HRExaminer v8.27

Will the Function of HR Evolve or go the Way of the Dodo Bird? Neil McCormick shares his analysis.

John Sumser adds a new chapter to his series on the Risks, Ethics, and Liability of Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Big Data, and Predictive Analytics.

HRIntelligencer 1.06 has The Myth of a Superhuman AI, 8 Ways Machine Learning Is Improving Companies’ Work Processes, Data Science’s Dirty Little Secrets, and more.

On episode 128 of HR Tech Weekly: News from Microsoft, Newton, the Dave McClure scandal at 500 Startups, the DOL abandons overtime rule, and Harver Raises $8.1M to “Kill the Resume.”

John Sumser talks with Jason Lauritsen, a keynote speaker, author, advisor, and expert in employee engagement and workplace culture. Listen to HRExaminer Radio - Executive Conversations.

On Episode 24 of HRx Big Ideas Radio, John Sumser talks with Vinnie Mirchandani, the President of Deal Architect. Mirchandani helps clients take advantage of disruptive trends before they go mainstream. His books, The New Polymath and The New Technology Elite have been called “innovation firehoses.” Listen to Big Ideas Radio.

HRExaminer v8.26

John Sumser has a fascinating three-part series this week covering the risks, ethics, and liability being introduced to business by artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, and predictive analytics. Jump in to Part 1 on HR Enterprise Software Liability, then Part 2 covering Basic Ethics Questions, and finish with Part 3 on Questions for your Vendor.

“If you want to do what other people were doing last year, spend a lot of time navel gazing, and define success according to conventional standards.” Read, When Best Practices Don’t Work from Heather Bussing.

In HRIntelligencer 1.05, John Sumser shares Why robotic automation is stumbling, How Blockchains Could Transform AI, Why So Few People Major in Computer Science?, Auditing Black-Box Predictive Models, When AI Botches Your Medical Diagnosis, Will Robots Take My Job?, and how Google’s AlphaGo DeepMind works.

On episode 127 of HR Tech Weekly: New GuideSpark Product, Workday on Medium Enterprise Organizations, Facebook gives up on making the world more open, Google and Microsoft urging court to back gay workers, and European Commission hands Google record $2.72 billion fine.

John Sumser talks with China Gorman, a successful global business executive in the Human Capital Management (HCM) sector. China is a sought-after advisor and speaker bringing the CEO perspective to the challenges of building company culture. China is the author of Data Point Tuesday blog and is published in mainstream media properties like Fortune, TLNT, and Fast Company. Listen to China Gorman on HRExaminer Radio - Executive Conversations.

HRExaminer v8.25

Colin Kingsbury discusses how the influence of goals is overlooked when shaping company culture. Read, You Can’t Build a Good Culture Without Clear Goals.

Maren Hogan dismantles some of the myths and legends that surround using artificial intelligence for recruiting and hiring. Read, Maren Hogan on Artificial Intelligence (AI).

In HRIntelligencer 1.04, John Sumser shares the Big Picture on algorithmic fallibility, HR’s view on Big Data, Lessons from the front lines of machine learning, 10 Common Natural Language Processing (NLP) Terms, The Strange Loop in Deep Learning, and the quote of the week.

On episode 126 of HR Tech Weekly: HRTech Investments from Textio, Entelo, and Talla, CareerBuilder sells most of its stock, ADP and FinancialForce, Microsoft and Accenture BlockChain ID’s, and Zenefits to pay $3.4 million in unpaid overtime.

John Sumser talks with Yvette Cameron. Yvette has over 30 years of experience in the HCM industry and is currently the SVP of Strategy & Corporate Development at SAP SuccessFactors. In previous HCM roles she worked at Gartner, SAP, Oracle, Saba, PeopleSoft, and JD Edwards. Listen to Yvette Cameron on HRExaminer Radio - Executive Conversations.

