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HR Tech Weekly: Episode #171: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

On May 11, 2018, in HR Tech Weekly, HRExaminer, HRExaminer Radio, Radio, by John Sumser
John discusses the O’Reilly AI Conference, Conference Updates from the ServiceNow Knowledge18 and WorkForce Software Conferences, How Glassdoor became one of the biggest tech deals of 2018, and CloudPay Announces Raising $25 Million.
 

HRExaminer v9.18

“I know some folks who today consider the phrase “diversity of thought,” a red flag and I understand why. It is a way out for folks looking for a way out. Joe Gerstandt has A diversity of thoughts on diversity of thought.


27% of US office workers would sell their passwords. Many for as little as $100. John Sumser considers the intersection of HR and Security. HR and Security.




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HRIntelligencer Highlights: This week’s bits are a little more gloomy than usual. AI is susceptible to hacking; Blockchain is a little bogus; Algorithms drive things towards mediocrity. The tutorials are thicker but more uplifting.


John Sumser speaks with Jameson Fauver the Vice President of Business Development for Kashable. Listen to Jameson Fauver on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly: The O’Reilly AI Conference, John and Stacey report on the WCN and Successfactors Analyst Events, Ceridian up 42% following payroll software IPO, Machine Learning firm Humu raises $40 million, Workday’s New Design System, and Facebook’s enterprise Workplace now has 52 SaaS apps.
 

HR Tech Weekly: Episode #170: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

On May 4, 2018, in HR Tech Weekly, HRExaminer, HRExaminer Radio, Radio, by John Sumser
The O’Reilly AI Conference, John and Stacey report on the WCN and Successfactors Analyst Events, Ceridian up 42% following payroll software IPO, Machine Learning firm Humu raises $40 million, Workday’s New Design System, and Facebook’s enterprise Workplace now has 52 SaaS apps.
 

HRExaminer Radio – Executive Conversations: Episode #275: Jameson Fauver

On May 2, 2018, in HRExaminer Radio, HRX Radio – Executive Conversations, Radio, by John Sumser
John Sumser speaks with Jameson Fauver, the Vice President of Business Development for Kashable. Jason is responsible for leading the national sales team and growing Kashable’s employer client base. Jameson graduated cum laude from Colgate University with a degree in economics and was also a member of the school’s Division-1 soccer team.
 

HRExaminer v9.17

On April 27, 2018, in Dr. Chris Andrews, Editorial Advisory Board, HR Technology, HRExaminer, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
With his three daughters in mind, Dr. Chris Andrews examines the gender pay gap from all angles. Equivalence (for women).


“If discretionary effort means time working, then it’s not really discretionary.” You have to admit, Heather Bussing makes a good point. Stop Defining Employee Engagement as Discretionary Effort.




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Historic Nassau Inn Palmer Square
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HRIntelligencer Highlights: “The broad themes include a deeper look at privacy, clearer definitions of what is and isn’t AI, the shifting definitions of a company, the importance of being able to reproduce results, and the criticality of clean accurate data.” - John Sumser


John Sumser speaks with Robin Erickson, Ph.D. Dr. Erickson leads talent acquisition, engagement, and retention research for Bersin, Deloitte Consulting LLP. Listen to Robin Erickson, Ph.D., on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly: Ceridian IPO Raises $462 Million, Learning Technologies Acquires PeopleFluent, ServiceNow Acquires VendorHawk, Aasonn Partners With PeopleDoc, Lumesse Announces Partner Marketplace, and John shares his excitement about his upcoming talk on AI at the O’Reilly AI Conference.
 

HR Tech Weekly: Episode #169: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

On April 27, 2018, in HR Tech Weekly, HRExaminer, HRExaminer Radio, Radio, by John Sumser
This week: Ceridian IPO Raises $462 Million, Learning Technologies Group Acquires PeopleFluent, ServiceNow Acquires VendorHawk, Aasonn Partners With PeopleDoc To Further SAP SuccessFactors, Lumesse Announces Partner Marketplace, and John shares his excitement about his talk on AI in HR at the upcoming O’Reilly AI Conference in New York City.
 

HRExaminer Radio – Executive Conversations: Episode #274: Robin Erickson, Ph.D.

On April 25, 2018, in HRExaminer Radio, HRX Radio – Executive Conversations, Radio, by John Sumser
Robin Erickson, Ph.D., leads talent acquisition, engagement, and retention research for Bersin, Deloitte Consulting LLP. She holds a doctoral degree in organizational communication and change, as well as a master’s in communication, from Northwestern University. Robin also has a master’s in theology from Northern Seminary and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Chicago.
 

HRExaminer v9.16

On April 20, 2018, in HR Technology, HRExaminer, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
Machines are easier to fool than people. For starters, the machine assumes that the data is clean. John Sumser maps out the unnerving possibilities for Gaming the Retention Model.


John Sumser discusses the transition from enterprise to intelligent HR software. Watch his TED Talk here.


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 2: Data Ages Like Fish.




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Understanding the Human
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Historic Nassau Inn Palmer Square
Princeton, New Jersey

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HRIntelligencer Highlights: Europe Divided Over Robot Personhood, The Scientific Paper is Obsolete, The Robots Are Killing Tesla, The End of Scale, Walmart’s Future Workforce: Robots and Freelancers, and “Should We Treat Data as Labor?”


On HR Tech Weekly: Workday Event and Natural Workspaces, Ceridian IPO could raise $441M, Company Security in the HR Department, Kronos Acquires Assets of Advanced Payroll Systems, Staffing Firm Adecco Enters Education With General Assembly Acquisition, PE Firm Invests in Deal to Merge PowerSchool and PeopleAdmin, and Tech firms (including Microsoft and Facebook) vow not to aid government cyber attacks.
 

HR Tech Weekly: Episode #168: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

On April 20, 2018, in HR Tech Weekly, HRExaminer, HRExaminer Radio, Radio, by John Sumser
Workday Technology Analyst Event, This year’s Sierra-Cedar Survey, Ceridian IPO could raise $441M, Company Security and the HR Department, Kronos to Acquire Assets of Advanced Payroll Systems, Workday Natural workspaces, Staffing Firm Adecco Enters Education With General Assembly Acquisition, Canadian Private Equity Firm Invests in Deal to Merge PowerSchool and PeopleAdmin, and Tech firms, including Microsoft, Facebook, vow not to aid government cyber attacks.
 

HRExaminer v9.15

On April 13, 2018, in HR Technology, HRExaminer, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
John Sumser begins an exploration of the limits of current thinking on intelligent software in management, particularly Human Resources Management. What Doesn’t Quite Work 1.


John Sumser writes, “Just like comparing a Swiss Army Knife to a single purpose blade, comparing point solutions to suite solutions is a sort of silly thing.” Read, Suite vs Point Solutions (From A Facebook Conversation).


HRIntelligencer Highlights: “Navigating the evolution of this emerging generation of automated technology is a global concern. At the same time, important quality issues, such as reproducibility of results, are coming to light as the first wave is installed.” - John Sumser


John Sumser speaks with Hessam Lavi, the Director of Product at SmartRecruiters. He previously co-founded Jobspotting, a smart recommendation engine for job seekers which was acquired by SmartRecruiters in 2017. Listen to Hessam Lavi on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly: Vettd Launches First AI Powered HR Deep Neural Network Platform, Paycom’s Growth (new Rochester office and strong stock performance), Welltok Raises $75 Million in Funding, News in the Assessment Space from outmatch and Shaker, and Life after data regulation: What a post-Facebook world might look like.