Future Friday: What will you have to do to keep your job in the future?

Last week I wrote about the views of Gerd Leonhard on Future Friday: Lost your job to a robot, sorry but re-education will no longer secure your rescue. If you read that you may recall that Leonhard thinks humans will have to be “creators” to have their jobs protected. Anything that can be routinized will …

Read moreFuture Friday: What will you have to do to keep your job in the future?

Future Friday: Can Crowdsourcing be a solution or be a problem?

By now all of you have heard of crowdsourcing. If you haven’t here is the definition from Miriam-Webster “the process of obtaining needed services, ideas, or content by soliciting contributions from a large group of people, especially an online community, rather than from employees or suppliers.” There are numerous things accomplished through crowdsourcing and numerous …

Read moreFuture Friday: Can Crowdsourcing be a solution or be a problem?

Future Friday: Collaboration and the era of cognitive computing- From the Archive

I decided to repost this blog from November of 2015 because we are hearing more discussions of cognitive computing and collaboration. I wanted you to be aware of these subjects. It is important to the future of work. It is important to the future of human resources.  Back in September I wrote a post called …

Read moreFuture Friday: Collaboration and the era of cognitive computing- From the Archive

Future Friday: Just in time for holiday shopping a practical application of cognitive computing from IBM

I have mentioned a couple of times that I have the good fortune of being a designated futurist for IBM, which by the way is a volunteer position. As such I have been exposed to some of the work that IBM is doing with their super computer Watson. Just the other day I got a …

Read moreFuture Friday: Just in time for holiday shopping a practical application of cognitive computing from IBM

Future Friday: Collaboration and the era of cognitive computing

Back in September I wrote a post called Future Friday: The future of work is all about collaboration. I talked about how technology has changed the act of collaboration by providing a variety of tools to make it easier for people to work together. Then I attended the #IBMInsight conference in October. There I learned …

Read moreFuture Friday: Collaboration and the era of cognitive computing

Future Friday: Cognitive computing and the value of data

I had the good fortune to be invited as a “futurist” to the #IBMInsight conference in Las Vegas in late October. Along with about 30 others we were exposed to some of the amazing things IBM is doing with what they call “cognitive computing.” The conference had several themes wrapped around the power of data, …

Read moreFuture Friday: Cognitive computing and the value of data

Pin It on Pinterest