You Better Treat Your Machines With Respect

On June 20, 2019, in AI, Artificial Intelligence, HRExaminer, Intelligent Software in HR, by John Sumser
“Our machines lack the capability to predict the future as anything other than an extension of the past. That means that their recommended decisions are most useful when they are up to date. So, we have to treat our machines with the respect that we’d accord an old friend.” - John Sumser
 

It’s Not AI, but it is a Wonderland of Experimentation

“What I’ve found instead was an amazing wonderland of experimentation. The companies I’ve covered in our reports are all charting unique paths through technology in pursuit of demonstrable value. It is a new flavor of Research and Development.” - John Sumser
 

Keeping your Eyes on the Prize: A Parable for Leading AI / System Innovations

“Any large system, especially as it ramps up, is going to be operating much of the time in failure mode. (Even if it looks like it’s working.)” - Chris Havrilla
 

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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