According to the World Economic Forum’s Future of Jobs report, augmentation is where machines perform the repetitive tasks and allow people to use their talents to solve more complex issues. Accenture describe three waves of transformation: ‘Standardisation’ (think Henry Ford), then complete ‘Automation’ of routine tasks. Only 10% of companies are exploiting a third wave […]
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In the short-term, blockchain’s strategic business value is mainly in cost reduction in record keeping and transactions. HR is starting on this journey too. The easiest place to start is single-use applications, which minimize risk because they aren’t new and involve little coordination with third parties. Financial services companies are finding that the private blockchain […]
There are a multitude of Artificial Intelligence techniques. To realise AI’s full potential these require investment in the ‘first mile’ – acquiring and organising data – and the ‘last mile’ – integrating AI output into everyday work. But AI is only as effective as the human who works with it. Just adding AI tools does […]
Organisations are increasingly using fitness trackers to support their wellness campaigns. They’ve recognised how health impacts productivity. But with the upcoming changes to the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), organisations need to have a good reason for keeping personal data such as heart rate. Google glasses can record every meeting we’re in, but this could […]
Learning transfer platforms (LTPs) are increasing the amount of behaviour change back in the workplace. They allow for spaced activities before and after training, at scale. Knowledge can be taught online, leaving valuable time for practice with feedback at live events. Evaluation can be built in as well. Long before this technology, learning transfer has […]