Welcome to a new week, and to a new Experimental Mind newsletter. In this edition I have 5 articles, 2 new events and 16 job opportunities (including one where we can work together, remotely).
All links are freshly picked and curated by me, so you don’t have to. Enjoy!
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🔎 What I’ve been reading this week
According to Michael Luca …
We must learn to analyze data and assess causal claims — a skill that is increasingly important for business and government leaders. One way to accomplish this is by emphasizing the value of experiments in organizations.
Ben Labay shared his framework for defining and differentiating between CRO, CXO, and experimentation:
“… this can be our industry’s new language. So whether you’re in marketing, product, sales, or ‘growth’, or you’re the CEO or COO, you have a common language, understanding, and expectations relevant to the flavor of the discipline you implement.”
In this blogpost the Microsoft experimentation team explains several signs of data quality issues in A/B testing and how to monitor those.
Master the art of A/B testing with Ronny Kohavi. He will be hosting a series of 5 two hour long sessions, especially for executives who want to make their organizations data-driven.
Ronny Kohavi roasts Optimizely’s (and Adobe) documentation. They are misinterpreting p-values.
🚀 Job opportunities
Are you looking for a new opportunity? These are this weeks featured jobs:
- Product Manager, Growth & Retention at Vista (remote)
- Product Manager, Experimentation at Adyen (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
- Full Stack Developer Experimentation at Booking.com (Amsterdam, NL)
Or have a look at the 16 other open roles on the job board.
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📅 Upcoming events
This is a running list of upcoming events:
- CJAM Session with Dana di Tomaso & Collin Tate Crowell (Nov 18)
- The Conference formerly known as Conversion Hotel (Nov 19-21, NL)
- CJAM Session with Nir Eyal & Hazjier Pourkhalkhali (Nov 23, online)
- Design The Next Step (Nov 25, 2021)
- 🆕 Panel session on Behavioural Data Science (Nov 30, online)
- CJAM Session with Terry Pierelli & Erin Weigel (Dec 2, online)
- 🆕 Etsy Experimentation Virtual Event (Dec 7-8, online)
💬 Quote of the week
“You never change things by ﬁghting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.” — R. Buckminster Fuller
😉 Fun of the week
Visit Iceland mocks Mark Zuckerberg about his Metaverse and presents the ‘Icelandverse’:
The Icelandverse is unlike any other open-world experience with “-verse” in name, because it’s real. Plus, you don’t need a funny-looking VR headset.
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