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Using machine learning to measure code risk
Data Science

Using machine learning to measure code risk

In software engineering, “risk” can mean a lot of things. When it comes to code risk, we mean the likelihood that any particular commit is going to...

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How good are we? Hard questions meet hard data
Data Science

How good are we? Hard questions meet hard data

Software engineering has more data about the way it works than probably any other organization. We’ve spent the last couple of decades automating...

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Seeing how (and how well) you build software
Best Practices

Seeing how (and how well) you build software

For a bulk of its history, software engineering has been like a factory where we can see the orders going in, we can see the product that comes out,...

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Keep or ditch? A closer look at three engineering best practices
Best Practices

Keep or ditch? A closer look at three engineering best practices

Every now and again, we like to scrutinize the received wisdoms of software engineering against what the data says. Is the value of a given best...

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Summer of a data scientist (Or: What I've learned at Pinpoint)
News & Updates

Summer of a data scientist (Or: What I've learned at Pinpoint)

Emilie Guillou is going into her junior year at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, studying statistics and analytics. Over the summer,...

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Understanding coding efficiency: the measures that matter
Data Science

Understanding coding efficiency: the measures that matter

We’ve discussed the value of looking at your software development process as a pipeline—doing so allows us to borrow methodology from manufacturing...

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Pinpoint selected as SaaS Awards finalist
News & Updates

Pinpoint selected as SaaS Awards finalist

Given the sheer number of new companies that get going every year, it counts for something when a group like the SaaS Awards takes note of what...

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Press

3 Engineering Performance Metrics The Business Can Understand

August 6, 2019 — Forbes

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5 myths we hear the most
Customer Stories

5 myths we hear the most

There’s an odd milestone for any new company. It’s when you’ve worked with enough customers and prospects to understand their misunderstandings about...

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Why I joined Pinpoint
News & Updates

Why I joined Pinpoint

I started my career building computers with one other guy, in his basement, back in 1996. Over the course of my 20-plus years in software, I’ve...

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How we use machine learning for intelligent commit linking
Data Science

How we use machine learning for intelligent commit linking

Just a few days ago, we wrote about four reasons to link your code commits to their originating issue. The idea is that remembering to link your code...

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4 real reasons to link your code commits
Best Practices

4 real reasons to link your code commits

We all know the best practice: when committing code, link it to the originating issue. This is simple to do, as easy as hashtagging the issue ID in...

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