2018 Annual Meeting Recap: Daniel Debow

Posted by HR Open Standards on Aug 9, 2018 11:08:07 AM

Daniel Debow - CEO and Co-Founder of Helpful.com Impacts of AI and HR Technology on Business Strategy

Daniel continued our discussion of AI and HI and how it impacts business strategy. From “HAL 9000” fiction to “Alexa” reality, AI has fascinated the masses for decades. AI now surrounds us in everyday life yet is hard for most of us to fully grasp or understand how it can be applied to our daily work. If you are involved with HR technology, your inbox is no doubt being inundated with webinar invites for the latest, greatest AI thing but how does it apply to HR? Daniel lead a candid discussion addressing questions that all leaders ask: what is the implication of AI for my business and talent strategy? How are new tools reshaping employee engagement?

Daniel Debow is the CEO and Co-Founder of Helpful.com, a video performance app for work. Most recently, he was SVP, Emerging Technologies at Salesforce. Previously, Daniel was the Co-CEO and Co-Founder of Rypple, which was acquired by Salesforce in 2011. Prior to Rypple, Daniel was on the founding team of Workbrain, which was acquired by Infor in 2007. Daniel has made over 50 angel investments and in 2015 was recognized as Canada’s “Angel Investor of the Year”.


If you're interested in the presentations given during our 2018 Annual Meeting in Toronto SAVE THE DATE for our 2019 Annual Meeting, April 11-12th at the Westin Crystal City in Washington D.C. This meeting is a great opportunity to learn about emerging HR trends and the impact of human resources integrations in government and business.

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Topics: artificialintelligence, HR Open Standards, tech, technology, HR Open Standards Events, Recruiting, #HROSC, #AI, Annual Meeting, #Toronto

How do you - Interview?

Posted by HR Open Standards on Jul 27, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Why is it important to have standardized interview integrations? What does it do?

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Topics: HR Open Standards, HR Open Workgroups, standards, Recruiting, #HROSC, Interview, ATS, Job Opening, Candidate, CRA

HR Open Standard Badges

Posted by HR Open Standards on Jun 27, 2018 10:09:07 AM

Star Volunteer 2019-3

To show our appreciation for the hard work of our Board Members, Project Team Leads, and Star Volunteers, HR Open Standards has issued badges for individuals to display on their social media pages. These badges acknowledge the service and contributions to our organization and allow the recipient to stand out to their colleagues and peers. As a special form of recognition, badges are issued to current or previous Board of Directors, members who lead a standards development project or committee, and volunteers who have contributed over and above expected volunteer duties.

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Topics: HR Open Standards, Recruiting, #HROSC, Board of Directors, badges, Star Volunteer, Project Team Lead, LinkedIn, Download, Credly

2018 Annual Meeting Recap: Benoit Hardy-Vallée,

Posted by HR Open Standards on Jun 14, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Benoit Hardy-Vallée, Canadian Lead - HR Reinvention, Talent & Engagement, IBM Global Business Services -Artificial Intelligence and Human Experience in the Workplace

As our Friday Keynote Speaker, Benoit lead a talk about that in the new world of work HR departments are increasingly expected to become “experience designers” – i.e. ensuring that the physical, digital, and cultural environments enable employees to perform optimally throughout their career. A positive employee experience involves a higher level of personalization, transparency, simplicity, authenticity, and responsiveness in the delivery of HR services. Both within IBM and with our clients, we are now increasingly using AI-based systems to provide employees with a tailored experience. Flip through the slideshow below to see some examples of how organizations can initiate their own journey to transform their employee experience.

Benoit Hardy-Vallée consults with IBM clients to bring innovative practices, evidence-based techniques and digital best practices to HR leaders. As a consulting leader in the IBM Canada Talent & Engagement practice, he leads a team that develops strategies for digital change, HR cloud, HR reinvention, and Cognitive HR. Benoit has applied his expertise in organizations of all types, from Global 2000 to industrial consortia to public organizations. Through white papers and speaking engagements, Benoit has contributed to thought leadership and best practices sharing with IBM clients, and regularly shares his perspective on workforce science, engagement, and collaboration with various business audiences. With his wife Aurélie, he raises 2 daughters in Toronto, Estelle and Adèle. His personal and professional missions are the same: to create workplaces where they can have fulfilling careers.

For more view Benoit Hardy-Vallée, IBM Global Business Services Presentation

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Topics: artificialintelligence, HR Open Standards, tech, technology, HR Open Standards Events, Recruiting, #HROSC, #AI, Annual Meeting, #Toronto

2018 Annual Meeting Recap: Somen Mondal

Posted by HR Open Standards on May 25, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Somen Mondal, Co-Founder and CEO of Ideal - When AI meets HR: Data, Trends and the Future of Recruiting

How can the everyday HR professional harness the power of AI?

