HRExaminer v10.43

“You can have a flight risk calculator up and running in no time. Whether or not it actually works and whether or not you really want to use it are separate things,” writes John Sumser. You can take your chances with Flight Risk Thinking.



Oleeo is the fifth of twelve organizational profiles appearing on The HRExaminer 2020 Watchlist. Oleeo focuses on candidate engagement from when someone enters the recruiting pipeline. Check out Oleeo and their Candidate Engagement Platform.



Paychex has well over half a million clients, delivers payroll services to nearly ten-percent of the American population, and is busy proving that large databases and use of broad-spectrum AI tools can make a big impact. The HRExaminer 2020 Watchlist: Paychex - Payroll and Basic HR Services.



John Sumser talks with Don Sull, cultureX co-founder and Senior Lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Management. Author of five books and ten best-selling Harvard Business Review articles, The Economist named him “a rising star in a new generation of management gurus.” Listen to Don Sull.



On HRTech Weekly: Stacey and John talk about Ceridian INSIGHTS, Research Headroom, Calculus and Probabilistic Decisions, ServiceNow and Bill McDermott, Oracle, SAP, Analyst Relations, Pay on Demand, and #BlameItOnTheFire.


 

Flight Risk Thinking

“Used as a lens through which you can understand your organization better, flight risk analysis is a powerful tool. Like many things in the new world of intelligent tools, it’s not as useful in individual cases as it is in the aggregate.” - John Sumser
 

HRExaminer v10.42

John Sumser picks up where we left off last week with his reviews of the 12 award-winning technology wizards that make up The HRExaminer 2020 Watchlist. Athena Karp’s HiredScore makes an amazing AI candidate discovery and matching “brain” that’ is used for sophisticated silo-specific search with results that seamlessly integrate with their client’s HR Tech stack.The HRExaminer 2020 Watchlist: HiredScore - Data Driven Sourcing Technology.



KeenCorp is next up on The HRExaminer 2020 Watchlist. John Sumser explains how KeenCorp analyzes a company’s digital communications to identify cultural ‘hot spots’ in need of attention. Check out KeenCorp’s Cultural Management Tool.



Mya is a well known chatbot that exemplifies the part of intelligent tool development that learns from doing. John Sumser has the details on Mya Systems - Conversational AI.



John Sumser talks about bias with Judd Kessler & Corinne Low who are both Associate Professors in the Business Economics and Public Policy Department at The Wharton School. They’ve just published a ground-breaking study on a new way to evaluate employer preferences for job candidates that they call Incentivized Resume Rating. Listen to Corinne Low & Judd Kessler on HRExaminer Radio.



On HRTech Weekly: Stacey Harris and John Sumser talk about the Workday Rising Event, SAP, and Glassdoor.


 

The HRExaminer 2020 Watchlist: HiredScore — Data Driven Sourcing Technology

This is the second of twelve organizational profiles appearing on The HRExaminer 2020 Watchlist. Founded in 2012, Athena Karp’s HiredScore is one of the foundation elements in New York’s burgeoning tech scene. Their AI candidate discovery and matching “brain” is used for sophisticated silo-specific search with results that seamlessly integrate with their client’s HR Tech stack.
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The HRExaminer 2020 Watchlist: Capacity — Knowledge Management with Conversational Interface

This is the first of twelve organizational profiles appearing on The HRExaminer 2020 Watchlist. Recently known as ‘Jane.ai,’ Capacity is a St. Louis-based knowledge management company. They provide intelligent process automation, business process automation, and robotic process automation.
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Maintenance: The Heart of #AI Utility in HRTech

On September 23, 2019, in AI, HR Tech, HR Technology, HR Trends, 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.”
 

How Google Converted Joy Into Long Term Customers

“Great companies (think Apple app store) follow their customers to the value with periodic fits of leadership. The meaning of the software is what the users do.” – John Sumser
 

The Human Side of Implementing Artificial Intelligence

For buyers of AI technology, the two largest gaps in expectations vs. reality are the capability of AI today and what implementation of these tools looks like.
 

AI in Wonderland

On July 18, 2019, in AI, HRExaminer, Intelligent Software in HR, John Sumser, by John Sumser
AI is the next level of abstraction in software and harnessing these powerful new technologies requires a different kind of thinking.
 

Latency in AI and Intelligent Software

On July 9, 2019, in AI, Intelligent Software in HR, John Sumser, by John Sumser
It’s easy for intelligent software that learns from decisions made by the company to fall behind what employees are experiencing and learning. John Sumser walks us through the important issues.