Sirin Odrowski introduces you to how we run A/B tests at Automattic using a tool we built called Hypotheses.
In the first of our Data Speaker Series posts, Thorsten Dietzsch shares how data products are managed at Zalando, a fashion ecommerce company.
Welcome to the third part of our mini-series “Intro to Search.” In my previous posts, I’ve discussed the characteristics of great search results and what a search engine looks like from the inside. But, how do we know if our algorithms actually deliver relevant search results? The answer is, of course, by measurement! There is … Continue reading Intro to Search: Measurement
Welcome to the second post in our "Intro to Search"-series! Today, we'll dig into the building blocks of search engines to give you an idea of just how we identify what posts to show readers using WordPress.com's search tool. A (web) search engine connects users with relevant documents. This process generally has five main stages: … Continue reading Intro to Search: Anatomy of a search engine
This post is the first in a series about what we learned from developing search products for WordPress.com. In this post, I’ll give you a brief tour of some learnings from deploying search in the WordPress.com Reader. Improving this search tool to help our users find engaging articles they really like is an effort, and an … Continue reading Intro to Search: Initial Considerations