Employee Engagement

IBM Kenexa I-Os and AI Set Up Shop at SIOP 2017.

IBM I-O psychologists are taking a break from training Watson to attend SIOP 2017 later this month (25-29 April 2017, Orlando, Florida).  With a preconference workshop, posters, symposia and panel discussions on the agenda for IBMers, there is plenty of opportunity to talk about important I-O topics, including:

  • Mobile assessments
  • Cross-cultural measures of personality
  • Job analysis
  • Favorite I-O theories
  • Teleworking
  • Continuous listening
  • Workplace automation
  • Assessment validity
  • Millennial talent
  • Women in low gender egalitarian countries
  • Reducing interview bias … and much more

IBM’s SIOP 2017 involvement starts with Hailey Herleman in a Preconference Workshop, #ThinkDifferent: DIY – New Techniques for a New Age, on Wednesday, April 26. And the psychologists won’t be done until after 4pm on Saturday, April 29, when Jane Wu and Amanda Klabzuba take part in a panel discussion on what makes assessments successful.

IBM will be hosting 17 sessions throughout the 3-day conference, and invite you check out as many as you can! If you’d like to follow along with our on site coverage, we’ll be covering the following sessions:

Workplace Automation and the Future of I-O Psychology |Jenna Shapiro, Chris Lovato, Jackie Ryan, April 27 at 12:00 pm. N. Hemisphere A4 (Panel)

Mentoring for Women in I-O: Career Changes, Interruptions, and Transitions l Jane Wu, April 27, 12 pm. N. Hemisphere A1 (Symposium)

Continuous Listening: Innovative Engagement Surveys l Chris Lovato and John Howes, April 28, 8 am, Asia 2 (Panel)

Telework: Remote Mentoring, Leadership, and Teamwork l Rob Synovec and Jenna Shapiro, April 29, 10 am, S. Hemisphere III (Panel)

Mobile Assessment: Small Screens Become Mainstream l Kevin Impelman and James Longabaugh, April 29, 12:30pm, N. Hemisphere E1 (Demo and Panel)

Little Data in a Big Data World l Lauren Beechly and Amanda Klabzuba, April 29, 1:30 pm, S. Hemisphere II (Symposium)

Beyond Assessment Validity l Jane Wu and Amanda Klabzuba, April 29, 3pm, N. Hemisphere A1 (Panel)

IBM I-O psychologists are looking forward to connecting with colleagues and clients on the conference floor as well as at our Booth #201. Drop in to find out how IBM Kenexa’s I-O psychologists are training Watson to address some of HR’s toughest challenges, including:

  • How to interpret human capital data
  • How to digitize HR qualitative data for analysis
  • What human features are appropriate to explore through machine learning
  • How to use AI to share workforce insights with HR leaders in a practical and meaningful way

Even those unable to attend SIOP can keep up with the great content via our Twitter feed, which will be buzzing with news during the conference. Join the conversation by following #SIOP17!

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