#158: The Evolution of Testing & Optimization: Looking Back and Looking Forward with Ton Wesseling


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Google bought Urchin in 2005 and, virtually overnight, made digital analytics available to all companies, no matter how large or how small. Optimizely was founded in January 2010 and had a similar (but lesser) impact on the world of A/B testing. What can we learn from ruminating on the past, the present, and the future (server-side testing! sample ratio mismatch checking! Bayesian approaches!) of experimentation? Quite a bit, if we pull in an industry veteran and pragmatic thinker like Ton Wesseling from Online Dialogue! For complete show notes, including links to items mentioned in this episode and a transcript of the show, visit the show page.

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