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How AI is changing the face of HR

In HR, machine learning is perhaps the most successful branch of AI.  It can help identify which candidates are most likely to be successful for a position; or similarly, ascertain which employees may not be suitable for a role in the next few years.  Through feeding information to the system it can cast predictions and help shape HR performance.

Article by: Sean Harman | Published: 5 February 2018


Don’t Fear the Future: Embrace AI by Managing Employee Expectations

2017 saw virtual personal assistants such as Alexa, Siri and Google Home exploding in popularity. The year also saw an uptick in the effect of artificial intelligence (AI) among corporations with several tech giants making substantial investments in this disruptive technology.

Article by: Parit Patel | Published: 18 January 2018


How AI could cause greater inequality 2018

New IPPR analysis shows that £290 billion wages associated with jobs in relation to AI that could be automated. The total level of wages associated with jobs that have the technical potential to be automated in the UK 2018 is £290 billion per year, which represents 33% of all wages and earnings from labour in the economy

Article by: Mathew Lawrence | Published: 9 January 2018

Dear Philip Hammond: Ad-hoc tech investment is no match for a decent apprenticeship strategy

Last month’s budget announcement was full of promise with regard to bridging the productivity and skills gap for the UK as Philip Hammond promised extra funding for artificial intelligence, skills and technology. But when it comes to helping young people find their feet in a struggling workforce, this ad-hoc government funding for impressive-sounding technology misses the mark.

Article by: Nat Gross, President at BIMA | Published: 21 December 2017


“Your robot doctor will see you now”?

With its once sky-high cost, the economics of advanced medical technology did not allow for fast integration into our cash-strapped hospitals, but with gradually-declining running costs and healthcare leaders searching for new means of efficiency, we can expect to see more and more robotic systems in our hospitals.

Article by: Jeremy Russell | Published: 16 December 2017

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Is AI an opportunity for HR?

AI begins to make its way into more organisations, it's a question that HR leaders have to take more seriously. So what are the opportunities and challenges that AI presents, and how can HR take a more active role in its development and deployment?

Article by: Lisa Gerhardt | Published: 18 November 2017

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2025 – AI will be driving the workplace

However, the whitepaper also warns that businesses today must start to foster a culture of innovation and collaboration, both inside and outside their organisation, and highlights that outdated technology and outmoded working practices can stifle productivity and demotivate employees.

Article by: Press Release | Published: 1 November 2017

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I Reboot

The technology has advanced significantly over recent decades, particularly with the development of machine learning. Machine learning emerged from the pursuit of artificial intelligence, whereby researchers and technicians looked to machines that would not be explicitly programmed for all eventualities, but could learn from data.

Article by: | Published: 13 October 2017

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Small businesses primed to lead AI revolution

Research from Adecco UK&I, part of The Adecco Group – the world’s leading provider of workforce solutions – reveals that smaller businesses are more positive about new technologies such as artificial intelligence when compared to larger companies. 

Article by: Alex Fleming | Published: 16 September 2017

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Robots could mean longer retirement

A report published by the TUC argues that the economic gains from digitisation, robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) should be used to benefit working people, for example by reversing policies to raise the state pension age. Comment from TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady.

Article by: Frances O’Grady | Published: 6 September 2017