Category: HR Technology

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Irresistible 2024: Join Us This May!

It’s almost Spring and we’re actively preparing for Irresistible 2024: The Global Conference for HR Leaders and Their Teams. Let me give you a brief rundown on what we’re planning and encourage you to sign up soon. 

First, this conference is one of the most unique, intimate, different experiences in the profession. We hold ... Read more»

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Autonomous Corporate Learning Platforms: Arriving Now, Powered by AI

Thanks to Generative AI, we’re about to see the biggest revolution in corporate learning since the invention of the internet. And this new world, which will bring together personalization, knowledge management, and a delightful user experience, is long overdue.

I’ve been working in the corporate learning market since 1998 when the term “e-learning” was invented. ... Read more»

A Peek Under The Covers Of SAP SuccessFactors’ AI Strategy

This week I had an in-depth briefing with the SAP /SuccessFactors architecture team to dig into the company’s long term strategy for AI. I walked away very impressed, and starting to understand how AI does not “replace” an HCM platform, rather it “transforms it” in a very significant way. 

There are many “surfaces” for ... Read more»

AI Implementations Feel More Like Traditional IT Projects Every Day

As we learn more and more about corporate implementations of AI, I’m struck by how they feel more like traditional IT projects every day.

Yes, Generative AI systems have many special characteristics: they’re intelligent, we need to train them, and they have radical and transformational impact on users. And the back-end processing is expensive.

But ... Read more»

AI Is Transforming Corporate Learning Even Faster Than I Expected

Of all the domains to be impacted by AI, perhaps the biggest transformation is taking place in corporate learning. After a year of experimentation, it’s now clear that AI will revolutionize this space.

Let’s discuss what L&D is all about. Corporate training is everywhere, and that’s why it’s a $340 billion market. Everything that happens ... Read more»

Systemic HR from The Josh Bersin Company

Introducing The Systemic HR™ Initiative

This week we formally introduce the Systemic HR™ Initiative, our multi-year program to help HR professionals and their teams to transform, evolve, and redefine their roles in business.

This work is the culmination of 25 years of research and advisory consulting among tens of thousands of organizations, reflecting the need for HR organizations to ... Read more»

SAP Successfactors AI powered HCM platform

SuccessFactors Delivers on HXM and The Promise of AI

SAP SuccessFactors, the largest HCM vendor in the market, has now delivered on their long-range promise of rethinking the way HR systems work. It has been a long and winding journey, but this week the company arrived in a very special place.

A Short History

The history of SAP’s HR software is complex. The company ... Read more»

Microsoft Viva Skills

Why Microsoft Viva Skills Could Disrupt The HR Tech Market

This week Microsoft announced a major feature in Viva that is likely to disrupt the HR Technology market: skills. And the Skills in Viva system is not just a skills inference engine, it’s a skills-based learning system, a way to find mentors and experts, an employee development platform, and an internal mobility tool that ... Read more»

Here Comes “Workday AI”

Today at the Rising conference Workday introduced a range of new generative AI features, all described as “Workday AI.” This is part of a major trend: enterprise software companies adding Gen AI features to their products.

The first message from Workday is that the company has been doing AI and machine learning for quite ... Read more»

PagerDuty HR Hackathon in Generative AI

Confused About Generative AI in HR? Here’s How To Run A Hackathon!

As I’ve talked about for months, Generative AI is like a swiss army knife that seems to be capable of anything. But once you get these LLMs into practice, you find out they have to be built, adjusted, and architected into solutions. In other words, we won’t suddenly see the productivity benefits of AI unless ... Read more»

The Role Of Generative AI In HR Is Now Becoming Clear

We now know that Generative AI will play a transformational role in Human Resources. And while many companies are embarking on pilots, hackathons, and “promptathons,” I want to share what we’ve learned. (For an in-depth report on AI in HR please read our Deep Dive on AI in HR research.)

HR Is An Integrated Operating ... Read more»

Generative AI In Business: Huge Potential, Lots Of Playing Around

We just finished a five week sprint with 200+ clients on Generative AI and the excitement is overwhelming. There’s no question companies are going to adopt these Copilots, Assistants, and Chatbots like crazy. But it’s still not clear how, where, are with what technology. Here’s what we found out.

First, about a third of the ... Read more»

Welcome To The Post-Industrial Economy: AI Is Here To Save Us

This week we published my keynote speech from Irresistible 2023, and I encourage you to watch it. Here’s the story in brief, and I’ll be talking a lot more about this at the HR Technology Conference and Unleash 2023 conferences in October.

 

The Post-Industrial Economy

Business leaders are confronting a world of opportunity ... Read more»