What Schools Should Teach and Why

On April 29, 2013, in Big Data, Futures, Gamification, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
To say that there is no need for a basic understanding of mathematics and science because we don’t use them everyday is like saying there is no need to run or lift weights because we don’t use our muscles like that every day. Knowledge provides context and opportunity.
 

HRExaminer v4.16

On April 26, 2013, in Cathy Missildine, China Gorman, Dr. Todd Dewett, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, Weekly, by John Sumser
Feature: What if mobile devices are just the eight track tapes of our times? In technology, the next thing resembles the last thing until it simply doesn’t any more. Read more in John Sumser’s feature article 8 Track Tapes. From the HRExaminer Editorial Advisory Board: Dr. Todd Dewett implores Show Your Ink: You Have to […]
 

Who Owns Data 5: Privacy

On April 24, 2013, in Big Data, Employment Law, Futures, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, Privacy, by Heather Bussing
“The right not to have your private life made public if it would be highly offensive or if there is no legitimate public concern. This is the fundamental basis of informational privacy.” – Heather Bussing
 

Who Owns Data 4: Ownership Interests

On April 16, 2013, in Big Data, Employment Law, Futures, Heather Bussing, HR Technology, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
When someone gives you something, you don’t have to give anything back. It’s a present. And the person who gave it has no legal right to get it back. Gifts are irrevocable. Then, the person who received the gift has an absolute right to do whatever she wants with it, including giving it away, selling it, destroying it or shoving it back in the box and putting it the garage.
 

HRExaminer v4.15

On April 12, 2013, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, Maren Hogan, Weekly, by John Sumser

Are we in the gold rush era of data ownership? If so, who will stake a claim and how will it effect business, individuals or government? Our feature this week is a three-part series from John Sumser and Heather Bussing that explores Who Owns Data. John and Heather walk readers through what data ownership means now and how it’s going to change your world in the future.

 

Who Owns Data 3: Intellectual Property

On April 10, 2013, in Big Data, Futures, Heather Bussing, HR Technology, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
In this post, we explore intellectual property rights and fair use because those are the laws currently being applied to technology. Next, we’ll explore ownership principles in connection with data use, applications, access and sharing.
 

Who Owns Data 2: What You Can’t Own

On April 9, 2013, in Big Data, Futures, Heather Bussing, HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
This post looks at the some of  the legal and practical concepts of ownership. Actually, we’re looking at what you can’t own. Laws are based on people, places, and things. But you can’t hold a piece of data.
 

Who Owns Data 1- Overview

On April 8, 2013, in Big Data, Futures, Heather Bussing, HR Technology, HR Trends, Privacy, by John Sumser
The ownership of data depends on what the data is, how it was generated, what devices were used, where it came from, and whether it is attributable to a person or thing. It depends on existing legal ideas, and ones that have not been developed yet.
 

HRExaminer v4.14

Is ROI a needless distraction when trying to justify the value of Talent Management? In this week’s feature Marc Effron offers readers an unapologetic approach to Talent Management ROI. Minding Discrimination finds Heather Bussing thinking hard about how we change our minds. In Poor Candidate Experience Declared Illegal Gerry Crispin tips his hat to April Fools and ends with something even more implausible – progress in government. In his post Informal Learning, Jay Cross talks about how to supplement your formal learning process rather than replace it. John Sumser unearths a cornucopia of 5-links to wrap up this issue. Enjoy.
 

Minding Discrimination

On April 3, 2013, in Discrimination, Heather Bussing, by Heather Bussing
“A mind is unique in the world for its infinity of ideas, for it can be used to think about almost anything in a million different ways. Any act that deliberately confines a mind to a singular way of seeing the world can not be acting for good.”