I have to say that 14 September 2017 was a very special day for me. Yes, it was the day that I never imagined would happen. Indeed, I never imagined it could happen. As with the end of any busy conference day we, the planning team, were all celebrating that the conference seemed to run … Continue reading A Private Eye cartoon: humans v AI
This year, I have been asked some fascinating questions about AI [Artificial Intelligence] and its impact. One such request came from the team at People Management Magazine where they asked me why and how AI can transform HR functions in an organisation. Perhaps the best part of this request was teaming up with Robbie Stamp. … Continue reading Does AI mean the end for HR?
In December 2017 I was asked to comment on a CV of the future developed by the team at Michael Page. I received three Curriculum Vitae (CV) samples with their ideas on what a new starter might include in their CV. This would be directed to prospective employers in 2030. Each CV sets out the … Continue reading What will a CV look like in 2030?
Programme for the first Social Robotics & AI conference is published The programme for the first Social Robotics & AI conference delivers on its promise to highlight the positive impact of emerging technologies on the worlds of work and business. The conference’s busy schedule of discussions, demonstrations, debates and presentations will investigate how artificial intelligence … Continue reading World first conference agenda focuses on AI’s positive potential for the worlds of work and business – 15 Sept 2016
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aOb8A268w68 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-u8sijI0xIo A Panel Discussion chaired by Nicola Strong At the recent Employee Engagement Summit in London in April 2016, I asked three learning innovators in employee engagement to debate with the audience. My panellists included: Rory Lawson (Kineo) Solutions Consultant focused on digital and blended learning; Perry Timms (CIPD, Zoo Media) our resident HR … Continue reading Engaging learners in a digitally connected age
We have five senses. Or do we? It is highly likely that we have additional senses that we have not consciously been aware of in our normal lives. David Eagleman, a neuroscientist, has gone much further than just asking the question. He has made things, gadgets, that allow us to check what new sensory data … Continue reading Additional sensory experience
As part of my participation in a MOOC facilitated by Edinburgh University I have produced a prezi presentation for my final "Digital Artifact". I plan to release it this week.
One thing that has really struck me about running audio meetings is how easy it is for a meeting to descend into polite confusion. There are, indeed, some subtle changes that can either make or break a meeting held in this environment. An obvious observation is to underestimate the time needed for the technology, Internet, routers, security to complete … Continue reading Getting an audio meeting to work: walking over the bridge