Life at TomTom

Let’s talk about Pride: Gen Z wants to work where they can be themselvesLife at TomTom
Let’s talk about Pride: Gen Z wants to work where they can be themselves
It’s more important than ever to create queer and trans-friendly spaces at work. As Gen Z enters the STEM workforce in growing numbers it’ll grow ever more important to accommodate the evolving nature of how people identify themselves with friends, family and at work.
Jun 30, 2022·4 mins read
What the Hack happens when TomTom’s hackathons go fully virtual?Life at TomTom
'What the Hack' happens when TomTom’s hackathons go fully virtual?
I just finished participating in this year's event – my first hackathon ever – and I am walking away impressed and energized by all the incredible ideas that came out of it.
Feb 14, 2022·3 mins read
Automotive Hall of Fame awards TomTom CEO first mobility innovator prizeLife at TomTom
Automotive Hall of Fame awards TomTom CEO first mobility innovator prize
In July 2021, TomTom co-founder and CEO Harold Goddijn is being recognized by the Automotive Hall of Fame with the inaugural Mobility Innovator Award, putting him alongside names such as Mario Andretti, Walter Bentley, Karl Benz and Enzo Ferrari.
Jul 23, 2021·8 mins read
UX Prototyping in 4 dimensionsLife at TomTom
UX Prototyping in 4 dimensions
How corona made me add two dimensions to conventional 2D design
Jul 07, 2021·4 mins read
Meet our Navigation Data Standard Unit Life at TomTom
Driving change for our maps – Why the Navigation Data Standard Unit excites Java engineers
Things that were originally left to science-fiction writers are now becoming a reality: ADAS, autonomous driving, interconnected devices, and more. But all these revolutionary technologies require a framework to manage them. This is where the Navigation Data Standard (NDS) comes in, and what our NDS Product Unit (PU NDS) specializes in.
Apr 01, 2021·5 mins read
Meet our Maps Product UnitLife at TomTom
Creating our maps – How Java engineers shape the future of mobility within the Maps Unit
When taking any journey, we can all agree that we want the destination to be worthwhile. Our maps help us direct drivers, businesses and policymakers on their journey towards a worthy goal for everyone – a safer, cleaner, congestion-free world.
Apr 01, 2021·4 mins read
Meet our Content Production Platform Product UnitLife at TomTom
TomTom’s Mapmaking Platform Unit – Lots of data, lots of opportunity to grow as a Java engineer
As Java engineers, data is our fast food – there’s lots of it around, and we consume lots of it as we process line after line of code. But we also know that so much more is asked of us, in terms of decision-making, speed and efficiency, etc. How does TomTom manage these factors, while building the best possible product? Our Content Production Platform Product Unit (PU CPP) is our answer.
Apr 01, 2021·4 mins read
Women in tech need other women in techLife at TomTom
Women in tech need other women in tech
Women empowering other women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematic fields starts early – a personal recount.
Mar 08, 2021·8 mins read
What your 2021 commute could mean for the environment, as told by our Traffic Index dataLife at TomTom
What your 2021 commute could mean for the environment, as told by TomTom Traffic Index data
In 2020, traffic levels underwent significant change. From this, we can ask ourselves a question – how could this change inform our decision-making in 2021? We can find the answer to that by first looking at the data. Enter our Traffic Index.
Jan 26, 2021·4 mins read
TomTom makes it into Glint’s top 10% of tech companies globallyLife at TomTom
TomTom makes it into Glint’s top 10% of tech companies globally
Over the course of the year, we’ve gained an even better understanding of the significance of feedback loops. Ever since we refashioned our homes into workspaces, virtual communication has become more important than ever. We’ve worked hard to stay connected and to react quickly to TomTom’ers’ requests, suggestions and pain points.
Dec 03, 2020·3 mins read
Great place to work Pune, IndiaLife at TomTom
Prioritizing a great workplace in 2020
The year 2020 has led us all to reexamine how people stay connected and work effectively. When a global event impacts a global workforce, provisions need to be made on the part of organizations and the people who staff them. We’re given an opportunity to look inward and prioritize what really matters.
Nov 05, 2020·4 mins read
The TomTom Lab: a bottom-up approach to product innovationLife at TomTom
The TomTom Lab: a bottom-up approach to product innovation
There is an effective way to taking a bottom-up approach to product innovation. For us, that’s the TomTom Lab.
Dec 12, 2019·6 mins read
What the Hack: the TomTom HackathonLife at TomTom
What the Hack: the TomTom Hackathon
To stimulate innovation, hackathons are an excellent way for technology companies to take a bottom-up approach to reach new technological breakthroughs.
Nov 19, 2019·5 mins read