing with this her whole life, as an introvert.
If you are a regular listener to the podcast or an e-commerce watcher, you know “the season” is very important for us. It is a yearly recurring theme in the podcast. You are probably also aware that uptime and responsiveness of our app and website are crucial.
With the growth of our engineering community, the need for more focus on engineering productivity is clear. We invited two experts to discuss this topic with us. We actually got to this point when one of our...
Who is the Podcast Guest?
This will be a bonus episode. Maybe not that tech-related but instead you will listen to a very energetic, passionate and inspiring person: The Podcast Guest. Who knows a lot about asking the right questions and working in teams.
From how it was born to what it is now in 45 minutes
One of the things that make us really proud about working in Tech at bol. com is our annual Space Summit. Our internal tech conference by developers for developers.
In the bol. com Tech Community, we get quite some questions on how we build a great engineering culture. Mid-March 2021 the hosts of our podcast joined the Hackages podcast which was live recorded with almost 100 attendees.