Future Friday: Letter to vendors at #SHRM17

I have written numerous times on Future Friday about robots and artificial intelligence taking over positions in the HR department. It is not hard to find many such a post or article today. In reality, at least for a while robots will not be replacing HR workers, rather they, or more correctly AI (artificial intelligence) …

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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 …

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Future Friday: The future of work definitely involves Artificial Intelligence

As you know I am out in San Francisco attending the Dreamforce conference, Salesforce.com’s annual conference. There are some amazing things going on in the world of CRM’s and one of them involves artificial intelligence or machine learning. Many companies As I have written before, AI is becoming much more common. Last year I wrote …

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Future Friday: Is the future of your job in your values and your morality?

When people discuss the future of work naturally the subject of robots and artificial intelligence is discussed. Most people agree that many jobs will be taken over by robots and AI but the world is divided on whether these machines will think and thus be able to do the rest of human work. The question …

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Future Friday: The Future is arriving Fast

  Back in November of last year, 2013, I wrote a post entitled Future Friday: An HR Job of the Future, in which I conjectured that an HR job of the future would be “bio-technical ethicist.” I even said that I could foresee a program of the EEOC called DETR which stands for the Department …

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Future Friday: 47% of US Employees in Jobs that could be Robotized.

  I have written numerous times on the nature of work, robots, and artificial intelligence. You can find some of these articles here, here and here. So it was with interest that I read a recent study that shows that 47% of workers in the U.S. are in jobs that could easily be “robotized.” Oxford …

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