The HRExaminer 2020 Watchlist

As part of our work on our annual report on intelligent tools and AI in HR, we evaluate the interview and survey process to identify companies to watch closely. Each of the twelve companies we’ve selected this year for our HRExaminer 2020 Watchlist represents a different value proposition and core functionality across the entire spectrum of the industry.
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Maintenance: The Heart of #AI Utility in HRTech

On September 23, 2019, in AI, HR Technology, HR Trends, HRTech, Intelligent Software in HR, John Sumser, by John Sumser
John Sumser writes, “Maintenance. At the heart of intelligent tools (AI), deployment is a super-challenging question. Since all algorithms and models ‘drift’ (wear out), maintenance is a natural and important part of usage. But, maintenance is the hardest part of digital life.”
 

AI and its role in the Recruiting Process – John Sumser at Elmhurst College (Video)

On April 11, 2019, in AI, Artificial Intelligence, HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, HRTech, John Sumser, Video, by John Sumser
In this twenty-minute presentation, John Sumser covers AI and its role in the Recruiting Process at Elmhurst College.
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HR Technology Over The Last Decade (Video)

On April 4, 2019, in AI, Artificial Intelligence, HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, HRTech, John Sumser, Video, by John Sumser
In this video, John Sumser is interviewed at the HR Tech conference and asked about the evolution of HR Technology over the past decade.
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New Management Approaches for HR in AI Enabled Enterprises (Video)

On March 28, 2019, in AI, Artificial Intelligence, HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, HRTech, John Sumser, Video, by John Sumser
In this video presentation, John Sumser discusses new management approaches for HR in AI enabled enterprises.
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The Transition from Enterprise to Intelligent HR Software and Solutions (Video)

On March 21, 2019, in AI, Artificial Intelligence, HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, HRTech, John Sumser, Video, by John Sumser
In this video, John Sumser discusses the transition from enterprise to intelligent HR software and solutions at an IBM Think TED Talk.
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Assessing Talent for the Future of Work (Video)

On March 14, 2019, in AI, Artificial Intelligence, HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, HRTech, John Sumser, Video, by John Sumser
While scientific and psychometric measurement for “fit” has existed for decades, it remains very hard to sell into large organizations. This panel led by John Sumser debates the tried and true vs. the innovative and unproven in assessing talent for the Future of Work. Panelists include, Alina von Davier, PhD, Senior Vice President, ACTNext, and Josh Jarrett, Chief Product Officer and Co-Founder at Koru, Inc.
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AI: Making Sense of all the claims – Recruiting Trends and Talent Tech Conference Interview of John Sumser

On March 7, 2019, in AI, Artificial Intelligence, HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, HRTech, John Sumser, Video, by John Sumser
John Sumser sits down with David Shadovitz, editor at Human Resource Executive Magazine, to discuss why companies aren’t actually using AI in their HR Tech.
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AI, Algorithms, and Who Owns the Outcome (Video)

On February 28, 2019, in AI, Artificial Intelligence, HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, HRTech, John Sumser, Video, by John Sumser
This is a video with the full transcript for a talk John Sumser gave on AI, algorithms, and intelligent software in recruiting at Google’s Mountain View campus at the end of 2018. After John’s presentation, he moderated a panel that included Facebook’s Richard Rosenow, Derek Zeller from Engage Talent, Jeff Dunn, Intel’s Campus Relations Manager, and our own resident Employment Law expert, Heather Bussing.
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Make Recruiting Fun?

On January 2, 2019, in HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, John Sumser, by John Sumser
John Sumser explores some key areas where the application of technology could be used in service of creating a livelier, more entertaining, recruiting experience.