Startups and Talents Shine at the E-world 2022
Startups and talents from diverse backgrounds converged to present their prototypes, specifically designed to address the challenges set by esteemed partners including Die Netzwerkpartner, NEW, Stadtwerke Bonn & Pforzheim. The competition was fierce, with the best two teams ultimately earning recognition and awards for their outstanding contributions.
The challenge was to develop a user-friendly, web-based energy management system that could be understood by anyone. The aim was to present and ideally also control the connection of predefined elements such as wall charging stations or heat pumps in a clear way. Among other things, this was to be achieved through the use of gamification and by presenting the CO2 footprint or energy savings.
THE TECH TASK
The tech task involves utilizing Powercloud’s event system to compute an internal credit score for customers. Powercloud generates numerous events throughout the customer lifecycle, and the objective is to extract relevant data from these events. The task required creating a small service that rates these events according to a configurable schema, with a credit score calculation tied to specific customer IDs as an outcome.
THE NON-TECH TASK
Developing a scoring system based on information in the customer lifecycle, including events such as contract conclusions, payment delays, reminders, installment plans and external credit scores from agencies such as Schufa and Crefo. Defining the events to be integrated, determining the information to be derived and establishing a methodology for calculating an internal credit score. The approach should be transparent and include a brief rationale for model definition and review. In addition, a strategy for continuous model improvement based on available data from the existing customer base is required.