Victor Loux Bookmarks Tag: metrics

11 bookmarks tagged “metrics

The McNamara Fallacy – measurement is not understanding
In another case of military metrics gone wrong, the US military reported success in undermining Taliban financing after it paid Afghan farmers to destroy their crops of opium poppies. What went unreported, however, was that the farmers planted larger fields of opium poppies in response, in the hopes that they might be paid by the US military to destroy the crops again. When US payments didn’t come through, the opium was harvested and entered the international drug trade. Much of the ...

The world needs a tech diet; here is how designers can help
It’s time we bridge the gap between feel-good Design & Ethics panels and the work we do everyday as digital product designers.

Don’t Blame the Tool – UX of User Onboarding
A/B testing is not a panacea, but it is fantastic at what it’s supposed to do. Some people have provided very valid criticisms about particular parts of it, but I fear that some of the poorer…

“How many users do you have?” – Standard Journal
Invariably, when I tell someone about the project I’m working on, they’ll ask: “how many users do you have?” Sometimes, it’ll come up as the first point in a conversation — bold, directed…

Code Climate. Hosted static analysis for Ruby, PHP and JavaScript source code.
Code Climate hosted software metrics help you ship quality Ruby, PHP and JavaScript code faster. Get control of your technical debt with real time static analysis of your code.