There’s no doubt that artificial intelligence (AI) is a transformative technology – perhaps even the most transformative technology available today. But if you think the transformative nature of AI is limited to global tech giants and blue-chip companies, think again. AI is ultimately going to transform every business, in every industry.
Perhaps you read that last sentence and thought to yourself, well, not my business. My retail business [or HR consultancy, B2B service provider, fashion design business, disaster relief charity, football club or whatever] has nothing to do with AI. I repeat, think again. Even if you can’t yet imagine how AI will impact your organisation, trust that, in the not-too-distant future, it most definitely will.
The success of company projects depends heavily on human interaction, interest, and productivity, and that means that project managers must play a role as human resource professionals, to some extent.
Here are five human resource management tips to help you improve team performance.
As a concept, Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been around for decades. However, it was in the last 20 years that the successful application of Machine Learning (ML) enabled the boom of AI. The ability of a machine to perform cognitive functions associated with the human mind, AI is used everywhere from Siri conversing with a user to IBM Watson’s autonomous weaponry.
Artificial intelligence (AI) is the inevitable next step for high-growth companies, and no one disputes its ability to drive efficiencies, scale and effectiveness. However, the topic of ‘AI in Human Resources’ evokes excitement and dread at the same time. Excitement for all it could help us achieve, and dread about the potential ‘dehumanization’ of AI. We explore how AI will make HR more human.
As artificial intelligence becomes more sophisticated and its ability to perform human tasks accelerates exponentially, business leaders are trying to comprehend what this means, not just for organizations, but for people as well.
As the future of work changes, it’s more important than ever for employees to make sure they have the skills required to keep up. That was the message this week from People Matters TechHR 2019, Asia’s largest human resources conference.
The remarks out of that Singapore event form part of a growing discourse around the impact technology and automation will have on the jobs landscape. It’s estimated that by 2030, 75 million to 375 million workers (3 to 14 percent of the global workforce) will need to switch occupational categories, according to one McKinsey report.