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Making Waves with Cordstrap: How Young Maverick’s Data-Driven Solutions Protect Ships

We collaborate with partners of all shapes and sizes: from banks, insurance companies and marketing specialists to the Dutch government and publishing houses. Each project brings a new  collaborator, but Young Mavericks’ goal remains the same: to make the possibilities of innovative technology useful for organizations.One of our latest success stories is our collaboration with Cordstrap, a multinational with Dutch roots that specializes in keeping the world’s Cargo safe. For their ‘Cargo Monitoring Data’ project, our Data Scientist, Wing, developed models that optimize risk analyses, which enable Cordstrap to better monitor and protect their customers’ cargo.

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How Docker and Kubernetes’ Open Source Technology is Winning Over Businesses

By Young Mavericks’ Data Engineer Don de Lange

Data Engineers must ensure that technological solutions for companies can actually be implemented. In order to fulfil these technical promises in an increasingly complex data-driven world, like many other Data Engineers, I use various software and data tools. Docker and Kubernetes, two leaders in the field of open source technologies, help to build, manage and scale apps in containers. In this blog I explain what Docker and Kubernetes are, why more and more companies are taking advantage of their expertise and how you yourself can take advantage of these platforms.

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Interview with Data Engineer Joeri: About solving puzzles, tadpoles and the language of programming

Young Mavericks’ Data Engineer Joeri (26) helps professionalize the Waterschap (Water Board) Aa en Maas. He is working on ‘Python Refactoring’ in their Datalab, a process aimed at optimizing existing codes, which makes them more accessible, user-friendly, easier to manage and more error-proof. Joeri: “Colleagues at Aa and Maas did not immediately see the added value of refactoring. By showing the time and money it could save them, I was able to win them over. Now, everybody is excited.”

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Young Mavericks’ Machine Learning Tool Optimizes Social Blue’s Online Campaigns

There is a good chance that you have come across one of Social Blue’s advertisements while scrolling through your timeline. Their expertise in lead generation multiplies followers, website visitors and donors through online campaigns for numerous domestic and international companies. Social Blue requested Young Mavericks’ knack for data to help explore the possibilities for optimizing their campaign texts through machine learning. Our Proof of Concept sought to answer the company’s question: ‘Can machine learning improve our campaign results based on previous ad performances?’

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Interview with Young Mavericks’ Data Engineering trainees Sije and Don

What drew Sije and Don to the Data Engineering Traineeship? What are the program’s advantages and challenges and why do they wholeheartedly recommend the Young Mavericks traineeship? Read the double interview with trainees Sije and Don below.

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