We had another great year at the 2019 Annual Meeting. Attendees gathered from around the globe to hear about trends in HR technology, where HR is headed in the future, and government initiatives to standardize HR and job data exchanges. The conference allowed workgroups to come together, work on standard initiatives, and network. It was a successful conference and great way to ring in the 20h Anniversary of HR Open Standards.
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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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.
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
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.
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.
Next Thursday, November 16, is the 2017 HR Open Standards Consortium Community Meeting in Germany. This annual event opens up discussions to the European community regarding HR technology data issues and how they directly affect this community.
I recently spoke with Martin VanDerSchouw, President and CEO of Looking Glass Development, who will open our Annual Meeting with his timely and transformative keynote on the Common Sense Leader in an Agile World. This keynote is not to be missed!
I wanted to share with you a bit of Martin’s background in performance improvement, business process design, IT planning and implementation, and project management training and give you sneak peek into his opening keynote at the conference.
Here are the highlights:
I recently spoke with Matthew Bailey, President of Pioneering IoT, who is one of the keynotes at our upcoming 2017 Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado on March 9-10, 2017. You can register here for the conference to hear Matthew's highly anticipated keynote.
I wanted to take the opportunity to learn more about Matthew, shed some light on what it means to be a global IoT pioneer, and give you a sneak peek into his keynote at the conference.
Here are the highlights: