HRExaminer v11.03

Heather Bussing writes, “If there is only a 10% chance of rain, you probably won’t take an umbrella. But one in ten times, you will still get wet.” Read Heather’s two-part series on How to Not Screw Up Predictions (when you’re working with AI and Intelligent Tools).



In part two of her series, Heather Bussing shares an exercise and analysis on How to Not Screw Up Predictions (Exercise: Consider and Decide).



John Sumser writes, “The work of synthesizing, prioritizing, and then acting on the data is increasingly what work is all about. And that’s where the new tools come in handiest.” Modern HR Data Types and Attributes (From Text to Machine Generated or Monitored Data).



“Ethical questions about how we use data and technology in organizations are growing in prominence and importance and bias is the noisiest of the ethics questions now facing HR.” John Sumser has more in, Bias in AI: Are People the Problem or the Solution?



In this combined article and podcast the topic is Open Feedback and Joyous Co-founder Mike Carden is in the driver’s seat. Open Feedback with Mike Carden (article and Podcast).



 

Bias in AI: Are People the Problem or the Solution?

On December 17, 2020, in AI, AI Ethics, Artificial Intelligence, HR Tech, HR Technology, John Sumser, Machine Learning, by John Sumser
“All tools contain embedded biases. Bias can be introduced long before the data is examined and at other parts of the process. Meanwhile, one group says people are the problem; the other sees them as the solution.” - John Sumser
 

Modern HR Data Types and Attributes (from text to machine generated and monitored data)

“Data has a funny property. It wants to make more data. There’s a saying, ‘data makes its own gravy.’ Using data creates data about usage. Interestingly, the metadata created by data is often more useful than the data itself.” - John Sumser
 

HRExaminer v11.02

Novel technological solutions are emerging to address the pandemic in the workforce. This week, John Sumser highlights those trends in the first two pieces in the Pandemic Workforce Series: New Safety, Health, and Development Technology and Who’s Doing Amazing Stuff (The Watchlist).

Plus, John Sumser examines the results of a study of 542 HR executives and subject matter experts to learn What intelligent tools organizations are using and what their growth potential is.

Don’t miss two more great pieces on risks and what’s missing from Organizational Health, Safety, and Development during the COVID-19 Crisis.

 

Pandemic Workforce: Who’s Doing Amazing Stuff (The Watchlist)

On December 11, 2020, in Coronavirus Pandemic and Work, HR Tech, HR Technology, HRExaminer, John Sumser, Video, by John Sumser
John Sumser looks at the companies doing amazing things during the pandemic (his HR Examiner Watchlist). This Watchlist includes Workday, ServiceNow, ADP, Socrates.ai, Humanyze, Vizier, PhenomPeople, Greenhouse, HiringSolved, WorkforceLogiq, Organization View, Culture Amp, and Arena.io.
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Pandemic Workforce: What’s Missing from Organizational Health, Safety, and Development during the COVID-19 Crisis?

On December 10, 2020, in Coronavirus Pandemic and Work, HR Tech, HR Technology, HRExaminer, John Sumser, Video, by John Sumser
In this clip from HRExaminer’s principal analyst, John Sumser explores what is missing from organizational health, safety, and development during the COVID-19 crisis.
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Pandemic Workforce: New Safety, Health, and Development Technology

On December 9, 2020, in Coronavirus Pandemic and Work, HR Tech, HR Technology, HRExaminer, John Sumser, Video, by John Sumser
John Sumser highlights some of the new safety, health, and development technology available for fighting COVID-19 in the workplace.
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Pandemic Workforce: Risks for Organizational Health, Safety, and Development

On December 8, 2020, in Coronavirus Pandemic and Work, HR Tech, HR Technology, HRExaminer, John Sumser, Video, by John Sumser
John Sumser discusses the risks for organizational health, safety, and development brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.
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What intelligent tools are organizations using (and what’s their growth potential)?

“Beyond the claim on the package, it is difficult to understand what an intelligent tool does. It’s even harder to understand what more it might do and how to improve it.” - John Sumser
 

HRExaminer v11.01

We’ve got three great articles drawn from an HR Examiner survey of 542 HR executives and subject matter experts about new and existing projects involving intelligent tools and AI. We covered 26 different technologies using a 28-question instrument spanning a wide range of topics.

In our first article we cover Abandonment of AI and Intelligent Tool Projects (and what it actually means).

Next, What Do HR Professionals Really Think About Machines Replacing People (and how are they evaluating new HR Technologies).

We finish with a key question: Do You Have A Data Governance Process?



John Sumser speaks with Laura Baldwin, the dynamic President of O’Reilly Media. John and Laura dig into O’Reilly’s lauded track record in predicting the next wave in technology while being there to help people master each new tool and transformation along the way. Laura Baldwin is on HRExaminer Radio.