Five Links: Roundup

On May 10, 2013, in HR Technology, HRExaminer, Job Boards, by John Sumser
Two examples wrangled from the herd: 1. The importance of story from the Harvard Business Review. 2. Jeff Dickey-Chasins unearthing the story in the latest 2013 Job Board Trends Survey.

Who Owns Data 6: Data Principles

On May 9, 2013, in Big Data, HR Technology, HRExaminer, by John Sumser
We’ve been exploring the underpinnings of data ownership in this series. Today, we tried to list out all of data’s fundamental principles.


On May 8, 2013, in Analytics, Big Data, Data, HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, Industry Analysis, by John Sumser
“In the end, marketing (which causes much of the current problem) is the solution. Figuring out how to make your idea take root is essential…”

12 Ways To Make Your Gamification Project Fail

On May 2, 2013, in Big Data, Gamification, HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, by Siddhesh Bhobe
A closer look at the failures will reveal some simple ground rules which can ensure the success of your gamification initiative. Here are the top 10 pitfalls to be aware of (and a couple of bonus items), and avoid, in your quest for successful gamification.

8 Track Tapes

On April 23, 2013, in Big Data, HR Technology, Industry Analysis, Mobile Technology, by John Sumser
These days, the level of certainty about the future of social media and technology is astonishing. Devices will get smaller and smaller. Tablets will be the next phase. Facebook, Twitter and Google are the face of the new epoch.

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

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.

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.