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People Analytics: How Social Sensing Technology Will Transform Business and What It Tells Us about the Future of Work by Ben Waber

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Acknowledgments

A major point in this book is that we need others to succeed, and in that sense I have been luckier than most. Nearly all of the work in this book was done in close collaboration with a number of people who have inspired me and profoundly shaped my thinking.

The genesis of this book actually began when I joined Sandy Pentland’s group at the MIT Media Lab. Since then, Sandy has been a tremendous advisor and mentor. Not only did he have a tremendous impact on me intellectually, but the opportunities that he helped create have also been life changing.

It was also in Sandy’s group where I was paired up with Taemie Kim and Daniel Olguin. Together with Sandy, we collaborated on most of the experiments I discuss in this book. It was ...

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