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Soon, your most important security expert won’t be a person

Hollywood images of artificial intelligence – and the iconic familiars of HAL 9000, the Terminator and Her’s Samantha – have shaped the public …

Cybersecurity

How Royal DSM Is Improving Its Geographic and Gender Diversity

With the recent spate of firms in the news over sexual harassment allegations and charges of gender bias, it is obvious that an issue many in business had thought was “done” is instead far from finished. Fostering corporate cultures which make half your employees feel somewhere between unengaged …

Diversity

8 talent management trends for 2018

A focus on today, not on the future<p>Instead of focusing on talent management interventions that have, hopefully, a long term effect (such as …

Human Resources

17 Recruiting Metrics You Should Know About

A data-driven culture is a must-have for organizations. In this article, we’ll discuss the relevance of recruiting metrics. If you would keep track …

The State of Tech Hiring in 2017

<i>25 charts that reveal the trends, practices, and perspectives of 200+ recruiters, hiring managers, and technology workers</i><p>In the past few years, we’ve …

Employment

Google Spent 2 Years Studying 180 Teams. The Most Successful Ones Shared These 5 Traits

Google spent years studying successful teams and discovered insights that could forever change how teams are assembled.<p>Over the years, Google has embarked on countless quests, collected endless amounts of data and spent millions trying to better understand its people. One of their most interesting …

Google

Competing on Talent Analytics

Do you <i>think</i> you know how to get the best from your people? Or do you <i>know?</i> How do investments in your employees actually affect workforce performance? Who are your top performers? How can you empower and motivate other employees to excel?<p>Leading-edge companies are increasingly adopting sophisticated …

Understanding Brazil’s Workforce in a Troubled Time

Given their country’s ongoing economic woes, it may not be possible for Brazilian companies to use compensation as a lever to motivate employees. The …

São Paulo

10 Trends for the Future of Communities

By Rachel Happe, Co-Founder & Principal of The Community Roundtable<p>Communities sit at the intersection of a number of trends; social media, digital …

Santa Clara

Technology, jobs, and the future of work

Automation, digital platforms, and other innovations are changing the fundamental nature of work. Understanding these shifts can help policy makers, …

My Curated List of AI and Machine Learning Resources from Around the Web

When I was writing books on networking and programming topics in the early 2000s, the web was a good, but an incomplete resource. Blogging had …

Machine Learning

Build a company culture of responsibility and focus without traditional management hierarchy

<i>An earlier version of this article was published as a guest post</i> <i>here</i><i>. It’s since been edited and updated.</i><p>There’s a growing backlash against …

Management

Can Artificial Intelligence drive people management? Deloitte report on global human capital trends maps change

Digitisation is emerging as a great boon for businesses that are receptive to adopting technology in every possible functional area.<p>Technology, more …

Come friendly robots and take our dullest jobs

As the legal chatbot DoNoPay shows, automation may only affect the repetitive parts of white-collar work. The middle classes can breathe again<p>We are currently going through one of those periodic phases of “automation anxiety” when we become convinced that the robots are coming for our jobs. These …

Data Protection

The Evolution of Marketing: From Manual Through Automation To Predictive - How to be a leader in #service: #servicedesign and #designthinking

“It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.” While historians still argue …

Big Data

AI Is Inventing Languages Humans Can’t Understand. Should We Stop It?

Researchers at Facebook realized their bots were chattering in a new language. Then they stopped it.<p>Bob: “I can can I I everything else.”<p>Alice: “Balls have zero to me to me to me to me to me to me to me to me to.”<p>To you and I, that passage looks like nonsense. But what if I told you this nonsense …

Artificial Intelligence

The decentralization of startup building

Building and investing in startups is rapidly proliferating to the many, instead of remaining the preserve of the few.<p><b>The old paradigm of physical centralization</b><p>Silicon Valley is the innovation bellwether of our time. The concentration of talent and capital — as well as a culture typified by speed …

Startups

How a new wave of machine learning will impact today’s enterprise

Advances in deep learning and other machine learning algorithms are currently causing a tectonic shift in the technology landscape. Technology behemoths like Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Facebook and Salesforce are engaged in an artificial intelligence (AI) arms race, gobbling up machine learning …

Machine Learning

Human-Centered Machine Learning

<i>7 steps to stay focused on the user when designing with ML</i><p><i>By Josh Lovejoy and Jess Holbrook</i><p>Machine learning (ML) is the science of helping computers …

Machine Learning

What is Self-Management and is it good for Agile? - BPI - The destination for everything process related

This is a four-part series on Self-Management. This first article focuses on what is self-management. The second article focuses on how to adapt …

Project Management

Exploring the risks of artificial intelligence – The Data Intelligence Connection – Medium

Exploring the risks of artificial intelligence<p>“Science has not yet mastered prophecy. We predict too much for the next year and yet far too little …

Artificial Intelligence

Gaining an edge in the competition for talent: Inclusive recruitment in financial services survey 2017

The City

We're entering the world of invisible technology. Can we keep up?

FOSTER CITY, Calif. — It’s a well-proven fact in the tech world that timing is everything.<p>You may have the greatest widget, software, or digital experience the world has ever seen, but if the market isn’t ready to accept it, that product or service won’t succeed.<p>Indeed, the history of the tech …

Intelligence

Organisation Design Based on Science, Not Superstition

New analytical tools that help us move beyond folk wisdom and placebo effects.<p>Organisations, like natural organisms, experience evolution. And each …

Marketing

11 Best Uses of Chatbots Right Now

Chatbots can schedule meetings, tell you the weather, and provide customer support. And that’s just the beginning.Want to order pizza, schedule a …

Chatbots

8 Strange Jobs You Don’t Get Any More – Don’t Panic, Just Hire

I’m <i>sure</i> you’ve heard all the headlines over the last decade about <i>“robots stealing our jobs…”</i> in the future. But the invasion is already well under …

World Wide Web

Trust, not avocados, matters to millennials

The radio was always on in our house when I was growing up. One day I heard an ad for the "king of fruit" and it turned my head. Kiwis were being …

Human Resources

Understanding Data Analytics In Science News

Don’t accept science headlines at face value. Ask questions. (Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg)<p>In ordinary conversations, we question and evaluate the things we’re told. When it comes to the latest science news headlines, people don’t behave the same way.<p>A few days ago, a friend shared a …

Research

Business Intelligence vs. Operational Intelligence: Why OI beats BI

Business Intelligence (BI) is about analysing what has happened to date and looking for efficiencies to optimise the business in the future. BI …

Business Intelligence