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  • Why robots should 'report to' HR

    Date:
    8 January 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    The rise of artificial intelligence in the workplace poses a little-discussed question - wouldn't it be better if the HR department, not the programmers, oversaw robots? Rob Mettler suggests the idea is not as bizarre as it sounds.

  • HR Tech: Why customers should be at the centre of every software investment

    Date:
    8 December 2017
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Workday's VP of product strategy for EMEA, Mark Judd, used to be one of the cloud-based software vendor's customers. Now he's advising HR and IT professionals on how to invest in HR technology to achieve true business transformation. He speaks to Personnel Today about the customer-supplier relationship.

  • Artificial intelligence: Could an algorithm rid us of unconscious bias?

    Date:
    16 November 2017
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Unconscious bias can stop us making the best recruitment and progression decisions at work, but what if some or all of the processes involved were automated? Robert Bolton, partner at the Global HR Centre of Excellence at KPMG in the UK, examines the potential for technology to help employers shake off discrimination.

  • HR Tech World Amsterdam: Data and digital detox top the agenda

    Date:
    1 November 2017
    Type:
    News

    Last week's HR Tech World conference in Amsterdam unveiled some of the latest thinking on HR technology trends, but keynote speaker Arianna Huffington also had a message on the benefits of switching off.

  • Ryanair troubles: why lag behind when you can schedule ahead?

    Date:
    19 October 2017
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    The key issue behind the recent troubles at Ryanair was a failure to plan for pilots' leave. Why do so many organisations still rely on outdated systems to manage such important aspects of their business, asks Chris McCullough.

  • Technology is disrupting work, but what do staff think?

    Date:
    1 July 2017
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    How is the world of work changing? Perhaps more importantly, how do staff perceive it to be changing? ADP president Don McGuire shares the software company's large-scale annual research findings of employees' attitudes to work.

  • The future of HR: Embrace technology, but stay human

    Date:
    11 May 2017
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Balancing HR technology with a commitment to doing good for society is critical to the future of HR. Michael Carty reports from last month's Westminster Employment Forum conference.

  • Personnel Today Awards profile: Direct Line - Excellence in HR through Technology

    Date:
    13 May 2014
    Type:
    Case studies

    Direct Line Group won two Personnel Today awards at last year's ceremony, in recognition of its work on refreshing both its consumer and employer branding, and building a standalone HR infrastructure in time for its first independent payroll run.

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