• 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 of presentations and documents directly from their Android device. These presentations are uniquely challenging for our app. Each separate presentation can have hundreds of slides. And each slide is represented as an image. This creates large data models and numerous high resolution images. This is quite a challenge on Android,...

  • 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 planned and delivered very differently across teams within the organization. For example, some teams managed their work with spreadsheets, while others used task lists or ticket queues. This presented a whole set of complex challenges, especially for cross-functional projects, in an environment of paramount urgency. In response,...

  • Ingrid Franzen

    Getting to Know Ingrid Franzen

    November 2, 2015

    Name: Ingrid Franzen Position: Senior Program Manager LinkedIn profile: https://www.linkedin.com/pub/ingrid-franzen-pmp-csm-six-sigma-green-belt/13/570/508 Talent is LinkedIn’s number one operating priority and we have no shortage of talented individuals in technical roles across the company. These are the folks who create, build, and maintain our platform, tools, and features, as well as write the posts for this blog. We are profiling some of the people and personalities that...

  • Nithya Selvaraj serves up her winning Mama Nithya’s Old Fashioned Chili

    Congratulations to the winners of our 4th annual R&D Chili Cook-Off!

    October 30, 2015

    Last week more than 1,000 members of our R&D team gathered in Menlo Park to participate in LinkedIn’s annual Chili Cook-Off. Our Oktoberfest celebration...

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    How Experimentation Helped LinkedIn Improve Email Communication

    October 28, 2015

    This is the second in a two-part series about how LinkedIn’s different business units use A/B testing and XLNT, our A/B testing software platform, to...

  • The Best Grace Hopper Celebration Publisher Platform Posts

    October 27, 2015

    Grace Hopper was one of the first women to earn a PhD in mathematics. She went on to lead the team that developed the first computer language compiler and...