Talent Acquisition ; The Key to Success or Failure

Talent Acquisition ; The Key to Success or Failure

Sadly this article is not about the Transformers. Sorry. It is about something not as exciting but maybe just as important. We are seeing more and more organisations looking to “transform” their Talent Acquisition/Resourcing functions, either as part of a wider HR/People programme or maybe simply wanting to try a new piece of tech. Having…

The Employee Vs. the Organization

The Employee Vs. the Organization

Sounds like some sort of a media driven grudge match between two heavyweight prize fighters?  It is – based in large measure on my own challenging experience working for 15 companies over the course of 30 years – but as an HR Director, I’m also telling this story from thousands of varying perspectives, through the eyes…

Procurement’s Technological Insanity 

Procurement’s Technological Insanity 

“Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” –Albert Einstein. Over on Sourcing Innovation, the Sourcing Doctor has an excellent series of posts on driving adoption of Procurement technology. As someone who spent most of the last 15 years in the field of Procurement technology: in a Procurement organization, as a user first and, then, as…

AI: ARE WE OPENING PANDORA’S JAR? BY INDY DHAMI

AI: ARE WE OPENING PANDORA’S JAR? BY INDY DHAMI

Operational and Consulting guru Indy Dhami means that the growth and impact of Artificial Intelligence (AI) can be likened to the opening of Pandora’s pithos (which translates to a jar and not a box as it is incorrectly known). In the present day, is the eager development of AI (with the goal of giving it an innate…

BEN NICHOLSON – BANKING & FINANCIAL SERVICES OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE

BEN NICHOLSON – BANKING & FINANCIAL SERVICES OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE

Ben Nicholson is an experienced Operational Excellence, Continuous Improvement and Process Re-engineering leader within financial services. He has led major projects in a number of the world’s major banks resulting in change and process improvement. In this exclusive interview for the BTN, Ben shares his views regarding changes within operational excellence, the use of continuous…