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Three prisoners reportedly escaped from the “inescapable” prison on Alcatraz Island the night of June 11th, 1962. A few days and 55 years later, the first HR Tech World hosted in the United States will be held right across the bay at Fort Mason in San Francisco. A map of …

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The use of cognitive computing or artificial intelligence in the field of human resources (HR) is receiving growing attention. While the more ‘tech-minded’ might already be eagerly exploring new cognitive solutions, many practitioners are likely taking a more measured approach and would welcome guidance about just when, where and how …

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The future of work is the subject of much discussion – but does work even have a future!? A much mediatized  Oxford University study in 2013 suggested 47% of jobs in the US will disappear due to technological innovations.  Last May the OECD produced a less dramatic report that suggests …

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According to author Mark Kurlansky, 1968 was “the year that rocked the world”. It saw the Prague Spring, the assassinations of Martin Luther-King and Bobby Kennedy, the Tet Offensive and the release of the seminal White Album. 1968 was also the year that Andy Warhol made his prescient and infamous …

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Earlier this year, in February — at a Think Tank by Adobe — I had the pleasure of spending the afternoon with some amazing and talented people who ponder the future of work, day in and day out. We discussed how government, data science, transportation, and people’s motivation to work …

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“You cannot predict what technology can do.” – Josh Bersin, Principal and Founder of Bersin by Deloitte   Welcome to HR Tech World! A dynamic show capturing the essence of what the future holds for the workplace and rejecting the status quo in favor of what is disrupting the world …

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Have a look at your calendar right now and answer honestly: how many meetings are you actually looking forward to? Sometimes it seems as if a meeting is scheduled for everything (even to prepare for the next meeting). Learning how to run meetings effectively is one of the top skills …

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FOLKS! As you’re well aware, WE’RE BRINGING HR TECH WORLD TO AMERICA.   We’re excited. I know you’re excited.   On June 14th, HR Tech World opens on the West Coast at the Fort Mason Center for Arts and Culture. The show will be our first Americas event, and we’re …

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No one stages a show on HR and the Future of Work quite like Marc Coleman, Peter Russell, Rita Vass and the HRN team, and once again the confluence of superb speakers, eye-catching visuals and booming electronic dance music created a heady mix at London’s ExCeL arena.   Here are …

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So here we are…the end of the 2nd Day at HR Tech World. We’ve had an incredible 2 days at the show and we’ll be digesting the discussions and exchanges that took place here for a while to come. And just like yesterday, here’s a brief summary of some of …

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A quick word of warning, this post is born from a conversation with one of my children. I am proud of my children but do realise the limitations in how interesting they may be to others. Happily, it is not one of those “I look at how my children use …

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As much as we’re all looking forward to HR Tech World in London, we all know (perhaps because yours truly is emceeing) the fizz, bang, pop will be at the disruptHR area.

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