59 minutes | Jan 12, 2021

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

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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