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Kellogg Architectures of Collaboration Initiative (KACI)

What Is Computational Social Science?

Professor Brian Uzzi joins industry and academic experts to explore questions critical to the future of applying computational and data science techniques to social science research.

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Architectures of Collaboration (KACI)

Connecting People and Intelligence to Accelerate Growth

Explore the Initiative's focus areas: Mind + Machine | Social Networks & Crowds | Leadership.

Having pioneered negotiations and teamwork in management, we build upon these critical and dynamic fields to reinvent executive collaboration through networks, crowds and human-machine partnerships. KACI lives at the emerging intersection of human behavior, digital networks, and data science.

Affiliated Research: Northwestern Institute on Complex Systems


Using cell phone data to predict the next epidemic

Professor Dashun Wang and colleagues discover mathematical relationship in human behavior that has major implications in an increasingly interconnected business world.
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3 Ways Artificial Intelligence Is Improving How Companies Do Business

Navigate the buzz: Professor Adam Pah explains three concrete ways that AI can be used by businesses to become more competitive.
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How to navigate the politics of an innovation project

Professor Brian Uzzi explains how to understand the politics of innovation, and follow a series of steps to harness these dynamics to your benefit.
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Why do we offer advice, and why does it spread?

Professors Brian Uzzi and Derek Rucker share research on the science of word-of-mouth marketing.
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Hackers, empathy and neuroscience

Professor Moran Cerf explores “extreme empathy” as an essential hacking skill and how neuroscience will impact our lives in the future.
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Why warmth Is the underappreciated skill leaders need

Professor Loran Nordgren outlines research on what all true leaders have in common.
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This Neuroscientist Thinks He Knows the Future of Human Evolution, and It Will Surprise and Inspire You

For the first time in history, humans will play an active role in evolution.
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These neuroscientists are box-office mind readers

Professor Moran Cerf and colleagues explain their research about using brain waves to predict hit movies.
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Tomorrow's business leaders learn to utilize artificial intelligence

Professor Brian Uzzi shares details of Kellogg's new Human and Machine Learning course with the Wall Street Journal.
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Architectures of Collaboration News

Working moms still face major issues when trying to climb the corporate ladder
Ellen Taaffe, The Hill, July 03, 2018
The Fight For Gender Equality In B-Schools
Ellen Taaffe, Poets & Quants, June 17, 2018
Encyclopedia Britannica's New Chrome Extension
Brian Uzzi, Chicago Tribune, June 08, 2018
The Fight for Female MBAs
Ellen Taaffe, Bloomberg Businessweek, June 08, 2018
Four Lessons from Kellogg’s Global Women’s Summit
Victoria Medvec, Ellen Taaffe, Poets & Quants, June 04, 2018