Privacy is an App 2

Topics: Big Data, Data, Futures, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, Privacy, by Heather Bussing
Privacy is not a legal issue anymore. It’s too late. Now privacy is a technical choice.

Getting to the Future: The Double Bind

Topics: Futures, HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, John Sumser, by John Sumser
HR and Recruiting leaders are routinely subjected to the requirement to maintain the status quo while imagining some sort of future. The very existence of the function depends on succeeding at both. Sadly, it’s a double bind.

Social Recruiting Is Dead

“The promise of social recruiting was that it could scale. There’s no evidence that that has happened.” – John Sumser

Really, Big Data Isn’t Analytics

Topics: Analytics, Futures, HR Technology, HR Trends, John Sumser, by John Sumser
Before, progress was just a matter of making the line move up and to the right. With big data, what matters is the ability to see patterns in the data.

What Schools Should Teach and Why

Topics: 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.

Who Owns Data 5: Privacy

“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

Big Data and Marty McFly

“Since there aren’t any college degree programs for aspiring Data Scientists yet, validating the mastery of these skills will be an interesting challenge for recruiters and hiring managers.” – China Gorman

Who Owns Data 4: Ownership Interests

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.

Who Owns Data 3: Intellectual Property

Topics: 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

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.