Automattic’s First Data+ Meetup

How do you bring together an organizational archipelago of data teams?Madison Swain-Bowden - Data Wrangler with Openverse at Automattic How do you bring together an organizational archipelago of data teams? How do you foster unity between data-focused employees spread across a central division, various sub-teams, and even individual team members wholly isolated from other data … Continue reading Automattic’s First Data+ Meetup

How to profit from an Analytics Skill Matrix

These job postings usually arise due to a problem of inaccurate needs assessments, resulting in a delayed and complex hiring processJavier Andrés Tiniaco Leyba - Tumblr Data Science Analytics Team Lead at Automattic The Analytics Skill Matrix is a tool we use in Data teams throughout Automattic. It developed from our interest in creating clearer … Continue reading How to profit from an Analytics Skill Matrix

Challenge Hiring Assumptions with Data

We use experiments to model reality (sometimes to create alternative realities as in A/B experiments), to understand reality, and ultimately, to make decisions moving us ever closer to our goals. Improving iteratively, we learn not only from successful experiments but also from failed attempts. Experiments are important because they provide us with measurements. And measurements … Continue reading Challenge Hiring Assumptions with Data