HRExaminer v10.90

“At the heart of the explosion of intelligent tools and AI in our software is the explosion of data. Buried beneath the expanding flow of information, workers have needed an assist of some kind just to process and try to understand what’s important.” Read part one of John Sumser’s new series: HR Data Makes Its Own Gravy (Part 1).



“The majority of information consumed by intelligent tools are various forms of text. Over time, that will shift into a heavy prevalence of machine generated or monitored data like movement patterns, keystrokes, social interaction, vocal intonation, environmental measurements, and communication patterns.” John Sumser concludes his series, HR Data Makes Its Own Gravy (Part 2).



Jason Lauritsen writes, “According to Gallup’s most recent data, employee engagement is at an all-time high.” What the ****? I guess Employee Engagement Is About To Get (A Lot) More Challenging.



On this week’s HR Tech Weekly: Programmatic Job Advertising Leader Joveo Hires Dwane Lay to Bolster Customer Success Leadership, Cornerstone Analyst Update, Oracle to handle TikTok U.S. Data, and CareerBuilder Commits to Three-Year $300M Talent Acquisition Investment.



John Sumser speaks with Ben Waber, Ph.D., the president and co-founder of Humanyze, a workplace analytics company that powers the Humanyze AI platform and Organizational Health Score. Ben is a visiting scientist at the MIT Media Lab, having previously worked as a senior researcher at Harvard Business School. Waber’s work has been featured in major media outlets such as HBR, Wired, The Economist, and NPR. Listen to Ben Waber is on HRExaminer Radio.



 

HR Tech Weekly: Episode #284: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

On September 18, 2020, in HR Tech, HR Tech Weekly, HR Technology, HRExaminer, HRExaminer Radio, John Sumser, by John Sumser
Programmatic Job Advertising Leader Joveo Hires Dwane Lay to Bolster Customer Success Leadership, Cornerstone Analyst Update, Oracle to handle TikTok U.S. Data, and CareerBuilder Commits to Three-Year $300M Talent Acquisition Investment.
 

HRExaminer Radio – Executive Conversations: Episode #378: Ben Waber, Ph.D., President and Co-Founder at Humanyze

On September 16, 2020, in HRExaminer, HRExaminer Radio, HRX Radio – Executive Conversations, John Sumser, by John Sumser
John Sumser speaks with Ben Waber, Ph.D., the president and co-founder of Humanyze, a workplace analytics company. The Humanyze AI platform and Organizational Health Score provide the most comprehensive objective measurement of the workday and group collaboration behaviors. Ben is a visiting scientist at the MIT Media Lab, having previously worked as a senior researcher at Harvard Business School. He received his Ph.D. in organizational science from MIT for his work with Alex “Sandy” Pentland’s Human Dynamics group. Waber’s work has been featured in major media outlets such as HBR, Wired, The Economist, and NPR. He has consulted for industry leaders such as LG, McKinsey and Company, and Gartner on technology trends, social networks, and organizational design. His book, People Analytics, was published by the Financial Times Press in 2013.
 

HRExaminer v10.89

On this week’s HR Tech Weekly: Trump Bans Fed Diversity Training, Annual Sierra-Cedar Systems Survey from Sapient Insights, AI, ML, NLP, Visier, Salesforce, Amazon Fleet Management, Automated Bullying, PeopleFluent LMS, eLearning Brothers, 3D Training, Salarium’s FacePass, Workday Vibe, and Workplace Equity.



Is your Leadership Style Pandemic Proof? In the midst of one of the worst pandemics in history, it’s only natural that our attention focuses on the leaders tasked with guiding us. Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic has the story.



In 1970 Alvin Toffler wrote, “The illiterate of the future are not those who can’t read or write but those who cannot learn, unlearn and relearn.” Paul Hebert highlights Unlearning: The New Must-Have Skill.



Jason Seiden looks at The future of culture with work automation software sitting at its center.



 

HR Tech Weekly: Episode #283: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

On September 11, 2020, in HR Tech, HR Tech Weekly, HR Technology, HRExaminer, HRExaminer Radio, John Sumser, by John Sumser
The Annual Sierra-Cedar Systems Survey now produced by Stacey’s firm Sapient Insights will shed light on the data firms wished they had when COVID-19 struck. John Sumser’s next AI report will discuss how predictive accuracy that relied on Machine Learning is now gone because of the coronavirus pandemic and how COVID-19 impacts may bring text analysis forward to help fill some of the gaps. In other news, there’s Visier, Salesforce, Amazon Fleet Management, Automated Bullying, PeopleFluent LMS, eLearning Brothers 3D Training, Salarium COVID-19 FacePass, Workday Vibe launches for more equitable and inclusive workplace, Trump Bans Diversity Training, and Workday steps up their commitments to further support equity in the workplace and in communities.
 

HRExaminer v10.88

“The more you specifically focus on being the guiding light, the more often you’ll find the strength to lead with purpose.” Dr. Todd Dewett illuminates a path towards Chasing Purpose.



Mary Faulkner writes, “My hope is that this recent crucible of events doesn’t just change “work;” but that it changes the way we even think about work.” The Coronavirus Crucible.



John Sumser speaks with Dave Weisbeck, the Chief Strategy Officer at Visier Corporation, The People Analytics Leader With 5,000 Customers In 75 Countries. Listen to Dave Weisbeck on HRExaminer Radio.



On this week’s HR Tech Weekly: Eight Industry Leaders To Headline Virtual HR Tech Event, Workday Promotes Chano Fernandez to Co-CEO, The newly minted Ultimate Kronos Group (or what everyone will call UKG), Degreed Lands New Cash, and Trump’s Payroll Tax Deferral Starts With Uncertainty.



Open Feedback Produces Micro-Course-Corrections That Can Have A Huge Cumulative Impact On The Business. Michael Carden Shares The Results Of Using Open Feedback For The Last Year. Open Feedback Works.



 

HR Tech Weekly: Episode #282: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

On September 4, 2020, in HR Tech, HR Tech Weekly, HR Technology, HRExaminer, HRExaminer Radio, John Sumser, by John Sumser
This week: Eight Industry Leaders To Headline Virtual HR Tech Event, Workday Promotes Chano Fernandez to Co-CEO, Ultimate And Kronos Select New Combined Name – Ultimate Kronos Group – UKG, Degreed Lands New Cash For Upskilling In A Down Market, and Trump’s Payroll Tax Deferral Is Supposed To Start Today – But Won’t For Many Workers.
 

HRExaminer Radio – Executive Conversations: Episode #377: Dave Weisbeck, CSO at Visier Corporation

John Sumser speaks with Dave Weisbeck, the Chief Strategy Officer at Visier Corporation. Dave Weisbeck’s experience ranges from building development teams to growing multi-billion dollar businesses as a General Manager. Most recently Dave was the SVP and GM responsible for Business Intelligence, Enterprise Information Management, and Data Warehousing at SAP. Dave holds a position on the HR.com Advisory Board.
 

The Coronavirus Crucible

On September 1, 2020, in Coronavirus Pandemic and Work, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Mary Faulkner, by Mary Faulkner
“The concept of a crucible is simple. The official definition is a situation of severe trial, or in which different elements interact, leading to the creation of something new. Sound familiar?” - Mary Faulkner
 

Chasing Purpose

On August 31, 2020, in Dr. Todd Dewett, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Leadership, by Dr. Todd Dewett
“Purpose is about things beyond you - both things to be achieved and people to be developed. However, we have to recognize that life can be hard, right?  We can’t always be our best selves.” - Dr. Todd Dewett