The Converge Engine is a digital recommendation service that provides recommendations based on user preferences and helps groups make decisions. Converge is a Capability in the Rokwire platform, helping users to find options that best suit their needs. The Converge Capability in the Illinois app, for example, recommends events based on users’ previous selections and indicated preferences. Converge scores the applicability of each recommendation.

The Converge recommendation platform was created by a team of students in the Alchemy Incubator at the University of Illinois graduate school in Electrical and Computer Engineering.