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Final Standings:

We congratulate the winners for IBM Recommendation challenge. Final standings after thorough code review is as follows:

1. vishal.s.rao

2. aleksandr_dudnev

3. nixphix

4. pranavpawar3

5. kalpam

6. jean_m

6. chhavi21

7. maverick_vaibhav


Online Challenge: Build A Recommendation Engine (Powered by IBM Cloud)

There is a growing expectation from customers in the digital world to have a more personalized experience and business owners wanting to become more data driven so they can stay one step ahead of the competition and focus on what matters most: building their business.


IBM invites the Developers and Data Scientists to compete for this challenge of developing an optimized, high performing recommendation system for a retail organization who would like to provide a personalized shopping experience to stay ahead of the competition.


Business stakeholders don't care much on how fancy the algorithm is. They care more about how it can move the needle on their key business challenges.


Here is the opportunity to prove that Data Science is all about solving the real business problem not just models or algorithm alone. Are you ready to take up this challenge? Click on the register button to join this contest.



  • 1st: INR 25000
  • 2nd: INR 15000
  • 3rd : INR 10000



  • One person cannot participate with more than one user accounts.
  • You are free to use any open source tool and machine you have rightful access to.
  • You are free to use solution checker as many times as you want.


Build a high performing recommendation engine for Silara Retail using Watson Machine Learning (WML) available through IBM Cloud.

Registration Fee