This week Microsoft launched a barrage of Copilots, Copilot development tools, and new infrastructure and Azure services to help IT departments, vendors, and individuals apply AI to our everyday life. In this #podcast I discuss the implications of this transformational new set of tools, and how important they will be to all areas of HR. ... Read more»
In this week’s podcast I discuss the open letter signed by Elon Musk asking researchers to “pause” the development of AI, the explosive meeting between Howard Schultz and Bernie Sanders, and an amazingly important new study by Pew Research on the state of American Work. As you’ll hear, I make an argument that all this ... Read more»
After weeks of discussion with dozens of technology vendors, I’m ready to say: GPT and Generative AI is going to revolutionize Human Resources. And it is going to disrupt the HR Tech space as well. In this podcast I explain why I feel this way, how I don’t see the “evils” of AI at all, ... Read more»
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»
This week I want to talk about the IBM/Chief study of women in leadership that concludes “the leadership pipeline is broken” and that “given the state of the pipeline, we may NEVER reach gender parity.” The data is striking so I want to show it to you and try to interpret what’s going on.
Second, ... Read more»
This podcast is a review of last week’s massive set of announcements from Microsoft and Google about Chatbots. Rather than try to summarize what you’ve already read, I spend time talking about the implications of all this. Here are a few highlights:
Is Microsoft’s statement that “search will be reinvented” really correct and could this ... 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»
Now that we’ve all had a chance to hear about CHAT-GPT we’re all scratching our heads. Is this real? Is it going to transform our education and our lives? Or is it a tool for job displacement, information warfare, and abuse? Well I’ve learned a lot about this over the last several years and in ... Read more»