• Building Conversion Tracking at LinkedIn

    September 29, 2016

    Additional coauthors:  Ryan Tecco, Paul Bergeron, Prapti Sen Advertisers want to know what happens after a LinkedIn member sees an ad from one of LinkedIn's marketing opportunities. Do they lose interest? Do they close the browser and come back a few days later to sign up? Do they actually convert? With Conversion Tracking, we can finally answer these questions....

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    LinkedIn’s High School Trainee Program: Creating a Lasting Impact

    September 21, 2016

    At the end of 2014, while defining initiatives and metrics for 2015, our Women in Tech executive team had a hypothesis: if girls are exposed to an embedded coding experience in technology prior to college, they will be more likely to complete studies in computer science and related fields when pursuing their degrees. But, like any good hypothesis, it needed to...

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    Project Autobuild

    September 19, 2016

    LinkedIn’s data center infrastructure has grown at a massive scale. Starting with one server setup, one cabinet at a time, we’re now powering on hundreds of servers at a time and seeing them come online automatically. You could call it “Zero Touch Provisioning” for systems. This evolution presented us with many challenges, however. This post will describe how...

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    Rethinking Endorsements Infrastructure, Part 2: The New...

    September 15, 2016

    This is the second part in a series on how LinkedIn has evolved the Endorsements feature. Part 1 of the series, which discusses the...

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    Rethinking Endorsements Infrastructure, Part 1

    September 9, 2016

    If you’ve used LinkedIn, you likely know about Endorsements. Tens of millions of professionals around the world have pressed the...

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    The Story Behind LinkedIn’s New Publishing Platform

    September 8, 2016

    Editor's note: To read Jacob's post on the native LinkedIn publishing platform, click here. You can also read more about the revamped...