• Higher Ed video

    Video: Higher Ed Team Seeks to Predict Collegiate Futures

    November 13, 2015

    LinkedIn leverages professional and educational data from our more than 400 million members to create Student Decision tools that can help students make smarter and more informed decisions about their future careers. I sat down with the former leader of LinkedIn’s Higher Ed team, Josh Clemm, a Senior Engineering Manager at LinkedIn, to find out more about how these tools operate.
  • 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, these are two extremes, but I am always perplexed by the polarizing aspect of what is, in fact, a false dichotomy. Why do we have to choose one at the exclusion of the other? Instead, I argue that you need both. Building great products requires you to be a master of instinct and data-driven decision making. Ignoring either one will inevitably lead to...

  • Cutting Code Complexity, Why the Code Doesn't Matter, and Other Must Reads

    November 12, 2015

    The beauty of the LinkedIn’s Pulse platform is that it gives professionals a way to share their personal opinions about topical professional news and interests. Here’s a roundup of some of the best pieces LinkedIn engineers have written recently. "What It Means to Be a LinkedIn Engineer" By Ben Lai, Senior Software Engineer at LinkedIn Ben joined LinkedIn after taking part in the company's inaugural StartIn program, which welcomes new grads into the engineering community through...

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

    November 10, 2015

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

  • Slideshare for Android

    Android Performance Improvements for Slideshare

    November 5, 2015

    Co-authors: Karthik Ramgopal and Josh Clemm Slideshare for Android makes it easy to learn on the go. Members can explore, save, or search across millions...

  • Agile

    How Agile Helps the GTS Team Get Laser Focus

    November 3, 2015

    When I first joined the LinkedIn Global Technology Solutions (GTS) team in September of 2014, one of my first observations was that projects were being...