Five Threads VI: Conclusion

On November 13, 2013, in HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, 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, 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, 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.
 

Five Threads III: Data for Other Departments

On November 6, 2013, in Analytics, Big Data, HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, Industry Analysis, Social Software, by John Sumser
What used to be delivered in a stale memo is now communicated in the flow/context of other data. It turns out that the more personal the data, the more it sticks.
 

Trash Your Noncompete Agreement

On November 5, 2013, in Employment Law, Heather Bussing, HR Trends, HRExaminer, Leadership, Policies, by Heather Bussing
5 ways noncompete agreements can backfire against employers.
 

Five Threads II: Integrating Non HR Data

On October 24, 2013, in Analytics, Big Data, HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, Industry Analysis, by John Sumser
Recruiting, which is always the most competitive of the HR silos is already trying to make sense of a world that violates our preconceptions.
 

ReEngineering HR: Five Threads of Technology

On October 23, 2013, in Analytics, HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, by John Sumser
Have you discovered any new processes that need automation lately? The era of enterprise computing is coming to a close. Let’s talk about what happens next.
 

The Future of HR Tech

On October 10, 2013, in Big Data, Data, Futures, HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, Performance Management, by John Sumser
HR Tech is all about maintaining the records to keep the organization running and the regulators at bay. And still, the definitions are too narrow.
 

Five Links: Keeping Up

On October 4, 2013, in Daily Links, HR Trends, HRExaminer, by John Sumser
232 Million immigrants are on the move around the world while 50 Million American adults still live with Mom. HR takes its first swipe at analytics.
 

The State of the Industry

On October 3, 2013, in Big Data, HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, by John Sumser
The conventional view seems to be that the future of HR software involves a whole lot more of the same. No matter what they say and how hard they say it, they are not different.