There are a number of emerging technologies that will be coming to commercial reality in the next 3 to 5 years that are going to pose some interesting challenges to the world of Human Resources. This will be the first of several articles to discuss some of these amazing new technologies, that really do exist,
The accrediting organization for medical programs has decided to increase the cap from 16 hours to 24 hours! In fact, the program rules allow for someone to have up to a 28 hour shift – if they have to transition a patient to another doctor. I must admit, I have never understood this approach –
Now that it has become much easier to get DNA information and test it, Health and Wellness programs among employers are in an interesting quandary – is there a way to make positive use of the information without discriminating? What makes genetic information even more interesting is the familial aspect of the information. When an
Just a quick FYI- Interesting Org redesign being done by Harvard Business Review. The survey to participate is here.
A friend of mine just published a great article on organisation capital and how to measure it! I strongly suggest you take a look.
I always love to learn other languages, albeit those around me would say the word learn is probably very inaccurate! One of the fun aspects of studying a language is that it is often a window into their culture, their politics, and the realization that even when we think the world is small – there
John Boudreau and Janet Marler wrote a very interesting study that just got released that reviewed the academic research into HR Analytics, etc… and they came to some interesting conclusions. The primary conclusion is that even though there is a lot of activity on the public front, there appears to be very little academic research
The Cornell Center of Advanced HR Studies did a great study that was focused on small businesses and proving that good human capital practices grow revenue. Worth the read!
One of the more interesting pieces that people can get confused on is understanding that AI is capable of thinking in ways that we don’t understand. A great real world example of this is when Microsoft built an AI chatbot that was supposed to be able to have good “real” conversations with folks via Twitter.
CBInsights just published a very interesting article on HR Tech investing. The top part of the interviews come from HR Technology leaders (e.g. Bersin, Schwarz) but the bottom part is interviews with varying VC’s who are investing millions in the space. The quote that stood out to me was the one from Jeff Lieberman who said