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Best Practices for Anonymous Events

by Danny SacksOctober 17, 2016

Most websites and many applications have traffic from both logged-in and logged-out or unknown users. While it is clearly important to learn about how your logged-in users interact with your application, there are often also extremely vital flows associated with users before they create an account. Questions like: Are people that use certain browsers getting…

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Structured Logging in Interana

by Kelly BriegerOctober 17, 2016

Interana’s purpose is to help people understand how digital products are used in the world. However, Interana can also help people understand how Interana itself is used. It may sound a little meta, but Interana is just as capable of introspection as it is of analyzing the world around it. As engineers at Interana, we…

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Imgur Delivers Behavioral Analytics in Everyday Decisions – You Can Too

by Kelly BriegerMay 17, 2016

Data is now a major corporate asset. When analyzed and understood, data becomes a tool that informs decisions, answers questions, and inspires ideas. At Interana, I’ve worked with many customers who tell me that using behavioral analytics is changing they way they work, it’s adding more substance to conversations and empowering stronger decisions. They go…

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Interana Cohorts in 60 Seconds Video

by Ann JohnsonMay 03, 2016

Today we’re continuing our Interana Insights in 60 Seconds video series with a quick demonstration of Interana Cohorts. Interana customers easily create and maintain cohort definitions to help segment their users. Segmentation can be based on behavioral criteria such as engagement levels and feature use, or simpler criteria related to demographics. Cohorts can be used in filters to drill down and ask targeted questions about…

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It’s About Time (to talk SQL)

by Ann JohnsonApril 19, 2016

One of the reasons I came to Interana was because I missed analytics and statistics. In grad school, I spent more hours than I care to recall hacking S and S-Plus. Early in my career I also worked with relational databases and taught courses around SQL programming. But in the last 20 years I’ve only occasionally…

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Event Data Tells a Story About Human Behavior, and Structured Logging is its Language

by Jeff FalkApril 16, 2016

Event data tells a detailed and captivating story about how people behave in the world. And that story is written in the language of structured logging. This blog post will walk you through Interana’s approach to event logging and how that language can be elegantly used for storytelling about human beings and how we act. My…

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Confront Data Politics

by Kelly BriegerMarch 29, 2016

Data politics hinders progress and growth because it prevents you from making business decisions that fully leverage your data assets. Data politics impacts almost all organizations, especially ones that use powerful algorithms to support operations, track performance, analyze data, or gain competitive advantage. Such businesses allow only certain individuals or groups access to the algorithms.…

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Sampling Done Right: Avoiding Common Event Data Mistakes

by Ann JohnsonJanuary 19, 2016

INTRODUCTION Sampling is important for anybody who wants to explore vast amounts of data. We do it all the time without thinking about it when faced with more information than we can easily consume. And when it comes to behavioral analytics, often finding the right question is even harder than finding the right answer. Sampling…