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Sociometric Solutions Company News

Tue, 05 Jul 2016 15:46:19 GMT

Report Reveals Growth In Workplace Analytics  -  Huffington Post
2016-06-30-1467273870-618815-workplaceanalytics.jpg A few years ago I wrote about an MIT spin-out called Sociometric Solutions. They had taken a leaf out of the Moneyball playbook and developed ID badges for employees to wear at work. The badges ...
Tue, 24 Feb 2015 16:14:21 GMT

Humanyze Hits Up Investors to Support “People Analytics” in Business  -  Xconomy
You know the expression, “It's all about the people”? One local startup has figured out a way to quantify that approach, using sensors and software in corporate settings. The startup is called Humanyze—it was formerly known as Sociometric Solutions ...
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 08:04:56 GMT
La productivité à l'heure des Big Data  -  Blog Le Monde (Blog)
Nous avons souvent évoqué sur InternetActu.net les badges sociométriques imaginés par Sociometric Solutions (@sociometric), cette spin-off du MIT, lancée sous la houlette de Sandy Pentland. Des badges qui nous semblent assez emblématiques des ...
Sat, 15 Nov 2014 00:40:55 GMT
Key to productivity: A good place to gossip  -  Computerworld
Rather than evaluate the effectiveness of a department based on performance reviews, revenue or trouble reports, Sociometric Solutions uses creepily Big Brotherish, Bluetooth-networked trackers called sociometric badges, to figure out where every ...
Fri, 14 Nov 2014 05:03:52 GMT
“Moneyball for business”  -  MIT News
Now MIT spinout Sociometric Solutions is developing a system it calls “moneyball for business,” which uses sensor identification badges and analytics tools to track behavioral data on employees, providing insights that can increase productivity ...
Mon, 23 Jun 2014 18:14:20 GMT

Watching employees in the new tech age  -  The Australian Financial Review
Ben Waber is chief executive of Sociometric Solutions, a start-up firm that grew out of his doctoral research at Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Human Dynamics Laboratory, which conducts research in the new technologies. Sociometric Solutions ...
Sun, 22 Jun 2014 02:19:13 GMT

Unblinking Eyes Track Employees  -  New York Times
Ben Waber is chief executive of Sociometric Solutions, a start-up that grew out of his doctoral research at M.I.T.'s Human Dynamics Laboratory, which conducts research in the new technologies. Sociometric Solutions advises companies using sensor-rich ...
Tue, 03 Jun 2014 08:01:06 GMT

Mindfulness, purpose and the quest for productive employees  -  The Guardian
"Call centers have been managed one way since the 1950s: You're on the phone, and then you're on a break and no one else is," says Ben Waber, president and CEO of Sociometric Solutions. "That's worked pretty well and so they're still managed that way.
Tue, 29 Apr 2014 00:02:41 GMT

If your company ID badge was a tracking device...  -  Marketplace.org
A company called Sociometric Solutions has developed this technology. They insert microphones, Bluetooth, and other proximity sensors into an employee's company ID badge. So far, they've had a 90 percent participation rate in every rollout they've done.
Mon, 17 Feb 2014 18:58:40 GMT

Data pioneers watching us work  -  Financial Times
Another pioneering outfit is Sociometric Solutions, which puts sensors in name badges to discover social dynamics at work. The badges monitor how employees move around the workplace, who they talk to and in what tone of voice. One client, Bank of ...