Future Friday: How to make the future a calmer place

If you are anything like me, and I am betting you are, your day is constantly interrupted by the technology that surrounds you. Email notifications, automatic downloads, pop-ups, even your alarm clock are all aspects of what is called interruptive technology. You can do somethings to mute these interruptions but you can’t get away from …

Read moreFuture Friday: How to make the future a calmer place

Future Friday: Cognitive Computing and the employee experience

An age of customization is coming due to the power of cognitive computing. What is cognitive computing you ask? I am sure you have heard the term it is filtering into many discussions today. IBM introduced the concept to me last fall at a conference I was invited to attend. (See Future Friday: Cognitive computing …

Read moreFuture Friday: Cognitive Computing and the employee experience

Five HR Tidbits for Monday

Here are some items I noted in my reading that I thought had some importance but at this time do not warrant a full blown blog post; In a surprising announcement the US Department of Labor announced that the final regulations on the changes in the definition of exempt employees would not be released until …

Read moreFive HR Tidbits for Monday

Future Friday: The world of work and the Internet of Things

Most of you have heard the term “Internet of Things” or IoT. Wikipedia defines it as: “..the network of physical objects or “things” embedded with electronics, software, sensors, and connectivity to enable objects to exchange data with the production, operator and/or other connected devices based on the infrastructure of International Telecommunication Union’s Global Standards Initiative. …

Read moreFuture Friday: The world of work and the Internet of Things

Future Friday: Finding talent via the Internet of Things

Using the Internet today to find people is not a surprise to anyone. Everyone knows about Linked In and Twitter and other social media sites in addition to the job boards. However, the Internet of Things is a different animal, a potentially very different way of finding the people that fit our needs exactly. A …

Read moreFuture Friday: Finding talent via the Internet of Things

Pin It on Pinterest