We all want to know what it means to be a human when technology seems to be consuming everything around us. Over the years, the threat of robots, artificial intelligence and machine learning has caused great speculation, fear and worry.
Imagine it is 2030. Today, it’s quite normal to communicate with your computer in the same way you interact with human beings. You can use natural language, show your emotions, and use gestures and your computer understands you.
I do believe there is a myth that AI will take jobs away. I believe AI is going to free people from the mundane and focus them on where their efforts and expertise matters can make an impact and deliver value.
So, why should an online alien attack matter to HR leaders?
Our board members assess the accuracy of our 2019 workplace predictions. How well did we do?
People attuned to the latest technology will have a better feel for what is possible and apply that to their work. We’re all going to have to spend a greater portion of the day learning, rather than merely working. Playing with apps is one way to start.
Bill Bartow, VP of global product development @KronosInc discusses practical AI technology that's already here.
Today's post is submitted by Joyce Maroney, Executive Director of the Workforce Institute. Yesterday we hosted a fast and furious tweetchat to expand upon the predictions for 2019 workplace trends that we issued earlier in January. We were joined by several of our board members, as well as visitors. We posed the following questions for conversation and debate. Read on following the questions to see a full … Continue reading 2019 Workplace Predictions Tweetchat
Our top 5 posts of 2018 show you care a lot about employee engagement and artificial intelligence.
Today's post is from Joyce Maroney, Executive Director of the Workforce Institute. The conjecture continues to grow about artificial intelligence (AI) and how it will affect workers and jobs - or not. AI will create nirvana for workers. Or AI will replace human workers with robots. While neither of these extreme scenarios is likely to … Continue reading Watson AI and Kronos for the Frontline Worker
Today's post is courtesy of board member, Alexandra Levit. Alexandra's new book Humanity Works: Merging Technologies and People for the Workforce of the Future is available now. There’s a lot of hand wringing these days around the idea that increasingly smarter computers will soon render human employees obsolete. There are many reasons why this is … Continue reading Why AI Won’t Take Your Job
This blog post about how the new world of work needs to make use of artificial intelligence and human creativity is courtesy of our German Workforce Institute Board Member Dr. Steffi Burkhart. Für die deutsche Version dieses Posts, klicken Sie hier. The speed of technological progress is already making some jobs of today redundant. In … Continue reading The Human Power Behind Artificial Intelligence