Tom Haak

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Recruiting: How to Use Machine Learning to Eliminate Human Biases

Throughout all the uncertain economic news of the past few years, one trend has stayed constant: it’s increasingly hard to find and attract good …

Machine Learning

8 ways HR can help prevent M&A failure

Financial gain may be the primary factor behind 2015's record level of mergers and acquisitions (M&A), but the costs and implications can be far …

Leadership

M&A Due Diligence Checklist for HR Managers

M&A due diligence usually requires an examination of the target company’s human resource department & existing structures. Here is an HR due …

Money

Et si vous passiez à l’holacratie? | e-rh : HR blog with trends and analysis

Le fait que le dirigeant ait aussi, dans un système holacratique, à remettre en question son rôle, implique un changement au niveau de la gouvernance …

Trends in HR Service Delivery

“The human resource management profession continues to evolve. Originally conceived to handle personnel hiring and payment, the function now aligns …

5 Insights to Help HR Ride the Agile Wave

Learn more about transforming people, process and culture with the Real Agility Program<p>In a recent scan of the e-literature on the reciprocal impact …

Governance

Hot Trends in HR for 2016 and 2017 according to Tom Haak (HR Trend Institute)

A talk between Natal Dank from the Southern Blue Consulting and Tom Haak from the HR Trend Institute in Amsterdam.<p>For Tom Haak, the 3 key changes …

Expert Interview Series: Tom Haak of the HR Trend Institute on the Evolution of HR

Tom Haak is the director of the HR Trend Institute. We recently asked him for his insight on how HR has evolved over the past three decades and what …

Digital disruption and design thinking top the poll on long term HR trends

Earlier this year, HRD Connect (in partnership with HRD Summit/Europe) conducted the Annual HR Industry Survey. 165 HR Leaders provided a review of …

HR Tech Market Map Singapore 2017

From ensuring onboarding consistency to improving workplace culture, HR tech startups are continuing to expand their disruption ripple across HR …

Artificial intelligence could build new drugs faster than any human team

Artificial intelligence algorithms are being taught to generate art, human voices, and even fiction stories all on their own—why not give them a shot at building new ways to treat disease?<p>Atomwise, a San Francisco-based startup and Y Combinator alum, has built a system it calls AtomNet (pdf), which …

Artificial Intelligence

Thinking Through How Automation Will Affect Your Workforce

Today, executives have to cut through a lot of hype around automation. Leaders need a clear-eyed way to think about how these technologies will specifically affect their organizations. The right question isn’t which jobs are going to be replaced, but rather, what work will be redefined, and how? …

Automation

How evidence-based HR is increasing industry credibility

Business leaders are increasing the pressure on HR to provide Human Capital Intelligence as opposed to traditional Human Resources activity …

Analytics

How to prepare for employment in the age of artificial intelligence

For centuries, humans have been fretting over “technological unemployment” or the loss of jobs caused by technological change. Never has this sentiment been accentuated more than it is today, at the cusp of the next industrial revolution.<p>With developments in artificial intelligence continuing at a …

Artificial Intelligence

3 Skills You Need to Save Your Job From a Robot

The bad news: Simply getting better or knowing more won't cut it. The good news: Being more human will.<p>You've heard the rumblings of the robots, right? When I make a customer service call and get an eerily nuanced answer from a chatbot, I hear the rumbling of the robots. When I call out to my …

Robots

Are we going from “Artificial Intelligence” to “Augmented Intelligence?”

Artificial Intelligence. I can’t think of a reference to the intellect that would feel more unauthentic and fake. It’s no wonder people turn to The Terminator or The Matrix to fathom what it’s all about. Fortunately, after 60 years of AI rumors fueled by academia and movies, we’re finally starting …

Artificial Intelligence

4 Major HR Trends You'll See In 2017

We are already three months past the beginning of 2017, and some HR trends and practices are being redesigned or newly created. While we have seen a …

Human Resources

Where to start when you want to improve the Employee Experience

HR Tech MeetUp dedicated to the Employee Experience<p>On April 20, 2017, there was a session of the HR Tech Meetup Netherlands dedicated to the Employee …

Employee Engagement

3 Cool AI Projects

Are you ready for AI and machine learning? Here's an overview of three use cases to give you a flavor of just what is possible.<p>AI is all around us, …

Machine Learning

Computer Vision Will Be The Most Disruptive Innovation Driver

Computer vision and underlying enabling technologies are expected to drive the most disruption in many applications. Here is why, and examples beyond self-driving cars.<p>In 2010, I attended the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) CVPR (Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition) …

Innovation

30 cities where everyone under 30 wants to live right now

<b>The INSIDER Summary:</b><p><b>Nestpick ranked cities based on how desirable they are to millennials.</b>• <b><br>They looked at the basics like cost of living and public transportation, but also millennial-specific factors like internet speed, food, and nightlife.</b>• <b><br>Amsterdam took the top spot.</b><p>Millennials will go to extreme …

European Travel

How can design thinking help to shape the future of work?

Mark Curtis, Fjord co-founder and chief client officer – and Inspirefest 2016 speaker – tells us how design thinking can not only bring real human …

Facebook Is Developing Technology That Lets You Type Directly From Your Brain

Thought-to-text will be five times faster than typing on a smartphone.<p>Typing on a smartphone is a drag. It takes forever to punch out a word on a touchscreen keyboard. Gesture typing (or "swiping") is better, but still slower than a real keyboard, and half the words come out wrong. Voice-to-text is …

Facebook

Hitachi built an AI security system that follows you through a crowd

A new AI security system for airports can pick out every little detail about you. And then it follows you.<p>Hitachi’s new AI system can classify people based on more than a hundred characteristics, including your gender, what you’re wearing, what you’re carrying, how old you are and how you’re …

Artificial Intelligence

The Future of Work: Get Plugged In

<b>The best way to predict the future is to create it. — Peter Drucker</b><p><b>According to the</b> World Economic Forum<b>, five years from now, over one-third of skills (35%) that are considered important in today’s workforce</b> will have changed. By 2020, the Fourth Industrial Revolution will have brought us advanced …

Neurodiversity Is a Competitive Advantage

Meet John. He’s a wizard at data analytics. His combination of mathematical ability and software development skill is highly unusual. His CV features two master’s degrees, both with honors. An obvious guy for a tech company to scoop up, right?<p>Until recently, no. Before John ran across a firm that …

Autism

Why bots aren’t the real AI disruption

The quiet rise of headless AI<p>“Hey Siri, how’s the weather today?”<br>“OK Google, remind me to pay the power bill.”<br>“Alexa, tell me a joke!”<p>Bots are eating …

Agile Hr

A Surprisingly Good Reason to Let Your Boss Track Your Every Move at Work

Companies are interested in your chats, conversations and emails.<p>The meeting drags on. You've run out of things to doodle. You can't stop thinking about all the things you could be doing if only you weren't stuck in this pointless meeting.<p>We've all sat through endlessly unproductive meetings that …

The Workplace
Machine Learning