The Software Compatibility Quagmire

On February 19, 2014, in Heather Bussing, HR Technology, HRExaminer, Mobile Technology, by Heather Bussing
The hardest thing about work is not the work itself. It’s working with others. The same is true for systems and software.

What To Do When Data Says You’re Wrong

On February 11, 2014, in Analytics, Big Data, Data, Editorial Advisory Board, HR Technology, HRExaminer, Stacey Harris, by Stacey Harris
As we rush into the era of data analytics, big data, and personal tracking devices every HR professional should be prepared to face data that contradicts their beliefs sooner or later.

Five Links: The Rapid Evolution of HR and Tech

On January 29, 2014, in Daily Links, HR Technology, HRExaminer, John Sumser, by John Sumser
This week’s links point to a tidal wave of change. Jobs are being rapidly automated, new productivity tools are emerging, the science of psychology is finally maturing and basic HR functions are being used to drive financial growth.

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.

The LinkedIn Lawsuit

The new LinkedIn lawsuit could be pivotal and far reaching in the arena of recruiting and recruiting technology.

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.

Five Threads VI: Conclusion

On November 13, 2013, in HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, John Sumser, by John Sumser
We’ve been plowing through the five threads that will shape HR and HR Technology and now it’s time for the conclusion of our six-part series.

Five Threads V: Human Augmentation

On November 13, 2013, in Big Data, Futures, HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, John Sumser, by John Sumser
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 Threads IV: Quantified Everything

On November 7, 2013, in HR Scoop, HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, John Sumser, by John Sumser
In the first waves of quantification, it’s been okay for HR Departments to hide behind the flag of productivity. In the near term future, competitive battles will be won by the organization that can best quantify and therefore predict the behavior of the people in the workforce.