Switching to the cloud and building data is one thing. Unleashing them to the benefit of every employee and manager, another. Q8 did both, on a global scale. As a result, HR stepped up to become a driver of strategic change.
When Glowi wanted to accelerate its recruitment of housekeeping staff, their partner Indeed knew where to look and how to act. Or how smart data analysis, A/B testing and behavioural monitoring help to find precious needles in a haystack.
One size fits all is no longer a reality when it comes to HR. Today, employers must be aware of their company's reality, maturity, and culture. For example, there's no point in giving your employees a lot of autonomy if they are not ready for it.
Mrs Rahaf Harfouch was part of the epic campaign team that got Barack Obama in The White House. She’s been named as Global Young Shaper by the World Economic Forum. Emmanuel Macron asked her to participate in a presidential commission on Enlightenment in a Digital Age. Her dog Pixel has his own Instapage. But this digital anthropologist is above all an authority on transformations in our workplace culture.
Pieter Van Leugenhagen is one of the founders of yondr, an immersive media agency focused on VR content production. They have been in business since 2014, which is an eternity in the VR landscape: "We were pioneers and grew quickly. The service offering has broadened to a more immersive medium, but always with a storytelling-driven approach in mind where brand experience is at the forefront." Today, yondr is the reference for metaverse and digital experience in general. Hologram, anyone?
According to the 2022 IBM Global AI Adoption Index, 35% of companies worldwide are now using AI. 42% is on the verge. It will become ubiquitous. Computer scientist Kriti Sarma warns of the consequences when human biases slip into algorithms that ultimately decide if you get a loan, insurance or that new job. But it’s not Cassandra, the mythical figure who only predicted bad things. As the founder of AI for Good, Kriti is optimistic: “This is our chance to remake a more equal society.”
From YouTube to Google and then VP at Twitter, Bruce Daisley has a thing for social media but also for work culture. He’s a true workplace culture enthusiast who talks about hybrid working and resilience. Above all, Bruce is a #1 bestselling author. Not bad! However, that hyped word resilience evokes many questions. What is resilience and how can we be resilient?