Somen lead our 2018 Annual meeting by discussing how artificial intelligence works and it interacts within an HR environment and how that will lead to future trends in recruiting. Using real-life examples (think: Netflix, Amazon), Somen explained complex new technology into simple, relevant concepts. His talk contained data-backed analysis on what is possible right now and even more compelling, what the future holds for AI and HR.

Prior to Ideal, Somen served as Co- Founder and CEO of Field ID until it was successfully acquired in 2012. Somen’s accomplishments include spots on both the Profit Hot 50 and Deloitte Fast 50 lists. In 2012, Somen received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award. Today, Somen works with his team at Ideal to build software that recruiters love. Ideal uses artificial intelligence to automate time-consuming, repetitive recruiting tasks including sourcing, screening, and engaging candidates. Ideal eliminates human bias, improves quality of hire, enhances the candidate experience, and increases recruiter efficiency.

For more view Somen Mondal, Ideal Presentation

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Topics: artificialintelligence, HR Open Standards, tech, technology, HR Open Standards Events, Recruiting, #HROSC, #AI, Annual Meeting, #Toronto

Press Release: 4.1 JSON Standards

Posted by HR Open Standards on May 8, 2018 10:00:00 AM

HR Open Standards Consortium Approved 4.1 HR-JSON Standards Available for Download

HR Open Standards Consortium has issued the approved release of the 4.1 data exchange specifications. This release includes JSON specifications for: Assessments, Benefits, Compensation, Interviewing, Recruiting, Screening, Timecard, and Wellness schemas.

Jason Sole from Direct Employers states, “This is an exciting time for HR Open Standards! For the last 18 months, dozens of volunteers from across the world, representing experts in many different domains of the HR Industry, have been working with dedication to build an industry leading standard. The 4.1 release is a full conversion of our XML standard to JSON and represents a step into the future. Leading with a simpler and easier to understand structure, the JSON standard is designed to easily integrate into the software development process. 4.1 solves both the need of data transfer across systems, and ease of use by the people who work with it.”

Jeff Grann, in his Credential Engine blog, describes the benefits of the new standards. "As HR products support open data specifications, HR professionals can expect continued innovations that help them be even more effective and valuable to their organizations."

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Topics: HR Open Standards, HR Open Workgroups, JSON, standards, technology, benefits, hrjson, screening, Assessments, Recruiting, #HROSC, Direct Employers, compensation, Interview, timecard, wellness

Press Release: HR Open Standards to Host 2018 Annual Meeting in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Posted by HR Open Standards on Jan 16, 2018 5:00:05 PM

HR Open Standards Consortium, the only global network of HR technology professionals committed to leading the ongoing development of global HR interoperability standards, will host a 2018 annual meeting in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The annual meeting brings HR technology providers and HR practitioners together to further HR Open Standards' mission to lead the development of extensible, global HR interoperability standards enabling easy-to-implement, time- and cost-effective integration of HR systems.

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Topics: artificialintelligence, HR Open Standards, hrtech, conference, HR Open Standards Events, #HROSC, #AI, Annual Meeting, #Toronto

#GDPR #Data Protection : Challenges and Opportunities

Posted by John Kleeman and Tania Teetz on Jan 9, 2018 10:02:00 AM

The GDPR is Europe’s new data protection law. It comes into effect in May 2018. This blog post by HR Software experts Tania Teetz and John Kleeman shares a summary of some challenges and opportunities around the GDPR and Data Protection they presented on at the HR Open Standards Community Meeting in Bad Nauheim, Germany in November.

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Topics: HR Open Standards, communitymeeting, Data Privacy, GDPR, #HROSC

Press Release: HR Open Standards Consortium Announces 2018 Board of Directors

Posted by HR Open Standards on Dec 19, 2017 4:02:16 PM

HR Open Standards Consortium Announces 2018 Board of Directors:

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Topics: HR Open Standards, hrtech, #HROSC, Board of Directors

Top 5 Reasons to attend the 2018 HR Open Standards Annual Meeting

Posted by HR Open Standards on Dec 7, 2017 10:03:00 AM

 The Annual Meeting is HR Open Standards' biggest event of the year and 2018 in Toronto is no exception. Of course you don't want to miss it but, in case you need a little more convincing, we have compiled a list of the top 5 reasons to be there.

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Topics: HR Open Standards, hrtech, HR Open Standards Events, #HROSC, #AI, Annual Meeting, #Toronto, Blockchain

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