AAAI Publications, Seventh International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media

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Predicting and Recommending Skills in the Social Enterprise
Kush R. Varshney, Jun Wang, Aleksandra Mojsilović, Dongping Fang, John H Bauer

Last modified: 2013-06-28


In this paper, we discuss the need for accurate skills assessments of employees in large, global, client-facing enterprises and shortcomings of existing systems for obtaining and managing expertise. We describe enterprise and social data that can be mined to improve skill assessment processes. We propose a matrix completion approach with side information for improved skill assessment prediction and recommendation, and discuss how outputs can improve existing business process use cases and illuminate new ones.


recommender system; workforce analytics; expertise management; skills assessment

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