HRExaminer v8.24

Enthusiasm, encouragement, support — these are all helpful, lovely, necessary ingredients which go towards co-creating a good working experience. And they’re not enough. Read, Taking and Sharing Responsibility from Doug Shaw.

The European Union’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will have significant impact on businesses around the globe. Not to worry, Mika Javanainen has you covered with, 10 Things for HR to Know about GDPR.

In HRIntelligencer 1.03, John Sumser shares the Big Picture on AI assistants, HR’s view on Cybersecurity hiring woes, Predictive modeling for People Analytics, Tutorials on natural language processing for Big Data, and the Quote of the Week.

On episode 125 of HR Tech Weekly: HR Tech World Updates, Ascendify, Talent App Store, Should company’s make Vacation mandatory, and John and Stacey’s HR Tech World Presentation: HR Tech Ethics of HR and Machine Learning.

John Sumser talks with Don Weinstein, ADP’s Chief Strategy Officer. Don joined ADP in 2006 as VP of Corporate Strategy and has since held a variety of roles in strategy, product management, and business development. Listen to Don Weinstein on HRExaminer Radio - Executive Conversations.

HRExaminer v8.23

The term ‘job board’ popped up not long after the first round of job postings appeared on electronic bulletin boards (BBSs, remember?). The recruitment marketing world has changed substantially since then - but job boards are still stuck with their not-so-accurate tag. Read, When a Name is an Anchor from Jeff Dickey-Chasins.

In John Sumser’s HRIntelligencer 1.02 he shares HR’s view on analytics, tutorials on chatbots, and the quote of the week.

On episode 124 of HR Tech Weekly: Cornerstone Convergence 2017, HR Tech Startup Clustree Raises $8 Million, Walmart bringing VR instruction to all U.S. training centers, Successfactors hires Amy Wilson, Career site Workey raises $8M to replace headhunters with AI, and Uber’s management shakeup and diversity initiative.

John Sumser talks with Kieran Snyder, the CEO and Co-Founder of Textio, an augmented writing experience that tells you how your writing will perform before you ever publish it. Kieran held product leadership roles at Microsoft and Amazon and has a PhD in linguistics from the University of Pennsylvania. Listen to Kieran Snyder on HRExaminer Radio - Executive Conversations.

On Episode 23 of HRx Big Ideas Radio, John Sumser talks with Peter Hinssen, serial entrepreneur and author of three bestselling business books. Peter lectures at renowned business schools like the London Business School and the MIT Sloan School of Management, is a frequent keynote speaker, and is a frequent contributor to international publications. Listen to Peter Hinssen on Big Ideas Radio.

HRExaminer v8.22

Joe Gerstandt writes, “I will know that we are serious about humanizing the workplace when that is where we begin. In any endeavor involving human beings, inclusion must be the first priority, the first practice, it must be the first product.” Inclusion Comes First.

In John Sumser’s first edition of The HRIntelligencer, he looks at the Big Picture in AI, plus AI in the field, and a tutorial on how machine learning works. Read, HRIntelligencer 1.01.

Oracle is clearly pointing to the emerging near term trend of blending HR directly into operations. John Sumser has more in, Disappearing HR.

On episode 123 of HR Tech Weekly: SAP and Ceridian Analyst Updates, Electronic Commerce Inc. to Become Vibe HCM, Google says it’s too expensive to provide wage data to government, and IPsoft Introduces the Most Human AI Technology on the Market.

John Sumser talks with Mary Kaylor, the manager of public affairs for the Society for Human Resource Management. She is the managing editor of the SHRM Blog and the creator and producer of #Nextchat, a global Twitter chat on HR trends. Listen to Mary Kaylor on HRExaminer Radio - Executive Conversations.

On Episode 22 of HRx Big Ideas Radio, John Sumser talks with Susan R. Meisinger, SPHR, JD. Susan is a columnist on HR Leadership for HRExecutive Online. She is the former President and CEO of SHRM. Susan also co-authored and edited “The Future of Human Resource Management.” Listen to Susan Meisinger on Big Ideas Radio.

