Why you should volunteer for Smart Futures

Why you should volunteer for Smart Futures

culture Daniel Mateus Pires APR 20, 2018

A Non-Technical Guide to Posting to the Tech Blog

Culture Jaret Stezelberger APR 12, 2018

Our tech organization is obviously made up of more than just developers. Non-developers have great insight from their work too! This post is a nudge to all my fellow colleagues who are also doing amazing work and would like to share, but feel intimitated by the pull request process.

Brand Alerts V2: Breaking Down a Monolith with AWS

back end Kinshuk Varshney APR 2, 2018

Recently, team T-Rex worked on the re-architecture of the Brand Alerts back end system, a project which we named Brand Alerts V2. In this blog, I share our new architecture detailing some of the new AWS powered components.

Negative Sampling (in Numpy)

data science Jason Tam MAR 23, 2018

Alright, time to have some fun exploring efficient negative sampling implementations in NumPy…

The Tech Blog is Dead. Long Live the Tech Blog

culture Adrian Trenaman , SVP Engineering MAR 21, 2018

The HBC Tech Blog: “You will never find a more wretched hive of tech and miscellany.”

Airing Out A New Job System

data science Terry McCartan MAR 5, 2018

In this article I’ll be sharing some of the knowledge the Data team at Gilt picked up in replacing our old job system with Apache Airflow. We undertook the decision to overhaul our job orchestration system a few months ago due to a number of reasons but have now successfully migrated all our data ingestion jobs to the new system.

AWS SDK for Java, version 2.0

cloud Sean Sullivan JAN 26, 2018

The Capital Region AWS User Group met on January 18th at the Nanotech Complex in Albany New York. CommerceHub hosted the meeting at their main office.

Career Structure. It doesn't matter. Until it matters.

leadership Adrian Trenaman , SVP Engineering JAN 24, 2018

In this article, I’m going to talk about career structure, career development, and career titles in a tech organisation. This post is more about organisational development than it is about technology; however, on the grounds that the health of your architecture and technology choices will be somewhat isomorphic to the health of your organisation, I believe this to be a worthwhile read for any engineering leader. I’m also writing this...

Sundial AWS EMR Integration

aws Giovanni Gargiulo , Staff Engineer JAN 16, 2018

AWS Elastic Map Reduce on Sundial

Revitalize Gilt City's Order Processing with Serverless Architecture

aws Liyu Ma JAN 3, 2018

Instant Vouchers Initiative

Presentations we love: 2017

2017 was a year of growth and learning at HBC Tech. Our organization embraced new technologies and new ways of building application software.

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