Five Links: Work Is Changing

Everything you own will be inhabited by intelligent agents operating on your behalf. How will we think about work?

Five Links: How Things Work

This edition of Five Links features articles about how things work. Usually, by the way, it’s not how you think they should.

When Companies Ignore Law

Topics: Futures, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, Technology and Law, by Heather Bussing
If you read uber or airbnb’s terms of service you learn that neither company is responsible if something bad happens. Why?

4 HR Tech Trends from Buyer & Seller’s Perspective

For all the commentary and coaxing, it is the user that will determine the direction of the technology landscape.

What HR Should Be Asking Part 2

What is becoming possible is so far beyond conventional definitions of analytics that you’ll miss the bus if that’s how you approach the problem.

What HR Should Be Asking Part 1

More than a mandate, change is an issue of survival. It’s time to ask new questions.

The Circle: Transparency as Prison

Topics: Big Data, Book Review, Futures, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, Privacy, by Heather Bussing
Heather Bussing reviews the new book The Circle by Dave Eggers, a fictional tale about transparency gone wrong.

Five Threads V: Human Augmentation

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.

Five Links: Management Disruption

This week: Four articles about the disruption of traditioanl management approaches and one article on the slowness of change.

The Future of HR Tech

HR Tech is all about maintaining the records to keep the organization running and the regulators at bay. And still, the definitions are too narrow.