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.

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

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.