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    • IT/IS Use by LinkedIn for Global Professional Networking Rana Zeine, MD, PhD Manager Scholarship Subgroup Higher Education Teaching & Learning IS 535 Keller Graduate School of Management
      • Premier site for professional networking
      • Public Firm IPO May 2011
      • Meet industry professionals, 100 million users
      • Stay connected to colleagues
      • Online discussion forum
      • Database for job seekers and recruiters
      • IT infrastructure to process massive data daily
      Holmes (8-2010). LinkedIn’s Data Infrastructure. Beyond Search. Retrieved from http://arnoldit.com/wordpress/2010/08/17/linkedins-data-infrastructure PROFESSIONAL E-NETWORK
      • 2002 Concept of professional social network
      • 5 founders: Reid Hoffman, Allen Blue,
      • Jean-Luc Vaillant, Eric Ly, Konstantin Guericke
      • LinkedIn went live May 2003
      • 4500 members by the end of the month
      • First external investor in less than 6 months
      • 2005 launched jobs & paid subscription services
      Wilson (2010). A Brief History of LinkedIn: The Rise of Online Business Networking. Knol. Retrieved from http://knol.google.com/k/stephen-wilson/a-brief-history-of-linkedin/qkgetcb5gnql/16# HISTORY OF LINKEDIN
      • Image, Occupation, Location
      • Summary: Goals, Biography
      • Experience: Positions, Roles, Accomplishments
      • Certifications
      • Publications: Authors, Titles, Abstracts
      • Education: Institutions, Activities, Awards
      • Connections, Websites, Public Profile URL
      • Interests, Groups, Personal Information
      PROFESSIONAL PROFILE LinkedIn Display with Hyperlinks
      • Skills, Presentations
      • Courses, Test Scores, Languages, Organizations
      • Projects & Teamspaces, Events, Workspaces
      • Blog Link, Box.net Files, E-Bookshelf, Reading List
      • Lawyer Ratings, Legal Updates
      • Travel, Polls, Real Estate
      • Applications, Tweets, WordPress
      • Logos of Groups
      ENHANCED LINKEDIN PROFILE
    • http://www.linkedin.com/groups GROUP DISCUSSIONS HETL SCHOLARSHIP SUBGROUP
      • Manager’s Capabilities
      • Post New Discussion Questions
      • Approve/Reject New Members
      • Approve/Reject Comments
      • Move Submissions to Promotions or Job Board
      • Send Message to those Requesting to Join
      • Make/Read Notes shared by Managers
      • Alphabetical List of Members
      MANAGING GROUPS MODERATING DISCUSSIONS
      • Open Source Relational Database Management Systems: Hadoop replaced Oracle & MySQL
      • Offline storage of vital data, Online/Offline cycle
      • Products: Search, People you may know, social graph services, job matching, collaborative filtering
      • 120 billion relationships scored per day
      • 16TB intermediate data
      • Machine learning model to predict probabilities
      • Bloom filter’s for approximate filtering joins
      Kreps (2010). Data Applications and Infrastructure at LinkedIn Hadoop Summit. Retrieved from http://www.slideshare.net/ydn/6-data-applicationlinkedinhadoopsummmit2010 IT INFRASTRUCTURE
      • Real-time search indexing (Bobo), Live Updates
      • Faceted Navigation Integration (Zoie)
      • Personalized, Networking Integration, Multilingual
      • Workflow (Azkaban), Key/Value Storage (Voldemort)
      • Structured and Unstructured Information
      • Contextual Query Segmentation & Classification
      • Name Spellcheck
      • Fully Distributed (Sensel), Partitioned (Norbert)
      • Horizontally & Hierarchically Scalable
      Wang & Matsuda (1-2010). LinkedIn search: a look beneath the hood. Retrieved from http://thenoisychannel.com/2010/01/31/linkedin-search-a-look-beneath-the-hood/ People Search Infrastructure
      • Job Seeker Badge, Featured Applicant
      • OpenLink Messages, Who Viewed Profile
      • Job Seeking Webinar, Salary Information
      Job Matching
      • See Expanded Profiles, Profile Stats
      • Reference Search, OpenLink Messages
      FINDING BUSINESS CONTACTS
      • Revenues $161.4 million in 2010
      • Instant access to professionals worldwide
      • Stimulate Economy: innovation and collaboration
      • Facilitate career advancement
        • Public profile, new accomplishments, references
        • Apply for jobs, get contacted by recruiters
      • Launched news service LinkedIn Today for different sectors to encourage user participation
      Yadav (3-2011). LinkedIn reaches 100 million users, but how many are coming back ? VentureBeat. Retrieved from http://venturebeat.com/ /03/22/linkedin-reaches-100-million-users-but-how-many-are-coming-back/ IMPACT & IMPLEMENTATION