WalmartLabs: Mobile, Software & Big Data Innovation – Open House – July 24, 2016 – Sunnyvale, CA

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If you’re interested in learning how software engineers, mobile developers, and data science gurus impact the evolving omni-channel e-commerce landscape, you won’t want to miss this event! Hear directly from our tech leaders and respective teams. Join our interactive tech talks, experience hands-on demos, enter to win the grand prize: iPad Mini, mingle and enjoy great food!

Walmart Global eCommerce (made up of Walmart.com, VUDU.com, and SamsClub.com) is powered by our tech hub @WalmartLabs. Located in the heart of the Silicon Valley, we’re focused on delivering powerful mobile, software, and big data innovations with massive impact, not just online but in retail locations worldwide. Our teams work on incredibly complex challenges and innovate in real-time to deliver solutions seamlessly to customers worldwide.
Come mingle, network and hear the latest in eComm innovation!

5:00pm: Registration, Networking, Raffle and Hors d’oeuvre

5:30pm-7:45pm: Mini Tech Demos

Cloud Computing – OpenStack and OneOps in DevOps Culture

In-Store Innovation

Electrode powered by React

6:00pm-6:15pm: How to scale React and its Challenges (Tech Talk)

Why did @WalmartLabs choose React? React allows us to address many architectural and design problems for building web applications. We will share our solutions on scaling React, and provide a sneak peek at some of the open source projects that will be released soon.

6:30pm-6:45pm: @WalmartLabs’ Journey into Cloud Computing (Tech Talk)
Walmart operates one of the world’s largest private cloud infrastructures on OpenStack. Learn how we’ve unleashed our team’s agility by embracing a DevOps culture, providing robust application lifecycle capabilities via the recently open sourced OneOps product. We have also redesigned our eCommerce platform to take advantage of these new underlying capabilities. Companies can now replicate our success.

7:00pm-7:15pm: Retail at Internet Scale – Data Science at Work (Tech Talk)
E-commerce customers expect to be provided with rich, relevant, multi-device shopping experiences, with an ever-increasing product assortment. Naturally, this has accelerated the adoption of data science techniques outside of typical data science-heavy functional areas such as logistics, recommendations, personalization, and product search. In this talk we present some of those areas, with a particular emphasis on pre-purchase events and processes.

7:45pm: Grand Prize: iPad Mini Winner Announcement

Upon arrival you will be asked to sign Walmart’s NDA/waiver and show an ID in order to attend the event in our WalmartLabs office.

Please note that filming/photography is taking place. If you would prefer not to be photographed please let the photographer or videographer know.

Employees are not eligible to win the Grand Prize.

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