“AI” has become a buzzword in people analytics. To be sure, AI is indeed a powerful technology. Yet, as with many organizational practices that ascend to buzzword status, its promise has exceeded its potential. Sometimes it’s even sold as a mythical snake oil.
Is AI the future for hiring and people management? Can people see the value in substituting human beings making hiring decisions and rely on what a machine tells them? Pymetrics certainly believes so!
We often bring up the topic ethics when evaluating various strategies for people analytics. My post is focused on pushing the discussion further by raising though questions (such as how much are we willing to sacrifice? and is it worth it?) we as a society have to deal with as we accept people analytics to make better decisions.
HireVue is an AI hiring platform that helps to assess more candidates with presumably less biases. However, the technology behind it might be biased against disabled candidates even more.
Uplevel, a Seattle-based people analytics and productivity startup, emerged from stealth mode in January 2020 and announced a $7.5M seed financing from Madrona Venture Group, Norwest Venture Partners, and Voyager Capital.
Schools in China are monitoring children’s concentration levels using AI – can we imagine similar moves at the workplace?
In 2019, IBM noted that its artificial intelligence can predict with 95% accuracy which workers are about to quit their jobs. It is a remarkable achievement as cost of employee replacement is estimated to be between 30 and 400% of […]
Experts argue how organizational network analysis has fallen short of its promise, but an organization's approach makes a big difference.
How the UN is using artificial intelligence and algorithms to facilitate more inclusive peace negotiations.
Will AI help writers creating better content, or will it destroy the creative nature of it?