Framework

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Groups & Communities
  • Making social networks smarter
  • Behavioral “nudges” to support health
  • Dynamics of AltCurrencies
  • Crowdsourced emergency management systems
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Companies
  • Understanding innovation
  • Improving collaborative productivity
  • Developing new financial instruments and models
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Cities
  • Designing new models of urban environments
  • Reinvent urban planning
  • Optimizing transportation and the energy grid
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Governments
  • Redesigning the social contract between governments and citizens
  • Understanding social media impact on population behavior (Arab Spring et al.)
Common Tools
  • Digital identity
  • Digital currencies and exchanges
  • Automated legal documents
  • Personal date stores and openPDS
  • Fraud detection analytics
  • Cyber security tools
  • Decision networks
  • Innovation networks

Projects

We have several research projects under way. Check back soon for a listing.

Publications

After Ashley Madison How to regain control of your online data
Saving Big Data from Itself
Saving Big Data from Itself
The New Science of Building Great Teams
HBR New Science Teams 2012
The Data-Driven Society
The Data-Driven Society
The Strength of the Strongest Ties in Collaborative Problem Solving
The Strength Strongest of the Ties
Fostering Peer Interaction to Save Energy
Fostering Peer Interaction to Save Energy
Beyond the Echo Chamber
Beyond the Echo Chamber