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In an increasingly digital world, the number of employees working remotely 100% of the time is rapidly rising, and these workers now collectively account for 20% of the American workforce. (Dvorak and Sasaki, 2017) Understandably, this means that employee interaction and information sharing between peers is becoming less and less frequent.
Sourcemap Offering Companies a Way to Manage Supply Chain Using Social Media
Sourcemap, a company launched out of MIT in 2007 initially as a project then as a business in 2011, offers companies a way to manage their supply chain through social media. What they have offered is mapping of where companies source items and a way to track and share those maps. Coming soon from Sourcemap will be an enterprise edition… Read more »
The Future of Social Media: Predicting trending Twitter topics with 95% Accuracy
Devavrat Shah, a MIT professor in the electrical engineering and computer sciences department, and Stanislav Nikolov, a graduate MIT student have created an algorithm for Twitter that is able to predict trending topics before Twitter is able to with 95% accuracy and up to 5 hours earlier. The algorithm sifts through a large sample of tweets, popular trending ones and… Read more »