Ben Waber – What People Analytics Can Tell Us About Your Business

Ben Waber – What People Analytics Can Tell Us About Your Business

Ben Weber is the President and Co-founder of Humanyze. Ben is particularly passionate about the power of behavioral data and analytics and its ability to improve organizations and how people work in general. He has been featured in Wired, CNN, and The New York Times, among other outlets, and his work was selected for Harvard Business Review's List of Breakthrough Ideas and Technology Review's Top 10 Emerging Technologies. In this episode, Ben talks about collaboration data, AI, and expertise.

October 13, 2022

[0:00 -5:32] Introduction

  • Welcome, Ben!
  • Today’s Topic: Collaboration Data, AI, and Expertise

[5:33 -15:37] What is collaboration data and why does it matter?

  • Understanding how people communication and work together
  • Striving for complete data sets vs “good enough” data sets

[15:38 -29:38] Adaptive statistics (i.e., AI) and its role in data analysis

  • How developments in technology have allowed us too find correlations within massive data sets
  • Are we holding onto unrealistic expectations for AI?

[29:39 -39:55] How does expertise impact people analytics inside of an organization?

  • Unlearning that it’s best practice to copy success
  • Using hypothesis backed by data to improve an organization

[39:56 -42:47] Final Thoughts & Closing

  • Professional ethics’ role in people analytics
  • Thanks for listening!
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