data science Articles

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    How to build an effective professional network on LinkedIn: Some data-driven insights

    May 4, 2021

    Co-authors: YinYin Yu, Guillaume Saint Jacques, and Paul Matsiras Introduction In 2019, LinkedIn announced an initiative to close the network gap as part of our commitment to equity, and ensuring that everyone has equal access to opportunity. We asked people to take the Plus One Pledge and help someone outside of their network who may not have access to the same...

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    Celebrating Innovation, Success, and the Future at Data Science Week 2020

    September 30, 2020

    Last week, the global LinkedIn Data Science team joined together for our third-annual Data Science Week. This virtual event included workshops, conference talks, networking events, an awards ceremony, and a fireside chat with Mohak Shroff, LinkedIn’s Senior Vice President of Engineering. It was a celebration of our team and our successes over the past year, a...

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    Bringing Project Every Member to life: Open sourcing our Spark inequality A/B testing library

    May 26, 2020

    Co-authors: Guillaume Saint-Jacques, Stuart Ambler Last month on this blog, we introduced how we are building inclusive products through A/B testing, something we internally call Project Every Member, and discussed the novel application of inequality A/B testing using the Atkinson index and the use of this technique in the product design process at LinkedIn....

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    Building inclusive products through A/B testing

    March 31, 2020

    Co-authors: Guillaume Saint-Jacques, Amir Sepehri, Nicole Li, and Igor Perisic Introduction Previously on this blog, we’ve shared...

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    How we mapped the “skills genome” of emerging jobs

    December 10, 2019

    In today’s newly-published Emerging Jobs Report, we introduce the “skills genome methodology” to highlight the unique skills for...

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    DataHub: A generalized metadata search & discovery tool

    August 14, 2019

    Co-authors: Mars Lan, Seyi Adebajo, Shirshanka Das Editor’s note: Since publishing this blog post, the team open sourced DataHub in...