Big Match – Digital Support for Social Matching in Professional Life

What Google did to finding relevant information – we want to do the same for finding relevant people in professional life.

#SocialMatching #DecisionSupportSystems #ComputationalRecruitment #Serendipity #BigSocialData #DataScience #ServiceDesign #Ecosystems

We study and develop:

  • People recommender systems for increasing social serendipity in professional networking
  • Decision-support systems for more effective recruitment and team formation
  • Applications of Big Social Data in profiling and matching professionals and organisations
  • User interface and visualization solutions to make sense of computational analytics
  • Experiences of social serendipity in professional life and social media



Info & writings

Team: Ekaterina Olshannikova, Sami Koivunen, Aki Lindberg, Thomas Olsson (PI)

Collaborators at Tampere Uni. Technology: Jukka Huhtamäki (PI), Erjon Skenderi, Hannu Kärkkäinen, Jayesh Gupta, Yao Peng, Henri Pirkkalainen, Osku Torro

In cooperation with Business Finland, Adecco, APInf, Brella, Demola, Yle, and Vincit