The participating companies of the VESTING Career Experience 2022 were:
Bol.com is the biggest mediawebshop of the Netherlands and offers general merchandising products in categories such as music, film, electronics, toys, jewellery, watches, baby products, gardening, and DIY. They have visitor flows from 13 million active customers with 41 million articles and 49,000 partners which leads to a huge amount of data. All data points and data streams offer countless opportunities to make customers' shopping experience more personal, and feel even closer.
Gupta Strategists is an independent consultancy for organisations in the healthcare sector, at home and abroad. They advise on strategic issues, come up with innovative ideas, implement a new strategy, provide support where complex (market) analyses are needed, a new business model needs to be developed or a drastic change is imminent. The challenges from their clients arise from rapid changes in the playing field and are often related to keeping costs of healthcare down while improving quality.
MIcompany is an Artificial Intelligence (AI) company, where you will build end-to-end solutions for clients together with their data science, AI engineering, and cloud development experts. During the case you will make use of the data to answer the question of the client by building a model, designing a dashboard, and giving business recommendations.
In the Netherlands about 1 million train trips are made each day with the trains of NS. NS operates 85% of all Dutch passenger trains. From long term to short term, they face all kinds of logistical challenges. As you might have learned from any Dutch media, NS is short on train drivers and train conductors, causing unwanted cancellations of trains. During the case, you are asked to use optimization techniques to make a train driver duty plan and you discuss how you can adapt the timetable to handle the shortage of personnel.
LOGEX was founded with the aim of translating data into better care, in close collaboration with medical specialists. More than 600 public and private healthcare providers rely on LOGEX, making them the leader in Healthcare analytics in Europe. For the case, you have been hired by hospital MedCare to assist in justifying their incurred costs for breast cancer patients. For this, you will use both local and also benchmark data to support and advise the hospital during upcoming negotiations.
Milliman is among the world’s largest providers of actuarial and financial risk management related products and services. Milliman’s body of professionals includes actuaries, technologists, clinicians, economists, climate and data scientists, benefits and compensation experts, and many others. For the case you are a consultant, who is hired to help the insurers determine the most optimal premium to make sure that they have the greatest possible market share.
Oliver Wyman’s Actuarial Services (OWA) practices as its own entity within the Oliver Wyman Group. Their mission is to be a leader in the integration of actuarial science, data science, and information technology to solve their clients’ most demanding challenges. For the case a Dutch insurance company has asked you and your team for help with an assessment of their current pricing methodology. You will structure your approach, conduct research, and build a model to solve the client’s question.
ORTEC is a purpose-driven organisation changing businesses and society at large through the power of data-driven mathematical optimization. They make businesses more efficient, more predictable and more effective. Turning complex challenges into easy-to-use solutions. During the Workforce Scheduling Optimization you will have to assign all shifts to the available employees considering a wide range of data for personnel scheduling and task determination. Are you up to the challenge?