Spring 2020. Lockdowns. Almost everything is remote. But some banking services 🏦still require physical contact between the bank and customer: opening an account for new customer, a new credit card, etc. One of our clients - FinTech company that offers innovative banking solutions needed to QUICKLY build software for bank’s field managers - couriers that visit customers to provide services that can’t be provided remotely. What did they want? We were asked to develop a system that should optimally plan schedules and routes for hundreds of bank couriers, considering:
I’ve just read recently published Big Ideas 2021 by ARK invest (these guys are investing billions of USD into disruptive tech companies) and want to share it. I really recommend to download and overview their slides for everybody who works in high-tech (yes, they are probably over-optimistic because of their role, but it’s really worth to look at): https://drive.google.com/file/d/1z3LpfrAQLRM07JDTi1ZnHEHPeszgIp7O/view?usp=sharing I am especially excited by what they call “Software 2.0” (deep learning).