All posts categorized in: Analytics

What’s Up, ASF? Using Imhotep to Understand Project Activity

As I described in an earlier post, we built Imhotep as a data analytics platform for the rapid exploration and analysis of large time-series datasets. In the previous post, I showed how an Imhotep dataset based on Atlassian Jira can drive improvements to the development process. We’re continually searching for new ways to collect metrics. […]

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Metrics-Driven Process Improvement: A Case Study

In the previous post, I described how we use a measure-question-learn-improve cycle to refine development processes. To reiterate: Measure everything we possibly can. Learn by asking questions and exploring the data we’ve collected. Use our learnings to try to improve. Measure continuously to confirm improvement. At Indeed, we get as much data as we can […]

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Imhotep: Scalable, Efficient, and Fast

This post is the first in a five-part series on improving the development process (and coaching developers) with metrics-driven insights. Move fast and try things — that’s how we develop products at Indeed. We don’t believe in betting on a small number of great ideas. Instead, we bet on exploring lots of ideas as quickly […]

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