HRExaminer v8.21

What entitles us to correctly call an evaluation of Human Resources an “HR Audit?” Dr. Chris Andrews explains the Fundamental Issues with HR Auditing.

McKinsey & Company encourages companies to look ahead of the curve on performance management and see where real progress can be made. Anna Johansson has more in, The New Way to Carry Out Performance Management.

On episode 122 of HR Tech Weekly: John and Stacey cover Google for Jobs, Workday and ultimateHCM updates, and the latest news from ServiceNow.

John Sumser talks with Imo Udom, the co-founder and CEO of WePow, a leader in video interviewing and talent selection. Listen to Imo Udom on HRExaminer Radio - Executive Conversations.

On Episode 21 of HRx Big Ideas Radio, John Sumser talks with Laurie Ruettimann about the real world of HR. Laurie is a former Human Resources leader turned influential speaker, writer, and entrepreneur. Listen to Laurie Ruettimann on Big Ideas Radio.

HRExaminer v8.20

This week, Victorio Milian shares a real-world example of managing by influence from the front lines. Read, Managing without the status symbols.

Heather Bussing has some effective remedies for dealing with the hard emotions that invariably crop up in life. Read, How to Get Through a Hard Day.

On episode 121 of HR Tech Weekly: ASU/GSV Conference #Education #Training, Larry Neal New CEO Skillsoft, Mya raises $11.4M, Cornerstone OnDemand Q1 2017 Results, and Oracle Lands Marquee IaaS / PaaS Customer in AT&T.

John Sumser talks with Jon Ingham, a UK based consultant and trainer focusing on HR strategy, innovation, and technology. Jon speaks at leading conferences around the world and chaired the first three HR Tech Europe conferences. Jon recently appeared on Sky news, BBC Breakfast news, and the Radio 4 Today program. Listen to Jon Ingham on HRExaminer Radio - Executive Conversations.

On Episode 20 of HRx Big Ideas Radio, John Sumser talks with Kate Bischoff about technology, law, and HR. Kate is an employment attorney and SHRM-SCP/SPHR-certified HR pro. Prior to founding tHRive Law and Consulting, Kate served as a Human Resources Officer for the U.S. Department of State and is also an Adjunct Professor at Mitchell Hamline. Listen to Kate Bischoff on Big Ideas Radio.

HRExaminer v8.19

Mark Berry wants to talk about Leveraging Vendors as Virtual Team Members. Why? Ready access to dangerously smart people and increased insight into resources that could provide significant value to your organization.

Can cloud-based solutions and tools be an HR team’s best friend? Steve Pruden, Appirio’s Senior Vice President of Human Resources discusses The importance of cloud adoption in HR.

People are getting lost in the system and it’s not getting better. Joe Gerstandt has some thoughts on how HR can help. Read Joe’s article, Unfortunately, HR doesn’t understand human beings either.

On episode 120 of HR Tech Weekly: Stacey’s recap of SHRM India HR Tech 2017, ADP -5.5% as revenues go flat, bookings on decline, House Republicans just voted to change overtime rules for workers, 2 ex-Googlers are starting Humu, a machine learning company that wants to ‘make work better,’ Court: NLRA protects NYC restaurant worker from firing over foul Facebook post, and An Uber engineer killed himself. His widow says the workplace is to blame.

On Episode 19 of HRx Big Ideas Radio, John Sumser talks with Naomi Bloom to get a Tutorial on Object Models. Naomi Bloom is one of the most renowned consultants, influencers, and thought leaders in the HR technology industry. Listen to Naomi Bloom on Big Ideas Radio.

The importance of cloud adoption in HR

On May 9, 2017, in Contributing Authors, HR Technology, Steve Pruden, by Steve Pruden
“What’s different is the degree to which HR organizations are now responsible for their own technology and roadmaps for future tech rollouts. As HR teams have adopted cloud-based solutions, they’ve taken over responsibilities that previously were the primary domain of IT.” – Steve Pruden
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