Legal Issues in AI: Bias and Discrimination

“Bias is always an issue with Intelligent Tools because the machine learning systems only know what they are taught. And what machine learning systems ‘learn’ is sometimes surprising or just wrong.” – Heather Bussing
 

AI and its role in the Recruiting Process – John Sumser at Elmhurst College (Video)

On April 11, 2019, in AI, Artificial Intelligence, HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, HRTech, Video, by John Sumser
In this twenty-minute presentation, John Sumser covers AI and its role in the Recruiting Process at Elmhurst College.
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HR Technology Over The Last Decade (Video)

On April 4, 2019, in AI, Artificial Intelligence, HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, HRTech, Video, by John Sumser
In this video, John Sumser is interviewed at the HR Tech conference and asked about the evolution of HR Technology over the past decade.
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New Management Approaches for HR in AI Enabled Enterprises (Video)

On March 28, 2019, in AI, Artificial Intelligence, HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, HRTech, Video, by John Sumser
In this video presentation, John Sumser discusses new management approaches for HR in AI enabled enterprises.
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Legal Issues in AI: Data Matters

This is the first in a series on legal issues in AI from Heather Bussing. Before we get to the legal part, Heather sets out some of the basic ideas of what she will be talking about in this series.
 

The Transition from Enterprise to Intelligent HR Software and Solutions (Video)

On March 21, 2019, in AI, Artificial Intelligence, HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, HRTech, Video, by John Sumser
In this video, John Sumser discusses the transition from enterprise to intelligent HR software and solutions at an IBM Think TED Talk.
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Assessing Talent for the Future of Work (Video)

On March 14, 2019, in AI, Artificial Intelligence, HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, HRTech, Video, by John Sumser
While scientific and psychometric measurement for “fit” has existed for decades, it remains very hard to sell into large organizations. This panel led by John Sumser debates the tried and true vs. the innovative and unproven in assessing talent for the Future of Work. Panelists include, Alina von Davier, PhD, Senior Vice President, ACTNext, and Josh Jarrett, Chief Product Officer and Co-Founder at Koru, Inc.
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AI: Making Sense of all the claims – Recruiting Trends and Talent Tech Conference Interview of John Sumser

On March 7, 2019, in AI, Artificial Intelligence, HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, HRTech, Video, by John Sumser
John Sumser sits down with David Shadovitz, editor at Human Resource Executive Magazine, to discuss why companies aren’t actually using AI in their HR Tech.
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AI, Algorithms, and Who Owns the Outcome (Video)

On February 28, 2019, in AI, Artificial Intelligence, HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, HRTech, Video, by John Sumser
This is a video with the full transcript for a talk John Sumser gave on AI, algorithms, and intelligent software in recruiting at Google’s Mountain View campus at the end of 2018. After John’s presentation, he moderated a panel that included Facebook’s Richard Rosenow, Derek Zeller from Engage Talent, Jeff Dunn, Intel’s Campus Relations Manager, and our own resident Employment Law expert, Heather Bussing.
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Basic Prediction Algorithms

On October 25, 2018, in AI, Artificial Intelligence, HRExaminer, by John Sumser
Amazon scrapped the development of their AI hiring tool because engineers found the AI was unfavorable toward female candidates because it had combed through male-dominated résumés to accrue its data. The heart of this kind of bias lives within basic prediction algorithms.