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Putting Analytics to WorkPeter FishmanDirector of Analytics
Agenda                  Data Driven Product Development                        Analytics at Yammer                        ...
The team@yammer   #yamjam12
What’s the deal with search?     Hypotheses:     1) No one actually needs or cares about search on     Yammer     2) Peopl...
What’s the deal with search?                                                                     Analysis of Search Featur...
Agenda                      Data Driven Product Development                           Analytics at Yammer                 ...
The Importance of Velocity  “We’ve got a lot of people trying to chase  us, so it’s very important to move quickly.”      ...
What is Koninginnedag or Pinksteren?                              What happened?@yammer   #yamjam12
How do we help speed?@yammer   #yamjam12
“That which is measured improves”                      - Pearson’s Law@yammer   #yamjam12
Agenda                      Data Driven Product Development                            Analytics at Yammer                ...
There are two types of problems          Value                            Effort@yammer   #yamjam12
There are two types of problems          Value                            Effort@yammer   #yamjam12
Data should tell a story@yammer   #yamjam12
The Local Max Problem                              C    Awesomeness                      A                          B@yamm...
Agenda                      Data Driven Product Development                            Analytics at Yammer                ...
Evolution of traditional business software@yammer   #yamjam12
3 years later….@yammer   #yamjam12
Evolution of Yammer@yammer   #yamjam12
3 years later…@yammer   #yamjam12
A Better Product for You     Just a handful of the features that were developed, tested and     refined based on analytics...
Thank You                      Questions?@yammer   #yamjam12
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  • Embed centrally organized analysts within product, marketing, and sales to improve the speed and focusEmpower teams to use data and build analytics productsStanding on the shoulders of giantsBuilding Data Science TeamsDJ Patil, STRATA 2011Asking the Right QuestionsRyan Mason, 500 Startups
  • Embed centrally organized analysts within product, marketing, and sales to improve the speed and focusEmpower teams to use data and build analytics productsStanding on the shoulders of giantsBuilding Data Science TeamsDJ Patil, STRATA 2011Asking the Right QuestionsRyan Mason, 500 Startups
  • Embed centrally organized analysts within product, marketing, and sales to improve the speed and focusEmpower teams to use data and build analytics productsStanding on the shoulders of giantsBuilding Data Science TeamsDJ Patil, STRATA 2011Asking the Right QuestionsRyan Mason, 500 Startups
  • People think all problems are of the 1st variety, when most are of the 2nd
  • Embed centrally organized analysts within product, marketing, and sales to improve the speed and focusEmpower teams to use data and build analytics productsStanding on the shoulders of giantsBuilding Data Science TeamsDJ Patil, STRATA 2011Asking the Right QuestionsRyan Mason, 500 Startups
  • Analytics has enabled Yammer to develop, iterate and release features that we KNOW will improve the experience for you
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    1. 1. Putting Analytics to WorkPeter FishmanDirector of Analytics
    2. 2. Agenda Data Driven Product Development Analytics at Yammer Analytics Philosophy Why This Matters to You@yammer #yamjam12
    3. 3. The team@yammer #yamjam12
    4. 4. What’s the deal with search? Hypotheses: 1) No one actually needs or cares about search on Yammer 2) People care about search but it’s hard to locate the feature 3) People care and can find the feature, but the feature isn’t good enough to justify repeat use@yammer #yamjam12
    5. 5. What’s the deal with search? Analysis of Search Feature Many users # of Users Searching Very few users 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 # of Searches@yammer #yamjam12
    6. 6. Agenda Data Driven Product Development Analytics at Yammer Analytics Philosophy Why This Matters to You@yammer #yamjam12
    7. 7. The Importance of Velocity “We’ve got a lot of people trying to chase us, so it’s very important to move quickly.” – David Sacks, CEO@yammer #yamjam12
    8. 8. What is Koninginnedag or Pinksteren? What happened?@yammer #yamjam12
    9. 9. How do we help speed?@yammer #yamjam12
    10. 10. “That which is measured improves” - Pearson’s Law@yammer #yamjam12
    11. 11. Agenda Data Driven Product Development Analytics at Yammer Analytics Philosophy Why This Matters to You@yammer #yamjam12
    12. 12. There are two types of problems Value Effort@yammer #yamjam12
    13. 13. There are two types of problems Value Effort@yammer #yamjam12
    14. 14. Data should tell a story@yammer #yamjam12
    15. 15. The Local Max Problem C Awesomeness A B@yammer #yamjam12
    16. 16. Agenda Data Driven Product Development Analytics at Yammer Analytics Philosophy Why This Matters to You@yammer #yamjam12
    17. 17. Evolution of traditional business software@yammer #yamjam12
    18. 18. 3 years later….@yammer #yamjam12
    19. 19. Evolution of Yammer@yammer #yamjam12
    20. 20. 3 years later…@yammer #yamjam12
    21. 21. A Better Product for You Just a handful of the features that were developed, tested and refined based on analytics: Online Now Enhanced Publisher Improved File Directory@yammer #yamjam12
    22. 22. Thank You Questions?@yammer #yamjam12

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