GOTO Amsterdam (June 13-15, 2016) is a vendor independent international software development conference with more than 60 top speakers and 800 attendees. The conference covers topics such as Microservices, Rugged, JavaScript, Post-Agile, Data, Spring++, Connected Worlds & Philosophy.

Presentation: "Modelling Fashion at Wehkamp"

Track: Solutions Tuesday / Time: Tuesday 10:20 - 11:10 / Location: Keurzaal

Complementing Wehkamp's new website design, based on the Blaze micro-service architecture, a new data platform has been erected. The data lake is already taking on recommendations on the wehkamp site and in marketing e-mails.
In this presentation, we will showcase how we set up this DIY recommendation system. Beyond collaborative filtering methods, we will explain how to provide competitive content-based recommendations in the fashion domain.

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Frank van Lankvelt, Data Engineer at Wehkamp

Frank van Lankvelt

Biography: Frank van Lankvelt

The classic story of engineer meets data. Having turned software engineer/architect after a physics PhD, encountering (big) data ignited a new Spark.
Aspires to make algorithms, architecture and implementation as simple as possible. But not simpler.

Twitter: @fvanlankvelt

Tom Mulder, Data Engineer at Wehkamp

Tom Mulder

Biography: Tom Mulder

An Data engineer at Wehkamp with over 20 years of experience in operations, design and development, With a passion for BBQ, Deep learning, machine learning and coming up with new solutions to (difficult) problems, helping our customers find products with ease.

Twitter: @darkseed