A/B Testing Articles

  • creatoroptimization1

    Spreading the Love in the LinkedIn Feed with Creator-Side Optimization

    October 16, 2018

    Co-authors: Bonnie Barrilleaux and Dylan Wang Our 567M members use the LinkedIn feed to talk to each other a lot: more than a million posts, videos, and articles flow through the LinkedIn feed each day. This is the story of how we discovered some growing pains for both creators and viewers in the feed; how we solved the problems with a smarter feed relevance...

  • ai3

    An Introduction to AI at LinkedIn

    October 9, 2018

    Editor’s note: The use of AI in LinkedIn products has been the subject of multiple press articles and research papers (some highlighted on this blog). With the release of a new LinkedIn Learning course about AI at LinkedIn, we asked our Head of AI, Deepak Agarwal, for a brief overview of what AI is and how it works, geared towards people who are interested in...

  • linkedin-feed-AI-1

    A Look Behind the AI that Powers LinkedIn’s Feed: Sifting through Billions of Conversations to Create Personalized News Feeds for Hundreds of Millions of Members

    March 29, 2018

    Co-authors: Tim Jurka, Souvik Ghosh and Pete Davies Overview At LinkedIn, our mission is to connect the world’s professionals to make them more productive and successful. The LinkedIn Feed stands at the center of this global professional community: a place for our members to discover and join the conversations that are happening among their connections, taking...

  • sitespeedAB1

    Site Speed Monitoring in A/B Testing and Feature Ramp-up

    June 21, 2017

    Co-authors: Jiahui Qi and David He Everyday, LinkedIn serves hundreds of millions of pageviews to our members, from job searches to...

  • XLNT Team

    Are the Best Decisions Instinctual, or Data-Driven?

    November 12, 2015

    How do you develop products? Do you blindly trust your instinct, or do you hide behind a mountain of data to make decisions? Sure,...

  • Top Five Lessons from Running A/B Tests on the World's...

    November 10, 2015

    We run thousands of experiments each year at LinkedIn. Thousands of features, big and small, have been launched, refined, or discarded...