The Fifth Elephant winter edition 2019

The Fifth Elephant winter edition 2019

Winter edition of India's most renowned conference on big data and data science

The Fifth Elephant is rated as India’s best conference on big data, data science and application of data to real-life use cases.

It is a conference for practitioners, by practitioners. The Fifth Elephant completed its seventh edition in Bangalore, on 26 and 27 July 2018. The Bangalore edition caters to data and ML engineers, architects, technologists, data scientists, product managers, researchers and business decision-makers.

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The Fifth Elephant - known as one of the best data science and Machine Learning conference in Asia - has transitioned into a year-round forum for conversations about data and ML engineering; data science in production; data security and privacy practices. more

Vaibhav Khandelwal

@vaibhav3369

Product development for fleet management

Submitted Jan 14, 2019

India’s last mile delivery network is on a rapid rise in the last decade. With the boom in e-commerce being replicated across verticals of food, grocery and pharmacy, last-mile logistics has become a massive scale phenomena. Fast deliveries and high NPS are the keywords that everyone focusses on.
In this talk, we will focus on what goes under the hood to enable a pleasant experience to the end customer. We will focus on the engineering as well as product challenges and our learnings in the process of solving them. We will also have a closer look on the lifes and priorities of the delivery partners and their close resemblance to the Bharat we know.
The audience will get an exposure on topics ranging from MQTT protocol to gamification techniques to fraud detection. A lot of these learnings can be applied across multiple domains as well.

Outline

The talk will be structured in two parts - a) Engineering Challenges and Learnings, b) Product and Operational Challenges and Learnings.
Following topics will be covered in the first part -
1) Location capture with optimised battery drain
2) Open Source Solutions for Routing Engines
Following topics will be covered in the second part -
1) Importance of Gamification for fleet management
2) Building trust among partners with transparent payouts
3) Discussions on impact of in-app traininig methodologies
4) Fraud Detection for effective fleet management

Speaker bio

Co-founder and CTO at Shadowfax

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The Fifth Elephant - known as one of the best data science and Machine Learning conference in Asia - has transitioned into a year-round forum for conversations about data and ML engineering; data science in production; data security and privacy practices. more