It’s time to move HR apps to the cloud

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Companies that started their digital transformation journey with customer-facing applications like sales or marketing and are prioritizing their next steps, or companies just beginning to migrate legacy apps to the cloud, should put human resources (HR) at the top of the list. After all, what’s more important to the success of the business than hiring […]

La transformación digital no depende solo de la tecnología

“La transformación digital no es sólo un esfuerzo tecnológico, se trata de aplicar la tecnología, que es digital, para que las personas puedan resolver problemas tradicionales y de un modo mejor que lo hacían con la solución anterior, y eso es todo”. – Jo Caudron y Dado Van Peteghem Hay muchas definiciones de “transformación digital”, […]

Digital transformation isn’t all about technology

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“Digital transformation is not about technology, it’s about the fact that technology, which is digital, allows people to solve their traditional problems and they prefer that solution to the old solution, and that’s all there is to it.” — Jo Caudron and Dado Van Peteghem There are a lot of definitions of “digital transformation” out there, […]

How AI can overcome human bias in hiring decisions

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Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are being used by enterprise human resources (HR) professionals to streamline the hiring process (as I wrote back in April). Not only can AI-powered virtual assistants “converse” with job applicants, they can schedule interviews for candidates who appear promising. While reducing time-to-hire can help organizations fill staffing needs more quickly […]

Workplace generational war breaks out on LinkedIn!

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A messy battle between older professionals and Millennials surfaced on LinkedIn recently, and while it had its entertaining aspects, it really brought out the simmering resentment and disdain that many members of each generation feel toward their older/younger workplace counterparts. Fortunately, none of this will matter once the robots take all our jobs. But until then, […]

Do enterprises have only themselves to blame for the ‘tech talent shortage’?

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“The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, But in ourselves.” — Cassius, a nobleman and CIO, speaking to his friend and enterprise chief executive about the vexing tech talent shortage in ancient Rome (apologies to William Shakespeare) A few weeks ago I wrote about whether enterprises truly are struggling to find people with sufficient […]

Could artificial intelligence replace the annual performance review?

The ideal enterprise environment is one in which employees are treated fairly and respectfully, practices that typically pay dividends by inspiring productivity and company loyalty. But ideals are elusive in the real world, as employees tend to bring their human flaws and complications into the enterprise. One of the most damaging of these flaws is bias, the practice of […]