In the industrial revolution HR experimented with and shaped the design of new work. We now sit at the edge of a new era in work that is shaped by technology. What role will HR play this time?
When the advance of human augmentation reaches a certain point, we’re going to have to start figuring out the new work and how to pay people whose work is mostly done by machine.
Whether they buy it or demand it, HR Departments are going to want and need the coming wave of data that is just starting to be collected by mobile and wearable devices.
HR professionals often compare their job to herding cats, but if you worked for Her Majesty’s postal service a few decades ago, you might have meant it quite literally.
This week’s links feature new ways to think about the future, a manual of cognitive science, the FTC on the ever changing data brokerage business, an inventory of today’s internet and an ode to wearable computing.