Ten ways HR tech leaders can make the most of artificial intelligence

Ten ways HR tech leaders can make the most of artificial intelligence

Adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) is on the increase, but its critics are still fearful that the technology could replace human workers and even do much of the work of HR. Ji-A Min from software company Ideal highlights 10 HR tech leaders who believe AI will support, rather than replace, HR.  You can’t escape it: everywhere you turn, AI is taking over. AI is a …

6 reasons why the CIO will be the next Chief Innovation Officer

6 reasons why the CIO will be the next Chief Innovation Officer

We live in times where business volatility, new technologies, globalization and increased competition force business leaders to step back and question every aspect of their businesses. Organizations must be continuously looking for breakthrough developments in their business models and the value they provide to their customers. So radical change and innovation is a must to meet the challenges ahead. Effective …

Identifying Where and How to Start the Big Data Journey

Identifying Where and How to Start the Big Data Journey

The recent deluge of rains in Northern California have flooded streets, brought down trees and plugged storm sewers.  As I was trying to make my way around the neighborhood, I thought of a classroom exercise to help my MBA students to identify the use cases upon which they could focus data and analytics.  In this exercise, I’m going to ask …

Using big data to improve customer relations

Using big data to improve customer relations

It is common knowledge for companies today that harnessing the power of big data it essential for building a successful business model. The rapid growth of digital communities and automation in the workplace has led to major changesin the way that companies communicate with consumers. From understanding market trends and fluctuations to segmenting consumer data to create more personalized marketing …

5 Ways Cloud Vendors are Dealing with Data Privacy Concerns

5 Ways Cloud Vendors are Dealing with Data Privacy Concerns

Cloud computing has undoubtedly transformed the way organisations manage their business and data, however it has brought its own unique set of security concerns. While some businesses are quick to embrace the convenience and agility of the cloud, others remain hesitant because of fear about data breaches and cybercrime. So how exactly are cloud vendors dealing with these data privacy …

VSM (Value Stream Mapping) to help System Thinking

VSM (Value Stream Mapping) to help System Thinking

Hi guys, in this post I want to share with you an excellent story that happened several months ago with one of my teams, for that I will explain how to use VSM (Value Stream Mapping) as a tool to help System Thinking. At that time I had a team that was making the first steps towards Agile. They were …

Is your company ready for the knowledge worker?

Is your company ready for the knowledge worker?

Is your company ready for the rise of the knowledge worker? Automation continues to change the face of the global workforce by replacing repetitive function jobs and creating new, more sophisticated jobs. Those jobs require critical thinking, intuition and organizational skills. In other words, those jobs require knowledge workers. We know that these types of jobs demand that employees perform …

Using Blockchain to Keep Public Data Public

Using Blockchain to Keep Public Data Public

Data is under attack. And it is the very leaders of our government and economy who are waging the war. They have made it acceptable to manipulate raw data in a way that benefits them financially or politically—and it has caused public confidence in the veracity of information to completely erode. If anyone is allowed to simply change a number, …