HR Tech Weekly: Episode #224: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

On July 4, 2019, in HR Tech Weekly, HRExaminer, HRExaminer Radio, John Sumser, by John Sumser
StepStone acquires majority of Appcast, Fellow.app, the startup building software for managers announces $6.5M in seed funding, Paris-based HR tech company CleverConnect raises €5.5M to reduce unemployment in Europe, London-based HR platform Clear Review lands €2.9M to facilitate conversations between employees and management, RealWear raises $80M for AR headset for connected workers, AI classifies people’s emotions from the way they walk, Indeed: AI job-posting rate slows and interest dips, and What everyone should know about employer background checks.
 

HRExaminer Radio – Executive Conversations: Episode #329: Jamie Troiano, founder and CEO, PredictiveHR

John Sumser speaks with Jamie Troiano, PredictiveHR’s founder and CEO. With 20 years experience, Jamie launched PredictiveHR in 2016; combining HR domain expertise, cutting edge technology and extreme business acumen. Jamie’s success with Fortune 500 company, Monster Worldwide and innovative technology companies, Altisource and Novo Nordisk A/S were pivotal in establishing Jamie as a leader. In two short years, PHR has tripled in size and is on target to triple again in 2019.
 

HR Tech: What Puts the Intelligence in Intelligent Software?

On July 2, 2019, in AI, HR Tech, HR Technology, Intelligent Software in HR, John Sumser, by John Sumser
“It is easy to feel overwhelmed by emerging technology of any kind. The following is intended to give you a simplified foundation for understanding the new technologies that many in the market still call AI, but is better labeled Intelligent Software.” - John Sumser
 

HRExaminer v10.26

On-demand labor is growing but we don’t really know by how much. More to the point, what is The Effect of On-demand or Gig Labor on the Traditional Job Board Market? Jeff Dickey-Chasins has a new analysis.


John Sumser continues his exploration of the limits of current thinking on intelligent software in management, particularly Human Resources Management. What Doesn’t Quite Work.


As John Sumser points out, it is impossible for a machine to know what it doesn’t know. Latency is the difference between what the machine knows and reality. Read, What Doesn’t Quite Work: Data Ages Like Fish.


John Sumser speaks with Carol Leaman, the President, and CEO of Microlearning Platform, Axonify. Carol is an award-winning thought leader with an impressive track record of successfully leading tech companies. Listen to Carol Leaman on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly: Amazon Launches A Fully Managed AI-Powered Recommendation Service, Pryon Raises $20M To Automate Enterprise Workloads With AI. There’s also new funding for WorkForce Software, Degreed, and MentorcliQ. Plus, The latest Global Payroll Complexity Index.
 

HR Tech Weekly: Episode #223: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

On June 28, 2019, in HR Tech Weekly, HRExaminer, HRExaminer Radio, John Sumser, by John Sumser
Amazon Launches Personalize, A Fully Managed AI-Powered Recommendation Service, Pryon Raises $20M To Automate Enterprise Workloads With AI, New Funding announced for WorkForce Software, Degreed, and MentorcliQ. Plus, Global Payroll Complexity Index Reveals Compliance Threats And Ranks 40 Countries In Order Of Payroll Risk. Topics: AI, MI, Gaming Systems, and Payroll.
 

What Doesn’t Quite Work: Data Ages Like Fish

On June 27, 2019, in HRExaminer, John Sumser, by John Sumser
“There are no good ways for tracking the current relevant quality of the data under management in an organization. You should expect this problem to metastasize. As the title says, data ages like fish.” - John Sumser
 

HRExaminer Radio – Executive Conversations: Episode #328: Carol Leaman, President & CEO, Axonify

John Sumser speaks with Carol Leaman, the President, and CEO of Microlearning Platform, Axonify. Carol is an award-winning thought leader with an impressive track record of successfully leading tech companies. Prior to Axonify, Carol was the CEO of PostRank Inc., a social engagement analytics platform she sold to Google. She was also the CEO at several other technology firms, including RSS Solutions and Fakespace Systems.
 

What Doesn’t Quite Work

On June 25, 2019, in HRExaminer, John Sumser, by John Sumser
John Sumser begins an exploration of the limits of current thinking on intelligent software in management, particularly Human Resources Management.
 

HRExaminer v10.25

Instant Talent Analytics is a new technique that can provide an assessment of an individual without requiring the individual to take a test. Tom Janz has more. Instant Talent Assessment Appeals. But does it work?


Doug Shaw writes, “Open Space Technology is a very liberating, loose framework within which to convene dialogue.” Zenzine: Different Ways of Recording our Thoughts.


It is a new flavor of Research and Development for a new flavor of software. John Sumser explains that It’s Not AI, but it is a Wonderland of Experimentation.


Machine learning and AI will struggle with complex environments. Without our help, these tools will make things simple for us without the real conversations required to reach useful decisions. John Sumser has good advice: You Better Treat Your Machines With Respect.


On HR Tech Weekly: iCIMS Acquires Jibe, Salesforce.com’s Tableau Acquisition, and BetterUp Raises $103 Million to Humanize Work.
 

HR Tech Weekly: Episode #222: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

On June 21, 2019, in HR Tech Weekly, HRExaminer, HRExaminer Radio, John Sumser, by John Sumser
This week, iCIMS Acquires Jibe, Salesforce.com’s Tableau Acquisition, and BetterUp Raises $103 Million to Humanize Work.