Well, ready or not, GPT and Generative AI are arriving fast. And among the many places it appears, HR technology may be one of the first. As Bill Gates describes in his recent post, ChatGPT and its Generative AI cousins are going to totally change the way we use technology (bigger than Windows). And ... Read more»
Category: HR Technology
This week we met with Workday at the company’s annual Innovation Summit and I walked away very impressed. Not only is Workday clear-eyed and definitive about its AI product strategy, the company is entering one of its strongest product cycles in years. I have never seen so many Workday features reach maturity and it’s clear ... Read more»
Microsoft is betting the farm on OpenAI and ChatGPT with the biggest upgrade to Microsoft 365 in decades. The new release, entitled Microsoft 365 Copilot, delivers Generative AI tools and chat embedded in every module in the suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Teams and Viva. They call it “Your Copilot for Work.”
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Human Resources is one of the most complex, imperfect areas of business. Virtually every decision we make about people (who to hire, who to promote, how much to pay someone, how to develop someone) is based on judgment, experience, personal bias, and some amount of data. And since well over 50% of all corporate spending ... Read more»
Two Economics PhD candidates at MIT just published a fascinating study of the impact of ChatGPT on white collar productivity. And the results are pretty spectacular. (Note this is not peer reviewed yet.)
The team asked 444 white collar workers to do writing and editing tasks along the lines of marketing, grant writing, data analysis, ... Read more»
While journalists worry about generative AI (chatbots and Large Language Models), Microsoft is powering ahead. This week the company took a big step and introduced OpenAI embedded into Microsoft Dynamics and also introduced development tools to let you build intelligent chatbots on your own data.
This opens the door on the a massive ... Read more»
Every year for 25 years I’ve tried to write Predictions for the year ahead. And this year, like none before, I think it’s time for something big. As you will read about in this newest report, we are entering a year which may redefine almost everything. Not to be dramatic, but when was ... Read more»
Everyone has an opinion about Chat-GPT and AI. Engineers and entrepreneurs see it as a new frontier: a bold new world to invent products, services, and solutions. Social scientists and journalists are worried, with one prominent NYT author Ezra Klein calling it an “information warfare machine.” What has god wrought?
Let me just say up ... Read more»
The $330 billion corporate training market is enormous, fragmented, and complex. For years it was dominated by Learning Management Systems (LMS) and content providers, each pioneered in the early 2000s. These systems served well, but the needs of employees and organizations moved ahead.
Today companies want not only a place to find and administer learning, ... Read more»
The HR Tech market has been on fire for the last few years. More than $15 Billion of venture and PE money was invested and the number of startups is astounding. The average large company now has more than 80 different employee-facing systems (OKTA), and this number has increased by more than 40% over five ... Read more»
This week was the week of Cornerstone’s global user conference, entitled Limitless: Unlocking the Potential of your Workforce. And for the first time, users get to see what the new Cornerstone is all about.
Let me first say that I’ve been working with Cornerstone from the beginning, when the company was a scrappy LMS ... Read more»
If there’s one thing you can say about Microsoft, this is a company that can execute. Since the introduction of Microsoft Viva in early 2021, the company has more than doubled down on its Employee Experience Platform strategy, with a flurry of new announcements this week.
Let me start by saying that Microsoft, at its ... Read more»
In a flurry of new HR Tech products released this week, one definitely warrants attention. SAP SuccessFactors, the largest HCM vendor in the world, introduced its most significant release in a decade. While it doesn’t have a specific name, I call it SuccessFactors Next-Gen HCM.
Here’s what it’s all about.
As most of you ... Read more»
It’s HR Technology Conference season and I’ve been working on my keynote, “The Disruption Never Stops: What’s Now New In HR Tech.” So please come and use code JBA300 to get a $300 discount.
But in the meantime, I want to talk about a big topic: Next Gen HCM.
What Is Next-Gen ... Read more»