Cognitive HR

Talent mobility remains a challenge – Watson Career Coach is now ready to help

Last month, I attended the annual HR Tech Conference in Las Vegas and was struck by how much has changed since the first one I was at in 2009. Artificial intelligence featured prominently. The topic of diversity and inclusion was a distinct session track for the first time. And I was able to attend a […]

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Competencies in the Cognitive Era

Competencies have been around forever, they’re foundational. In fact, they’ve been around so long that it can seem that everything that can be said about them, has been said. That is about to change, because they are a vital component of cognitive HR.  Let me explain why … Over the past several months, I’ve been […]

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IBM HR Summit, London 2017: The Power of Transforming HR

2017 represents a tremendously exciting year for all of us that work within, enable, or service the HR community. Only 12 months ago we sat in 155 Bishopsgate talking about the potential transformation of the HR function as we entered the Cognitive era. It is incredible to think that one year later we were able to […]

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Ask Watson: Key takeaways from IBM HR Summit, London 2017

My key takeaway from the IBM HR Summit in London were that organizations, and HR functions in particular, are either in the throes of, or are considering a change in strategy given the demands of the automated future of work that we are all facing.  This was reinforced throughout by a number of sessions where […]

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Discover the Sweet Spot for Cognitive HR

The use of cognitive computing or artificial intelligence in the field of human resources (HR) is receiving growing attention. While the more ‘tech-minded’ might already be eagerly exploring new cognitive solutions, many practitioners are likely taking a more measured approach and would welcome guidance about just when, where and how to best use cognitive applications […]

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The HR Journey to Cognitive (Part 1 of 3)

The talent landscape is being redefined with various factors impacting the way the HR function operates. Across industries, I am seeing an onslaught of new technology and data, a shift in workforce demographics and expectations, and continuous cost pressures. The time has come for HR professionals to be open to technology-driven possibilities that will allow […]

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Cognitive Technology is For Everyone (Not Just Millennials).

New cognitive HR solutions are grabbing the attention of organizations looking to drive better results and gain competitive advantage from this powerful technology. In order to fully realize these benefits, the workforce needs to adopt it. So, are employees willing to embrace cognitive?  The IBM Smarter Workforce Institute conducted some research to find out … […]

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Is Your Workforce Ready for Cognitive HR?

Cognitive technology is here. Are you ready for it? Is your workforce?  Cognitive technology refers to machines that understand, learn, and reason as they interact with humans using natural language. This technology holds tremendous promise for helping solve vexing societal problems and bringing new levels of efficiencies and effectiveness to many areas of our lives. […]

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